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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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Hornets crush Grayson in regional quarterfinal

Hancock County nearly shot the lights out when they bombarded Grayson County in a quarterfinal game of the boys 3rd Region tournament Thursday at the Sportscenter in Owensboro. The Hornets defeated the Cougars by a final score of 54-35. The last win for a Hornet boys team in the regional tourney before Thursday was in…

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Meade claims district title with 59-47 win over Hornets

Meade County used slick passing along with sharp shooting to win 59-47 over Hancock County in the 11th District championship game at Harned Friday. Both teams advanced to the 3rd Region tournament, which began Wednesday. “Meade was a tough matchup for us this year. They go with four guards, they spread us out, and we…

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Hornets beat Breck 71-58, advance to district final

The Hornets took a big lead then held off a rally to win 71-58 over Breckinridge County in an opening round matchup of the 11th District tournament at Harned Tuesday. Hancock County advances to play Meade County in the title game Friday at 6:00 pm. “We won a little different way than we’ve been winning.…

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Hornets roll Henderson, Breck and Trinity

The varsity Hornets won their third game in a row when they knocked off Henderson County 48-47 at HCHS Monday. Evan Ferry hit a “3” to open the scoring and the Hornets won the first quarter 11-4. Devyn Powers and Ryan Ogle made two baskets each in the second and Hancock County continued to play…

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Ferry breaks assist record in blowout win over Apollo

Evan Ferry broke the school record for assists in a game and the Hornets defeated Apollo 70-33 at HCHS Tuesday. “It started with our defensive intensity early in the game and we hit some buckets,” HCHS coach Mike Orr said. “I was proud of the way we shared the ball. We needed a win like…

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Ogle has triple-double, Powers hits six 3’s

Ryan Ogle recorded a rare triple-double and Devyn Powers hit six 3’s during the Hornets 64-44 win over Dawson Springs at HCHS Tuesday. “I liked the way we shared the ball. We moved the ball extremely well and got the looks we wanted,” HCHS coach Mike Orr said. Kaleb Keown got rolling offensively early in…

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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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