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WRMJ Audio: MacDonald & Volkert Break Down Rockridge & Sherrard’s Sectional Track Performances

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with Rockridge and Sherrard girls track coaches Haley MacDonald and Todd Volkert Friday.  The Rockets and Tigers each qualified for five state events at Thursday night’s Erie sectional. Haley MacDonald: Todd Volkert: Mercer…

Locals Qualify For State, Heat Take LTC Title

Area athletes qualified for the girls Class 1A State Track Meet at the Erie and Knoxville sectionals.  In softball, West Central rallied to win the first game of a double header to beat Mercer County and win the Lincoln Trail…

WRMJ High School Sports Spotlight: Enlisted Man Terrill Still Has Some Things To Accomplish Before Basic Training

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with Mercer County senior Evan Terrill this morning. Terrill is a key member of the Golden Eagles boys track team that just claimed a fourth straight Lincoln Trail Conference title. After school he will…

Rockets Keep Rolling

Rockridge pounded out 17 hits as they rolled over Galesburg 17-2 in softball action Tuesday.  The Rockets improved to 24-4 with the win.  Sherrard was on the wrong end of 19-0 final as they took on Moline.  Princeton beat Kewanee…

WRMJ High School Sports Spotlight: Conference Meet Great For Rockridge’s Parker; Hoping For Similar Results At Sectional

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with Rockridge senior track athlete Keely Parker this morning. She won three events at last week’s TRAC girls conference track meet at Sherrard. Parker runs the 100 and anchors the 4×200 and 4×400 relays…

Eagles Stay In Conference Hunt

Mercer County topped United and remained in the Lincoln Trail Conference softball race Monday night.  West Central was also a winner and the Heat maintained their one game lead.  The two are scheduled to meet Thursday for a doubleheader.  Sherrard…

Eagles, Rockets Claim Tournament Titles

Mercer County and Rockridge won their softball tournament championships on Saturday.  Mercer County defeated Knoxville 11-3 in the Hucke Construction Tournament championship game for the second straight year.  The Golden Eagles beat West Carroll 5-0 Friday night and then nipped…

Golden Eagles Take LTC Crown in Boys Track

The Mercer County Golden Eagles boys track team won the Lincoln Trail Conference for the fourth year in a row last night at George Pratt Memorial Field. The Mercer County girls finished third at the conference meet, where Karli Stineman…