Local Sports

Eagles Continue To Struggle, Orion Tops Sherrard

The Mercer County volleyball team continues to struggle to start the season as they remain winless following a loss at home to Alleman Tuesday night. In Three Rivers Conference play, Orion continued their winning ways with a victory over Sherrard…

Ridgewood, Macomb Win Golden Eagle Invitational

Ridgewood captured the boys title while Macomb took top honors in the girls competition at the Mercer County Golden Eagle Golf Invitational on Saturday at Hawthorn Ridge.  Ridgewood’s Thomas Bumann was the boys medalist with a 77 while Emma Thorman…

Rockridge and Orion Victorious, Mercer County and Sherrard Fall

The Mercer County Golden Eagles looked to avoid an 0-2 start to their 2017 season against Illini West. Orion and Sherrard battled in a Three Rivers Conference crossover match-up and the Rockridge Rockets hosted Erie-Prophetstown in Week Two. A complete…

Light Day Of Action On Local Sports Season

There was limited local sports action on Wednesday in the Lincoln Trail and Three Rivers Conference.  The only volleyball match saw Prophetstown beat Annawan 2-0.  In girls golf, Princeton edged Rockridge 222 to 233.  In boys golf, St. Bede shot…

Rockets Top Eagles, Tigers Over Spartans

Rockridge came to Aledo Tuesday night and toppled the Mercer County Golden Eagles in non-conference volleyball action.  In another Three Rivers versus Lincoln Trail Conference match-up, the Sherrard Tigers handled the Ridgewood Spartans in straight games.   VOLLEYBALL Rockridge beat…

Local Cross Country At Titan Invitational

Annawan-Wethersfield hosted their annual Titan Invitational for both boys and girls along with a Junior High event. Galesburg won the boys event and Geneseo took the girls title. The Lincoln Trail and Prarieland Conference split their freshman-sophomore football games.  …

Big Volleyball, Golf, Soccer Weekend

Area volleyball teams competed at Wethersfield, Spring Valley and Macomb while golfers teed it up in Monmouth and Geneseo and Orion-Sherrard competed at the Oregon Invitational.   VOLLEYBALL Wethersfield Invitational Championship match – Wethersfield beat Eureka 21-15, 21-16 Third Place…

Rockets, Chargers Victorious, Golden Eagles, Tigers Fall in Week One

High school football got underway on Friday night. Mercer County opened up by traveling to state-ranked Farmington, Rockridge took on Three Rivers newcomer Monmouth-Roseville, Orion battled Spring Valley Hall, and new Sherrard head coach Scott Monson’s team began 2017 by…