Local Sports

Four Area Golfers Advance To State

Four area golfers qualified for the Class 1A State Golf Meet this weekend in Bloomington at the Brown County Sectional Monday. In the team competition, Ridgewood finished third to also advance. No area girls or teams qualified for the state…

Golden Eagles, Rockets Win; Sherrard Shutout in Week 7

Week 7 of the high school football season kicked off around the area Friday night. The Mercer County Golden Eagles earned their fourth win of the season by blanking United 16-0. Rockridge kept their playoff hopes alive with a 36-20…

Stark Co., Princeville Take LTC Cross Country Crowns, United Advances To Sectional

Stark County successfully defended their girls Lincoln Trail Cross Country title while Princeville took the boys crown at Kewanee Dunes on Thursday. At  the Class 1A Geneseo Girls Golf Regional, Geneseo, United and Alleman advanced to the sectionals.   GOLF…

WRMJ Audio: Aledo & Augie Grad Schweppe Gets National Media Attention This Week For NBA/China Piece

WRMJ News/Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with 2006 Aledo High School grad Jon Schweppe this morning. He now resides in the Washington D.C. area and authored a piece this week in the New York Post titled “How the NBA censored…

Princesses Take Over First In LTC

Princeville and United met Wednesday night with first place on the line in the Lincoln Trail Conference volleyball race and the Princesses prevailed in straight games.  In soccer, Orion-Sherrard won easily over Riverdale as the regular season is winding down.…

Chargers, Steamers Tied For TRAC Lead

Orion avenged an earlier season loss to Fulton to tie the Steamers for the lead in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference volleyball standings.  The Chargers improved to 23-1 on the season and tied with Fulton at 5-1 in conference play. …

NFHS Executive Director: Amateurism Must Be Maintained To Preserve Education-Based Sports

The following is from National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) executive director Dr. Karissa Niehoff: While we addressed a number of important issues with our member state associations at section meetings the past month, perhaps none of the…