John Hoscheidt

WRMJ Honored For Local News, Local Sports & Community Service

Just a couple of days before WRMJ’s 38th birthday, the station is honored for local news, local sports and community service. WRMJ News/Sports Director Jim Taylor was named Best Sportscaster and Best News Reporter by the Illinois Broadcasters Association in…

Lincoln Trail All-Conference Softball Team Announced

The Lincoln Trail Conference has announed their All-Conference Softball team for the 2017 season.  Conference champion Galva placed three players on the first team while state finals participant Princeville had two players named to the squad.  United had three players…

Lincoln Trail All-Conference Baseball Team Announced

The Lincoln Trail Conference announced the 2017 All-Conference baseball team for the 2017 season. Mercer County, which tied for the conference championship with Ridgewood and Annawan-Wethersfield, lead the way with five players named to the first team.  Ridgewood was next…

Chargers’ Bid for Baseball State Title Stalls in Semifinals; Morrison & Princeville Fall in Softball State Semis

It took three different Orion pitchers to get through the first inning,  as the Chargers allowed five runs in the frame on their way to an 11-0 loss in the 2A Semifinals. Teutopolis limited Orion to one baserunner over the…

Three Rivers Announces All-Conference Baseball, Softball Teams

Three Rivers Athletic Conference – West Division Boys’ Baseball – All Conference Selection and Team Standings in the Conference – 2017   Final Standings – Varsity Rockridge  10-0 Fulton  8-2 Orion  4-6 Morrison  3-7 Sherrard  3-7 Riverdale  2-8   Final…

Rockets Denied Repeat Trip To State

The Rockridge Rockets were denied a repeat trip to state as Morrison rallied for a 9-6 win at the Class 2A East Peoria Super-Sectional Monday afternoon.  Rockridge jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the bottom of the first, two…

Aledo Man Arrested on Criminal Sexual Assault Warrant

An Aledo man was arrested Friday on a warrant for Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault under the age of 13.  44-year-old Michael E. Daniels was taken to the Mercer County Jail where he is being held on $500,000 bond pending his…

Eagles, Chargers Capture Regional Titles

Mercer County and Orion won Class 2A Baseball regional championships Monday.  For the Golden Eagles it was their second straight tile and the Chargers won their first crown in eight years. Mercer County will face El Paso-Gridley and Orion will…