Area Sports

Hornets Win Wesclin Tip-Off Classic

Four games in a five day span was not a problem for the Hornets as Nashville is still unbeaten five games into the 2018-19 season. The Hornets defeated Columbia, Wesclin, and Mascoutah to win the Wesclin Tip-Off Classic, before defeating Metro-East Lutheran in the First Annual Scott Credit Union Shootout, held at Edwardsville High School.…

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Hornets Pick Up Win Over Waterloo

After beginning last season with a disappointing overtime loss to Waterloo, the Hornets had no trouble this year. Nashville took the lead in the first quarter and never looked back as they picked up a 56-18 win over the Bulldogs to begin the Wesclin Tip-Off Classic. Nashville trailed just once in the game as Jake…

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Hornettes Win Thanksgiving Tournament

For the sixth time in tournament history, and the first time since the 2016-17 season, the Nashville Hornettes have won the Nashville Girls Thanksgiving Tournament. The sixth tournament title is the most all-time in the tournament’s history. The Hornettes went through the tournament with a perfect 4-0 record. Nashville defeated Mascoutah, Benton, and Mt. Vernon…

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Four Hornettes Named All-Conference

After capping off one of the best seasons in school history, four members of the Nashville Hornettes Volleyball team were named All-Conference this past week. Twelve athletes were named All-Conference in the Mississippi Division. Nashville’s four All-Conference selections were the most in the Mississippi Division. Pinckneyville had three All-Conference Selections. DuQuoin had two, and Carterville,…

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Kwiatkowski Named All-State

Nashville High School senior offensive and defensive lineman Dylan Kwiatkowski was named All-State in Class 2A by the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association. Kwiatkowski played all four years for Nashville. This past season, Kwiatkowski finished with 31 total tackles on the defensive line. Nine of those tackles were solo tackles. Kwiatkowski finished with three…

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Hornettes Win First State Trophy in School History

The Nashville Hornettes volleyball team made school history this past weekend. The Hornettes brought the IHSA Class 2A 4th Place trophy back to Nashville. Nashville was defeated in both of their contests at Redbird Arena, but still came away with the fourth place trophy. The Hornettes were defeated by Galena and Champaign (St. Thomas More)…

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Laws Breaks Career PAT Record

Nashville Hornets senior kicker Colin Laws made history in the Hornets season ending loss to Downs (Tri-Valley). Laws converted his only PAT (Point After Touchdown) or extra point attempt in the game which broke the NCHS School Record for PATs. The previous career record was 100. It was held by Brian Piasecki who kicked for…

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Hornet Football Takes Down West Frankfort

With the regular season behind them, the Nashville Hornets football team now turns to the postseason. The Hornets ended the regular season with a 42-21 win over West Frankfort to end the regular season with an 8-1 record. The Hornets will begin the postseason on October 27 as they take on Downs (Tri-Valley) at 1…

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Nashville Jr. Golf Tournament

Young golfers from all over Southern Illinois converged on Nashville for the Nashville Jr. Golf Tournament on July 12 held at Nashville Municipal Golf Course. Eight different divisions golfed in the tournament, with the top two finishers in each division receiving medals. Jacob Maschhoff of Nashville, was the top finisher in the Boys 16-18 year…

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