Vastwood Park

Hornets win 17-7 in wild affair at Tommy Keown field

It was a wild affair when the Hornets won 17-7 over University Heights in six innings at Vastwood Park’s Tommy Keown Field Friday. Hancock County (6-5) led 1-0 after Hornet pitcher Logan Willis set the Blazers down 1-2-3 in the first inning and Cole Dixon scored for HCHS.  Willis began to struggle with his control…

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Vastwood to reopen to swimming, county trying for splash park

Vastwood Park might be wet and wild this summer, and for years to come, after the county announced its intentions to tentatively reopen the lake for swimming late this summer, while also announcing that it’s applying for a grant to build a new spray park. The county is applying for a Land and Water Conservation…

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Staples smacks walk-off single

Ella Staples delivered a walk-off base hit and the Lady Hornets won 10-9 over Muhlenberg County at Vastwood Park Tuesday. Hancock County improved its season record to 4-2 with the win. Lily Roberts tied the score at 1-1 when she led off the second inning with a home run. The Lady Mustangs regained the lead…

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South Hancock Park courts refinished for summer

Residents in the southern part of Hancock County have no excuse for not playing tennis, basketball, softball, or walking, after the county resurfaced the courts at South Hancock Park, completing renovations at the park that have touched nearly every element there. Contractors filled cracks and resurfaced the basketball and tennis courts, leaving them clean, colorful…

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Vastwood Park, basketball courts get makeover

Outdoor basketball just got more attractive, and not just because most indoor activities are banned due to COVID-19, but also because the courts at Vastwood Park are newly paved and striped and ready for all comers. In work just completed last week, the two conjoined courts at the park are flatter and more colorful than…

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Vastwood Park, Trail of Treats drive-thru scheduled for Saturday

The annual Trail of Treats at Vastwood Park sponsored by Hancock County Fiscal Court occurs this Saturday, October 31 from 4 to 6 p.m. Hancock County Judge/Executive Assistant Sage Petrie said. In response to guidelines issued Kentucky Governor Andrew Beshear, Hancock County Fiscal Court voted Monday evening to make the event a drive-thru event. The…

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