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Hornets Win Two Of Three

Nashville Hornets senior Hayden Heggemeier drives down the lane and looks to pass the ball during the Hornets win over Greenville on January 10. After losing three straight games to Breese Central, Pinckneyville, and Okawville, the Nashville Hornets bounced back with wins over Greenville and DuQuoin, before dropping the first game of the Nashville Invitational

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Schnitker Honored At Halftime

Hornets Junior Brandon Schnitker was honored during halftime, of the Nashville Hornets victory over Greenville on Tuesday January 10 after being named All-State for Cross Country this past season. Schnitker finished 14th overall at the Class 1A State Cross Country Meet

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Jr. Hornettes Win Regional Championship

Once again, the Nashville Jr. Hornettes girls basketball team are Regional Champions. The Nashville Middle School Jr. Hornettes began postseason play this past week in the Fairfield Regional. The Jr. Hornettes first matchups was up against Wayne City, before the Jr. Hornettes faced off against the host school Fairfield on Monday January 16. In the

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Jr. Hornets Win Eighth Straight

After suffereing their only loss of the season to DuQuoin, the Nashville Middle School Jr. Hornets eighth grade team has rattled off eight straight wins, to move their record to 20-1 on the season. The Jr. Hornets picked up wins over Chester and Breeese this past week. The seventh grade team, also picked up two

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Hoyleton Starts Postseason Play

The Hoyleton Trinity Lutheran School/Grand Prairie Lady Thundercats began postseason play this past week with a close 29-26 victory over Rome. Carlie Barban led Hoyleton Trinity Lutheran School/Grand Prairie with 12 points.

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Titans Celebrate Eighth Grade Night

On Monday, January 9 the Titans hosted the St. Libory Saints. They defeated them 47-24. Halfway through the third quarter the Saints switched to man defense to try to overcome a 28-22 deficit The Titans ran their half court man offense effectively to take a 47-24 lead, icing the the game away. The scoring was

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K Of C Free Throw Contest At St. Michael’s January 21

All boys and girls ages 9-14 are invited to participate in the upcoming Nashville Council 4384’s competition for the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. The local competition will be held on Saturday, January 21 at 9 a.m. at St. Michael the Archangel in Radom. The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is sponsored

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NIT Ticket Sales

Tickets for the NIT Boys Basketball Tournament will go on sale beginning on Thursday, January 12. Ticket packets, which features one ticket for all five nights of the NIT, costs $25. Tickets will be on sale on Thursday January 12, an dFriady January 13 in the main office at Nashville High School from 9 a.m.

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Hornettes Avenge Loss To Anna-Jonesboro

By Brent Huelsmann After finishing in fifth place at the Mascoutah Girls Basketball Invitational Tournament with a 3-1 record, the Hornettes have rattled off three straight wins to start the new year. The Hornettes kicked off the new year with home wins over Carbondale, DuQuoin, and Anna-Jonesboro. The Hornettes pushed their record to 14-4 on

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Hornets Drop Two Straight

Hornets senior Ryan Brink dribbles into Okawville’s Shane Ganz during the Hornets 69-63 loss to Okawville in front of a packed house in Okawville on January 7. The Nashville Hornets boys basketball team, dropped two straight rivalry games this week as they traveled to take on the Pinckneyville Panthers and the Okawville Rockets. The Hornets

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