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Reconfigured TRAC Means Loaded Small School Side With Newman Moving Over

As the 2017 Illinois high school football season gets set to kick off, the reconfigured Three Rivers Conference (Rock Division) will feature five playoff teams from last season—Orion, Rockridge, Fulton, Newman and Bureau Valley. Newman had been on the big…

WRMJ Interview: Weeks Named Head Softball Coach At Mercer County

Morgan Weeks named the new head softball coach at Mercer County High School. The recent Augustana College grad was hired by the Unit 404 Board of Education last night. Weeks, a Mercer County graduate, has spent the past three seasons…

Former United Standout Bertelsen Recommended For Sherrard Softball Job

Former United pitching ace Katie Bertelsen is being recommended for the Sherrard High School softball job. Action on the hire is scheduled tonight by the Sherrard Board of Education. Bertelsen spent last season as an assistant softball coach at Galesburg…

WRMJ Interview: State Champ Kicker Back In Town, Wants To Stay

WRMJ General Manager John Hoscheidt spoke with Teryima Manta today. Manta, a foreign exchange student and orphan from Nigeria,was the kicker for the 2012 state championship Mercer County High School football team. He’s back in Aledo this summer and hopes…