Local Sports

Eagles, Tigers Compete In Shootouts, Orion 3rd At “The Pit”

The Mercer County Golden Eagles boys could not hold on and fell to the Rockford Christian Royal Lions at the Rock Falls Shootout.  The Sherrard Tiger girls opened the IHMVCU Shootout at Wharton Field House over Davenport West.  In wrestling,…

Chargers Hold Off Tigers, Cardinals Top Rockets

The Orion Chargers held off the Sherrard Tigers 42-38 in Three Rivers Athletic Conference boys basketball action on Hall of Fame night in Orion.  The Tigers trailed by as many as 11 in the second half before four late free…

Tigers Shut Down Rockets

Points were at a premium last night in a Three Rivers Athletic Conference west division girls basketball game between Sherrard and Rockridge.  The Tigers prevailed 30-18.  In other TRAC action Orion beat Morrison 53-40 and Erie stopped Fulton 45-37.  In…

Eagles Post LTC Win

It was back to Lincoln Trail Conference girls basketball Wednesday night. Mercer County had to rally to defeat Galva 44-35.  The Golden Eagles trailed by two at the half.  In other LTC play, Rowva beat United 47-32, top ranked Annawan…

Eagles Split On The Day At Erie

Mercer County split on the day in boys and girls basketball action on Saturday. The girls team defeated Rockridge to go 4-1 for the week while they boys lost to Riverdale to finish 3-2.  Wethersfield won the boys title while…

MC Girls Win Border Battle; Orion Boys Go 2-0 Saturday in Erie

Mercer County overcame an 11-9 first quarter deficit to defeat Rockridge in girls play on Saturday in the Erie Warkins Cardinal Classic. In boys action, Mercer County fell to Riverdale at Erie, Rockridge lost to consolation champs Jacksonville in Macomb,…