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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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Track teams take second at Muhlenberg meet

The HCHS track & field teams competed in a quad-meet at Muhlenberg County Monday. Both Hancock County’s girls and boys teams placed second. “We had a very good meet. All of our throwers had personal bests as well as many of our runners,” HCHS coach Chris Hawkins said. “We are just three weeks away from…

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Basham leads tracksters at Meade County

The HCHS track & field teams competed in a six team meet at Meade County on April 19. It was the inaugural meet for the school’s new track. Alex Basham led the boys team by winning two events and placing second in another. “We had some really good performances at Meade. I am very proud…

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Hancock County and Breckinridge County split a doubleheader

Hancock County and Breckinridge County split a doubleheader during district games played at Hardinsburg Friday. Game 2 In game 2 the Hornets allowed zero hits during a 4-1 win for HCHS over the Tigers. Jordan Payne and Logan Willis pitched a combined no-hitter. Breck County took a 1-0 lead in the first inning when Hornets…

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Hornets baseball rallies to win on spring break trip

A 10-run fourth inning propelled Hancock County to a 20-10 win over Louisville Holy Cross during a varsity baseball game at Ft. Walton Beach, Florida Monday. “We fell behind then we had 15 or 16 hits after that. We hit the ball really well and our pitching was able to hold it down,” HCHS coach…

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Frames drives in five, Willis goes yard in win over McLean

Jake Frames drove in five runs and Logan Willis smashed a home run as the Hornets won 16-6 over McLean County on Monday at Vastwood Park. “We stayed patient at the plate and when we got early fast balls we jumped on them,” HCHS coach Brad Keown said. “It’s early right now and it’s been…

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Hornets fall to Grayson in late-inning push

The varsity Hornets baseball team fell 6-5 to Grayson County when the Cougars scored twice in the seventh inning during Hancock County’s home opener at Vastwood Park Monday. The game was scoreless through three innings when the Cougars plated four runs in the top of the fourth. The Hornets came right back in the home…

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