Area Sports

NMS Girls Basketball Wins St. Rose Tournament

The Nashville Middle School Girls Basketball team brought home the championship at the St. Rose Tournament this past weekend. Six teams competed in the tournament. Nashville defeated Germantown and Greenville in Pool Play. In the Semi-Finals, Nashville defeated Elite 6th Team. Nashville defeated St. Rose in the Championship game. Back Row: Valerie Combs, Korbi Rhine,…

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Three Hornettes Named All-South

By Brent Huelsmann After a season in which they finished with a 23-10 record, the Nashville Hornettes softball team had three players named All South by the Southern Illinois Coaches Association. Jordan Stiegman, Sophie Heck, and Mackenzie McFeron were all named All-South this past week. McFeron, Heck, and Stiegman were also named First-Team All-Conference this…

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Woodrome And Parker Named All-South

By Brent Huelsmann Two members of the Nashville Hornets baseball team were named All-South by the Southern Illinois Coaches Association. The two Hornets were Carson Parker and Jacob Woodrome. The Hornets baseball team finished the season with a 30-7 record, won a share of the Southern Illinois River to River Conference Mississippi Division, and won…

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Stanowski And Kasten Play In IBCA All-Star Game

From left to right: Gary Mueller, Paige Kasten, Haylee Althoff, Karly Stanowski, and Doug Althoff. Brent Huelsmann A familiar face was on the sideline as Paige Kasten and Karly Stanowski suited up at the 2018 IBCA All Star Game, which was held on June 9 in Pontiac, Illinois. Stanowski and Kasten played for the South…

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Parker And Klingenberg Play In Southern Illinois All-Star Game

Kyler Klingenberg and Cameron Parker.  By Brent Huelsmann Cameron Parker and Kyler Klingenberg were back on the gridiron last Friday as they took part in the Southern Illinois All-Star Game. The game was played at Pinckneyville High School. Parker and Klingenberg played for the Red All-Stars against the Blue All-Stars. Cameron Parker played Quarterback. Kyler…

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Illinois Coaches Association All-State Softball Teams Released

By Brent Huelsmann The Illinois Coaches Association released the All-State Softball teams for Class 1A and Class 2A. One Hornette was named First-Team All-State. Two Hornettes were named Third-Team All-State. Mackenzie McFeron was named First-Team All-State. McFeron played shortstop and batted leadoff for the Hornettes this season. McFeron played in all 33 games for Nashville.…

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Area Baseball Team Wins Kansas City Tournament

The Southern Illinois Roughnecks-Red 13U baseball team won the USSSA JustBats.com June Jam NIT 13U AA tournament in Kansas City, MO, the weekend of June 1-3.  The team went 6-0 to win the tournament that featured teams from Oklahoma, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska. The team is based in Highland, and includes Nashville Jr. High…

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Brink To Dance For McKendree

Lauren Brink signed to Dance at McKendree University. Lauren is seated between her parents Mike and Melanie Brink. Standing from left to right: Lauren’s brothers Ryan Brink, and Aaron Brink, NCHS Athletic Director Alicia Heggemeier, NCHS Dean of Students Jennifer Maschhoff, McKendree Dance Coach Sara Miller, NCHS Stingers Coach Carly Middleton, and NCHS Stingers Assistant…

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