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Four Nashville Coaches Win Coach Of The Year Awards

From left to right NMS Boys Basketball Coach Will Reinburg, NMS Girls Basketball Coach Tierney Moore, and NCHS Girls Basketball Coach Doug Althoff. Not Pictured: NCHS Boys Basketball Coach Wayne Harre. By Brent Huelsmann The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association held their annual Coach of the Year banquet this past week with four Nashville coaches receiving

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Donato Receives Jim Burnes Leadership Award

Jordan Donato received the Jim Burnes Leadership Award from the Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association. Donato, an eighth grader at Nashville Middle School was one of 10 eighth graders to win the award.  The award is based on GPA, participation in sports, activities in the community, specific honors, an essay, and recommendations from

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Hornets Finish Second At Chuck Oyler Invite

Brandon Schnitker paces the competition during the 800M Run during the Chuck Oyler Invite on May 2. The Nashville Hornets boys varsity track team picked up two second place finishes this past week as they competed at the Chuck Oyler Invitational and the DuQuoin Invitational. The Hornets Freshman/Sophomore team finished third the Pinckneyville Fresh/Soph Invitational

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Hornettes Brave The Elements At Conference

Grace Maschhoff was part of the 4X800M Relay team that finished first place during a rainy SIRR Conference Meet on May 3. It was a wet night at the Southern Illinois River to River Conference Track Meet this year as 12 teams vied for a conference title. The Hornettes battled heavy rain throughout the meet

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Kozuszek And Konkel Qualify For State

Left: Ruby Jo Konkel  7th grade. Right: Talanie Kozuszek  8th grade St. Ann  boys and girls track teams competed in the SIJHSAA Region 5 Regional which was held at NCHS on April 28. The St. Ann girls team finished fifth as a team as a team with 43 points, just behind Aviston and St. Boniface

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Hornettes Closing In On End Of Regular Season

Jordan Stiegman crushes a double during the Hornettes 9-1 win over Central on April 30. The end of the regular season is quickly approaching for the Nashville Hornettes softball team. The Hornettes have just seven games left on their schedule. The Hornettes final home game of the season will be against Wesclin on May 11.

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Walk-Offs Fuel Hornets Win Streak

Kelton Harre managed to get the bunt down in the seventh inning as the Hornets defeated Anna-Jonesboro 1-0 on April 27. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornets baseball team certainly had a flair for the dramatic this past week. The Hornets had three straight walk-off wins to start the week over Sesser-Valier/Waltonville, Anna-Jonesboro, and Hillsboro.

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Hornettes Finish Second At NIT

Back Row: Destyn Hausner, Annabelle Epplin, Havalen Pierce, Kiley Heidel, Delaney Varel, Raqui Elliott, and Cayla Krueger. Middle Row: Sydney Schnitker, Kayla Ivey, Brittinie Bartling, Sabrina Kollbaum, and Jadah Heidel. Front Row: Kylie Kozuszek, Jaylyn Bower, Rachael Kell, and Grace Maschhoff.  The NCHS Hornettes track team’s bid for a three peat at the NIT was

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