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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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Hornets Earn State Runner Up

On Friday, the Hornets (12-2) found themselves in a familiar setting, one where you want to be at season’s end- Huskie Stadium in DeKalb. Nashville was tasked with the Wilmington Wildcats, who came into the contest with an undefeated record of 13-0. The Hornets, winners of 11 straight, had not lost since week two at…

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Wild Finish Sends Hornets to State Title Game

Well Hornet fans, it’s time to book your hotels and fuel up your vehicles, because the boys in blue are heading back to Huskie Stadium at Northern Illinois University for the State Championship game. It is their second trip to the title game in as many seasons. Oddly enough, it was a similar road as…

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RLC Women’s Basketball Preview

INA, IL (Oct. 20, 2021) – The Rend Lake Lady Warriors are looking to be bigger, faster and stronger this year in hopes of building upon the success of seasons past.      “We look to be one of the first women’s teams at Rend Lake in many years to go to the National Tournament,” Head Coach…

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Regional Champs!

By Michael Trotter   in the semifinals of last week’s Red Bud Volleyball Regional Nashville defeated Sparta 25-17, 25-13.  The Hornettes jumped out to an early 8-1 lead in the first set. Sparta came back to within two points a few times but Nashville held on. Set two was easier as the Hornettes led by…

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Hornets Tame Mustangs; Advance to Second Round

Playoff football returned to Nashville on Saturday. The Hornets were tasked with the Mendon-Unity Mustangs. Nashville (9-1) is ranked #6 in the Class 2A playoff bracket this season. A Nolan Heggemeier interception put the Hornets at the Unity 42 yard line early on with a prime chance to score first, and it eventually happened at…

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Big Night For The Hornets

In non-conference football action Friday night Nashville completely dominated Wesclin for a 42-8 win. The Hornets did all of their damage in an impressive first half. The opening drive only took three plays and ended with a touchdown run by Connor Gladson. In the last few minutes of the first quarter Nashville scored on a…

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Huge Week for Hornettes

By: Michael Trotter Nashville’s volleyball squad has spent the early part of this season ranked number one in the Deep South Volleyball Coaches Poll. That shouldn’t change after a week that saw the Hornettes defeat two other top 10 teams in regular season action and five teams in the Rangerette Classic.   On Wednesday Nashville…

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