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St. Ann/TSJ Softball Drops Two Of Three

By Brent Huelsmann The St. Ann/TSJ Softball team dropped two of their last three games as they lost to Pinckneyville 204 and Mt. Vernon St. Mary’s while picking up a win against Hoyleton/Hoffman/Grand Prairie/ILS. The St. Ann/TSJ Softball team could not get anything working offensively as they fell to Pinckneyville 204 17-1 on August 17.…

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Hornettes Hand Out Awards

Sophie Heck was named Most Improved Player, Mackenzie McFeron was named Team MVP, Top Offensive Player, and finished with the Top Batting Average, Alli Liske was given the Hornette Award. Not Pictured: Paige Kasten was given the Top Defensive Player Award. After a season in which the Nashville Hornettes softball team finished with a  22-14…

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Seven Hornettes Make All-Conference

The Southern Illinois River to River Conference announced their All-Conference team for the Mississippi Division this past week, with a total of seven Hornettes making the team. Three Nashville players made the first team, while four Hornettes made the second team. The Hornettes finished with three players on the SIRR All-Conference First Team, Mississippi Division.…

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Hornettes Season Ends In Sectional Semi-Finals

Alli Liske looks to make contact during the Hornettes season ending loss to Pinckneyville in the Sectional Semi=Finals on May 23. By Brent Huelsmann An up and down season for the Nashville Hornettes softball team came to an end this past week with a 12-6 loss to the Pinckneyville Panthers in the IHSA Class 2A…

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Baseball And Softball Regionals Announced

By Brent Huelsmann As the seasons for the Hornets and Hornettes quickly come to a close, eyes are pointed towards the postseason to see if either team will make a run. This past week the IHSA announced the baseball and softball postseason brackets for Class 2A. On the baseball side, the Hornets will begin play…

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Hornettes Power Past Waterloo Gibault

Jordan Stiegman makes hard contact during the Hornettes 10-0 victory over Waterloo-Gibault on May 2 The Nashville Hornettes softball team is on a roll. Even though the team had just one game this past week, the Hornettes made it count. Nashville scored at least ten runs for their third consecutive game as they defeated Waterloo…

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Nashville Softball Invitational Tournament Schedule

By Brent Huelsmann This year’s Nashville Softball Invitational Tournament, will take place on Saturday April 22. The tournament will feature a double-elimination format. Last year, Herrin finished first as they defeated the Hornettes in the Championship game. Eight teams will compete in the tournament. The teams competing this season are: Herrin, Central, Waltonville-Sesser-Valier, Marion, Waterloo…

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40 Years Of Hornettes Softball

Between the softball games at Hornette Field on April 1, the first ever softball Hornettes, forty years ago, 1976-77, were recognized at a ceremony on the diamond. That team was the first to play interscholastic fast pitch at Nashville Community High School. Not able to attend but recognized were Cathy Kujawa-Irwin, Deb Sowers-Gorton, Julie Bartling-Burgess,…

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Hornettes Extend Win Streak To Nine

Libby Ahlers lays out to make a catch during the Hornettes walk-off win over Centralia on March 27. By Brent Huelsmann After starting the season a little slow, the Nashville Hornettes are on a roll. The Hornettes won six games this week, which pushed their win streak to nine games on the season. The Hornettes…

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