Author: John Hoscheidt

Rockets Win Match Up Of Ranked Teams, Eagles Stay Unbeaten

The Rockrdige Rockets stopped the Morrison Fillies in an early season match-up of state ranked teams in softball action Monday in Edgington.  In baseball, Mercer County ran their record to 6-0 winning on a walk off wild pitch to beat…

Eagles Take Two More On The Turf

Mercer County’s baseball team made it a perfect weekend in Jacksonville with two victories on Saturday at the Play the Turf event.  The Golden Eagles opened up with a 9-3 win over West Carroll.  Sophomore lefty Jeff Garrett got the…

Eagles Take Down Chargers

Mercer County went on the road Thursday to Carthage for a match up with Illini West and the Golden Eagles road the hitting and pitching of sophomore Jake Reusch to post a 5-2 victory.  Reusch went six innings giving up…

Tigers Hold Off Warriors

Two of the top softball teams in the area met Wednesday and the Sherrard Tigers held off the Sterling Golden Warriors 5-4.  In baseball action, the Ridgewood Spartans nipped the Rockridge Rockets 5-4 in match up of Lincoln Trail and…

Eagles Nipped By Titans, Track Teams Sweep West Central

Monmouth-Roseville scored two runs in their final at bat to beat Mercer County 7-5 in high school softball action Tuesday at Northside Park.  Mercer County took a 5-4 lead after five innings but the Titans scored one in the sixth…

Golden Eagles, Rockets Split Openers

Mercer County and Rockridge met each other in baseball and softball to open the 2017 season on Monday afternoon.  At Northside Park in Aledo, the Golden Eagles shut down the Rockets 6-0.  Jeff Garrett threw five innings allowing just two…

Baseball & Softball Have Opening Weekend

The weather finally cooperated to area baseball and softball teams could get on the diamond on Saturday.  In high school baseball. Sherrard and United opened at a round robin hosted by the Red Storm and in softball Sherrard took on…

TRAC Announces Boys Basketball All-Conference Team

The unbeaten Three Rivers Athletic Conference West Division champion Rockridge Rockets and the Orion Chargers both placed two players on the boys basketball all-conference team for the 2016-17 season.  All four were unanimous selections by the coaches. Three Rivers Athletic…