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Schnitker Finishes Third At Illinois Top Times Championship

Brandon Schnitker runs during the Hornets first home meet of the year, which was held on March 23. By Brent Huelsmann Nashville Hornets junior Brandon Schnitker qualified for the Illinois Top Times Championships in Class 1A which was held at Illinois Wesleyan University on March 24. Schnitker qualified in the 800m run. Schnitker brought home

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Hornettes Continue Great Start

The Nashville Hornettes F/S Girls track team won the Chester F/S Invitational. First Row: Amy Ketchup, Kyle Kozuszek, Kourtney Stroud, Brittnie Bartling, and Jadah Heidel. Second Row: Elley Szopinski, Destyn Hausner, Sabrina Kollbaum, Annabelle Epplin, Sydney Schnitker, and Grace Maschhoff. Third Row: Raqui Elliott, Kayla Ivey, Grace Gutjahr, and Carli Hoffman. By Brent Huelsmann The

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Hornets Start Undefeated In Conference

Andrew Kash looks to make contact during the Hornets 5-0 win over Carterville on April 6. By Brent Huelsmann After their first conference game of the season against Anna-Jonesboro was canceled due to inclement weather, the Hornets baseball team began conference play with two straight wins over Sparta and Carterville, before losing a non-conference game

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Hornettes Split Four Contests

Paige Kasten bats during the Hornettes 6-2 loss to Carterville on April 6. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes softball team split four games this past week as they defeated Sparta and Lebanon, but dropped games to Carterville and Pinckneyville. The Hornettes record stands at 12-6 overall, with a 2-2 record in conference play. After

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40 Years Of Hornettes Softball

Between the softball games at Hornette Field on April 1, the first ever softball Hornettes, forty years ago, 1976-77, were recognized at a ceremony on the diamond. That team was the first to play interscholastic fast pitch at Nashville Community High School. Not able to attend but recognized were Cathy Kujawa-Irwin, Deb Sowers-Gorton, Julie Bartling-Burgess,

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Girls And Boys Basketball All-South Teams Announced

By Brent Huelsmann Four athletes from Nashville High School, and four athletes from Okawville High School were named to the SICA All South teams when they were announced this past week. In Class 2A, two Hornettes, and two Hornets were named to the team. For the Hornettes, both Paige Kasten and Karly Stanowski were named

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Titans Wrap Up Season

FIRST ROW: Waylon Wojtowicz, Rebecca Wojtowicz, Coach Shane McGranahan, Caleb Unverfehrt, Jack Kroeger, Lucas Wojtowicz, Dillon Teter, Savana Meyer. SECOND ROW: Devin Schill, Tyler Schill, Boomer Harris, Mason Meyer, Ashton McGranahan, Coach Jim McGranahan, Stephanie Kroeger, Lori Unverfehrt and Jim Unverfehrt. THIRD ROW:  Connie Zapp, Jesse Wojotowicz, Rich Wojotowicz, Tim Haggerty, Peggy Haggerty, Chad Schill,

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Girls And Boys Track Win Chester Relays

Front Row: Hannah Meade, Avery Meade, Taylor Cook, Janie Holle, Rachael Kell. Second Row: Annabelle Epplin, Jaylyn Bower, Sabrina Kollbaum, Grace Maschhoff. Third Row: Destyn Hausner, Josie Middleton, Sydney Schnitker, Kylie Kozuszek, Delaney Varel, Raqui Elliott. Back Row: Carlie Hoffman, Kourtney Stroud, Kayla Ivey, Grace Gutjahr, Jadah Heidel.   By Brent Huelsmann The NCHS track

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Hornettes Extend Win Streak To Nine

Libby Ahlers lays out to make a catch during the Hornettes walk-off win over Centralia on March 27. By Brent Huelsmann After starting the season a little slow, the Nashville Hornettes are on a roll. The Hornettes won six games this week, which pushed their win streak to nine games on the season. The Hornettes

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Pitching Leads Hornets Into Conference Play

Austin Anderson throws to first after making the play at third during the Hornets 14-4 win over Carlyle on March 28. By Brent Huelsmann As the Nashville Hornets get set for conference play in the Southern Illinois River to River Conference, the Hornets picked up three non-conference wins this week as they defeated Woodlawn, Carlyle

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