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Rockets Win 5th In A Row, Tigers Lose Close One

The Rockridge Rockets are starting to hit their stride as they picked up their fifth straight win with a Three Rivers Athletic Conference victory Friday night.  The Sherrard Tigers lost another close contest on their home floor.  In the Lincoln…

Tigers Capture TRAC Title, LTC Boys Tourney Starts

The Sherrard Tigers won another Three Rivers Athletic Conference west division championship Thursday night by holding off Riverdale.  The boys Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament got underway at United and all the top seeds posted victories. In wrestling, Mercer County won…

Orion Takes TRAC Wrestling Title, Eagles End 3 Game Skid

Orion won the Three Rivers Athletic Conference dual meet conference championship with victories over Sherrard and Erie-Prophetstown Wednesday night.  In girls basketball, Mercer County ended a three game losing streak with their third win of the year over Rowva.  …

Rockets, and Tigers get wins

Rockridge rallied from a double digit deficit to win on the road at Orion and Sherrard ended a four game skid with a victory at Morrison in Three Rivers Athletic Conference play.  Mercer County kept rolling in the Lincoln Trail…

Eagles Boys & Girls Split, Rockets Knock Off Rams

Mercer County’s boys and girls basketball teams both played on a rare Monday night with the boys winning a non-conference tilt with Morrison while the girls lost on the road at Annanwan.  Rockridge’s girls knocked Riverdale into a tie with…

Bravettes Win LTC Tourney, Chargers Take Mitton Invitational

The Annawan Bravettes won their 8th straight Lincoln Trail Conference girls basketball tournament Saturday stopping Wethersfield and Orion won their own Bob Mitton Invitational wrestling tournament over a field of 17 teams.   GIRLS BASKETBALL Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament Championship: …

Bravettes, Geese To Meet In LTC Title Game, Chargers Upset Tigers

Annawan will meet Wethersfield in the girls Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament championship game after posting wins Thursday night.  In the Three Rivers Athletic Conference, Orion upset Sherrard knocking the Tigers out of a share of the lead with Riverdale.  …