Area Sports

Blue Racers Finish Second At Conference

The Nashville Blue Racers concluded their season this past weekend with the 2019 Shawnee Conference Meet on July 20. Nashville Memorial Pool hosted the meet. The meet featured six teams. Nashville, Carlyle, Millstadt, Pinckneyville, Red Bud, and Sparta all competed, with Carlyle taking the title. Carlyle dominated the meet finishing with 436 points. Nashville was…

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Blue Racers Close Out Regular Season

The Nashville Blue Racers ended the regular season with a meet at home against Millstadt, before traveling to Pinckneyville to close out the regular season. The Blue Racers will close out the season with the Conference Meet at home in Nashville on July 20 before taking part in an All-Star Meet in Millstadt. The Blue…

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Bergmann To Play Basketball For Kaskaskia College

A third member of the Nashville Hornets Class 2A State Runner-Up boys basketball team will continue their athletic pursuit at the next level. Tanner Bergmann joins Bryce Bultman and Kelton Harre playing sports in college. Bergmann signed to play basketball at Kaskaskia College next season. Bultman will play basketball for McKendree University. Harre signed to…

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Blue Racers Defeat Red Bud

The Nashville Blue Racers kicked off the month of July with another win as they defeated Red Bud on July 2. The Blue Racers racked up 387.5 points, well ahead of Red Bud, who finished with 269.5 points. The Blue Racers are 6-2 on the season. A few pool records were set at the meet.…

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Girls Track Hands Out Awards

The Nashville Hornettes girls track team hosted their end of season awards banquet, this past week. Six athletes received individual awards for their contributions during the season. The Hornetes enjoyed great success this season. Nashville won the Tri-County Invitational, and the Nashville Invitational. The Hornettes finished runner-up at Sectionals and Conference to IHSA Class 1A…

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Hornet Football Schedule Released For 2019 Season

The Nashville Hornets football team will look to return to the playoffs next season. The Hornets finished the regular season with an 8-1 record last year, but fell in the first round of the IHSA playoffs. The IHSA released the schedules for all schools at ihsa.org this past week. The Hornets will begin the 2019…

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Blue Racers Squeak Past Millstadt

The Nashville Blue Racers swim team wrapped up a busy week as they won two of their three meets this past week. The Blue Racers squeaked past Millstadt on June 17. Nashville suffered their first defeat of the season against Carlyle on June 18, but bounced back to defeat Red Bud on June 20. The…

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Hornettes Win Summer Tournament

On June 7, the Nashville Hornettes traveled to New Athens and came away with a championship. The Hornettes defeated Carlyle, Marissa/Coulterville, Okawville, and New Athens during the tournament. Front Row: Emily Schnitker, Abby Wesselmann, Raqui Elliott, and Lily Taft. Back Row: Elise Spencer, Katie May, Kyleigh Guinzy, Hazel Konkel, Kirsten Twenhafel, Calay Krueger and Addi…

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SICA Releases All-South Lists

The Southern Illinois Coaches Association announced their All-South lists for Girls Track, Baseball and Softball this past week. Washington County was well represented. In Girls Track, Nashville had three individuals and all four relays named All-South. Okawville had one athlete named All-South in Girls Track. In Baseball. Nashville finished with three All-South players. Okawville finished…

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