Area Sports

Hornets Win Third Straight NIT Title

By: Garrett Krohne sports@nashnews.net Last weekend we saw the Hornets split a pair of road games. This past week, they would have the chance to get back to their winning ways as they hosted their annual NIT Tournament. This year, the field presented the likes of Brentwood, Mascoutah, Central, Mater Dei, Metro East Lutheran, and…

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Hornettes Lose Two at Highland

By: Garrett Krohne sports@nashnews.net The Hornettes continued Highland Tournament action Tuesday against the Lady Panthers of O’Fallon. Nashville came into the contest winners of seven straight, but were up against tall task in the Lady Panthers. The Hornettes were able to grab an early 4-2 lead, but the advantage evaporated quicker than it appeared. Following…

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Hornettes Win Three, Extend Win Streak to Seven Games

By: Garrett Krohne Following a week where they collected a pair of wins, the Hornettes looked to extend their winning streak to five games on Monday against fellow SIRR Conference member, the Anna-Jonesboro  Lady Wildcats. Nashville took the first contest this season at Assembly Hall, 50-37. The Lady Wildcats came out firing, hitting three triples…

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Hornets Beat Greenville and DuQuoin, Fall at Carbondale

By:Garrett Krohne Greenville High School was the scene Tuesday, Jan. 14th as the Hornets kicked off another week of action. The Hornets came into the contest winners of three straight. The Hornetes struggled to find themselves early in this game, and it allowed the host Comets to go into the second quarter with a one…

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Hornets Take Down Two Rivals in Two Days

The Hornets started their season back up Saturday, Jan. 4th at Carterville. The Hornets came away victorious on the road against their conference rival, 45-34. Nashville had three Hornets end up in double figures. Carson Parker finished with 14, Pelczynski had 11, and Buzz Ritzel had ten. Tristen Hercules finished with eight, and Neil Kabat…

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Hornettes Stretch Win Streak To Four

After a six day layoff, the Hornettes were back on the hardwood, Friday, Jan. 3rd in a home game against rival Pinckneyville. It was a slow start for both offenses, as Nashville’s only field came on a two-pointer from Alyssa Cole. After being down three going into the second quarter, the Hornettes were able to…

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Local Players Make Mater Dei Tournament All-Tourney Teams

Terry Pelczynski and Carson Parker were both named to the Mater Dei All-Tournament Team.     Above: Okawville senior Jackson Heckert receives second team all tournament honors at the Mater Dei Tournament Monday night. Okawville finished the tournament with a record of 3-2 which landed them in fifth.

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