Local Sports

Golden Eagles, Chargers, and Rockets Win, Tigers Fall

Week Eight of the high school football season got underway on Friday night. Mercer County was looking to keep their playoff hopes alive as they hosted United, Orion took on Bureau Valley, Rockridge battled Morrison, and Sherrard was looking for…

United, Wethersfield Headed For Title Showdown

United and Wethersfield are headed for a title showdown in the Lincoln Trail Conference volleyball race as both remained unbeaten in league play with wins Thursday night.  It was senior night for Mercer County, but the Red Storm swept the…

Ridgewood Wins Sectional

The Ridgewood Spartans won the Class 1A Havana boys golf sectional on Wednesday.  The Spartans fired a 326.  Pleasant Plains was second with a 332 and Williamsville was third with a 337.  Those three schools will advance to the state…

WRMJ Interview: Meet Queen #stronggirl Josie Finch

WRMJ News/Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County High School senior Josie Finch this morning. She is the reigning Mercer County Fair Queen and is involved in many school related activities.

Eagles, Red Storm, Chargers Win In Volleyball Action

Mercer County improved to 6-2 in Lincoln Trail Conference volleyball action with a three game win over Ridgewood while United remained unbeaten on Tuesday night.  In the Three Rivers Athletic Conference, Orion remained tied with Riverdale atop the standings with…

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…