Author: John Hoscheidt

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…

LTC Announces Girls Basketball All-Conference Team

The Lincoln Trail Conference announced their 2016-17 Girls All-Conference basketball team.  The league and Class 1A state champion Annawan Bravettes had two players named to the first team lead by first team all-stater Jayde VanHyfter. Mercer County and Princeville also…

Alleman, Annawan Have Seasons End

Alleman and Annawan had their season’s end with Sectional semi-final losses Wednesday night.  At the Class 2A Byron, the Pioneers shot only 29 per cent as they fell to Rockford Christian 43-39.  Alleman trailed by 15 with 6:17 left in…

TRAC Announces Girls All-Conference Basketball Team

The Three Rivers Athletic Conference announced their West Division girls all conference team for the 2016-17 season.  Two members of the first place Sherrard Tigers were unanimous selections to the squad.  Seniors Faith Anderson and Spencer Strandgard lead the Tigers…

Business Spotlight – Dustbusters

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Jennifer Maas with Dustbusters in Aledo. They will talk about the growth of her business, her new office building, the many services and products they offer, and much more.

Business Spotlight – The Computer Works

Today John Hoscheidt will talk with Jeff Fuller from The Computer Works in Aledo.  They will talk about the line of computers and lap tops he sells, his service work on all makes and models, his repair work on cell…