Local Sports

Day Two of Warkins Cardinal Classic, Macomb Tournament Gets Started

All local high school basketball tournaments are now underway as the Macomb Western Holiday Tournament started on Thursday. The Cliff Warkins Memorial Cardinal Classic in Erie held it’s second day of play Thursday. A complete look at action from around…

Holiday Tournament Action In Full Swing

Holiday tournament basketball and wrestling action is now if full swing around the state of Illinois.  Local teams are competing at Erie, Riverton, Bloomington-Normal, Princeville, Amboy and Springfield.  Mercer County’s boys and girls teams all won their games to highlight…

Former Aledo Coach Welter Named To IHSFCA Hall of Fame

Former Aledo football coach Cully Welter has been named to the 2018 Illinois High School Football Coaches Association Hall of Fame class.  Welter led Aledo to three state titles and two runner-up finishes. He says his job is all about…

WRMJ Sportsline: Holiday Edition

The WRMJ Sportsline had a holiday theme this weekend as WRMJ News/Sports Director JIm Taylor visited with a number of special guests. RFD Radio Network’s Rita Frazer. Former Aledo head football coach Cully Welter. The IHSA’s Kurt Gibson and Matt…

Sherrard School Board Okays New Wood Floor For High School Gym

The main gymnasium at Sherrard High School getting a new wood floor. The Unit 200 Board of Education approved a $287,000 bid on Wednesday night. Work will begin in June and should be completed by August. Also last night, the…

Pioneers Slip By Rockets

The Rockridge Rockets pushed the area’s top Class 2A team but came up short as Alleman pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 60-49 non-conference boys basketball action Tuesday night.  In other games, Ridgewood nipped Orion 53-51, Wethersfield stopped…

High School Sports Spotlight: Hanson’s Sherrard Wrestling Room Partner Setting Him Up For Nice Season

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Sherrard senior wrestler Karsyn Hanson this morning. The 220-pounder is off to a solid start and says much of his success can be attributed to his workout partner in the Tiger wrestling room.

Sherrard Boys Pick Up TRAC Win, Ladies Fall In Non-Conference Play

The Sherrard Tigers boys basketball team played a Monday night match-up with Morrison and downed the Mustangs.  In girls action, the Tigers had 13 first quarter turnovers and couldn’t recover as they lost to Wethersfield while Rockridge lead 15-0 to…