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Hornets rack up impressive stats during winning season

The Hancock County Hornets’ football team completed their 2023 season last week with a winning record of 6-5. Head coach Bobby Eubanks’ players racked up some impressive statistics during the year. Leading the offense was quarterback Dylan Morris. The junior connected on 129 of 208 pass attempts for a 62% completion percentage. Morris threw for…

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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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Hornets win 40-39 thriller at Dixon

The Hornets went on the road to Webster County Friday and came home with one of the biggest comeback wins and most exciting games played in the 51 year history of Hancock County football. The Hornets recovered from a 21 point deficit to win by a final score of 40-39. “The way we battled back……

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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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HCHS boys tennis team beat Union 3-2

The HCHS boys tennis team took a 3-2 win over Union County during a match played at Vastwood Park, March 28. Preston Blanton dropped his #1 singles match 2-8 to Kaleb Rust and Caleb Ewing lost 1-8 to JJ Raney. After that it was all Hancock County as the boys doubles teams won three straight…

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HCHS Varsity teams take the floor

The Hornets and Lady Hornets varsity teams begin their seasons next week when they go on the road to Owensboro and Whitesville. The Hornets are projected as a top 4 team in the 3rd Region this year as Hancock County returns four starters from last season. Head coach Mike Orr has eight seniors, two juniors…

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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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