Category: Local Sports

Rockets Win Match Up Of Ranked Teams, Eagles Stay Unbeaten

The Rockrdige Rockets stopped the Morrison Fillies in an early season match-up of state ranked teams in softball action Monday in Edgington.  In baseball, Mercer County ran their record to 6-0 winning on a walk off wild pitch to beat…

Eagles Take Two More On The Turf

Mercer County’s baseball team made it a perfect weekend in Jacksonville with two victories on Saturday at the Play the Turf event.  The Golden Eagles opened up with a 9-3 win over West Carroll.  Sophomore lefty Jeff Garrett got the…

Eagles Take Down Chargers

Mercer County went on the road Thursday to Carthage for a match up with Illini West and the Golden Eagles road the hitting and pitching of sophomore Jake Reusch to post a 5-2 victory.  Reusch went six innings giving up…

WRMJ Interview: Whiteman Still Wants To Coach, Just Not Be Head Coach

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Toby Whiteman this morning.  He is stepping down as head basketball coach at Rockridge. Whiteman will maintain his teaching job at Rockridge as well as his assistant football and junior high track coaching…