Category: Local Sports

Mercer County Wins Invite, Rockets Sweep Rams

Mercer County won both the boys and girls Golden Eagle Track Invitational Tuesday night.  In baseball, Mercer County took two from West Central in the Lincoln Trail while Rockridge bested Riverdale.  In softbal, West Central took two from Mercer County…

Eagles Sweep Rebels, Tigers And Chargers Split

Mercer County went on the road for a softball doubleheader against Stark County and came away with a sweep.  United split with Galva in other Lincoln Trail Conference play and Orion upended Sherrard in the TRAC.  In baseball, Alleman rallied…

WRMJ Sportsline Interview: A New Sherrard Beginning For Brian Hutton

Brian Hutton joined WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor in-studio this morning for the WRMJ Sportsline. Hutton was hired this week as Sherrard varsity boys basketball coach–his second stint with the Tigers after the last eight seasons at Mercer County. Part…

Eagles, Tigers Capture Rockridge Invitational Titles; MC Baseball Splits; Rockets, Tigers Softball Notch Wins

On the baseball diamond, Mercer County split a pair in LTC play with Princeville to move to 15-3 on the season. On the heels of 10 1st place winners, Mercer County captured the boys’ portion of the Rockridge Track &…

Rockets Sweep Tigers, Eagles And Wildcats Split

It was a big day of high school softball and baseball action on Thursday. In Lincoln Trail Conference baseball, Mercer County avenged a loss to Galva on Tuesday and in the Three Rivers Rockridge made it a sweep over Sherrard.…

WRMJ Interview: Nelson & Rockets Keep On Climbing

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Rockridge softball coach John Nelson last night following the Rockets 11-9 win over Sherrard. Rockridge is now 14 and 4 on the season and ranked number 2 in the latest Illinois Coaches Association…