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Hornets sting Marksmen 71-52

By STEVE WIMMER The Hornets showed  strength and consistency by winning every quarter of play during a 71-52 victory over Tell City here Tuesday. “We weren’t as efficient as we have been lately on offense, but we were able to execute and hit some shots and Even (Ferry) was getting in the lane. That created…

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Ogle hits game winner in overtime at Breck

Ogle put Hancock County ahead in OT when his hook shot from 12 feet hit nothing but net. The Hornet crowd rose to their feet with HCHS leading 47-45 with 45 seconds on the clock. “The hook shot in the post is my main game. I like having the ball in my hands late in…

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Varsity girls battle tough against Ohio County

The varsity Lady Hornets played well during a 64-55 loss to Ohio County in the DQ Classic holiday tournament at Hartford Monday. “Our girls played a much better game against Ohio County and I really thought they got better tonight (Monday), HCHS coach Kevin Husk said. Hancock County came out blazing to win the first…

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Danny Gray takes over again as HCHS Athletic Director

The old saying ‘You can’t keep a good man down’ is about as fitting as it gets when you talk about Hancock County High School teacher and coach Danny Gray. Gray, 49, recently took over as the school’s athletic director for the third time during his tenure at HCHS. He first became A.D. in 2005…

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Panthers pull out win in overtime

The Hornets took one on the chin when they lost in overtime at Daviess County High School Tuesday. The Panthers won 64-58. “We got off to a slow start. We had some opportunities to really put up some points in the first half, but we just couldn’t make shots,” HCHS coach Mike Orr said. “They…

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Turnovers costly as Rebels win 20-14

The Hornets saw a 14-0 lead disappear when Todd County Central came from behind to win 20-14 here last Friday. With the win, the Rebels earned the #2 seed and home field advantage for the opening round of the district playoffs on Nov. 4. Hancock County will travel to Elkton for the rematch. “We turned…

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Hornets win in a blowout at Ohio County

The Hornets racked up 540 yards of offense during a 50-7 blowout win over Ohio County at Hartford Friday. Hancock County remains unbeaten at 3-0 on the season. “It took us a little while to get it figured out but once we got it going the kids really buckled down,” Hornet coach Bobby Eubanks said.…

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Hornets sting Mustangs 28-8; Willis runs wild

Logan Willis ran over would be tacklers and carried players down the field on his way to 187 rushing yards during Hancock County’s 28-8 win over Muhlenberg County here Friday. The Hornets are unbeaten at 2-0. “Offensively we didn’t play well in the first half at all, we gave the ball up several times. But…

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Walz leads Hornets; Keown blasts 3-run homer in region

Sam Walz gave a great performance on the mound and the Hornets eliminated Edmonson County 9-1 in the opening round of the 3rd Region Baseball Tournament Saturday at Grayson County High School. “Sam came out and threw a heck of a game, our bats came alive and the defense stayed solid. We executed on a…

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Tindle throws shutout at Breck in district tourney

Brock Tindle displayed a touch of greatness when he threw a 2-hit shutout to lead Hancock County to a 2-0 victory over Breckinridge County in the 11th District Baseball Tournament semifinals Monday. The event was hosted by Meade County High School. “Brock wanted the ball and he threw well… he was in the zone. It…

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