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Two Hornets Named To All Conference Team

By Brent Huelsmann The All-Conference teams were announced for the Southern Illinois River to River Conference Mississippi Division with two Nashville Hornets earning the honor. Overall Pinckneyville led all schools in the Mississippi Division with three players named to the All-Conference team. DuQuoin, Nashville, and Carterville both had two players, while Anna-Jonesboro had one player

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Hornettes Begin Season As Liske No-Hits Greenville

By Brent Huelsmann After a win on opening day over Greenville, the Nashville Hornettes softball team, has dropped four straight games. The Hornettes went through the gauntlet this past week as they took on some of the top teams in the state. Dupo, who finished second in Class 2A last season, St. Joe Ogden, who

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Meier’s Mad Dash Gets Hornets First Win

By Brent Huelsmann After the start of the season was delayed a few days, the Hornets finally opened up their 2017 campaign on Friday March 17. The Hornets started the season winning two of their first three games, including a marathon 11 inning affair on opening day. The Hornets first game of the year, just

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Okawville Rockets To A Runner-Up Finish In Peoria

       All Photos Special To The Nashville News, Courtesy of Steve Humphrey, Humphrey Photography. Images Copyright Humphrey Photography. Visit humphoto.com to purchase images or for more information. By Brent Huelsmann     For the first time in 30 years, the Okawville Rockets boys basketball team brought home a trophy from the State Tournament. After beating

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Four Hornets To Play In All-Star Game

Four NCHS Seniors from the 2016 Varsity football season have been selected to play in the 2017 Southern Illinois All-Star Football Game. The record-setting duo of quarterback Andrew Kash and wide receiver Ethan Reid will join defensive ends Arturo Garcia and Cole Pedtke in this year’s game. The game features two teams from Southern Illinois

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Season Winds Down For The Jr. Hornettes

The Nashville Jr. Hornettes girls volleyball team is heading towards the end of the season, with just two regular season matchups remaining before Regionals. The Jr. Hornettes A-team dropped two of three matches this week as they took on DuQuoin, Trico, and Murphysboro. On March 7, the Jr. Hornettes traveled to take on DuQuoin in

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Hornettes Hold Awards Banquet

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team capped off a season in which they won the Nashville Thanksgiving Tournament, finished fifth in the Mascoutah Tournament, and took home the Consolation Championship in the Highland Tournament with the Awards Banquet, held at Nashville High School on Monday March 13. The Hornettes also won their

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Meier Finishes Fourth At State

” By Brent Huelsmann After advancing in a tie-breaker at Sectionals, Trevor Meier was one of 32 shooters in the Class 2A Three Point Showdown, which was held at Carver Arena in Peoria during the Class 1A/2A State Finals this past weekend. The Preliminary round featured all 32 Class 2A shooters and was held on

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