Category: Local Sports

Eagles Take Sectional Track Crown

Mercer County won the girls Class 1A Sectional Track championship at Orion Thursday night edging host Orion.  In baseball, Annawan-Wethersfield tied Mercer County and Ridgewood for the conference title with a win over Rowva-Williamsfield and in softball Alleman edged Rockridge…

High School Sports Sports Spotlight: Watznauer Coming Through For TRAC Baseball Champ Rockridge

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Rockridge baseball player Drake Watznauer this morning. The senior right fielder is hitting .434 this season with 26 RBI and three home runs. The Rockets are a perfect 10-and-0 in Three Rivers Conference West…

Rockets Take TRAC Title

The Rockridge Rocket baseball team completed a perfect run in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference  West Division with a 10-1 win over Morrison Tuesday.  The Rockets went 10-0 in the division and are now 14-9 on the year.  Ridgewood moved…

Eagles Clinch Share Of LTC Title

The Mercer County Golden Eagles baseball team clinched at least a share of the Lincoln Trail Conference baseball title with a split of a double-header with Annawan-Wethersfield Monday.  The Titans and Ridgwood could tie Mercer County for the title with…

Whiteman Will Serve As Rockridge Assistant Hoops Coach

Toby Whiteman will be back on the sidelines next winter coaching basketball at Rockridge, but it will be in a secondary role. Whiteman was hired as an assistant coach last night by the Rockridge Board of Education and will serve…

Rockets Roll Through Slam

The Rockridge Rockets had little trouble in winning the Quincy Notre Dame Softball Slam over the weekend sweeping all four games by a convincing margin.  Knoxville won the Midwest Bank Classic in Aledo with a win over the host Golden…

Rockridge Wins TRAC Baseball Title

Rockridge captures the Three Rivers Athletic Conference West Division baseball title. The Rockets clinched the conference by beating Morrison Thursday night 5-2. Elsewhere is baseball from Thursday night, Mercer County moves to 12 and 2 in the Lincoln Trail Conference with…

Talking High School Sports On The Radio: Assessing The ESPN Treatment

The latest segment of Jim & Brian Talking High School Sports on the Radio involves discussion of Brian’s appearance in the eight-part ESPN docuseries “We The Fans: Section 250”–detailing the lives of various Chicago Bears season ticket holders. Brian was…