Area Sports

Hornets Win SIRR Mississippi Division Crown

The regular season is a thing of the past for the Nashville Hornets as they turned their attention to the postseason, which began February 19 in Carlyle. Nashville ended the regular season on a high note as they defeated DuQuoin 69-38 to capture the SIRR Conference Mississippi Division Championship. Nashville finished with a conference record…

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Hornettes Win Sectional Championship

For the first time since the 2013 season, the Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team is Sectional Champions. The Hornettes won the Sectional Championship with a 49-40 win over Althoff in the IHSA Class 2A Sectional Championship. The Hornettes defeated Harrisburg in the Sectional Semi-Finals. A tale of two halves for both teams in the IHSA…

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Senior Night At NCHS

  Before the start of the Hornets game against Pinckneyville on February 9, the seniors from the Hornet basketball team, as well as the NCHS Cheerleading squad. Pictured: Tanner Bergmann, son of Mike and Susan Bergmann, Bryson Bultman, son of Jeremy and Sherrie Bultman; Kelton Harre, son of Jeff Harre and Kim Harre; Jacob Maschhoff,…

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Hornettes Win Regional Championship

Once again the Nashville Hornettes came away with a Regional Championship. The Hornettes cruised through their two games at the IHSA Class 2A Trico Regional to win their third consecutive Regional Championship. The Hornettes defeated Sparta on February 5, before defeating Pinckneyville on February 7. It was the third time this season that Nashville defeated…

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Hornets Blow Past Teutopolis

With only three games left in the regular season, the Nashville Hornets boys basketball team is playing some of their best ball of the year. The Hornets have won 11 straight games after defeating Sparta and Teutopolis this past weekend. The Hornets have just three matchups remaining in the regular season, all of which are…

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Stingers Advance to State

The NCHS Stingers competed in their last regional competition this Saturday at Highland. Throughout their season they have received many first and second place trophies for their two routines in the lyrical and Pom dance category. The Stingers are heading up to Springfield this weekend to compete at the Bank of Springfield for the IDTA…

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Hornets Rocket Past Okawville

The Nashville Hornets picked up three more wins this past week, which included a comeback win over Okawville, as well as wins against Anna-Jonesboro and Carlyle. The Hornets now have a record of 23-2 on the season. Nashville will be back in action on February 1 as they travel to take on Sparta. The Hornets…

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History Of The Hornets Celebrated At Assembly Hall

On January 25, the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association recognized the Nashville Hornets basketball program for having over 1,500 wins. The Nashville Hornets basketball program has had a lot of success over the years. The Hornets began the basketball program in 1907-08. Since that time, the Nashville Hornets have won 1,759 games 19 regional championships, have…

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Hornets Win NIT

The Nashville Hornets boys basketball team won their second straight NIT Championship this past week as they defeated Mascoutah in the championship game on Monday night. Mater Dei defeated Central in the third place game. The fifth place game was cancelled after inclement weather pushed the games to Monday. The games were originally scheduled for…

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Luechtefeld Breaks School Record For Blocks In A Season

Nashville Hornettes junior Rylee Luechtefeld put her name in the record books this past week as she broke the NCHS record for blocks in a season. Luechtefeld blocked five shots in the Hornettes win over Teutopolis on January 18 to break the record. Luechtefeld finished the game with 80 blocks on the season, breaking the…

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