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Golden Eagles Fall Short in Regional Title Game

The Mercer County Golden Eagles battled Alleman Friday night for a regional championship at Rockridge High School, but the Pioneers were able to thwart Mercer County’s hopes of a regional title. The final score was 65-42. The Golden Eagles trailed…

Rockets Shot Down In Semis

The Rockridge Rockets offensive struggles continued right up to their final game of the season as they fell to the Alleman Pioneers 45-27 in the Class 2A Rockridge Regional Wednesday night.  The Rockets made just one of its first 15…

High School Sports Spotlight: Celebrating Stone & Steve-O

WRMJ’s John Hoscheidt caught up with Mercer County High School wrestling state medalists Stone Engle and Steve Speaker last night as the two were recognized at a Junior High wrestling meet. Stone Engle: Steve Speaker:

Mercer Co. Advances To Regional Championship

Mercer County has advanced to the schools first regional championship game in boys basketball with a 57-43 Class 2A Rockridge semi-final victory over Orion Tuesday night.  The Golden Eagles will look for the first regional title for either the Aledo,…

Rockets, Chargers, Red Storm Post Regional Wins

The Rockridge Rockets and Orion Chargers picked up quarter-final victories at the Class 2A Rockridge Regional Monday night.  The Rockets avenged an loss last Friday in beating Sherrard and Orion held on for a win over Rowva-Williamsfield.  At Knoxville, United…

2018 Spring Bumps Sherrard Track Up To 2A

This spring the Sherrard High School boys and girls track programs will be competing at the Class 2A level. Track is a 3-class sport and the Tigers had been classified as a 1A school in past years.  WRMJ Sports Director…

Engle Brings Home Silver

Mercer County’s Stone Engle lead area wrestlers at the Class 1A State Wrestling tournament with a second place finish at 132 pounds.  In a rematch of the Oregon Sectional final, Stillman Valley’s Jared Van Fleet once again edged Engle by…