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Tigers Fall At Orion, Eagles Outscore Bombers

The the 10 & 32 Orion Tip Off Classic the Sherrard Tigers fell to Erie-Prophetstown while Monmouth-Roseville beat Ridgewood and Orion handled Abingdon-Avon.  In girls basketball, Mercer County was red hot as they topped Macomb and Sherrard and Rockridge also…

WRMJ Audio: District Scheduling Proposal Wins Support At IHSA Town Hall in Macomb

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Macomb High School principal Chuck Milem this morning. They hosted an IHSA Town Hall meeting Monday.  Among the issues discussed was a district scheduling proposal for high school football. Among the 30-plus principals…

Boys Basketball Season Tips Off

The boys high school basketball season tipped off Monday night around western Illinois.  At Orion, Alleman, Sherrard and Monmouth-Roseville picked up wins.  Rockridge won their season opener at Geneseo.  At Kewanee, Wethersfield won their opener and at Williamsfield Galva, West…

WRMJ Audio: During State Title Game Press Conference Dixon Takes Time To Talk Mercer County Beginnings

Westmer grad and Camp Point Central head football coach Brad Dixon met with the statewide media today as his team prepares for the IHSA 1A state championship game this Friday in Champaign. Dixon took time to talk about his Mercer…

TRAC Announces All-Conference Teams

The Three Rivers Athletic Conference announced their all conference volleyball and football teams for the 2018 season.  As expected, the teams at the top of the conference dominated the first two teams.     THREE RIVERS ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – WEST…

Rockets, Red Storm, Chargers, Spartans Fall At Ridgewood

The fourth night of the Ridgewood Girls Thanksgiving basketball tournament saw area teams all on the losing side of the ledger.  The Rockrdge Rockets and Orion Chargers saw tight games at half time get away from the them in the…