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High School Sports Spotlight: Neeld Hopes Strong Showing In Indoor Season Leads To Big Things In Outdoor Season

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County senior track athlete Mike Neeld this morning. He finished second in the 60-meter hurdles last month at the Illinois Prep Top Times event in Bloomington. Neeld is hoping for similar results…

Fillies Take Rematch With Rockets, Panthers Take Quaddrangular

Morrison got a walk off two run single from Jaeden Workman in the bottom of the seventh to beat Rockridge 3-2 in Three Rivers Athletic Conference softball action Tuesday.  In track, Erie-Prophetstown and Riverdale were winners in a meet with…

Eagles Stay Perfect, Rockets Lose

Mercer County’s baseball team remained unbeaten in the young season with a win over Knoxville, Rockridge’s softball team fell at the hands of United Township and Mercer County lost to Alleman, and in track, Mercer County’s boys team dominated Sherrard,…

High School Sports Spotlight: It’s Jake, From Mercer County

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County sophomore baseball player Jake Reusch on Tuesday night. The pitcher/outfielder has recorded 20 strikeouts in two outings and at the plate, Reusch has seven hits and 10 RBI through seven games.…