Sports

Lane Signs To Play For The Spartans

By Brent Huelsmann Another NCHS athlete will play at the next level. This past week, senior Joey Lane signed to play softball at Missouri Baptist University after high school. Lane plays softball,  and is an NCHS cheerleader. Lane plays outfield for the Hornettes. Lane also plays for the Southern Illinois Dirt Dawgs. Lane said she

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McFeron To Join The Purple Aces

  By Brent Huelsmann After four years as a member of the Nashville Hornettes softball team, Mackenzie McFeron will continue her softball career as a member of the University of Evansville Purple Aces. McFeron is a two sport athlete at NCHS. McFeron plays volleyball in addition to softball. McFeron also played basketball her freshmen and

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Hornets Finish Second In Mascoutah Tip-Off Classic

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornets boys basketball team bounced back from a season-opening loss to Waterloo to bring home second place in the Mascoutah Tip-Off Classic. The Hornets finished the tournament with a record of 2-2. The Hornets two wins came against Columbia and Mascoutah. After losing to Waterloo, the Hornets other loss came

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NIT All-Tournament Team

The NIT All-Tournament Team: Karly Stanowski and Paige Kasten from Nashville and Casean Tebbe and Madelyn Tepe from Okawville each made the first team. Libby Ahlers of Nashville and Kymberly Schmitt of Okawville each made the second team. Not pictured: From the First-Team: Amaya Keeling (Mascoutah). From the Second-Team: Annibelle Harrison (Mt. Vernon), Faith Liljegren

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Cross Country All-South Team Announced

By Brent Huelsmann The Southern Illinois Coaches Association announced their All-South teams this past week with a couple Washington County runners receiving the honor. Two Okawville Lady Rockets, and three members of the NCHS Cross Country teams were named All-South. NCHS Cross Country coach Jean Orr was named the SICA Girls Class 1A Coach of

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SIRR All-Conference Football Team Announced

By Brent Huelsmann The Southern Illinois River to River Conference Mississippi Division football team has been released with six different members of the Hornets that made either the first team or the second team. Three Hornet players were named All-Conference on both offense and defense. Dylan Kwiatkowski was named First Team All-Conference as both an

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Tepe Signs To Run At McKendree

Madelyn Tepe, with her parents Matt and Val Tepe. Val Tepe is also the Okawville High School Cross Country Coach. Standing is Okawville High School Track Coach Dee Holmes, and Okawville High School Athletic Director Jon Kraus. By Brent Huelsmann Okawville High School senior Madelyn Tepe has made a decision to continue her athletic career

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Hornet Baseball Awards Handed Out

The Hornet baseball team handed out the team awards from the 2017 season this past week. Pictured is NCHS Baseball Coach Chad Malawy with the seniors from last year’s squad. Athletes pictured are: Hayden Heggemeier, Cody Bauza, Jake Heck, Brogan Kemp, Ryan Brink, Trevor Meier, Cole Pedtke, Cade Krueger, Austin Anderson, and Andrew Kash. By

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Hornets Drop Opener To Waterloo

Matt Anderson puts up a contested shot during the Hornets overtime loss to Waterloo on November 21. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornets boys basketball team started the season with a loss, as they could not hold a big first quarter lead, and fell to Waterloo, 59-56, in overtime. It was the Hornets first game

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