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Rockets Sweep Tigers, Eagles Win Knoxville Invite

The Rockridge Rockets won on the baseball and softball diamonds over the Sherrard Tigers Monday night in Three Rivers Athletic Conference action and the Mercer County Golden Eagles boys track team won the Knoxville Invitational with nine first place finishes…

Hutton Being Recommended For Sherrard Hoops Job

Brian Hutton is being recommended for the Sherrard varsity boys basketball job. The item is on Wednesday’s Unit 200 Board of Education agenda. Hutton won over 200 games in his first stint at Sherrard, before being dismissed by the board…

Friday Rains Halt Local Softball; Heat Tracksters Shine

On Good Friday Mother Nature caused postponement of the Rockridge/Orion softball matchup, while suspending game one of a Lincoln Trail Conference doubleheader between ROWVA/Williamsfield and Ridgewood. Meanwhile West Central track & field took part in the Camp Point Central Invitational. BASEBALL…

Hutton Steps Down As Mercer County Boys Basketball Coach

The April 19th Mercer County School Board agenda includes the resignation of varsity boys basketball coach Brian Hutton. Hutton has held the position for eight seasons, since the first year of the consolidation. Prior to Mercer County, Hutton coached for…