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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…

Maple Leafs Blank Rockets

In a meeting of state ranked teams, Geneseo shut Rockridge’s powerful offense with a 3-0 win Wednesday.  Geneseo entered the game ranked No. 8 in Class 3A in the Illinois Coaches Association Power Rankings and Rockridge was fifth in the…

Eagles Slip By Spartans In LTC

Mercer County scored on a wild pitch in the top of the seventh to edge Ridgewood in a Lincoln Trail Conference showdown in high school baseball Tuesday in Woodhull.  In softball, Sherrard and Rockridge picked up non-conference wins while Orion…

WRMJ Sportsline Interview: The WRMJ Story

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with WRMJ founder Roger Coleman on the WRMJ Sportsline this morning. WRMJ Owner/General Manager John Hoscheidt also participated in the conversation. Part 1: Part 2: