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Tigers Fall To Maroons, Red Storm Roll

The Sherrard Tigers took on Moline at the Bett Plex in high school softball action Tuesday and fell to the Maroons 9-4.  In other softball action Annawan-Wethersfield topped Cuba-Spoon River Valley 7-5. In baseball, United pounded out a 13-3 win…

Engwall Likes LTC Expansion

Knoxville and Abingdon-Avon will be joining the Lincoln Trail Conference. The move is effective with the 2021/2022 school year. Mercer County head girls basketball coach Kate Engwall says both schools will be good for the LTC. As of now, the…

Orion Baseball Gets In Another Game At BettPlex

Orion baseball moved to 1 and 1 on the season with a 4-3 victory over Geneseo Wednesday night. The game was played at the TBK Sports Complex in Bettendorf. Kyle Edmunds came through with a big hit in the sixth…

WRMJ Audio: Mercer County Hosting All-Sports Camp For Girls This Summer

Mercer County High School girls varsity coaches joining forces this summer to offer an all-sports camp involving basketball, softball, volleyball and track for girls entering 3rd through 6th grade. The camp is June 26-28 at the Mercer Intermediate School.  WRMJ…

High School Sports Spotlight: High School Musical’s Troy Bolton (Mercer County’s Jake Reusch)

WRMJ News/Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with Mercer County High School senior Jake Reusch this morning. He is playing the male lead in the Mercer County High School production of “High School Musical”.  Shows are Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights…

Rick Bertelsen Era Begins With Win For Sherrard Softball

The Sherrard Tigers opened up the 2019 softball season with a 21-8 win over Monmouth-Roseville Tuesday night at the TBK Sports Complex in Bettendorf. Freshman Bella Dean had a three-run home run in the Tiger victory, which was the head…