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Madden scores three TDs as JV Hornets win 40-0

  The Dylan Morris to Alex Madden connection produced three touchdowns through the air and the Hornets won 40-0 over McLean County during a junior varsity football game played at HCHS’s Schafer–Glover Field Monday. Madden had 100 yards receiving to go with his three TDs. Alex added two 2-point conversions, giving the sophomore 22 points…

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Hornets beat Tell City 16-13 in first ‘Battle of the Bridge’

Austin Volocko intercepted a pass during the final moments to secure a 16-13 victory for Hancock County over Tell City last Friday at HCHS’s Schafer–Glover Field. It was the first annual Battle of the Bridge. “We knew this was going to be a tough game. Tell City has tough kids and they came ready to…

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Hornets roll 40-17 over Eagles in home opener

Austin Volocko scored two touchdowns and made a big interception to lead the Hornets to a 40-17 win over Ohio County during the 2022 home opener at Schafer‑Glover Field Friday. Hancock County improved its record to 3-0 on the year. It was exciting to have the big crowd here for the home opener. I thought…

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Bowling Green wins Schoolboy Classic with record score

Dec Lewko fired a 1-under par 71 to lead Hancock County in the annual Schoolboy Classic golf tournament held at Windward Heights Country Club Saturday. Bowling Green won the team title with a total score of 191. The Hornets placed sixth at 329. “This is the best team score that we’ve entered in several years,”…

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Retirees honored by district, track and turf project moves forward

By C. Josh Givens The Hancock County School Board recognized 11 retirees from the district Monday evening during a special called meeting at Hancock County High School. The retirees honored for their service to education not only in Hancock County, but throughout Kentucky over their careers, were: Sally McKinney Jackson, Tina Powers, Patricia Vanover, Karen…

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Board continues prep for 2022 Hancock County Fair

By C. Josh Givens The Hancock County Fair Board continues to finalize plans for the 2022 Hancock County Fair, which is set for Aug. 3-6. Newly-elected Board President Greg Wettstain and Vice President Scott Basham said Tuesday the Board is striving to keep the fair “traditional” in the memories of fairgoers, while bringing new attractions…

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Hornets fall 12-2 in 11th District baseball tourney

By Steve Wimmer The HCHS Hornets baseball team’s season came to an end with a 12-2 loss to Breckinridge County at Breck County High School during the 11th District baseball tournament Monday. The Hornets finished the season with a win-loss record of 14-12. “This was definitely not the outcome we wanted, but we got runners…

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Frames homers in 17-2 win over McLean County

Jake Frames smashed a home run and the Hornets plated 15 runs in the third inning to win 17-2 over McLean County at Calhoun Monday. The contest ended after three frames via the 15-run rule. Hancock County went ahead 2-0 when Frames belted a 2-run shot in the second inning. The Hornets batted around the…

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Volocko goes yard in back-to-back games

Austin Volocko smacked a home run and the Hornets banged out 10 hits during a 13-2 win over Grayson County at Leitchfield Friday. “This was a good game and our bats really came alive. We only had one guy who didn’t have a hit and he hit the ball hard, too,” HCHS coach Brad Keown…

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