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Cross Country Competes At First To The Finish Kickoff Meet

By Brent Huelsmann The NCHS cross country teams were back in action on the campus of SIU-Edwardsville on August 26 for one of the biggest meets of the year at the Fight To The Finish Kickoff Meet. On the boys side, 36 schools competed, while 32 schools competed on the girls side. The Hornets finished

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Hornettes Begin Season Against Lady Rockets

Jenna Harris goes up and looks to tip the ball over the Okawville defenders during the Hornettes three game win over the Lady Rockets. After starting out the season with a win over Okawville, the Nashville Hornettes volleyball team dropped two of their three games at the SIRR Conference Tournament, held in Herrin on October

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Jr. Hornets Win Three Of Four

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Middle School Jr. Hornets have won three of their last four games as they defeated Pinckneyville, Wesclin, and Chester, but dropped a contest to Trico. The Jr. Hornets game on August 17 against Murphysboro was rained out. Nashville’s record stands at 8-2 on the season. On August 15, the Jr.

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Hornettes Wrap Up Busy Week

Senior Rachael Kell hits the ball towards the green during the Hornettes win over West Frankfort and Pinckneyville on August 22. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes girls golf team wrapped up a busy week in which they competed in the Midwest Girls Golf Shootout, the Massac County Tournament, and a three-team match with Pinckneyville

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Hornets Finish Second At Okawville Tournament

The Nashville Hornets Boys Golf team finished second at the Okawville Tournament on August 26. From left to right: Jacob Maschhoff, Carson Parker, Terry Pelczynski, Kelton Harre, Todd Jahnke, and Gabe Kreid. The Nashville Hornets boys golf team wrapped this  week with a second place finish at the Okawville Tournament on August 26. The Hornets

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Indians Shut Down Hornets

The Nashville Hornets defense brings down a Carlyle ball carrier during the first half of the Hornets season opening loss to the Indians. The first game of the season did not go as planned for the Hornets as they fell to the Carlyle Indians 34-27.  A close game at halftime, the Indians used a big

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Boys And Girls Cross Country Begins Season At New Athens

The Nashville Girls Cross Country team won the New Athens Invitational by four points over Okawville. Back Row: Destyn Hausner-Mills, Sabrina Kollbaum, Jaylyn Bower, Kylie Kozuszek, Jadah Heidel, and Brittnie Bartling. Front Row: Micah Arnold, Grace Masschhoff, Havalen Pierce, and Kiley Heidel. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville boys and girls cross country teams got their

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Hornettes Win Their Seventh Straight NIT

The Nashville Hornettes girls golf team won the Nashville Invitational Tournament on August 17. Pictured from left to right: Rylee White, Kaitlyn Simons, Brooke Bartling, Jordan Stiegman, Hope Rueter, and Rachael Kell. By Brent Huelsmann For the seventh straight year the Nashville Hornettes took home the title at the Nashville Invitational Tournament, besting Massac County

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Jr. Hornets Start Season With Second Place Finish

The Nashville Middle School Jr. Hornets finished second in the O’Fallon Tournament this past weekend. The Jr. Hornets defeated Collinsville, Smithton, O’Fallon Fulton, and Triad before falling to Mascoutah in the Championship game. Kneeling front row left to right.  Kolten Gajewski, Radyn Schwartzkopf, Michael Combs, Nolan Heggemeier, Ian Blazier, Aaron Brink. Second row left to

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NCHS Marching Hornets Prepare For Fall

The NCHS Marching Band took to the lawn in front of the high school to practice their sets for the upcoming season. The band will perform “Magic” during halftime and at three competitions this year. Band camp took place July 31 through August 4. By Brent Huelsmann The NCHS marching Hornets are conjuring up some

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