Local Sports

Eagles Take Down Chargers

Mercer County went on the road Thursday to Carthage for a match up with Illini West and the Golden Eagles road the hitting and pitching of sophomore Jake Reusch to post a 5-2 victory.  Reusch went six innings giving up…

WRMJ Interview: Whiteman Still Wants To Coach, Just Not Be Head Coach

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Toby Whiteman this morning.  He is stepping down as head basketball coach at Rockridge. Whiteman will maintain his teaching job at Rockridge as well as his assistant football and junior high track coaching…

Tigers Hold Off Warriors

Two of the top softball teams in the area met Wednesday and the Sherrard Tigers held off the Sterling Golden Warriors 5-4.  In baseball action, the Ridgewood Spartans nipped the Rockridge Rockets 5-4 in match up of Lincoln Trail and…

Whiteman Steps Down As Rockridge Hoops Coach

Toby Whiteman has resigned as head basketball coach at Rockridge. He compiled a 151-and-26 mark in six seasons with the Rockets, including two state appearances. Whiteman will continue to teach in the district.

Eagles Nipped By Titans, Track Teams Sweep West Central

Monmouth-Roseville scored two runs in their final at bat to beat Mercer County 7-5 in high school softball action Tuesday at Northside Park.  Mercer County took a 5-4 lead after five innings but the Titans scored one in the sixth…

Golden Eagles, Rockets Split Openers

Mercer County and Rockridge met each other in baseball and softball to open the 2017 season on Monday afternoon.  At Northside Park in Aledo, the Golden Eagles shut down the Rockets 6-0.  Jeff Garrett threw five innings allowing just two…