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Rockets Shot Down, Princesses Remain In First

The Rockridge Rockets took on Augusta Southeastern in non-conference volleyball action Thursday and fell to the Suns in a three game match.  In the Lincoln Trail, Princeville defeated West Central to stay one game ahead of United in the conference…

Eagles Stop Tigers, Orion-Sherrard Wins Regular Season Finale

Mercer County and Sherrard met in non-conference volleyball action Wednesday night in Aledo and the Golden Eagles won the match in straight games 25-15, 25-22.  In soccer, Orion-Sherrard ran by East Peoria 6-1 to finish the regular season at 18-7…

WRMJ’s Ty Taylor Hosts This Week’s IRN Prep Report

This week’s Illinois Radio Network IRN Prep Report is hosted by WRMJ’s Ty Taylor, and the program features the Fieldcrest High School football team. The Knights are unbeaten this season, and ranked #1 in the latest Class 2A AP Poll.

Red Storm Stop Eagles, Tigers, Rockets Fall

United stayed in the Lincoln Trail Conference volleyball race with a win over Mercer County Tuesday night.  The Red Storm trail Princeville by one game in the standings.  Orion and Fulton remained tied a top the Three Rivers Athletic Conference…

WRMJ High School Sports Spotlight: Lil’ Brother Talks Up Big Brother & Big Brother Talks Up Lil’ Brother, Meet The Running Coulter’s

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County brothers and cross country teammates Riley and Derek Coulter this morning. Senior Riley won the Lincoln Trail Conference meet last week and freshman Derek has broken the 18-minute mark this season.

WRMJ High School Sports Spotlight: Rockridge’s Hall (And Golfing Buddy O’Neill) Headed To State

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with Rockridge sophomore Drew Hall this morning. He and his classmate and friend Dan O’Neill have qualified for the state golf meet this weekend and both were involved in one-hole playoffs at Monday’s…

Four Area Golfers Advance To State

Four area golfers qualified for the Class 1A State Golf Meet this weekend in Bloomington at the Brown County Sectional Monday. In the team competition, Ridgewood finished third to also advance. No area girls or teams qualified for the state…

Golden Eagles, Rockets Win; Sherrard Shutout in Week 7

Week 7 of the high school football season kicked off around the area Friday night. The Mercer County Golden Eagles earned their fourth win of the season by blanking United 16-0. Rockridge kept their playoff hopes alive with a 36-20…