Hornet Baseball Awards Handed Out

The Hornet baseball team handed out the team awards from the 2017 season this past week. Pictured is NCHS Baseball Coach Chad Malawy with the seniors from last year’s squad. Athletes pictured are: Hayden Heggemeier, Cody Bauza, Jake Heck, Brogan Kemp, Ryan Brink, Trevor Meier, Cole Pedtke, Cade Krueger, Austin Anderson, and Andrew Kash. By

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Hornets Drop Opener To Waterloo

Matt Anderson puts up a contested shot during the Hornets overtime loss to Waterloo on November 21. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornets boys basketball team started the season with a loss, as they could not hold a big first quarter lead, and fell to Waterloo, 59-56, in overtime. It was the Hornets first game

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Okawville Takes NIT Crown Over Nashville

The Okawville Lady Rockets earned their first NIT Championship in school history with a 39-38 win over Nashville. Back Row: Assistant Coach Courtney Lintker, Delaney Toensing, Casean Tebbe, Audrey Jansen, Madison Hackstadt, Kymberly Schmitt, Madelyn Tepe, Kate Lohman. Coach Michelle Hasheider-Burianek, and  Assistant Coach Paul Jansen. Front Row: Megan Hettenhausen, Erin Klasing, Madison Powell, Abby

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Lady Titans Capture Tournament Championship

The Lady Titans defeated Zion Litchfield in the Championship game to earn the first place trophy. Back Row: Savannah Borrenpohl, Mallory Bening, Kris May, Cheyenne Boester, Hanna Niedbalski, and Nora Wood. Front Row: Kyley Kwiatkoski, Keeghan Renth, Megan Rennegarbe, Halle Rueter, Raelyn Obermeier, and Lauren Rapp. By Brent Huelsmann The TSJ/ILS Lady Titans is in

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Saints Split Two Games

By Brent Huelsmann The St. Ann Saints boys basketball team split their two contests this past week as they defeated Hoffman before dropping a game to St. Mary Centralia. The Saints traveled to take on Hoffman on November 14 and picked up a 36-23 win. St. Ann found themselves down 10-8 after one quarter of

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St. Ann Girls Basketball Defeats St. Andrew Murphysboro

By Brent Huelsmann The St. Ann girls basketball team picked up a win in their only game this past week as they defeated St. Andrew Murphysboro 38-30 on the road. The B team also picked up a victory 37-18 over St. Andrew. The Lady Saints jumped out quickly as they scored 10 in the first,

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Jr. Hornettes Win Two Straight

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Middle School Jr. Hornettes girls basketball team has won their past two contests as they picked up wins over DuQuoin and Pinckneyville. The Jr. Hornettes moved their record to 10-2 on the season. On November 14, the Jr. Hornettes traveled to DuQuoin for a road showdown. A close game throughout,

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Jr. Hornets Split Two Games

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Middle School Jr. Hornets eighth grade boys basketball team split their two games this week as they defeated Pinckneyville but fell to Sparta. The Jr. Hornets moved their record to 5-3 on the season. On November 13, the Jr. Hornets hosted Sparta. Nashville held an early lead, but could not

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Kell To Swing For The Saints

Rachael Kell signs to play golf at Maryville University after graduation. Rachael is in between her parents, NCHS girls golf coach Doug Kell, and Kim Kell. Standing is NCHS Principal Mark Begando, NCHS Athletic Director Alicia Heggemeier, and NHCS Assistant girls golf coach Don Hawkins. By Brent Huelsmann NCHS Senior Rachael Kell will be swinging

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Girls Golf All-South Announced

By Brent Huelsmann Four members of the Nashville Hornettes girls golf team were named All-South this past week. The Hornettes girls golf team had a great season, which was capped off with a third place finish in the IHSA Class 1A State Tournament. The Hornettes also won their Regional as well as  the Southern Illinois

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