Sports Lead

Brad Weathers Resigns

Nashville High School has confirmed that Head Boys Basketball coach Brad Weathers has resigned. Superintendent Ernie Fowler said of the resignation, “Coach Weathers is a fine man, and he did a great job coaching the Nashville Hornets, and we wish him well in all of his future endeavors.” More information will be found in the

[ Read More ]

Wayne Harre Resigns

Wayne Harre has resigned as Athletic Director at Nashville Community High School. Harre said “it’s just time for me to move on to something else.” Harre went on to say, “I could not devote the amount of time I thought the Athletic Director position required.”

[ Read More ]

Nashville Softball Invitational Tournament Schedule

By Brent Huelsmann This year’s Nashville Softball Invitational Tournament, will take place on Saturday April 22. The tournament will feature a double-elimination format. Last year, Herrin finished first as they defeated the Hornettes in the Championship game. Eight teams will compete in the tournament. The teams competing this season are: Herrin, Central, Waltonville-Sesser-Valier, Marion, Waterloo

[ Read More ]

Schnitker Finishes Third At Illinois Top Times Championship

Brandon Schnitker runs during the Hornets first home meet of the year, which was held on March 23. By Brent Huelsmann Nashville Hornets junior Brandon Schnitker qualified for the Illinois Top Times Championships in Class 1A which was held at Illinois Wesleyan University on March 24. Schnitker qualified in the 800m run. Schnitker brought home

[ Read More ]

Hornets Start Undefeated In Conference

Andrew Kash looks to make contact during the Hornets 5-0 win over Carterville on April 6. By Brent Huelsmann After their first conference game of the season against Anna-Jonesboro was canceled due to inclement weather, the Hornets baseball team began conference play with two straight wins over Sparta and Carterville, before losing a non-conference game

[ Read More ]

Hornettes Split Four Contests

Paige Kasten bats during the Hornettes 6-2 loss to Carterville on April 6. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes softball team split four games this past week as they defeated Sparta and Lebanon, but dropped games to Carterville and Pinckneyville. The Hornettes record stands at 12-6 overall, with a 2-2 record in conference play. After

[ Read More ]

40 Years Of Hornettes Softball

Between the softball games at Hornette Field on April 1, the first ever softball Hornettes, forty years ago, 1976-77, were recognized at a ceremony on the diamond. That team was the first to play interscholastic fast pitch at Nashville Community High School. Not able to attend but recognized were Cathy Kujawa-Irwin, Deb Sowers-Gorton, Julie Bartling-Burgess,

[ Read More ]

Girls And Boys Track Win Chester Relays

Front Row: Hannah Meade, Avery Meade, Taylor Cook, Janie Holle, Rachael Kell. Second Row: Annabelle Epplin, Jaylyn Bower, Sabrina Kollbaum, Grace Maschhoff. Third Row: Destyn Hausner, Josie Middleton, Sydney Schnitker, Kylie Kozuszek, Delaney Varel, Raqui Elliott. Back Row: Carlie Hoffman, Kourtney Stroud, Kayla Ivey, Grace Gutjahr, Jadah Heidel.   By Brent Huelsmann The NCHS track

[ Read More ]

Hornettes Extend Win Streak To Nine

Libby Ahlers lays out to make a catch during the Hornettes walk-off win over Centralia on March 27. By Brent Huelsmann After starting the season a little slow, the Nashville Hornettes are on a roll. The Hornettes won six games this week, which pushed their win streak to nine games on the season. The Hornettes

[ Read More ]

Pitching Leads Hornets Into Conference Play

Austin Anderson throws to first after making the play at third during the Hornets 14-4 win over Carlyle on March 28. By Brent Huelsmann As the Nashville Hornets get set for conference play in the Southern Illinois River to River Conference, the Hornets picked up three non-conference wins this week as they defeated Woodlawn, Carlyle

[ Read More ]