Local Sports

WRMJ Interview: Area Conference Team Mulling 8-Man Football; North Fulton Coop To Make Final Decision In January

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with Elliott Craig this morning.  He is the head football coach of the North Fulton Coop, which plays in the Prairieland Conference. They are dealing with declining numbers and are considering a variety of…

Rockridge Wins Golf Sectional, Tigers Also Advance To State

The Rockridge Rockets won the Class 1A Mercer County Golf Sectional hosted by Mercer County at Hawthorn Ridge Monday.  The Rockets fired a 346, edging out the Sherrard Tigers who finished second with a 347.  Tremont finished third with a…

Talking High School Sports On The Radio: Adolph Rupp’s High School Coaching Days In Illinois

The latest segment of Jim & Brian Talking High School Sports on the Radio involves discussion of legendary University of Kentucky basketball coach Adolph Rupp’s connection to Illinois high school sports, coaching in Freeport before landing his first and only…

Cougars, Rebels Win LTC Cross Country Titles

Mid-County and Stark County won the boys and girls Lincoln Trail Conference meets held at Kewanee Dunes Thursday.  Mercer County finished second in the boys competition and third in the girls race.  In volleyball, Sherrrard, Rockridge and Orion won their…

United Take Girls Regional Crown

The United Red Storm captured the Mercer County Class 1A Girls Regional Golf title Wednesday at Hawthorn Ridge.  Mercer County took second and Rockridge third.  All three teams will advance to next weeks Pontiac Sectional.  In volleyball, Mercer County and…