Area Sports

NCHS Football To Hold Open Practice On August 23

The Nashville Hornets Football team will host an open practice from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. this Friday night, August 23. The practice is weather permitting. Nothing is required for admission, but the Hornets will be accepting donations of water and gatorade at the front gate.

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Hornets Finish Third In Anna-Jonesboro

The Nashville Hornets boys golf team teed off on the season with a third place finish in the AJ McDonald’s Classic this past week. 16 teams competed in the tournament with the Hornets finishing just behind Benton and Marion. The Hornets finished with a score of 334. Benton took the title with a score of…

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Hornets Hand Out Awards

The Nashville Hornets baseball team wrapped up their season with their end of the season awards banquet this past weekend. Six players received individual awards. Bryce Bultman, Gavin Baldwin, Cole Malawy, Kelton Harre, Todd Jahnke, and Nick Paszkiewicz all received awards. Bultman was named team MVP. Baldwin and Malawy were named Top Offensive Players. Harre…

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Southern Illinois Wins Colt World Series

The Southern Illinois team captured the 2019 Colt World Series Championships. The Southern Illinois team defeated Brownsville, Texas to become the first host team to win the tournament in the 66 years of the Colt World Series. Southern Illinois defeated Tijuana, Mexico in the opening round, and then defeated Okinawa, Japan twice in a row…

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SIRR Preview Tournament Schedule Released

The Southern Illinois River to River Conference released the schedule for the 2019 SIRR Preview Tournament this past week. The tournament will be held at Carterville High School on August 31. Admission for the tournament is $5. Concessions will be available throughout the tournament. The start of the tournament is scheduled for 9 am. The…

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Hornette Softball Team Hands Out Awards

The Nashville Hornettes softball team handed out their end of season awards this past week. The Hornettes finished the season strong winning 11 of their final 15 games. The Hornettes fell to IHSA Class 2A State Runner-Up Pinckneyville in the Regional Championship game. Nashville finished the season with a 16-13 record. Five players received individual…

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Halftime Show To Blend Queen With Beethoven

The Nashville High School band is ready to rock. This year the band will be blending the sounds of Beethoven and Queen. The Hornet marching band has a busy schedule this year, as they will travel to competitions at EIU, Carterville, and O’Fallon as well as play during every Hornets home game this season. NCHS…

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Lunachicks Take Seconds At Great Lakes National Championship

This July 15 through July 20 the USSSA hosted the Great Lakes National Championship at Louisville Slugger Sports Complex in Peoria Illinois.  The Big Muddy Lunachicks, based out of Pinckneyville Illinois, were one of 37 teams, from 7 states, playing in the 14U, girls fast pitch tourney.  After a solid showing at the Southern Illinois…

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Fall Sport Start Dates For Nashville Community High School

Fall sports are just around the corner for the athletes at NCHS. With the new school year, comes a new year for the Hornets and Hornettes. Listed below are the start dates for each of the fall sports. Football: Monday August 12: All players Fresh-Senior need to report to football locker room by 5 p.m.…

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Fall Sports Coaching Lists Released

The coaches for the fall sports season are finalized, with only a few changes from last year’s coaches. Jenny Olson takes over as the Head Cross Country Coach, while Morgan Fox, and Kailie Maschhoff take over as the Cheerleading Coaches. Stephen Kozuszek will enter his third season as coach of the NCHS football Hornets. Anthony…

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