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Tigers To Elite 8

After six sectional setbacks in a row, the Sherrard Tigers finally prevailed and won their first sectional championship since 1990 as they beat the state’s second ranked team, Eureka, 55-48 Thursday night at Rockridge.  The Tigers gained some measure of…

Whiteman & Rockridge Knew Of Ethan Happ Story Long Ago

The college basketball world is learning about the Ethan Happ story.  It’s something his high school coach–Toby Whiteman–knew long ago. The latest to tell the Happ story is the Big Ten Network and their series The Journey. Whiteman was interviewed…

Rockets Run The Table In TRAC

The Rockridge Rockets humbled their neighbors to the east Wednesday night 65-35 to cap off the Three Rivers Athletic Conference West Division title with a perfect 12-0 record.  The Rockets held the Tigers to single digit scoring in building up…

Eagles Rally For Senior Night Win

Mercer County trailed 12-1 to start the game but rallied to lead at halftime en route to a 59-44 senior night victory over West Central in Lincoln Trail Conference boys basketball Tuesday night.  In other LTC play Princeville topped United…

Tigers Advance To Sectional Championship

The Sherrard Tigers are headed back to the sectional championship game for the first time since 2014 after beating Peoria Christian 53-29 at the Class 2A Rockridge Girls Sectional Monday night.  The Tigers avenged a loss to the Crusaders from…