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Hornets Dominate All-Conference Team

After a season in which the Nashville Hornets baseball team finished 30-7, won the Southern Illinois River to River: Mississippi Division, won the Red Bud Regional, and won the Benton Sectional, it was no surprise the Hornets would be well-represented on the SIRR Mississippi Division All-Conference team. On the SIRR Mississippi Division All-Conference First Team,

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Schnitker Finishes Second At State

Hornets junior Brandon Schnitker edged Rockford Christian’s Riley Wells in the IHSA Class 1A State 800M Run Prelims on Thursday afternoon. Wells would come back to edge Schnitker in the finals of the 800M Run on Saturday May 27. By Brent Huelsmann The Hornets had a great showing at the IHSA Class 1A State Track

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Hornets Dominate Sectionals

The Nashville High School boys track team dominated Sectionals this past week, easily taking home the Sectional Championship. It is the first Sectional Championship for the Hornets since 2008. Nashville advanced to state in seven different events. Front Row: Graham Speedie, Alec Johns, Ethan Reid, Brandon Schnitker, Derryn Holmes, Caleb Zgonina, and Gavin Love. Middle

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Hornets Cap Off Regular Season

The Nashville Hornets baseball squad was loaded with seniors this season, as eleven players were honored on Senior Day. From Left to Right: Cole Pedtke, who is the son of Tim and Leslie Pedtke, Trevor Meier, who is the son of Cory and Sheby Meier, Cade Krueger, who is the son of Randy and Cheryll

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Million Dollar Students – NCHS Seniors Bring Home Big Scholarship Money

Nashville Community High School reported that its seniors were awarded approximately $996,000 in academic scholarships to the various colleges they are headed to in the fall. By Alex Haglund     If education is an investment, that investment is showing returns for a group of 26 seniors at Nashville Community High School. Those seniors have, collectively,

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Alicia Heggemeier Named Hornets Athletic Director

    Alicia Heggemeier. By Alex Haglund and Brent Huelsmann     The Nashville Community High School Board held their reorganizational meeting on the evening of Monday, May 1, and in addition to the regular business of an initial meeting of a new board the board also went into closed session for personnel issues, and upon returning

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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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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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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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