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Senior Night For Baseball And Softball

The NCHS Hornet Baseball seniors were honored before their contest against Murphysboro on May 8. From left to right: Nick Paszkiewicz, son of Tom and Suzie Paszkiewicz; Todd Jahnke, son of Chris and Tammy Jahnke; Kelton Harre, son of Jeff Harre and Kim Harre; Patrick Combs, son of Jason and Lynn Combs; Bryce Bultman, son…

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Hornets Win Two Of Three

The Postseason is right around the corner as the Nashville Hornets will begin their quest to Peoria on Wednesday in Red Bud. The Hornets won two of their three contests this past week as they defeated Washington County rival Okawville on May 6, and defeated Murphysboro on Senior Day on May 8. The Hornets lone…

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Three Jr. Hornettes Advance To State

The Nashville Hornettes track team brought home a second place finish in the Mississippi Division at the Southern Illinois River to River Conference Meet, which was held at Benton on May 2. The Hornettes also competed in an open meet at Pinckneyville on April 29. On April 29, the Hornettes traveled to Pinckneyville for an…

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Hornette Seniors Compete In Last Home Meet

The Nashville Hornettes wrapped up their home schedule with the NIT on April 26. Pictured are the seniors. From left to right: Jadah Heidel, Brittnie Bartling, Grace Maschhoff, Kylie Kozuszek, Carli Hoffman, and Annabelle Epplin.

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Hornets Sweep Two Games In Kentucky

The Nashville Hornets picked up four wins this past week. Nashville defeated DuQuoin, Pinckneyville, Carlisle County, Kentucky, and Graves County, Kentucky. The Hornets lone hiccup this week was a loss to Carterville. Nashville finished conference play with an 8-2 record. The Hornets are currently in second place in conference. Carterville clinched at least a share…

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Hornettes Win Two Of Three

Weather cancelled a couple contests for the Hornettes this past week, but Nashville still managed to get three games in. On April 16, the Hornettes picked up a big conference win over Carterville. After rain cancelled the plans to have an eight team NIT on April 20, the Hornettes were able to get the field…

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4X200M Relay Team Breaks School Record At Mascoutah Invitational

After a couple of close calls early in the season, the Nashville Hornettes 4X200M Relay team of Destyn Herrington, Jadah Heidel, Talanie Kozuszek, and Halle Rueter broke the school record at the Mascoutah Invitational. They ran the relay in 1:49.07. The previous record was 1:49.5 and had been set on two occasions, in 2007 and…

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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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