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Blue Racers Wrap Up Busy Week

The Nashville Blue Racers competed in three meets this past week. The Blue Racers defeated Sparta, Millstadt, and Pinckneyville. The Nashville Blue Racers competed in three different meets this past week, as they approach the end of the season. The Blue Racers have just one meet remaining when they travel to Pinckneyville for the Conference

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Washington County Fair Track Results

Hot weather and a little bit of rain couldn’t slow down the events on the track at the Washington County Fair this past week. Two tractor pulls, and two demolition derbies filled the grandstands throughout the week. Tuesday night saw the ITPA Tractor Pull. Wednesday night fans enjoyed the first Demolition Derby of fair week.

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Blue Racers Defeat Red Bud

Gracie Ruehl competes during the Blue Racers swim meet on July 5 against Red Bud, at Nashville Memorial Park Pool. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Blue Racers swim team took to the pool on July 5 for a home meet against Red Bud. The Blue Racers defeated the Waverunners for the second time this season.

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Boys Track All-South Announced

By Brent Huelsmann The Southern Illinois Coaches Association released the Boys Track All-South team this past week, with four Hornet athletes named All-South. Hornets coach Tom Taylor was named the Class 1A Coach of the Year by the SICA. Taylor led the Hornets to their first conference championship in ten years, as well as their

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Hornettes Hand Out End Of The Season Awards

Kiley Heidel, Jadah Heidel, Sydney Schnitker, and Delaney Varel all received individual awards at the Hornettes track team awards ceremony. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes girls track team handed out their end of the season awards this past week. The Hornettes had another successful season this past year, as they won the IHSA Class

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Hoyleton Hofbraufest Sand Volleyball Tournament

A new event this year at the 50th Annual Hoyleton Hofbraufest. A sand volleyball tournament drew big crowds Friday night and all day Saturday. A co-ed Tournament took place Friday night and all day Saturday with Ramsey’s Followers coming out on top Saturday night.Ramsey’s Followers consisted of Nick Ramsey, Hazel Konkel, Delaney Varel, Emily Schnitker,

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Two Hornettes Play In AAU Nationals Volleyball Tournament

Two of the Nashville Hornet Volleyball players who played in the AAU Nationals Volleyball Tournament last week in Orlando, FL. Abby Grabowski (setter/RS) and Abby Wesselmann (Libero) play for the H2 17 Illini West Black Volleyball Team. They are both Juniors at Nashville Community High School. Their club team qualified for AAU Nationals in Orlando,

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