John Hoscheidt

Eagles Sweep Cougars, Red Storm Stop Galva

The Mercer County Golden Eagles ran their Lincoln Trail Baseball Conference record to 6-0 with a double header sweep of Rowva-Williamsfield Saturday. In softball, the United Red Storm took two from the Galva Wildcats to move over the .500 mark…

Mercer Co., Monmouth-Roseville Take Rocket Invitational Crowns

The Mercer County boys track team captured the Rocket Invitational on Friday while to Monmouth-Roseville edged Rockridge to take the girls crown.  In a match-up of state ranked teams, Sterling beat Rockridge despite getting only one hit in the contest.…

Eagles Top United, Rockets Stop Tigers

Mercer County picked up victories over the United Red Storm in both baseball and softball Lincoln Trail action on Thursday.  In the Three Rivers Athletic Conference Rockridge stopped Sherrard in both baseball and softball as area teams had their best…

Mercer County Relay For Life Radiothon

Please tune in on Monday, April 23rd, for WRMJ’s fourth annual Mercer County Relay For Life Radiothon. From 6 a.m. until 1 p.m. we hope to raise awareness about the fight against cancer with short, personal stories of “Why We…

Pioneers Take Rocket Invitational. Eagles Win On Diamonds

Improving weather allowed the outdoor track season to resume and the Alleman Pioneers won the girls Rocket Invitational on Thursday.  In baseball, Mercer County pounded West Central while Rockridge and Sherrard fell.  In softball, Mercer County and Rockridge picked up…

Pioneers Sweep Eagles, Rockets Split With Chargers

Mercer County hosted Alleman for a baseball doubleheader on Wednesday and the Pioneers took both games.  Orion topped Rockridge in Three Rivers play and Sherrard blanked Annawan-Wethersfield.  In softball, Rockridge ran their conference record to 3-0 with a win over…

Rockets Top Chargers

The Rockridge Rockets ended the Orion Chargers six game winning streak with an 8-5 victory in Three Rivers Athletic Conference baseball action Tuesday. Elsewhere, Alleman pitchers combined for a perfect game as they blanked Morrison 9-0.  Princeville took two from…

Rockets Win Big, Tigers Fall On The Road

Softball diamonds were finally able to dry out enough to allow play on Thursday.  In the Three Rivers Athletic Conference the Rockridge Rockets pummeled the Morrison Fillies and the Fulton Steamers handed the Sherrard Tigers their first loss.  In soccer,…

Eagles Drop Pitchers Due, Tigers Shut Down Maple Leafs

Mercer County suffered their first lost of the early season as Illini West’s Kennedy Gooding fired a two hitter and belted a two run homer to lead the Chargers to the win.  Sherrard’s Tyler Logue spun a four hitter as…