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Chargers Stopped In Sectional Championship

The Orion Chargers volleyball season came to a close Wednesday night at the Class 2A Oregon Sectional as they fell to Galena in straight games.  The Pirates won 25-20, 25-22.  Orion closed out their season at 32-6 while Galena moves…

Lincoln Trail Announces All-Conference Football Team

League champion Annawan-Wethersfield and Princeville lead the way in selections with the 2017 Lincoln Trail Conference All-Conference football team.  The Flying Geese had ten players named to the first team offense and defense while the Princes had eight selections.  …

Chargers Advance, Geese Suffer First Loss

The Orion Chargers advanced to the Class 2A Oregon sectional championship match with a straight game victory over the tournament hosts Monday night.  Orion beat Oregon 25-21, 25-23 for the right to meet Galena, a straight game winner over Riverdale…

Chargers Win Sixth Straight Regional, Rockets Fall To Rams

The Orion Chargers won their sixth straight Class 2A volleyball regional championship by beating Bureau Valley on the Rams home floor Thursday night.  Orion won in straight games 25-21, 25-23 to advance to Monday’s Oregon sectional where they will meet…

High School Sports Spotlight: Mercer County’s Dellitt Playing For More Than Just Week 10

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County senior football player Jaden Dellitt this morning. Dellitt rarely comes off the field for the Golden Eagles–playing wide receiver and safety as well returning punts and kicks and serving as the…

Eagles Win Regional Opener

Mercer County won their opener in the Class 2A West Central volleyball regional Monday night over West Hancock.  The Eagles will  now meet United in the semi-finals tonight.  At Sherrard, Alleman posted a win over Ridgewood to advance to the…