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Gajewski signs to play football at ISU

  Nashville senior Kaden Gajewski signed on Friday, Jan. 20, to continue his football career at Indiana State University. He will be playing on the defensive line, along with his older brother who signed with the Sycamores last year. A second generation athlete, Gajewski said he is looking forward to giving ISU his best effort.…

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Nashville softball standouts sign with SWIC

By Leah Williams A couple of key Hornette players have decided to continue their athletic careers by joining the Blue Storm. Nashville seniors Korbi Rhine and Colleen Jahnke signed their letters of intent on Thursday to play softball at Southwestern Illinois College.  Both Jahnke and Rhine expressed their excitement for getting the opportunity to play…

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Kuhl ready to realize her dream, signs with McKendree

A standout slugger at Nashville Community High School will continue her athletic career as a Bearcat. Jill Kuhl signed her letter of intent to play for McKendree University next year on Thursday, November 10. “I am feeling excitement and happiness,” Kuhl said of her decision. “Playing in college used to be a dream that I…

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Combs signs to play softball with WIU

Valerie Combs has completed a step she has been working on for years – to play college softball. Combs signed her letter of intent on Wednesday, November 9, to become a Leatherneck for Western Illinois University. “I am really excited and happy and proud to be here. I am really proud of how far I’ve…

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Gallery: Nashville beats Pinckneyville, 14-10

The Nashville Hornets improved to 5-2 Friday night, besting the Pinckneyville Panthers, 14-10. The Hornets overcame a scoreless half and multiple turnovers to inch closer to victory. Noah Miller scored both of the Hornet touchdowns — one at 2:23 in the third and a clutch, go-ahead 4-yard run with 24 seconds left in the game.…

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Sports Update

Boys Cross Country Results By Michael Trotter   Nashville finished second out of 13 teams in last week’s Carterville Invitational with 132 points. Herrin’s runners dominated the race and easily took first place with 59 points while the host lions were third with 140. The Hornets placed two runners in the top seven finishers. Brayden…

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Gallery: Nashville vs. Carlyle

  The Nashville Hornets defeated the Carlyle Indians 54-6 in the season opener at Hornet Field on Friday. Click on the image and see more photos from the game.    

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Hornets Win Class 2A State Championship

The Hornets continued their dream season on Thursday at the place where they had hoped it would end from the start of the campaign. State Farm Center in Champaign-Urbana was the setting for the 2022 IHSA State Championship series. Prior to this season, it was previously held at Carver Arena in Peoria, Illinois. The format…

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Nashville Senior Signs with Cumberland University

For four years, Hazel Konkel has showcased her volleyball talents as a Nashville Hornette with hopes to continue her career in life after high school. On Tuesday, those dreams became a reality when she signed her letter of intent to play volleyball at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee. Although it is roughly four and a…

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Jr. Hornettes Moving on to State

  The Nashville Jr. Hornettes went into Friday evening looking to cap off a tremendous regular season. Going into the Regional as the number one seed, the team stood tall at 21-1. They also had the luxury of playing within the comfort of their home gym throughout the regional round. On Wednesday, the group began…

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