Area Sports

SICA Releases All-South Lists

The Southern Illinois Coaches Association announced their All-South lists for Girls Track, Baseball and Softball this past week. Washington County was well represented. In Girls Track, Nashville had three individuals and all four relays named All-South. Okawville had one athlete named All-South in Girls Track. In Baseball. Nashville finished with three All-South players. Okawville finished…

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Blue Racers Open Season With Back To Back Wins

The Nashville Blue Racers swim team kicked off their season with two meets this past week as they hosted Pinckneyville on June 11 before traveling to Sparta on June 13. Nashville has three of their next four meets on the road. Nashville was at Millstadt on June 17. The Blue Racers hosted Carlyle on June…

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Bultman And Ahlers Compete At IBCA All-Star Game

Bryce Bultman and Libby Ahlers traveled up to Pontiac Illinois for the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association All-Star Game. Bultman pictured above with the Class 1A/2A South All-Stars. Ahlers, pictured right. The Boys Class 1A/2A South All-Stars suffered a 92-91 loss, but Bultman was named MVP of the South team with 18 points, eight rebounds, and…

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Five Hornettes Named All-Conference

The Nashville Hornettes softball team finished the season with a 16-13 record on the season. Nashville started the year slow with a 5-9 record but got hot late winning 11 of their final 15 games. Nashville finished with five SIRR Mississippi Division All-Conference players this season. The five players named All-Conference was the second most…

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Boys Track Team Hands Out Awards

A season in which the Hornets won a Sectional Championship as well as the Jared Morris Invitational was capped off this past week as the Hornets boys track team handed out awards. Five members of the team received individual awards for their contributions during the season. Gavyn Lietz received two individual awards. Lietz was named…

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Maschhoff And Fox Named NCHS Cheerleading Coaches

The NCHS Cheerleading squad has two new coaches at the helm. The NCHS School Board hired Kailie Maschhoff and Morgan Fox as the new Cheerleading Coaches. Former NCHS Cheerleading coach Emily Kuberski resigned in April after one year in charge. Maschhoff is a 2015 graduate of NCHS, while Fox graduated from Nashville in 2017. Both…

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Hornets Fall To Harrisburg In Sectional Championship

A few feet was the difference between the Nashville Hornets continuing their season, and seeing their season come to a screeching halt. A would be game tying home run was caught just in front of the wall as the Hornets fell to Harrisburg 7-5 in the Sectional Championship game. The Hornets ended their season with…

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Improbable Comeback Pushes Hornets Into Sectionals

The Nashville Hornets baseball team won their fifth straight Regional Championship, in improbable fashion as the Hornets came back from a three run deficit in the seventh inning to take a 9-8 win over Red Bud on their home field. The Hornets ended the regular season with a win over Althoff before starting the postseason…

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