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Red Devils use speed and pressure to win in opener

The Hornets opened the varsity season by going toe-to-toe against the top ranked team in the region here Tuesday. The Owensboro Red Devils’ defensive pressure and slashing offense allowed them to pull away for a 79-60 win over Hancock County. “Owensboro is relentless with their pressure and we won’t play another team with their speed…

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Hancock Hornets win 14-6 over Todd County Central in playoffs

It was sweet revenge for the Hornets when Hancock County defeated Todd County Central in an opening round game of the Class 2A football playoffs Friday at Elkton. Jack Duncan scored the go-ahead touchdown late in the fourth quarter before Drew Lyday intercepted a pass in the end zone to secure a 14-6 victory for…

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Holy Cross wins 41-14 at Louisville

Holy Cross scored twice in the second half during a 41-14 win over the Hornets during the final regular season football game last Friday in Louisville. Hancock County trailed 14-0 late in the first quarter when Drew Lyday scampered 24 yards for the Hornets’ first touchdown. Holy Cross converted a Hornet turnover into a TD…

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Turnovers costly as Rebels win 20-14

The Hornets saw a 14-0 lead disappear when Todd County Central came from behind to win 20-14 here last Friday. With the win, the Rebels earned the #2 seed and home field advantage for the opening round of the district playoffs on Nov. 4. Hancock County will travel to Elkton for the rematch. “We turned…

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Hornets win in a wild battle over McLean

It was a district battle ‘til the end when Hancock County defeated McLean County 22-12 here at Schafer–Glover Field Friday. The win put the Hornets in the driver’s seat for a home playoff game, but they still need to beat Todd County tomorrow night to secure it. “This was a good win. The kids really…

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Hornets dig deep to win 28-22 in overtime

Jack Duncan scored the game winning touchdown during the Hornets spectacular, 28-22 come from behind overtime victory over Butler County at Morgantown Friday. “We had some chances to put the game away, but we never did. I was really proud of our guys for coming back in the fourth the way they did,” HCHS coach…

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Hornets move to 4-0 with 37-8 win at Edmonson

The Hornets ran their record to 4-0 after a convincing, 37-8 win over Edmonson County at Brownsville Friday. It didn’t take long for Hancock County to establish dominance over the Wildcats as Logan Willis ran 61 yards for a touchdown on the first offensive play of the game. The Hornets’ offensive line created a hole…

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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 fall 44-33 to Mustangs in regional

The Hornets season came to an end after a 44-33 loss to Muhlenberg County in a quarterfinal game of the 3rd Region tournament held at the Sportscenter in Owensboro Tuesday. Hancock County finished its season with a record of 8-12. “We played extremely well and we stuck to the game plan,” HCHS coach Mike Orr…

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Powers leads Hornets in 70-56 win over Trinity

Devyn Powers scored 24 points and the Hornets defeated Whitesville Trinity 70-56 during a varsity basketball game at HCHS last Thursday. Powers and Kaleb Keown set the pace offensively for Hancock County in the opening quarter with a pair of 3’s. Powers hit from deep again in the second and Darian Clay scored two inside…

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