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Hornettes Conference Streak Ends

By Brent Huelsmann For the first time since the 1999-2000 season, the Nashville Hornettes will not win at least a share of the Southern Illinois River to River Mississippi Division Conference Champion. The Hornettes dropped their third conference game of the season, against Carterville, which clinched the conference championship for the Carterville Lady Lions. The

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NCHS Athletic Trainer Becker Departs To Join Yankees Organization

By Brent Huelsmann Start spreading the news, after almost three years at the helm, Jon Becker, the athletic trainer for Nashville Community High School, will be leaving. Becker accepted a one year contract to be an athletic trainer in the New York Yankees organization. Becker will mainly be working with the Staten Island Yankees, the short-season

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Hornets Struggle At NIT

By Brent Huelsmann After dropping their first three games at the Nashville Invitational Tournament to Mascoutah, Central, and Teutopolis, the Nashville Hornets boys basketball team bounced back to end the tournament on a high note with a victory over Mater Dei. The Hornets record on the season is 13-8 as the Hornets prepare for a

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Kasten Breaks School Record

Paige Kasten dribbles down court during the Hornettes win over the Triad Lady Knights on January 19. By Brent Huelsmann After entering the Highland Tournament just six three pointers shy of breaking the Nashville High School school record for three pointers made in a season, Paige Kasten was able to break the record in her

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TSJ/ILS Lady Titans Finish Second At Holy Cross

By Brent Huelsmann The TSJ/ILS Lady Titans finished second in the Holy Cross seventh grade tournament. The Lady Titans defeated Unity and Red Bud in the tournament, before falling to Belleville Zion in the championship game. The tournament was held January 4 through January 8. The Lady Titans first game of the tournament was a

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TSJ/ILS Titans Win Steeleville Lutheran Tournament

First Row: Levi Traub, Boomer Harris, Tyler Schill, Caleb Unverfehrt, Mason Meyer, Ashton McGranahan and Gabe Kurtz. Second Row: Dillon Teter, Shane McGranahan (Assistant Coach), Owen Dunn, Jack Kroeger, Dominic Perry, Evan Perry, Lucas Wojtowicz and Coach Jim McGranahan. The TSJ-ILS Titans participated in the Steeleville Lutheran School Tournament last week. In the first game

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Jr. Hornettes To Play For State Championship

By Brent Huelsmann The Jr. Hornettes are going to try and capture the first State Championship in school history this Friday when they take on Vienna at Rend Lake College at 7:30. The Jr. Hornettes advanced to the State Championship game with wins over Jonesboro and Joseph Arthur in the first two rounds of the

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Harre Honored At Halftime

NCHS Athletic Director Wayne Harre was honored during halftime of the Hornets loss to Teutopolis on Friday January 20. Harre will be inducted in to the IBCA Hall of Fame on May 6. In 15 seasons as the girls basketball coach at Nashville High School, Harre compiled a record of 412-78, won 15 conference championships,

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Hornettes Split Two Games

The Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team split their two matchups this week as they faced off against the Carlyle Lady Indians and the Central Lady Cougars. The Hornettes grabbed a 57-38 win over Carlyle, before falling the Central 40-33 in the first round of the Highland Girls Basketball Invitational. The Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team

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