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WRMJ Interview: Summer Work Underway For Hofer & Eagles

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with Mercer County High School athletic director and football coach Andrew Hofer this morning as summer strength and conditioning workouts are finishing up their second week. The first football game is August 24th…

WRMJ Interview: Much To Discuss With IHSA’s Anderson

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with IHSA Executive Director and Cambridge native Craig Anderson this morning. The two discussed many topics including–e-gaming; weekly player limitations in football; enrollment classification; mercy rule in basketball; true wrestleback format in individual state…

IHSA Ready For E-Gaming?

Momentum building for the IHSA to adopt e-sports or video gaming as a sanctioned activity. And eventually even a state tournament series. The organization’s Craig Anderson tells the Illinois Radio Network that e-sports are becoming very popular, almost popular enough…

WRMJ Interview: Very Easy For Cully Welter To Talk About Tom Hasson

WRMJ Sports Director spoke with former Aledo football coach Cully Welter this morning. Welter shared some observations about Rockridge teacher Tom Hasson, who was injured last Friday in a motorcycle accident. Welter and Hasson coached for ten years together at…

Rockets Win State Championship

The Rockridge Rockets topped the defending state champion Beecher Bobcats 5-2 to win the Class 2A State Softball championship Saturday afternoon at Eastside Center in East Peoria.  Rockridge got off to a quick start as catcher Sara Bisland hit a…

Rockets To Play Beecher For State Title

Kadey Garrett’s two run walk off single gave the Rockridge Rockets a 4-3 win over Pinckneyville this afternoon at the Class 2A Softball semi-finals at Eastside Center in East Peoria.  The Rockets trailed 3-1 after a two run homer by…