John Hoscheidt

Car Theft Attempt Thwarted In Aledo

Something just didn’t seem right when a man who said he was Peter Sheehan from Elmhurst, Illinois tried to purchase a high end vehicle at Essig Motors on Wednesday. The alleged Sheehan attempted to purchase a 2016 Dodge Charger SRT…

Hotel Feasibility Study For Aledo

The City of Aledo hosted a meeting Thursday concerning the feasibility of bringing a chain hotel to town.  The Midwest Regional Director for Hospitality Marketers International from New Berlin, Wisconsin, Lindsey Kaptur, met with people at the Aledo Fire Station.…

Pioneers Slip By Rockets

The Rockridge Rockets pushed the area’s top Class 2A team but came up short as Alleman pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 60-49 non-conference boys basketball action Tuesday night.  In other games, Ridgewood nipped Orion 53-51, Wethersfield stopped…

Sherrard Boys Pick Up TRAC Win, Ladies Fall In Non-Conference Play

The Sherrard Tigers boys basketball team played a Monday night match-up with Morrison and downed the Mustangs.  In girls action, the Tigers had 13 first quarter turnovers and couldn’t recover as they lost to Wethersfield while Rockridge lead 15-0 to…

Eagles And Chargers 2nd In Tournament Action

The Mercer County Golden Eagles and Orion Chargers finished second in wrestling tournament action on Saturday.  Mercer County finished behind Stillman Valley at the hosts event while Orion finished second behind Lena-Winslow, the defending Class 1A state champions at Erie-Prophetstown.…

Sherrard Girls and Boys Win, Golden Eagles Girls Fall

The Sherrard Lady Tigers defeated the Mercer County Golden Eagles last night at Sherrard High School in a Friday night girls game. The Sherrard boys’ team also picked up a win, as they beat the United Red Storm at the…

Rams Hold Off Tigers, Rockets Split Dual, Eagles Drop Pair

The Riverdale Rams were able to hold off the Sherrard Tigers in Three Rivers Athletic Conference girls basketball action Thursday night. On the mats, Rockridge beat Manual and lost to Kewanee while Mercer County couldn’t overcome forfeits to lose to…

Tigers Post Win At United, Wrestlers Also Finish On Top

Sherrard picked up their second win of the season over West Prairie at the United Christmas Tournament Wednesday night while Orion lost to Riverdale in a match-up of TRAC teams.  On the mats, Sherrard topped Monmouth-Roseville and Macomb with Orion…

Rockets Get First Win, Eagles, Tigers Post Mat Wins

The Rockridge Rockets finally broke through Tuesday night by picking up their first win of the season in their Three Rivers Athletic Conference opener over Orion. The Sherrard girls topped Alleman in overtime. In wrestling, both Sherrard and Mercer County…

Eagles Can’t Hold On, Chargers Over Tigers In Tournament Play

The Mercer County Golden Eagles lead by four with 4:19 left in the game on their home floor but couldn’t hold on as they lost to Monmouth-Roseville in non-conference action.  At the United Christmas tournament, Orion topped Three Rivers Athletic…