Local Sports

Winning A State Title In Archery

You can win a state title in archery. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources hosts the National Archery in Schools Program Illinois State Tournament at the Illinois State Fairgrounds in Springfield this Friday and Saturday. IDNR’s Ed Cross spoke with…

Rockridge Softball With Another Double Digit Performance

Another double-digit offensive performance for the Rockridge softball team. The Rockets beat Fulton on Monday 12-1 to improve to 5 and 2 on the season and 2 and 0 in TRAC West play. Elsewhere in softball from Monday: Orion 20…

WRMJ Sportsline Project: On Welter’s Hall of Fame Week His Impact Remains Strong in Aledo

Former Aledo head football coach Cully Welter will be inducted into the Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame this Saturday.  He spent eleven seasons in Aledo (1998-2009)–compiling a mark of 113 and 22 with three state titles…

Rockets Win Big, Tigers Fall On The Road

Softball diamonds were finally able to dry out enough to allow play on Thursday.  In the Three Rivers Athletic Conference the Rockridge Rockets pummeled the Morrison Fillies and the Fulton Steamers handed the Sherrard Tigers their first loss.  In soccer,…

WRMJ Sportsline Interview: Finding The Right Balance With Youth and Jr. High Sports As Told By Heath Smith

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Heath Smith this morning. The Sherrard grad has been involved with both youth and jr. high sports for many years. He discussed a number of subjects in a one-hour conversation on the WRMJ…