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NMS Wraps Up Perfect Regular Season

Game 21 ended just like the first 20 for Nashville Middle School, as the Junior Hornets remained unbeaten with a 42-31 win over DuQuoin last Tuesday. It was a close ballgame in the early going, but NMS stretched the lead to ten points by the end of the third quarter on the way to the…

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Understrength Hornettes Lose Twice At Highland

By Travis Volz A short-handed Nashville Hornettes squad dropped two straight games at the Highland Tournament last week. Already playing without senior Emily Thompson, the Hornettes were dealt another blow when leading scorer Jordi Harre was injured early in the quarterfinal game against Belleville-West last Tuesday. The senior guard suffered a foot injury and was…

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Hornets Bounce Back From Loss To Claim Share Of NIT Championship

With a win over Mater Dei in the final day of the Nashville Invitational Tournament, the Hornets claimed a share of the NIT Championship Saturday night. Front row, from left: Ryan Brink, Jaris Dalman, Anthony Harper, Daniel Thorson, Hayden Heggemeier, Joe Kirchner, Nick Wolf and Ryan Kell. Back row: Coach Patrick Weathers, Brogan Kemp, Coach…

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St. Ann Wraps Up Regular Season With Two Wins

With wins over Tamaroa-St. Bruno and Waltonville to finish the regular season, the St. Ann Saints will now look to make some noise in the postseason. The Saints stayed hot with a 47-26 win over Tamaroa-St. Bruno last Tuesday. St. Ann used an 18-1 run in the first quarter to build an unassailable lead over…

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Saints Win Diocesan Tournament

St Ann won the Belleville Diocesan Tournament earlier this month. Front row, from left: Luke Pedtke, Nick Miller, Brayden Bauza and Cole Malawy. Middle row: Aaron Stanowski, Zach Kempfer, Michael Combs and Logan Eversgerd. Back row: Coach Ralph Leonard, Coach John Pelczynski and Coach Terry Pelczynski.

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Todd Earns High Marks In Gymnastics Event

Zoe Todd, daughter of Paul and Heather Todd of Okawville, competed at the 10th Annual King Arthur Gymnastics Invitational hosted by Gymnastics X-Calibur last weekend at the Legends Sportsplex in Bourbonnais. She finished sixth on the vault with a score of 9.425, third on the uneven bars with a 9.525, seventh on the floor exercise…

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Hornettes Advance In Highland Tournament

By Travis Volz A big game from Jordi Harre helped the Nashville Hornettes advance in the Highland Tournament. Harre poured in 23 points to lead her team to a 42-36 win over Triad, setting up a second round game against Belleville-West in the championship bracket of the event. After shutting out the Lady Knights in…

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Stingers Headed For State After Marion Competition

The Nashville Community High School Stingers dance team earned state-qualifying scores in single A jazz and pom dance at last Saturday’s competition held in Marion. This resulted in a first place trophy for the “Rags to Riches” themed pom dance, and a fourth place finish in jazz. Lexie Small was awarded her second Rising Star…

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Upcoming Varsity Sports Action

Jan. 17-24 GBB @ Highland Tournament Jan. 19-24 BBB – Nashville Invitational Jan. 27 GBB @ Sparta Jan. 29 GBB @ Carterville Jan. 30 BBB vs. Anna-Jonesboro Jan. 31 GBB vs. Mater Dei BBB @ Carlyle

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Nashville Falls To T-town In Showdown Of Top-Ranked Teams At NIT

By Travis Volz Two of the top teams in the state met on the first night of the Nashville Invitational, and it was the Teutopolis Wooden Shoes coming out on the winning end of a 46-42 score. Nashville came into the tournament as the top-ranked team in 2A, but it was the third-ranked Wooden Shoes…

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