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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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Nashville Native Makes NFL Debut

Starting at Right Guard for the Green Bay Packers, number 70, Royce Newman. It was not too long ago that Nashville fans were watching the 6’6 big man suit up in the traditional red, blue, and white colors as a Hornet. Five years later, the colors are green and yellow.  “It feels like just yesterday…

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Lady Hornettes Track Team Becomes Sectional Champs

By Michael Trotter   Last Tuesday the Hornettes track team competed in the girls sectional meet held at Belleville Althoff. It was a two-team battle for the championship as Nashville finished with 145 points while the host squad took second with 134 points. Alton Marquette was the best of the other 11 teams but finished…

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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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