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Hornettes Tame Lady Lions

The Hornette volleyball team played host to Carterville Thursday at Assembly Hall. Needless to say, Nashville made quick work of the Lions. They won their first set 25-15, and again walked away victorious in the second set with a 25-18 win. This was a team effort from the Hornettes as several players contributed for big…

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Hornets Cage Panthers For Homecoming, Remain Undefeated For Season

The Nashville Hornet football team played host to conference rival, Pinckneyville, Friday in their annual homecoming game. Under the bright lights, the Hornets shined even brighter, dismantling the Panthers in a 47-7 rout. The offense came from a number of sources. Julian Metcalf finished with four touchdowns, his longest one coming from 33 yards out.…

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Hornets Win 11th Straight Conference Title

The Nashville Hornets Boys Golf team’s dominance over the Southern Illinois River To River Conference Mississippi Division continued this year as the Hornets picked up their 11th straight conference championship. It’s been over a decade since the Hornets did not find themselves atop the leaderboard at the SIRR Conference Mississippi Division Boys Golf Tournament. The…

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Hornets Clinch Playoff Berth

For the second straight season, the Nashville Hornets football team will be headed to the playoffs. The Hornets moved to 6-0 with a thrilling 41-38 win over Carterville on the road this past Friday night. Nashville will return home this week to face off against Pinckneyville. It is the Homecoming game. The Hornets were on…

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Hornets Cruise To Win Over Sparta

The Nashville Hornets football team rolled to another SIRR Conference Mississippi Division win this past week as they defeated Sparta 53-14. The Hornets are now 5-0 on the season. This week they will head to Carterville for another conference matchup. Carterville is 1-4 on the season and 1-1 in conference play. The win over Sparta…

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Hornets Win On Senior Night

The Nashville Hornets boys golf team is rapidly approaching the end of the regular season. The Hornets hosted their final match of the season on September 24 as Hamilton County came to visit Nashville Municipal Golf Course. The Hornets would also defeat Wesclin in a road match on September 26. Gabe Kreid led the Hornets…

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Hornettes Claim Conference Championship

After a one year hiatus, the Nashville Hornettes girls golf team has reclaimed the Southern Illinois River to River Mississippi Division Conference Crown. It is the Hornettes’ eighth conference championship in the last ten years. It is Nashville’s eleventh conference championship since the SIRR was founded in 1993. Nashville leads all SIRR Mississippi Division  schools…

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Hornets Take Down The Wildcats

The Nashville Hornets football team avenged their only regular season loss from a year ago in dominating fashion defeating the Anna-Jonesboro Wildcats 49-14. The Hornets are 4-0 on the season and 1-0 in conference play. Nashville will look to move to 5-0 Friday night as they will travel to take on the Sparta Bulldogs. Sparta…

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Hornettes Finish Fifth At Yorktown

The Nashville Hornettes girls golf team had a great showing at the Belleville East Par 3 Golf Tournament at Yorktown Golf Course. Thirteen schools competed, with 12 teams posting a score. One team only had three golfers and did not post a team score. Competing at the event were: Civic Memorial, Nashville, Collinsville, O’Fallon, Alton,…

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Hornettes Open Up Conference Play

The Nashville Hornettes volleyball team got off to a hot start in conference play this week as they defeated Anna-Jonesboro and Sparta to begin SIRR Mississippi Division play with a 2-0 record.  Overall the Hornettes have a 12-4 record on the season. Nashville traveled to Carterville on September 24 and will return home for a…

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