Area Sports

Blue Racers Defeat Red Bud

Gracie Ruehl competes during the Blue Racers swim meet on July 5 against Red Bud, at Nashville Memorial Park Pool. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Blue Racers swim team took to the pool on July 5 for a home meet against Red Bud. The Blue Racers defeated the Waverunners for the second time this season.…

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Boys Track All-South Announced

By Brent Huelsmann The Southern Illinois Coaches Association released the Boys Track All-South team this past week, with four Hornet athletes named All-South. Hornets coach Tom Taylor was named the Class 1A Coach of the Year by the SICA. Taylor led the Hornets to their first conference championship in ten years, as well as their…

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Hornettes Hand Out End Of The Season Awards

Kiley Heidel, Jadah Heidel, Sydney Schnitker, and Delaney Varel all received individual awards at the Hornettes track team awards ceremony. By Brent Huelsmann The Nashville Hornettes girls track team handed out their end of the season awards this past week. The Hornettes had another successful season this past year, as they won the IHSA Class…

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Hoyleton Hofbraufest Sand Volleyball Tournament

A new event this year at the 50th Annual Hoyleton Hofbraufest. A sand volleyball tournament drew big crowds Friday night and all day Saturday. A co-ed Tournament took place Friday night and all day Saturday with Ramsey’s Followers coming out on top Saturday night.Ramsey’s Followers consisted of Nick Ramsey, Hazel Konkel, Delaney Varel, Emily Schnitker,…

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Two Hornettes Play In AAU Nationals Volleyball Tournament

Two of the Nashville Hornet Volleyball players who played in the AAU Nationals Volleyball Tournament last week in Orlando, FL. Abby Grabowski (setter/RS) and Abby Wesselmann (Libero) play for the H2 17 Illini West Black Volleyball Team. They are both Juniors at Nashville Community High School. Their club team qualified for AAU Nationals in Orlando,…

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Hoyleton Hofbraufest Sand Volleyball Brackets

Game one of the Co-Ed Tournament will start at 5 p.m. on Friday July 6. The Round Robin Tournament will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 7. Game 9 of the Co-Ed Tournament will begin at approximately 1 p.m. on Saturday. All game times are approximate. Games will take place at the park in…

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IHSA Classifications Released For 2018-19 School Year

By Brent Huelsmann The IHSA Classifications for the 2018-19 school year have been released. There are no changes for Nashville and Okawville. Nashville will be Class 2A in baseball, boys basketball, girls basketball, softball, and volleyball. Nashville will compete in Class 1A in boys and girls cross country, competitive dance, boys and girls golf, scholar…

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