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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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Hornettes Fall In Sectional Championship

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team came to a screeching halt this past week in the Sectional Championship game against Mater Dei. It was the second straight season, that the Hornettes’ season was ended by Mater Dei. The Hornettes advanced to the Sectional Championship by defeating the Harrisburg Lady Bulldogs. The Hornettes

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Kasten Breaks Record

By Brent Huelsmann After breaking the single-season three point record earlier this season, Nashville Hornettes junior Paige Kasten has broken another record. Kasten broke the career record for three point field goals in the first quarter of the Hornettes Regional Semi-Final win over Sparta. Currently Kasten has 179 three point baskets in her career, which

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Hornets Lose Thriller To Pinckneyville

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornets split two matchups this week as they avenged an earlier loss to Carterville on Friday, February 10, before dropping a hard-fought overtime game to the Pinckneyville Panthers on Saturday, February 11. The Hornets avenged a home loss to Carterville on Friday night as they went on the road and

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Hornettes Win Regional Championship

By Brent Huelsmann After defeating Sparta 46-31 for the third time this season in the Regional Semi-Finals, the Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team captured their seventeenth regional title in the last eighteen years with a thrilling 42-40 victory over the Greenville Lady Comets. The Hornettes play in the Johnston City Sectional. Nashville’s record is currently

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Pedtke To Play At Missouri Baptist

By Brent Huelsmann Another Nashville Community High School athlete, will continue playing at the next level. Senior Cole Pedtke signed his  letter of intent to play football with the Missouri Baptist Spartans next season. Pedtke played tight end and defensive end for the Hornets last season. When asked why he chose Missouri Baptist, Pedtke said,

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Hornettes To Begin Postseason Play

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team finished up the regular season this past week as they held on for two Southern Illinois River to River Conference wins over Pinckneyville and DuQuoin. In each game, the Hornettes rushed out to a big lead early, and withstood late rallies to get the win. The

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NCHS Athletic Trainer Becker Departs To Join Yankees Organization

By Brent Huelsmann Start spreading the news, after almost three years at the helm, Jon Becker, the athletic trainer for Nashville Community High School, will be leaving. Becker accepted a one year contract to be an athletic trainer in the New York Yankees organization. Becker will mainly be working with the Staten Island Yankees, the short-season

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Hornettes Take Home Consolation Championship

By Brent Huelsmann After dropping their first game of the Highland 31st Annual Scott Credit Union Girls Basketball Tournament to Central, the Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team rattled off three straight wins over Nokomis, Triad and Hillsboro. The Hornettes record on the season now stands at 18-5. The Hornettes got their first win of the

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