High School Sports

Hornettes Finish Conference Play

Jenna Harris delivers a pitch during the Hornettes loss to Pinckneyville on April 20. By Brent Huelsmann After giving Carterville their first conference loss of the season on April 18, the Nashville Hornettes, dropped their final two conference games of the season to Pinckneyville and DuQuoin this past week. Nashville finished with a 5-5 record

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Hornets Take Second At Tri-County Invitational

Tabor Kozuszek tries to clear the bar during the high jump at the Tri-County Invitational held on April 24. The Nashville Hornets boys track team took home second place in the Greenville Relays this past week as well as the Tri-County Invitational, held at Central High School. The Hornets finished just behind Pana at the

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Hornettes Win Tri-County Invitational

Back Row: Hannah Meade, Jaylyn Bower, Brittnie Bartling, Jadah Heidel, Kayla Ivey, Josie Middleton, Janie Holle, Carli Hoffman, Kylie Kozuszek and Rachael Kell. Front Row: Grace Maschhoff, Delaney Varel, Destyn Hausner, Taylor Cook, Sabrina Kollbaum, and Avery Meade. Not Pictured: Sydney Schnitker, Raqui Elliott. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes girls track team had three

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Hornets Win Conference Outright

Senior Jake Heck looks for his pitch during the Hornets 7-4 win over Pinckneyville. Heck would homer in the conference clinching game over DuQuoin. By Brent Huelsmann With their win over DuQuoin on April 24, the Nashville Hornets boys baseball team clinched the Southern Illinois River to River Conference: Mississippi Division. The Hornets clinched with

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Nashville Softball Invitational Tournament Schedule

By Brent Huelsmann This year’s Nashville Softball Invitational Tournament, will take place on Saturday April 22. The tournament will feature a double-elimination format. Last year, Herrin finished first as they defeated the Hornettes in the Championship game. Eight teams will compete in the tournament. The teams competing this season are: Herrin, Central, Waltonville-Sesser-Valier, Marion, Waterloo

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Hornets Finish Second In Chester

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornets track team was back in action on April 6 for the Chester F/S Invitational. The Hornets finished in second place, 23 points behind first place Freeburg. Sparta was third, Pinckneyville fourth, and DuQuoin rounded out the top five. Columbia finished sixth, followed by Anna-Jonesboro, New Athens, Gibault, and Chester.

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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 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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