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Lady Hornets blank Breck 10-0 at Vastwood Park

Lily Roberts threw a 1-hitter and hit a home run and Audrey Carnes went 4 for 4 during a 10-0 win for the Lady Hornets over Breckinridge County on Tuesday at Vastwood. The outcome was in doubt for a long while as both teams played solid defensively. The Lady Tigers did not have a base…

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Tennis teams battle Owensboro and Apollo

The HCHS tennis teams dropped matches to Owensboro High School during competition in Owensboro Monday. The Red Devils won 8-1 in both boys and girls matches. “I thought some of the guys were a bit tight and it took a while before they got fed up and decided to start competing,” HCHS coach Dan Hopkins…

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Unfreezing of Funds; optimistic for City of Hawesville

The releasing of state funding has been frozen/withheld from the City of Hawesville because of past incompliance with audits, and there is a way to possibly unfreeze this funding. Hawesville Mayor Robbie McCormick explained at the Hawesville Council Meeting on Tuesday, April 9th, “It’s a resolution for records lost, damaged or destroyed – records per…

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Boys fall to Aces in All “A” regional

Owensboro Catholic broke open a close game with three runs in the fifth inning then went on to win 6-1 over Hancock County during the All “A” regional at Vastwood Park Monday. The Hornets grabbed the lead in the first inning when Dylan Mucker was hit by a wild pitch with the bases loaded. Louden…

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Ham Fundraiser brings in nearly $6000 for Youth Baseball Fields

The Ham Fundraiser on Friday, March 29th raised close to $6K. The money raised will go to maintenance of the Hancock County Youth Baseball fields at Vastwood Park. Over 250 hams were sold, at $40 each. Hancock County Youth Baseball Board members organized the fundraiser. They are: League President Nathan Maxwell, Wade Gaynor, Brodie Cox,…

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Lady Hornets find their groove with consecutive wins

Lady Hornet’s Lily Roberts struck out 17 batters and Audrey Carnes hit a home run during Hancock County’s 4-1 win over Ohio County during a softball game played at Vastwood Park last Thursday. “This is the first time we’ve went the distance with Lily. She had good command so we let her stretch it to…

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Lyday rescues Hornets with ninth inning double

Carter Lyday knocked in the game winning run and the Hornets defeated Tell City 5-3 in nine innings during a varsity baseball game played in southern Indiana Monday. “Carter smashes one to left-center field and gets us a run in the ninth and chaos broke loose from there,” HCHS coach Brad Keown said. The game…

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Meade pulls out 2-1 win over Lady Hornets

Meade County scored twice in the seventh inning and pulled out a 2-1 comeback victory over Hancock County Lady Hornets during a varsity softball game played at Brandenburg Tuesday. Baylee Estes led off the game with a base hit and later scored on an RBI hit by Lily Roberts. The game was a pitching duel…

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