Area Sports

Nashville Football Wins Big

By: Michael Trotter      The Hornets opened their football season with a home game against Sparta on Saturday afternoon. The Bulldogs were no match for Nashville, who took control of the contest from the very beginning and shut out Sparta 64-0.      Nashville scored touchdowns on each of their first three possessions and also recovered a Sparta…

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Hornets Senior Night

By Michael Trotter   Before Tuesday night’s game against Pinckneyville, the Nashville Hornets recognized the two Seniors on this year’s roster. Jaxon Goforth and Buzz Ritzel, along with their parents, were brought out to center court and thanked for their contributions to Nashville High School.   In the varsity game Nashville defeated Pinckneyville 55-44. The…

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Hornettes Win On Senior Night

By Michael Trotter   Before the varsity girls basketball game last Wednesday between Nashville and Chester, the Hornettes held a Senior Night ceremony. Congratulations to Ashlyn Frazier and Karmen Reynolds for their accomplishments at Nashville High School.   Nashville finished their season strong with a 52-29 win over Chester. The Yellowjackets briefly led 8-5 in…

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Hornettes Win Two

By Michael Trotter   Nashville’s girls basketball team started their week with a 59-43 win over Sparta on Monday night. Nashville dominated the first half and led 31-12 by halftime. The Lady Bulldogs did stage a bit of a rally by outscoring the Hornettes by six in the third quarter, but Nashville was able to…

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Hornettes Suffer First Losses

By: Michael Trotter   The Nashville girls basketball team started their week with a 35-32 win over DuQuoin on Monday night. The Hornettes jumped out to an 11-0 lead in the opening minutes. A big rally by the Lady Indians that included a 10-point run put them on top by four at halftime. Their lead was…

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Baldwin Signs On for Full Ride at John A. Logan

Gavin Baldwin will be continuing his baseball career in college as he has signed a letter of intent to play for John A. Logan when he graduates from NCHS. Baldwin, son of Brock and Andrea Baldwin, has been playing baseball for 12 years and has been a starter at NCHS all four years. He has…

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Woodrome Signs To Play Softball With DePauw University

NCHS senior and softball standout Josie Woodrome has signed on to become a Tiger with DePauw University in Greencastle, IN. Woodrome said she is lookingforward to playing with team as she advances her softball career at the collegiate level. “It’s something I’ve dreamed of,” Woodrome said. “I liked that it was not just abut playing…

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IHSA To Make Decision About Winter Sports At Board Meeting Tonight

The Illinois High School Association will be discussing its decision about winter sports this year during a special board meeting tonight, one day after Gov. JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Public Health announced guidelines and marked basketball and other sports as high risk. Craig Anderson, IHSA Executive Director, released the following statement on October 27,…

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