Nashville Hornettes

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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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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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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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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Hornettes Begin Season As Liske No-Hits Greenville

By Brent Huelsmann After a win on opening day over Greenville, the Nashville Hornettes softball team, has dropped four straight games. The Hornettes went through the gauntlet this past week as they took on some of the top teams in the state. Dupo, who finished second in Class 2A last season, St. Joe Ogden, who

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Hornettes Hold Awards Banquet

By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team capped off a season in which they won the Nashville Thanksgiving Tournament, finished fifth in the Mascoutah Tournament, and took home the Consolation Championship in the Highland Tournament with the Awards Banquet, held at Nashville High School on Monday March 13. The Hornettes also won their

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Kasten And Stanowski Earn Honors

By Brent Huelsmann The IBCA Class 1A/2A All State Teams were announced as well as the Southern Illinois River to River Mississippi Division All Conference team. Nashville Hornettes juniors Karly Stanowski and Paige Kasten were named to the IBCA Class 2A All-State Honorable Mention. Both Stanowski and Kasten were also named to the Southern Illinois

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