Area Sports

Hornets Keep On Rolling

After dropping two games in a five day span early in the season, the Nashville Hornets baseball team has rattled off thirteen straight wins, including four in the last week. The Hornets defeated Pinckneyville, DuQuoin, Chester, and Anna-Jonesboro this past week. The Hornets have a record of 16-2 overall, and a 5-0 record in conference…

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New Scoreboard At Hornet Field

There is a new scoreboard up at Hornet Field. The Nashville Hornets put up their new scoreboard this past weekend, replacing the old one, which had been taken down a few weeks ago. Dean Oelze, Mike Miller, and Nate Hart helped put up the new scoreboard. The Hornets next home game will be April 23…

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Hornets Win Ninth Straight

The Nashville Hornets opened up Southern Illinois River to River Conference Mississippi Division play with two dominating wins over Anna-Jonesboro and Sparta this past week. The Hornets followed those two wins up with wins over Mater Dei and Murphysboro. Nashville moved their record to 12-2 on the season with nine straight wins. The Nashville Hornets…

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Althoff Named Coach Of The Year

  After a year in which he led the Nashville Hornettes to a Regional Championship, and a Sectional Championship, Doug Althoff was named Class 2A Coach of the Year by the Southern Illinois Coaches Association. The Hornettes finished the season with a 22-11 this season. Nashville won their opening tournament of the season, the NIT.…

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Hornets Win Chester Open Meet

The Nashville Hornets boys track team competed in two meets this past week. The Hornets won the Chester Open meet on March 26, before competing in a home meet on March 28 in which no team scores were kept. The Hornets dominated the Chester Open Meet on March 26 coming away with a first place…

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T-SJ Lady Titans Take 6th At National Tournament

The TSJ/ILS Lady Titans girls basketball team wrapped up the best season in school history with a sixth place finish at the LBAA National Lutheran Tournament. The Lady Titans finished the season with a 40-5 record. The 40 wins is the most in school history. The season also featured a 22 game winning streak. Accolades…

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Hornets And Hornettes Host First Home Meet

The NCHS Boys and Girls track teams kicked off their season with a home meet on March 21. The teams competed against Mater Dei, Okawville, Christ Our Rock Lutheran, Murphysboro and Carlyle. No team scores were kept for the meet. On the girls side, the Hornettes won eleven different events. In field events, Carli Hoffman…

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NCHS Basketball Holds End Of Season Banquet

The Nashville Hornets boys basketball team held their end of the season banquet on March 24, closing the book on one of the best seasons in school history. The freshmen, sophomore, JV, and Varsity squads combined for an incredible record of 83-7 on the year. The NCHS cheerleaders were also honored during the banquet. Nine…

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Three Hornets Named All-Conference

The Southern Illinois River to River Conference announced their 2018-19 Boys Basketball All-Conference teams this past week, with three Hornets being named All-Conference in the Mississippi Division. Seniors Bryce Bultman, and Kelton Harre were joined by junior Carson Parker in being named All-Conference this season. The Hornets completed one of the best seasons in school…

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Hornettes Hold End Of Season Banquet

The Nashville Hornettes girls basketball team closed the book on their 2018-19 season this past weekend with their awards banquet. The Hornettes enjoyed a successful season in which they won more than 20 games, won the Nashville Invitational Tournament, won a Regional Championship, and a Sectional Championship. The Hornettes were one of the final eight…

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