John Hoscheidt

Swanson Picks Up 200th Victory

Sherrard girls basketball coach Doug Swanson picked up his 200th career victory as the Tigers beat Fulton 48-36 in Three Rivers Athletic Conference action Thursday night.  The Tigers lead 24-14 at halftime and held the Steamers at bay in the…

Bullets Shoot Down Eagles

Mercer County hosted state ranked Knoxville in girls basketball Wednesday night and the Blue Bullets used a 26-0 run in the second and third quarters to roll to a 64-29 victory.  In other girls play Bushnell-Prairie City stopped United 45-37…

Titans Rally To Stop Eagles

Mercer County could not hold off Monmouth-Roseville on their home floor and fell to the Titans 65-60 in boys basketball action Tuesday night.  The Titans got off to a quick 15-5 lead but the Golden Eagles rallied to take a…

12 Days Of Christmas Is Back And You Could Be A Winner!

When you shop with WRMJ’s “12 Days of Christmas” sponsors you could win over $900 in prizes. Until December 21, visit these contest sponsors and register to win a “gift.” We will draw a winner at a participating sponsor each…

Weather Travel Advisory

WARNING: From the Mercer County Sheriff’s Office: Emergency services in Mercer County have been inundated with calls for service from stranded motorists. This weather system is expected to continue through Monday morning. TRAVEL IS NOT ADVISED. If you must travel…

Tigers Fall At Orion, Eagles Outscore Bombers

The the 10 & 32 Orion Tip Off Classic the Sherrard Tigers fell to Erie-Prophetstown while Monmouth-Roseville beat Ridgewood and Orion handled Abingdon-Avon.  In girls basketball, Mercer County was red hot as they topped Macomb and Sherrard and Rockridge also…

Boys Basketball Season Tips Off

The boys high school basketball season tipped off Monday night around western Illinois.  At Orion, Alleman, Sherrard and Monmouth-Roseville picked up wins.  Rockridge won their season opener at Geneseo.  At Kewanee, Wethersfield won their opener and at Williamsfield Galva, West…

TRAC Announces All-Conference Teams

The Three Rivers Athletic Conference announced their all conference volleyball and football teams for the 2018 season.  As expected, the teams at the top of the conference dominated the first two teams.     THREE RIVERS ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – WEST…

Rockets, Red Storm, Chargers, Spartans Fall At Ridgewood

The fourth night of the Ridgewood Girls Thanksgiving basketball tournament saw area teams all on the losing side of the ledger.  The Rockrdge Rockets and Orion Chargers saw tight games at half time get away from the them in the…