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McLean controls the clock in 21-14 win over Hornets

McLean County utilized offensive ball control and solid defense to defeat Hancock County 21-14 during a district football game played at Calhoun Thursday. The Cougars improved their season record to 7-1 (2-1) while the Hornets slipped to 6-2 overall and 1-2 in District 2. “This was a tough one. McLean had a good game plan…

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Varsity boys tackle Butler County 28-0 in district battle

The Hornets bounced back after their first loss with a 28-0 victory over previously unbeaten Butler County here Friday. The district win makes Hancock County 6-1 overall and 1-1 in Class 2A, District 1. “This was a battle of two top 10 ranked teams with Butler ranked #6 at the time and us ranked #8.…

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Aces pull away in second half to win big

The Hornets and the Aces played evenly through the first two quarters before Owensboro Catholic pulled away in the second half to win 48-12 over Hancock County at Schafer–Glover Field Friday. It was the first loss of the season for the Hornets as they saw their record slip to 5-1. “We felt like we had…

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Hornets beat Tell City 16-13 in first ‘Battle of the Bridge’

Austin Volocko intercepted a pass during the final moments to secure a 16-13 victory for Hancock County over Tell City last Friday at HCHS’s Schafer–Glover Field. It was the first annual Battle of the Bridge. “We knew this was going to be a tough game. Tell City has tough kids and they came ready to…

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Dixon throws 4 TDs; Hornets win 50-0

Cole Dixon threw four touchdowns passes and ran for another to lead the Hornets to a 50-0 win over Edmonson County at Schafer–Glover Field Friday. Hancock County improved to 4-0 on the season with the win. The Hornets opened the scoring with a Dixon to Landen Garrison 41-yard TD pass on the first drive of…

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Hornets roll 40-17 over Eagles in home opener

Austin Volocko scored two touchdowns and made a big interception to lead the Hornets to a 40-17 win over Ohio County during the 2022 home opener at Schafer‑Glover Field Friday. Hancock County improved its record to 3-0 on the year. It was exciting to have the big crowd here for the home opener. I thought…

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Hornets shutout Mustangs 58-0

Aiden Weatherholt delivered a big hit that forced a fumble on the opening kickoff and things went downhill from there for the home standing Muhlenberg County Mustangs Friday at Greenville. The Hornets took two plays to reach the end zone for the first of eight touchdowns scored during a 58-0 win for Hancock County. “It…

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“Hornets crush Breck Co. 56-0”

The Hornets gave those in attendance and those watching on the internet a first look at how good they are when they crushed the Fighting Tigers of Breckinridge County by a final score of 56-0 Friday. Hancock County was nearly unstoppable on the ground and through the air as they began the program’s 50th season…

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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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Hornets beat athletic Hopkins team 75-68

Ryan Ogle scored 27 points and the Hornets earned a quality, 75-68 win over Hopkins County Central at Madisonville Monday. “We played really well defensively, especially in the second half. We didn’t turn the ball over and we hit our free throws down the stretch. This was a hard fought win,” HCHS coach Mike Orr…

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