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Hornets fall in playoffs at Franklin-Simpson

  The Hornets’ season came to an end with a 35-8 loss to Franklin-Simpson during a Class 3A playoff game at Franklin Friday. Hancock County finished its season with a win–loss record of 6-5. “We didn’t play our best game. It’s tough when you don’t play well in your last game because you have to…

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Hornets fall 15-14 to Grayson in fierce

Grayson County pulled out a 1-point victory over Hancock County Hornets during an entertaining high school football contest at GN Excavating Stadium Friday. The Cougars converted a fourth quarter extra point try to win 15-14. The Hornet players left it all on the field and they led for much of the game against the 5A…

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Hornets secure playoff seed, winning season

The Hornets football team guaranteed themselves a playoff spot and a winning season when they won 30-20 over Hopkins County Central at Madisonville Friday. Hancock County’s season record now stands 6-3. The Hornets will play at Franklin-Simpson when the Class 3A playoffs begin on November 3. Dylan Morris threw three touchdown passes and Jaxson Morris…

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Morris throws three TDs in 37-0 win at Ohio County

  The Hornets dominated on both sides of the ball during a 37-0 victory over the Ohio County Eagles last Friday at Hartford. Hancock County improved its season record to 3-0 with the win. Hornet quarterback Dylan Morris came of age during the game as the junior signal caller threw three touchdown passes. “Dylan had…

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Hancock County Hornets knock off rival Breck County 22-12

The HCHS Hornet defense was again on display when Hancock County defeated Breckinridge County 22-12 in a game played between longtime rivals at GN Excavating Stadium Friday. “It feels good. It’s not always pretty but we’re 2-0 on our brand new field and we’re proud of that,” HCHS coach Bobby Eubanks said. The defense set…

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Defense rules as Hornets win on Gillispie TD in overtime

It was a defensive battle in the season opening football game and Hornets fans were treated to a thriller when Chris Gillispie scored in overtime to give Hancock County a 6-0 overtime win over John Hardin at GN Excavating Stadium Friday. “It was a great high school football game and our kids played lights out,”…

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Keown blasts HR; Dixon breaks all-time stolen base record

Kaleb Keown hit a home run and knocked in six runs while the Hornets knocked off Henderson County 11-7 at Henderson Tuesday. The Colonels led 1-0 through two innings before Keown smacked a 2-run triple in the third. Drew Lyday followed with a sacrifice fly and Hancock County grabbed a 3-1 advantage. Colin Johnson drew…

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Hornets sweep Breck County 5-3 and 9-0

The Hornets completed a sweep over Breckinridge County with a 5-3 win at Harned Saturday. The game was scoreless until the Hancock County offense rallied with two outs in the third inning. Aiden Taylor led off the frame with a walk and Cole Dixon singled to give the Hornets runners at first and second base…

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Tindle throws 1-hitter; Keown goes deep at Ft. Walton Beach, FL

Brock Tindle pitched a 1-hitter and the Hornets banged out 11 hits during a 5-3 win over Butler County at Morgantown Thursday. Drew Lyday and Logan Willis knocked in a run each in the first inning and Hancock County led 2-0. Cole Dixon scored when Colin Johnson laid down a bunt in the second. Back-to-back…

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Hornets battle Louisville team to the wire

  It was an entertaining contest during the final football game of the season at HCHS’s beautiful Schafer–Glover Field Friday. The Hornets scored the last touchdown of the game, but fell 38-30 to the Cougars of Louisville Holy Cross. Hancock County completed its season with a win-loss record of 6-4. “We challenged the boys to…

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