Category: Local Sports

Eagles Win Regional Opener, United Falls In Baseball

The Mercer County Golden Eagles avenged an early season loss to Monmouth-Roseville by pounding out a 15-1 victory in a rematch in the opening game of the Rockridge Class 2A softball regional.  The Titans scored their first and only run…

Halpin Honors Rockridge Music Program

State Representative Mike Halpin visited Rockridge High School this morning to formally recognize the Music Department for their Third Straight IHSA Class B Sweepstakes State Championship.  Rep. Halpin read a formal resolution and presented a certificate to the students at…

IHSA Awards Orion Girls Sectional Track Title

Official statement from IHSA regarding last Thursday’s Orion 1A girls track sectional. “The IHSA Girls Track & Field Sectional hosted by Orion High School on May 11 was incorrectly scored on the meet software by scoring eight places per event,…

High School Regular Season Wraps Up

The high school baseball and softball regular season wrapped up Saturday as teams got in final tune ups before regional play begins Monday.  In baseball, Rockridge rallied to beat Annawan-Wethersfield while Sherrard lost to Alleman. In softball, Galva clinched the…

Eagles, Tigers & Rockets Notch Softball Victories; Newman Captures Three Rivers Boys Track Title; Clarke Sets Goals Record

Daria Parchert’s 2 home run, 7 RBI performance powered the Rockridge Rockets to their 25th win of the season; in the circle Maddie Bayne tallied her 15th win of the year. Elsewhere, Spenser Strandgard threw 6 innings of 2 hit,…

Eagles Take Sectional Track Crown

Mercer County won the girls Class 1A Sectional Track championship at Orion Thursday night edging host Orion.  In baseball, Annawan-Wethersfield tied Mercer County and Ridgewood for the conference title with a win over Rowva-Williamsfield and in softball Alleman edged Rockridge…

High School Sports Sports Spotlight: Watznauer Coming Through For TRAC Baseball Champ Rockridge

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Rockridge baseball player Drake Watznauer this morning. The senior right fielder is hitting .434 this season with 26 RBI and three home runs. The Rockets are a perfect 10-and-0 in Three Rivers Conference West…

Rockets Take TRAC Title

The Rockridge Rocket baseball team completed a perfect run in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference  West Division with a 10-1 win over Morrison Tuesday.  The Rockets went 10-0 in the division and are now 14-9 on the year.  Ridgewood moved…