John Hoscheidt

Panthers Edge Eagles For Regional Crown, Braves Repeat As LTC Tourney Champ

Erie-Prophetstown and Mercer County weren’t mentioned as tourney favorites but the Panthers just edged the Golden Eagles for the Class 1A Rockridge Regional wrestling title. Annawan topped Wethersfield in the Lincoln Trail Conference tournament championship game while Mercer County won…

Eagles Tripped Up In LTC Tourney, Tigers Top Chargers

Mercer County was denied a chance to play for the Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament championship game as they were downed by Wethersfield 80-76 in overtime Friday night.  The Golden Eagles trailed by 13 in the first half and by 7…

Bald Eagles Back In Big Numbers

Bald eagles are back in the Quad Cities.  Researchers yesterday said they’ve counted about 22 hundred bald eagles along a one mile stretch of the Mississippi River and Rock rivers this year.  That’s compared to 957 eagles last year, and…

LTC Girls Regular Season Wraps Up

The Annawan Bravettes captured their eighth straight Lincoln Trail Conference basketball title with a perfect 9-0 record as they handled Galva 74-35 last night.  Mercer County dropped their final regular season game falling to Wethersfield on the road 61-49.  Ridgewood…

Eagles, Braves, Geese, Wildcats All Go 3-0 In LTC Tourney

Annawan, Mercer County, Wethersfield and Galva, the top four seeds in the boys Lincoln Trail Conference basketball tournament all won on Tuesday night to move to 3-0 in tournament play setting up Friday nights semi-finals.  Sherrard ended a two game…

Eagles Win On Senior Night, Rockets Upend Tigers

The Mercer County Golden Eagles posted a win over West Central on Senior Night to start the final week of the regular season in Lincoln Trail Conference play.  The Rockridge Rockets continued to play the roil of spoiler late in…

Rockets Win 5th In A Row, Tigers Lose Close One

The Rockridge Rockets are starting to hit their stride as they picked up their fifth straight win with a Three Rivers Athletic Conference victory Friday night.  The Sherrard Tigers lost another close contest on their home floor.  In the Lincoln…

Tigers Capture TRAC Title, LTC Boys Tourney Starts

The Sherrard Tigers won another Three Rivers Athletic Conference west division championship Thursday night by holding off Riverdale.  The boys Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament got underway at United and all the top seeds posted victories. In wrestling, Mercer County won…