Local Sports

Princes, Geese To Play For LTC Crown, Rockets 7th Graders To State

The top two seeds advanced the championship game of the boys Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament Friday night.  Top seeded Wethersfield stopped Annawan 65-50 in the first semi-final and Princeville held off Mercer County 60-50 in the other.  In the consolation…

WRMJ Interview: A 14-Year Mission Of Bringing Glory To ‘Old’ Illinois High Schools, Meet Dave Nanninga

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with Dave Nanninga today. The Mineral, Illinois native is the site creator of Illinois High School Glory Days. The site celebrates nearly 1,200 closed, deactivated or defunct high schools. It debuted 14 years ago,…

LTC Boys Tournament Changes Format

The boys Lincoln Trail Conference Basketball Tournament changed its format due to the weather the area has received.  With the first two nights of pool play being cancelled, the decision was made to go to the more traditional bracket format…

High School Sports Spotlight: Rockridge’s Krueger Primed For Postseason Run Following BMI Title & Outstanding Wrestler Honor

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Rockridge wrestler Dallas Krueger this morning. He claimed the Bob Mitton Invitational Tournament title at 132 pounds last weekend and was also named Most Outstanding Wrestler for lower weight classes.

Eagles Post LTC Win, Rockets Fall To Division Leaders

Mercer County evened their Lincoln Trail Conference record at 3-3 with a home court win over Rowva Monday night in girls basketball while Rockridge struggled to score in a road loss  to the Three Rivers Athletic Conference West Divsion leading…

High School Sports Spotlight: ‘Little Things’ Adding Up To ‘Big Things’ For Mercer County 113-Pounder King

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with Mercer County sophomore Broctyn King at the Bill Breeden Wrestling Building this afternoon. The 113-pounder just captured the title at the Bob Mitton Invitational over the weekend.

Swanson Expressing Reservations With Bill Calling For State Oversight of High School Athletics

Local State Representative Dan Swanson has some real reservations about a Chicago area lawmaker’s bill that would create the High School Interscholastic Association Commission. The legislation is being introduced by State Rep. Thaddeus Jones, but Swanson believes the state is…