Local Sports

Mercer County and Orion Win; Rockridge and Sherrard Fall in Week 5

Week 5 of the high school football season got underway Friday night and the Mercer County Golden Eagles got a 28-8 win over Ridgewood on homecoming at George Pratt Memorial Field. Golden Eagles running back Evan Lilly rushed for 196…

Princeton Takes TRAC Golf, Three Teams 3-0 In LTC

The Princeton Tigers won the Three Rivers Athletic Conference girls golf tournament edging out St. Bede for the top spot.  Kewanee junior Riley Hanson won her third straight individual title.  Wethersfield, United and West Central all went 3-0 in the…

Harrison Named Head Baseball Coach At Mercer County High School

Jacob Harrison takes over as head baseball coach at Mercer County High School.  He was hired last night by the Unit 404 Board of Education. The 2011 Mercer County grad had been serving as an assistant under former Golden Eagle…

Chargers Take Richmond Invitational, Golden Eagles Second

The Orion Charges won the Judy Richmond Volleyball Invitational on Saturday in Aledo.  The Chargers swept through pool play and defeated Mercer County in the championship match 25-15, 25-18.  In Lincoln Trail Conference football, Ridgewood picked up their first ever…