Area Sports

Hornettes Volleyball Camps Held At NMS

The Nashville Hornettes Volleyball team held summer camps at Nashville Middle School from June 11-14. A camp was held for athletes between the second grade and the 12th grade. The new camp this year was the Little Spikers Volleyball Camp for second, third, and fourth graders. The Little Spikers Camp was held from June 11-13.…

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Kaufman Takes Over As Women’s Golf Coach At SIU-Carbondale

A former member of the Nashville Hornettes girls golf team is set to take over as the Women’s Golf Coach at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Danielle Kaufman takes over the reigns of the Salukis, after previously coaching at Rend Lake. Kaufman is a 2003 graduate of NCHS where she played golf, basketball, and softball. Kaufman…

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NCHS Girls Basketball Camp

Nashville High School hosted their 2018 Girls Basketball Camp June 4 through June 7. The camp was put on by NCHS and NMS coaches, as well as former players. Participating in the camp was: Fourth Graders: Mylah Bateman, Summer Brinkmann, Samantha Brinkmann, Ava Donato, Makayla Gajewski, Payton Goforth, Marley Meinert, Siena Popejoy, Reagan Schoenberg, Karlie…

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Washington County Well Represented At SIBCA All-Star Game

Two members of the Nashville Hornets and three members of the Okawville Rockets at the Southern Illinois Baseball Coaches Association All-Star Games. Two nine inning games were played. Cameron Parker and Payten Harre competed in the Senior All-Star Game. Todd Jahnke, Carter Killion and Will Aubel competed in the Junior All-Star Games. Teams were divided…

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Heck and McFeron Selected To SI Select All-Star Game

Mackenzie McFeron and Sophie Heck were chosen to play in the 2018 SI Select All-Star Game.  Although both Sophie Heck and Mackenzie McFeron were both selected to the SI Select All-Star Game, held in Marion on June 19, only McFeron got to play. Heck is recovering from an injury suffered late in the Hornettes season. …

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Stiegman To Play Softball For Kaskaskia College

Jordan Stiegman signed to play softball at Kaskaskia College. Jordan is sitting between her parents Shane and Leslie Stiegman. Standing is Jordan’s sister Ryan Stiegman, NCHS Athletic Director Alicia Heggemeier, NCHS Hornettes Softball coach Shaun Renth, Southern Illinois Dirt Dawgs coach Doug Elbe, and former NCHS Hornette softball coach Dempsey Witte. By Brent Huelsmann Another…

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Baseball Camps At NCHS

Future members of the Nashville Hornets baseball team were on the diamond during the Hornet Baseball Camp. The Hornet Baseball Camp was conducted from June 4 to June 7. The Camp was conducted by Hornets Coach Chad Malawy, Assistant Coach Matt Meinhert, and various current and former NCHS Hornet Baseball Players.  Fourth Graders: Kamden Emrick,…

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Nashville Ladies Golf League Notes

Before the league teed off the morning of June 5, a moment of silence was held in memory of Marilyn Kirchoeffer, who was an active member of the Ladies Golf League for many years.  She will be missed. After a 5 PM scramble, the league met at The Blue Room in New Minden for dinner/business…

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Nashville Blue Racers Open Home Schedule

The Nashville Blue Racers opened up their home schedule with a matchup against Pinckneyville on June 12. The Blue Racers took home the victory to start the home slate as they finished with 392.5 points. Pinckneyville finished with 238.5 points First place finishers for Nashville were: Aidan Dent, Kassidy Linkey, Grady Varel, and Cole Stiegman…

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