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Poole scores 1,000th career point during Lady Hornet win

Bailey Poole reached a career milestone when she scored her 1,000th point during the Lady Hornets’ 61-45 win over Muhlenberg County at HCHS Tuesday. “I’m really proud of the girls and how we came out against Muhlenberg. We were the more aggressive team for much of the night,” HCHS coach Kevin Husk said. Hancock County…

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Lady Hornets get first win

By Steve Wimmer The Lady Hornets earned their first win of the season when they won 56-17 at Cannelton Monday. “It’s nice to get the first win after a tough first week,” HCHS coach Kevin Husk said. “The girls did great. We had good ball movement and played some solid defense, too.” Hancock County took…

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Lady Hornets battle in loss to Daviess County

It was a back-and-forth game from tip to horn when the Lady Hornets opened the season against the Daviess County Lady Panthers here Tuesday. The HCHS girls battled from behind to win two quarters, but eventually fell 75-66 to the ladies from the 6A school. “There’s a lot of good things to take from this…

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Lady Hornets take runner-up trophy at 3rd Region tourney

The Lady Hornets did something no other fast-pitch team from HCHS ever has when they claimed the 3rd Region runner-up trophy at Morgantown Tuesday. Hancock County fell 12-2 to Daviess County in the tournament finals. “I knew we needed to play our best game because Daviess is a top-10 team in the state for a…

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Lady Hornets claim 11th District championship

It ain’t over ‘til it’s over and The Lady Hornets proved that when they battled deep into the night to claim the 11th District championship. Hancock County took a 9-6 victory over Meade County in nine innings to win the crown at Brandenburg Tuesday. The two teams fought through a drizzling rain and Lady Hornets…

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House guns down runner at home; Roberts hits 2 homers

Ella House gunned down a runner at home plate and Hancock County came from behind to win 5-4 over Madisonville-North Hopkins during an exciting softball game at Vastwood Park Friday. It was the first game of a doubleheader. “That was a great hustle play by Ella House, to go get it and then throw a…

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Lady Hornets beat Butler and Ohio counties, fall at Meade

Hancock County scored three times in the first inning and went on to win 5-3 win over Butler County at Vastwood Park Tuesday. “This was a good win against a solid team, and it’s nice to stay on a little winning streak heading toward the post season,” HCHS coach Dwayne Wroe said. “We got some…

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McFarling, Staples lead varsity girls over Crittenden, 11-5

Ella Staples belted a home run and Hayley McFarling had two doubles and was the winning pitcher during an 11-5 win for the Lady Hornets over Crittenden County. The game was the first of two played at Vastwood Park Saturday. McFarling knocked in a run in the first inning before the Hancock County offense exploded…

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Lady Hornets win 3-2 over Trinity; Meade wins 12-4

Hancock County took the lead in the sixth inning then shut the door in the seventh during a 3-2 win over Whitesville Trinity at Vastwood Park Monday. It was the fifth win in a row for the (10-8) Lady Hornets softball team. “Lily Roberts pitched a good game and Adi Hurst came up with a…

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Staples, Hurst and Roberts all hit home runs at Breck County

Three Lady Hornet players hit home runs when Hancock County defeated Breckinridge County 9-6 on Monday in Hardinsburg. Ella Staples put HCHS up 1-0 when she belted a home run to center field in the first inning. The score remained unchanged until the fourth frame when Staples led off with a double then came home…

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