Category: Local Sports

Rockets Denied Repeat Trip To State

The Rockridge Rockets were denied a repeat trip to state as Morrison rallied for a 9-6 win at the Class 2A East Peoria Super-Sectional Monday afternoon.  Rockridge jumped out to a 4-0 lead in the bottom of the first, two…

WRMJ Audio: Nighttime Baseball Sounds With Eagles

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor covered last night’s Mercer County 9-8-sectional baseball victory over El Paso-Gridley.     Mercer County head baseball coach Nick Basala: Brandon Skovronski; Jake Reusch and Jaden Dellitt:  

Eagles, Chargers Capture Regional Titles

Mercer County and Orion won Class 2A Baseball regional championships Monday.  For the Golden Eagles it was their second straight tile and the Chargers won their first crown in eight years. Mercer County will face El Paso-Gridley and Orion will…

Eagles Finish 5th At State

The Mercer County Golden Eagles 4 x 100 meter relay team finished fifth Saturday at the Class 1A state track meet at Eastern Illinois University.  The team of Brooke Ziegenhorn, Catelyn Hoffman, Kari Coulter and Kenzie Baker toured the oval…

Rockets Dominate Tigers En Route to 3rd Straight Regional Title; O-S Girls Soccer Ends Season with 20 Wins

Behind a three-run first inning and a five-run sixth inning, the Rockridge Rockets captured their 3rd consecutive regional crown on Friday. Maddie Bayne picked up her 19th win of the year in the circle, while Jenna Swanson eclipsed the Rockridge…