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Hornets Finish Third In Murphysboro Tournament

Back Row: Coach Patrick Weathers, Jaxon Goforth, Bryce Donato, Terry Pelczynski Jr., Chad Brinkmann, Tristen Hercules, Gavin Baldwin, and Neil Kabat. Front Row: Camden Ritzel, J.D. Shubert, and Cole Malawy. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornets sophomore boys basketball team finished up their season this past week with a third place finish at the Murphysboro

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Pelczynski Advances To State In Three Point Showdown

By Brent Huelsmann For the second straight season, the Nashville Hornets boys basketball team will have a representative at State in the IHSA Three Point Showdown. Last season Trevor Meier finished fourth in Class 2A last season. This season, Terry Pelczynski Jr. will try his hand at Carver Arena as he made 10 of 15

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Three Hornettes Named All-Conference

By Brent Huelsmann The Southern Illinois River to River Conference announced their All-Conference teams for the Ohio and Mississippi Divisions. Nashville and Carterville led the Mississippi Division with three players apiece, while Harrisburg led the Ohio Division with four players selected. Overall the Hornettes finished 22-8 this season. Of the Hornettes eight losses, six of

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Hornets Season Comes To An End

Cameron Parker drives down the lane during the Hornets loss to Pinckneyville on February 28. By Brent Huelsmann After two years of heartbreak at the hand of the Hornets, the Panthers finally came out on top in the postseason. In 2016, Jaris Dalman found Royce Newman right before the buzzer to give the Hornets 47-45

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Jr. Hornettes Split Two Matches

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Middle School Jr. Hornettes volleyball team moved their record to 5-8 at the varsity level this past week as they split their two matchups this past week. Nashville fell to DuQuoin on February 20, but bounced back to defeat Chester on February 22. Nashville’s first matchup of the week was

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St. Ann Finishes Second In 6th Grade Tournament

The St. Ann’s volleyball team finished second place at 6th grade tournament held at St. Ann on February 24. Back Row from left to right: Alana Kujawa , Josie Bronke, Scarlet Konkel, Tailer Pelczynski, Erica Kujawa. Front Row from left to right: Ella Wesselmann, Mackenzie Bauza, Anna Bauza, Cheyenne Harris.

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Titans Take First Place In Central City Tournament

Front Row:  Kendall Vallett, Dillon Teter, Parker Renken, Zach Brinkmann.  Back Row:  Gabe Kurtz, Evan Perry, Coach Ryan Blumhorst, John Blumhorst, Jack Krueger, Owen Dunn, Connor Davis, Lucas Wajtowicz and Coach John Krueger. The Trinity St. John/Immanuel Lutheran Titans played in the Central City 7th Grade Tournament this past week.  The first game of the

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Pelczynski Advances In Three Point Showdown

Terrry Pelczynski Jr. knocked down 10 of 15 in the IHSA Class 2A Three Point Showdown competition to advance to Sectionals. Nashville Hornets sophomore Terry Pelczynski Jr. was one of four shooters to advance out the IHSA Class 2A Staunton Regional in the Three Point Showdown. Pelczynski finished tied for second in the competition. Gaite

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IHSA Team Academic Achievement Awards

All six of the fall sports teams at NCHS qualified for the IHSA Team Academic Achievement Award. The Award recognizes the teams for working hard in the classroom. Girls Golf led the way with a 3.92 GPA. Volleyball finished with a 3.82 GPA. Girls Cross County finished with a 3.78 GPA. Boys Golf finished with

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IBCA Girls Basketball All-State Teams Announced

By Brent Huelsmann The Illinois Basketball Coaches Association announced their 2018 All-State Teams for Class 1A and Class 2A. Two Nashville Hornettes were named, and two Okawville Lady Rockets were also named. Nashville Hornettes senior Karly Stanowski was named to the IBCA All-State third team. Stanowski rewrote the record books this season. Stanowski grabbed 280

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