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Hornets Top The Hilltoppers

The Nashville Hornets are Regional Champions. The Hornets defeated the Hilltoppers of Hillsboro 60-51 to win the IHSA Class 2A Staunton Regional Championship. The Hornets had a lot of fan support as “The Nest” made the trip up north to cheer the Hornets to victory. Nashville will now play Pinckneyville in the IHSA Class 2A

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Kirgan To Play At Missouri Baptist

Derek Kirgan signed to play football at Missouri Baptist after graduation. Derek is between his parents Roger and Dawn Kirgan. Standing are NCHS Football coach Stephen Kozuszek, and NCHS Athletic Director Alicia Heggemeier. By Brent Huelsmann After graduation, Hornets senior Derek Kirgan will continue his career on the gridiron. Kirgan signed to play football at

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St. Ann 8th Grade Tournament

The St. Ann volleyball team finished second in the St. Ann Volleyball tournament held on February 17. Back Row from left to right: Ally Johannes, Talanie Kozuszek, Hazel Konkel, Colleen Jahnke, Ruby Konkel, Reese Varel, and Tailer Pelczynski. Front RowL Erica Kujawa, Mackenzie Bauza, Ella Wesselmann, Emma Van Hise, and Tessa Kellerman. The St. Ann

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Hornets Close Out Regular Season

Bryce Bultman puts up a shot over DuQuoin’s Hank Stewart during the Hornets 52-42 win over the Indians. By Brent Huelsmann The final game at Assembly Hall this season saw the Nashville Hornets match up against the DuQuoin Indians in a Southern Illinois River to River Conference Mississippi Division contest. The Hornets controlled the action

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Coach Weathers Honored At Halftime

Former NCHS Principal and former Hornets Boys Basketball coach Brad Weathers was honored during halftime of the Hornets final home game of the season against DuQuoin on February 16. Weathers retired from coaching after the 2016-17 season.

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Hornettes Season Comes To An End

Karly Stanowski battles down low during the Hornettes loss to Harrisburg. By Brent Huelsmann The Hornettes season came to an end this past week, as Nashville fell to Harrisburg 43-30 in the IHSA Class 2A Sectional Semi-Finals. The Hornettes fell behind early and could never recover as Harrisburg advanced to the Sectional Final against Mater

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St. Ann To Hold Free Throw Competition

St. Ann will host the Knights of Columbus Council 4384 Free Throw Competition, Sunday February 18, in St. Ann’s Gymnasium. The free throw competition is for girls and boys ages 9-14. Age is determined by January 1. Registration for the competition begins at 4pm, and the competition begins at 4:30pm. Any questions can be directed

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Hornets Postseason Schedule Set

The Nashville Hornets know where their postseason journey will begin. The IHSA released the Class 1A/2A brackets for boys basketball this past week. The Hornets have been placed in the Staunton Regional along with host Staunton, Litchfield, Hillsboro, Gillespie, and Greenville. Nashville will enter the Staunton Regional as the top seed in the Regional. The

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