Nashville High School

Brad Weathers Resigns

Nashville High School has confirmed that Head Boys Basketball coach Brad Weathers has resigned. Superintendent Ernie Fowler said of the resignation, “Coach Weathers is a fine man, and he did a great job coaching the Nashville Hornets, and we wish him well in all of his future endeavors.” More information will be found in the

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Wayne Harre Resigns

Wayne Harre has resigned as Athletic Director at Nashville Community High School. Harre said “it’s just time for me to move on to something else.” Harre went on to say, “I could not devote the amount of time I thought the Athletic Director position required.”

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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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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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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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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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Lots Of Work, Limited Use In Near Future For Field

The Nashville Community High School Board heard two proposals for reconditioning the NCHS football field at their regular monthly meeting held on Monday, March 20. While the proposals did differ significantly, both plans acknowledged the current poor condition of the field. Work to aerate, reseed and recondition the field will begin, hopefully in time to

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