John Hoscheidt

Rockets Roll Through Slam

The Rockridge Rockets had little trouble in winning the Quincy Notre Dame Softball Slam over the weekend sweeping all four games by a convincing margin.  Knoxville won the Midwest Bank Classic in Aledo with a win over the host Golden…

Maple Leafs Blank Rockets

In a meeting of state ranked teams, Geneseo shut Rockridge’s powerful offense with a 3-0 win Wednesday.  Geneseo entered the game ranked No. 8 in Class 3A in the Illinois Coaches Association Power Rankings and Rockridge was fifth in the…

Eagles Slip By Spartans In LTC

Mercer County scored on a wild pitch in the top of the seventh to edge Ridgewood in a Lincoln Trail Conference showdown in high school baseball Tuesday in Woodhull.  In softball, Sherrard and Rockridge picked up non-conference wins while Orion…

Mercer County Wins Invite, Rockets Sweep Rams

Mercer County won both the boys and girls Golden Eagle Track Invitational Tuesday night.  In baseball, Mercer County took two from West Central in the Lincoln Trail while Rockridge bested Riverdale.  In softbal, West Central took two from Mercer County…

Eagles Sweep Rebels, Tigers And Chargers Split

Mercer County went on the road for a softball doubleheader against Stark County and came away with a sweep.  United split with Galva in other Lincoln Trail Conference play and Orion upended Sherrard in the TRAC.  In baseball, Alleman rallied…

Eagles, Tigers Capture Rockridge Invitational Titles; MC Baseball Splits; Rockets, Tigers Softball Notch Wins

On the baseball diamond, Mercer County split a pair in LTC play with Princeville to move to 15-3 on the season. On the heels of 10 1st place winners, Mercer County captured the boys’ portion of the Rockridge Track &…

Rockets Sweep Tigers, Eagles And Wildcats Split

It was a big day of high school softball and baseball action on Thursday. In Lincoln Trail Conference baseball, Mercer County avenged a loss to Galva on Tuesday and in the Three Rivers Rockridge made it a sweep over Sherrard.…

Rockets Slide By Moline

The Rockridge Rockets parlayed two hits and three Moline errors for a 1-0 victory in high school softball Wednesday. The Rockets Maddie Bayne threw a six hit shutout to get the victory as the Rockets improved to 13-4 on the…