Pirates edge out Panthers in non-conference rematch

by Lisa Schauer The Hancock Panthers boys’ varsity basketball team narrowly lost to the Paw Paw Pirates 72-67 in a non-conference rematch at home on January 17. The Pirates (8-4) edged out the Panthers (2-12), despite 16 points each scored for the Panthers by junior Jordyn King and sophomore Aiden[Read More…]

Panthers’ Indoor Track team jumps into postseason

by Lisa Schauer Hancock High School’ s co-ed indoor track team heads into their regional championship round at Hagerstown Community College (HCC) on Saturday, February 4 at 2 p.m. Up to 25 schools are expected to compete at the regional track meet, which should draw a crowd of several thousand[Read More…]

Maryland’s 2023 Primitive Deer Hunt runs February 1-3 Final opportunity for deer hunters for the 2022-23 season

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announces the state’s Primitive Deer Hunt will be open Feb. 1-3 statewide. Hunters with a valid hunting license, or those exempt from the hunting license requirement, may use primitive bows or muzzleloaders to hunt sika and white-tailed deer during these days. Primitive hunting devices[Read More…]

Lady Panthers fall in heartbreaker at home

by Lisa Schauer Hancock High School girls’ varsity basketball team lost their non-conference game against Pennsylvania’s Turkeyfoot Valley Area Rams 47-46 in a heartbreaker at home on Friday, January 13. In close match throughout, the Lady Panthers ultimately fell to the Rams by just one point. Next up, the lady[Read More…]

Panthers pounce over Hornets 67-25

by Lisa Schauer The Hancock High School varsity boys’ basketball team overwhelmed the Hyndman Charter School Hornets in a league battle last Tuesday, January 3 in Pennsylvania. With a final score of 67-25, the Panthers dominated the game from the jump, scoring 26 points in the first quarter. The Hornets[Read More…]

Wild turkey research set to begin in Maryland

This winter, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is kicking off the first comprehensive study of wild turkeys ever conducted in the state. State officials say the three-year research project aims to answer “many questions about factors potentially impacting turkey populations.” “Wild turkeys are an important game bird in[Read More…]

Lady Panthers lose non-conference match-ups

by Lisa Schauer The Hancock Panthers girls’ varsity basketball team hosted Hagerstown’ s Grace Academy Knights on Monday, December 19 for a non-conference game in Hancock High School’ s main gym. The Lady Panthers lost to the Knights 64-25 at home. Next, the Panthers traveled to Northern Garrett County on[Read More…]

Winter sports are heating up at Hancock High School

by Lisa Schauer The 2022-23 winter sports season is underway at Hancock High School, lead by athletic director Kermit Moyer. Hancock boys’ varsity basketball team (1-1) pulled out a win on the road 68-58 over Paw Paw in their season opener December 7, lead by head coach Ed Morris. Following[Read More…]