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Hornets Pick Up Two Conference Wins

Gavin Baldwin looks for a pitch to hit during the Hornets 5-2 win over Chester. Baldwin would homer in the game. The Nashville Hornets baseball team has gotten into a rhythm over the last two weeks as they have won six of their past eight games. The only two hiccups being conference losses on the

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Sting Win Tournament

Nashville Sting 12U opened the season playing 4 games to win the championship of a 7 team tournament hosted by OCYA in Okawville this weekend.  The girls scored 44 runs on 35 hits over 16 innings only allowing 5 runs over the course of the cold weekend. Back Row:  Mireya Rose, Ruby Konkel, Emma Eberhart,

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Rueter To Golf At McKendree

Hope Rueter signs to play golf at McKendree University in the fall. Front Row from left to right: Kirk Rueter, Halle Rueter, Hope Rueter, and Karla Rueter. Back Row: NCHS Principal Mark Begando, NCHS Athletic Director Alicia Heggemeier, NCHS Girls Golf Coach Doug Kell, and NCHS Girls Golf Assistant Coach Don Hawkins After being a

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Thorson Breaks School Record As Jr. Hornettes Track Team Begins Season

It’s been a busy week to the Nashville Middle School Jr. Hornettes track season with two meets under their belt. On April 9, the Jr. Hornettes hosted a four team track meet. Nashville then traveled to the Pinckneyville 204 Invitational, where 24 teams competed. On April 9, Okawville, NMS, Centralia, and St. Ann all squared

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Schnitker Breaks Her Own School Record

For the second time this season, Nashville Hornettes sophomore Sydney Schnitker broke her own NCHS School Record in the triple jump. Schnitker set a new record at the Lady Redbird Invitational in West Frankfort on April 12. At the meet, Schnitker jumped 35’4” which broke the school record, which she set on April 5 at

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Hornets Track Team Finishes Second At Herrin Invitational

The Nashville Hornets track team competed in two meets this past week, one Varsity meet, and one Fresh/Soph meet. The Nashville Hornets Varsity team competed at the Herrin Invitational on April 11. The Hornets hosted the Central Fresh/Soph meet this year due to construction at Central. The Herrin Invitational featured 13 teams. The Hornets finished

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Ladies Golf League Holds Meeting April 3

The Nashville Ladies Golf League had their first dinner/meeting for the 2018 season on April 3 at Buretta’s. Due to bad weather, the scramble had to be canceled. The meeting was opened by co-chairperson, Frann. Secretary, Ann, read the minutes from the Sept. 5, 2017 meeting. A motion was made by Barb and seconded by

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Little 8 Conference All Star Games

On Friday, April 6, the Little 8 Conference held their annual All-Star Games at St. Ann Catholic, Nashville. Teams in attendance were: St. Ann Catholic, Hoffman, Hoyleton, Oakdale, St. Bruno Catholic, TSJ-ILS. New Horizon is also in the conference but was not present.

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Hornets Tie For Third At Chester Fresh/Soph Invitational

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornets Freshman/Sophomore boys track team traveled to Chester this past week for the Chester Freshman/Sophomore Invitational. Ten teams competed overall, with the Hornets coming in third place. Nashville finished with 72 points, tied with Pinckneyville. Freeburg won the meet. Nashville finished with just one first place finish as Jackson Aulds

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