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Defense key in Lady Hornets 50-35 win over McLean Co.

    Lily Roberts scored 18 points and the Lady Hornets varsity played well on the defensive end of the court to win 50-35 over McLean County here Saturday. “I thought we played our best overall team defense of the year,” HCHS coach Kevin Husk said. “We’ve been battling sickness all week and only had…

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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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Volleyball girls win big on Senior Night

The HCHS Lady Hornets varsity volleyball team did not disappoint when they hosted their Senior Night games at the high school last week. Hancock County defeated McLean County in straight sets, winning 25-12, 26-24 and 25-17. Several Lady Hornets players had big games, including Brooke Toler who had one kill, two assists, three service aces…

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Girls beat McLean, fall in All “A” Classic

  The HCHS Lady Hornets varsity volleyball team knocked off McLean County during matches played at Calhoun last Thursday. It was a clean sweep for all three Hancock County teams on the night. The varsity team has now won three of its last four matches under coach Bailey Weikel. The varsity girls won in straight…

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Hornets kick off 50th anniversary at home Friday

The Hornets play their home opener this Friday when the Ohio County Eagles come to Schafer–Glover Field. The Hancock County High football program is celebrating its 50th anniversary from the time it all began in 1972. “They have a new coach and a new system and from what we’ve seen on film it’s setting up…

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‘She was standing just behind the door, looking right into my eyes.’

  BREMEN – Lee Hill had been watching weather reports throughout the evening Friday at his home on Kentucky 175 South, about three miles west of Bremen in Muhlenberg County. After watching reports from regional meteorologists and receiving multiple tornado warnings, Lee made several attempts to get his 83-year-old mother, Martha, to move with him…

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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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Football playoffs; Hornets and Rebels clash Friday night

The football playoffs begin Friday night and the Hornets go on the road to Elkton to take on the Todd County Central Rebels. Kickoff is scheduled for 7:00pm. Friday’s contest is a rematch from a game played here on Oct. 22 in which the Hornets lost 20-14 to Todd County. Hancock County led 14-0 before…

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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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