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Hornettes Begin Season As Liske No-Hits Greenville

By Brent Huelsmann After a win on opening day over Greenville, the Nashville Hornettes softball team, has dropped four straight games. The Hornettes went through the gauntlet this past week as they took on some of the top teams in the state. Dupo, who finished second in Class 2A last season, St. Joe Ogden, who

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Meier’s Mad Dash Gets Hornets First Win

By Brent Huelsmann After the start of the season was delayed a few days, the Hornets finally opened up their 2017 campaign on Friday March 17. The Hornets started the season winning two of their first three games, including a marathon 11 inning affair on opening day. The Hornets first game of the year, just

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Hornettes Hold Awards Banquet

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team capped off a season in which they won the Nashville Thanksgiving Tournament, finished fifth in the Mascoutah Tournament, and took home the Consolation Championship in the Highland Tournament with the Awards Banquet, held at Nashville High School on Monday March 13. The Hornettes also won their

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Meier Finishes Fourth At State

” By Brent Huelsmann After advancing in a tie-breaker at Sectionals, Trevor Meier was one of 32 shooters in the Class 2A Three Point Showdown, which was held at Carver Arena in Peoria during the Class 1A/2A State Finals this past weekend. The Preliminary round featured all 32 Class 2A shooters and was held on

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Kasten And Stanowski Earn Honors

By Brent Huelsmann The IBCA Class 1A/2A All State Teams were announced as well as the Southern Illinois River to River Mississippi Division All Conference team. Nashville Hornettes juniors Karly Stanowski and Paige Kasten were named to the IBCA Class 2A All-State Honorable Mention. Both Stanowski and Kasten were also named to the Southern Illinois

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Hornets Season Ends At Sectionals

By Brent Huelsmann For the second straight season, the Nashville Hornets boys basketball team’s season ended in the Sectional Final. Last year it was Central, but this year it was the Alton Marquette Explorers that ended Nashville’s season. The Hornets finished the season with a record of 20-13. It was the 31st consecutive season in

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Hornets Win Regional Championship

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornets boys basketball team is headed back to the Sectional. The Hornets defeated Carlinville and Piasa (Southwestern) on their way to their second straight Regional crown. The Hornets were the top seed in their Regional, and the second overall seed in their sub-sectional. The Hornets began Sectional play against Pinckneyville

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Hornets Finish Regular Season

By Brent Huelsmann With the postseason looming, the Nashville Hornets ended the regular season with a 50-37 victory over DuQuoin on February 17. The Hornets ended the season with a 17-12 record. Nashville will begin play in the Carlinville Regional on Wednesday February 22 at 6 p.m. The Hornets will play Carlinville, who defeated Staunton

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