Sports

Jr. Hornettes Finish Second At Conference Meet

The Nashville Jr. Hornettes track team finished second at the JSWEC meet on April 20. The Jr. Hornettes finished in second place with 114 points. DuQuoin won the meet with 128 points. Murphysboro finished third. Lincoln (Sparta) finished fourth, Pinckneyville finished fifth, and Chester finished sixth. Nashville finished with five first place finishes. Hailey Baugh

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Jr. Hornet Track In Full Swing

The Nashville Middle School boys track team is well into their season as they have competed in five meets thus far. The Jr. Hornets opened their home schedule on April 9 against St. Ann, Centralia, and Okawville. The Jr. Hornets have also had meets at Waterloo, Pinckneyville 204, Wesclin, and DuQuoin. The Jr. Hornets opened

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Hornettes Win Tri-County Invitational

The NCHS Girls Track team won the Greenville Relays on April 20, as well as the Tri-County Invitational on April 23. Front Row: Jaylyn Bower, Grace Maschhoff, Brittnie Bartling, Sabrina Kollbaum, and Cayla Krueger. Back Row: Destyn Hausner, Kayla Ivey, Carli Hoffman, Kortney Stroud, Allie-Jade Zalos, and Autumn Evans. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes

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Hornets Lose Three Of Four

  Cameron Parker looks for a pitch to hit during the Hornets loss to Carterville on April 17. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornets baseball team had a tough week which included three tough losses to Central, Teutopolis, and Carterville. The Hornets did pick up a win this past week against conference rival Pinckneyville. The

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Hornets Win The Greenville Relays

The Hornets boys track team took home first place at the Greenville Relays on April 20. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornets track team finished up a busy week in which they won the Greenville Relays, while finishing second in the NIT as well as the Tri-County Invitational. The Hornets began the week in the

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Hornette Seniors Win 100th Game

The Nashville Hornettes Softball seniors won their 100th game for the Hornette softball program during the NIT on Saturday. The Hornettes defeated Herrin 12-3. Pictured: Joey Lane, Brooke Burcham, Jordan Stiegman, Brooke Bartling, Karly Stanowski, Mackenzie McFeron, and Paige Kasten.

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Linkey Wins State Free Throw Competition

St. Ann Catholic School’s seventh grader Kaden Linkey recently won the Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Championship for Age 12 boys. Participating at Chatham High School in Chatham, Illinois, Linkey sank 23 of 25 free throws to claim the title. His journey began competing at the local competition in Nashville at St. Ann back

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Schnitker Breaks Meet Record At NIT

  Brandon Schnitker had a busy week this past week. Schnitker competed at the Boys NIT on April 17 where he broke the NIT record in the 800M Run with a time of 1:57.26. He competed at the Greenville Relays as a part of the Hornet track team on April 20 where he was a

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Heidel Breaks School Record In 100M High Hurdles

NCHS Junior Jadah Heidel came across the line with a time of 16.83 in the 100M Hurdles at the Mascoutah Invitational breaking the NCHS School Record which was set by Melanie Rhine in 2009. Heidel would then break her own record five days later at the Tri-County Invitational where she finished the 100M Hurdles in

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Hornettes Take Down Central For NIT Title

The Nashville Hornettes defeated the Central Lady Cougars 11-1 in six innings to take the Nashville Invitational Tournament title on Saturday. The Hornettes defeated Mt. Vernon, and Herrin to advance to the Championship game. Back Row: Assistant Coach Charlie Heck, Assistant Coach Hannah Yung, Assistant Coach Brock Wuebbles, Josie Woodrome, Whitley Hunter, Olivia Cook, Taylor

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