Local Sports

Schmitt Qualifies For State

Sherrard junior Nikki Schmitt qualified for the Class 1A girls state golf finals at the Metamora Sectional Monday.  Schmitt earned a return trip to state with a 76.  Bloomington Central Catholic won the team title with a 324.  Eureka was…

Orion and Rockridge Win, Mercer County and Sherrard Fall

Week Seven of the high school football season got underway on Friday nights as Mercer County hosted the West Central Heat for Homecoming, Rockridge traveled to Bureau Valley, Orion hosted the Morrison Mustangs, and Sherrard took on Erie-Prophetstown in a…

Titans, Cougars Win LTC Cross Country Titles, Rams Top Chargers

Annawan-Wethersfield won the Lincoln Trail Conference girls cross country meet on their home course of Kewanee Dunes while Mid-County edged Mercer County by four points to take the boys title on Thursday.  The Titans Whitney Johnson was the top girls…

Sherrard Wins Regional, Rockridge & Mercer Co. Also Advance

The Sherrard Tigers won the Class 1A United girls golf regional at Gibson Woods on Wednesday.  Rockridge took second and Mercer County third as all three teams advanced to next weeks sectional.  Nikki Schmidt of Sherrard was the medalist.  …