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TSJ/ILS Titans State Play In Game

By Jim McGranahan The Titans started their Jr High Lutheran only schedule with a victory over Belleville Zion on Valentine’s Day, February 14th with a score of 34-23. This was a warm-up game for the Peoria tourney at Christ Lutheran School on Feb 17, 18 and 19. This was a 24 team tournament that the

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Jr. Hornettes Continue Season

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Middle School Jr. Hornettes volleyball team continued their season with matchups against Chester and DuQuoin. The Jr. Hornettes faced off against DuQuoin on February 21 and against Chester on February 23. The Jr. Hornettes began the week as they faced off against DuQuoin on February 21. The A-Team suffered a

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IHSA To Institute Pitch Counts

By Brent Huelsmann With the new baseball season quickly approaching, the Nashville Hornets and coach Chad Malawy will need to get used to new rules that will take effect this season. The IHSA has adopted new pitch count regulations that will go into effect this season. A pitch is defined as a pitch thrown during

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Hornets To Play At Busch Stadium

By Brent Huelsmann As the Nashville Hornets baseball team gets ready to play this season, one date will be circled on the calendar. On April 15, the Hornets will suit up to play at the home of the St. Louis Cardinals, Busch Stadium. The Hornets will take on the Triad Knights at 1 p.m. Attendance

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Hornets Win Regional Championship

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornets boys basketball team is headed back to the Sectional. The Hornets defeated Carlinville and Piasa (Southwestern) on their way to their second straight Regional crown. The Hornets were the top seed in their Regional, and the second overall seed in their sub-sectional. The Hornets began Sectional play against Pinckneyville

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TSJ-ILS Titans Boys Basketball Post-Season Schedule

By Jim McGranahan The Titans had a very successful 2016-17 season with a 22-5 record and a 11-1 record against Lutheran Schools. They placed third at the St Mary’s Centralia November tournament and also third at the Tamaroa-St. Bruno’s tournament in December. These tournaments included public, Lutheran and Catholic schools. In an all Lutheran Tournament

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Jr. Hornettes Wrap Up Busy Week

The Nashville Middle School Jr. Hornettes volleyball team wrapped up a busy week in which they played in three matchups and one tournament. The Jr. Hornettes played against Pinckneyville, Murphy, and Trico before playing in the St. Ann 8th Grade Tournament on Saturday February 18. The Jr. Hornettes A-Team began the week with a two

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IHSA Class 1A Track Sectionals Announced

IHSA Class 1A boys and girls track sectional sites and assignments were announced this past week. The Class 1A boys track sectional will be held in Sparta on Thursday, May 18. The Girls Class 1A track sectional will be held on Friday, May 12 in Chester. Joining the Hornets in the boys sectional in Sparta

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Two Area Athletes Named Scholar Athletes

The IHSA All-State Academic Team, presented by Caterpillar was announced this past week, with two local athletes being named. Taylor Cook, of Nashville High School, and Logan Thoms of Okawville High School were each named to the 2016-17 All-State Academic Team. Every IHSA member school was invited to nominate one male and one female student.

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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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