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Thorson Breaks School Record As Jr. Hornettes Track Team Begins Season

It’s been a busy week to the Nashville Middle School Jr. Hornettes track season with two meets under their belt. On April 9, the Jr. Hornettes hosted a four team track meet. Nashville then traveled to the Pinckneyville 204 Invitational, where 24 teams competed. On April 9, Okawville, NMS, Centralia, and St. Ann all squared

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Schnitker Breaks Her Own School Record

For the second time this season, Nashville Hornettes sophomore Sydney Schnitker broke her own NCHS School Record in the triple jump. Schnitker set a new record at the Lady Redbird Invitational in West Frankfort on April 12. At the meet, Schnitker jumped 35’4” which broke the school record, which she set on April 5 at

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Hornets Track Team Finishes Second At Herrin Invitational

The Nashville Hornets track team competed in two meets this past week, one Varsity meet, and one Fresh/Soph meet. The Nashville Hornets Varsity team competed at the Herrin Invitational on April 11. The Hornets hosted the Central Fresh/Soph meet this year due to construction at Central. The Herrin Invitational featured 13 teams. The Hornets finished

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Ladies Golf League Holds Meeting April 3

The Nashville Ladies Golf League had their first dinner/meeting for the 2018 season on April 3 at Buretta’s. Due to bad weather, the scramble had to be canceled. The meeting was opened by co-chairperson, Frann. Secretary, Ann, read the minutes from the Sept. 5, 2017 meeting. A motion was made by Barb and seconded by

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Little 8 Conference All Star Games

On Friday, April 6, the Little 8 Conference held their annual All-Star Games at St. Ann Catholic, Nashville. Teams in attendance were: St. Ann Catholic, Hoffman, Hoyleton, Oakdale, St. Bruno Catholic, TSJ-ILS. New Horizon is also in the conference but was not present.

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Hornets Tie For Third At Chester Fresh/Soph Invitational

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornets Freshman/Sophomore boys track team traveled to Chester this past week for the Chester Freshman/Sophomore Invitational. Ten teams competed overall, with the Hornets coming in third place. Nashville finished with 72 points, tied with Pinckneyville. Freeburg won the meet. Nashville finished with just one first place finish as Jackson Aulds

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Hornettes Finish Third At Chester Fresh/Soph Invitational

By Brent Huelsmann The Hornettes freshmen and sophomore track teams were finally back on the track this past week as they finished third at the Freshmen/Sophomore Chester Relay. Freeburg finished first with 120 points, followed by DuQuoin with 113 points. The Hornettes finished with 105 points. Pinckneyville finished fourth, followed by Anna-Jonesboro, Chester, Sparta, and

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Hornettes Pick Up Three Wins

Libby Ahlers was responsible for both of the Hornettes runs in their loss to Pinckneyville on April 9. Ahlers hit a two-run home run in the loss. By Brent Huelsmann After struggling to even get on the field over the first couple weeks of the season, the Hornettes played four games in the past week,

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Hornets Win Four Of Five

Tanner Bergmann crushed a three run home run to break the game open as the Hornets defeated Pinckneyville 9-4 on April 9. By Brent Huelsmann After having nine of their first twelve games cancelled or postponed due to weather, the weather has cleared up, allowing the Hornets to get in five games over the past

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