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Eagles, Rockets Pick Up Conference Wins

Mercer County topped United to move to 4-0 in the boys Lincoln Trail Conference race and Rockridge pulled away from Sherrard to post their fifth win in six Three Rivers Athletic Conference outings in games moved up a night due…

Top Seeds Fall At LTC Tournament

The top three seeds fell in pool play at the Lincoln Trail Conference girls basketball tournament at Princeville Wednesday night.  The 7th seeded Mercer County Golden Eagles took down 2nd seeded Stark County 39-34, 5th seeded Annawan stopped top seeded…

Eagles Win Shootout, Rockets Keep Rolling

Mercer County picked up their second win of the season over Ridgewood in another high scoring affair in Lincoln Trail Conference boys basketball action Tuesday night.  Rockridge won their fourth game in a row topping Morrison the Three Rivers Athletic…

High School Sports Spotlight: Rockridge Senior Peters Wins Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association Scholarship

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with Rockridge senior Erin Peters this week. She is a member of the Rockets competitive cheerleading squad and recently won a scholarship from the Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association.

Higher Seeds Win In LTC Tourney

All the higher seeds won in the girls Lincoln Trail Conference basketball tournament in Princeville Monday night.  After pool play games were cancelled on Saturday, the tournament continued with Mercer County, Princeville, Stark County and Annawan posted wins.   GIRLS…

Eagles, Rockets Win, Tigers Fall

Mercer County stopped Galva to open up the Lincoln Trail Conference season at 2-0.  Sherrard fell on the road to Riverdale in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference and Rockridge put the defensive clamps on the Titans to win at Monmouth…

LTC Girls Tournament Opens, Tigers Win In TRAC

The girls Lincoln Trail Conference basketball tournament got underway at Princeville Thursday night.  All of the higher seeds were victorious.  Sherrard went to 5-1 in the Three Rivers west division with a win last night.  Alleman topped the Tigers on…

High School Sports Spotlight: Sherrard’s Hanson Appreciating Final Year In Wrestling Room

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Sherrard senior wrestler Jacob Hanson this morning. Hanson is having a strong season and among his top finishes was winning his weight class at the Jim Boyd Invitational at Riverdale High School earlier…