Local Sports

Light Day Of Action On Local Sports Season

There was limited local sports action on Wednesday in the Lincoln Trail and Three Rivers Conference.  The only volleyball match saw Prophetstown beat Annawan 2-0.  In girls golf, Princeton edged Rockridge 222 to 233.  In boys golf, St. Bede shot…

Rockets Top Eagles, Tigers Over Spartans

Rockridge came to Aledo Tuesday night and toppled the Mercer County Golden Eagles in non-conference volleyball action.  In another Three Rivers versus Lincoln Trail Conference match-up, the Sherrard Tigers handled the Ridgewood Spartans in straight games.   VOLLEYBALL Rockridge beat…

Local Cross Country At Titan Invitational

Annawan-Wethersfield hosted their annual Titan Invitational for both boys and girls along with a Junior High event. Galesburg won the boys event and Geneseo took the girls title. The Lincoln Trail and Prarieland Conference split their freshman-sophomore football games.  …

Big Volleyball, Golf, Soccer Weekend

Area volleyball teams competed at Wethersfield, Spring Valley and Macomb while golfers teed it up in Monmouth and Geneseo and Orion-Sherrard competed at the Oregon Invitational.   VOLLEYBALL Wethersfield Invitational Championship match – Wethersfield beat Eureka 21-15, 21-16 Third Place…

Rockets, Chargers Victorious, Golden Eagles, Tigers Fall in Week One

High school football got underway on Friday night. Mercer County opened up by traveling to state-ranked Farmington, Rockridge took on Three Rivers newcomer Monmouth-Roseville, Orion battled Spring Valley Hall, and new Sherrard head coach Scott Monson’s team began 2017 by…

Rockets Win, Tigers Fall In Season Openers

Rockridge opened their 2017 volleyball season with a win over Erie while Sherrard fell to Kewanee in Three Rivers Athletic Conference cross over matches.  United picked up a girls dual win in golf while Ridgewood topped Orion in a boys…

Golden Eagles Lose Season Opener

The Mercer County Golden Eagles volleyball team opened their season on the road at Monmouth-Roseville and lost in straight games. On the links, the Mercer County, United and Sherrard boys were winners while the United and Sherrard girls also posted…

WRMJ Interview: IHSA’s Anderson Talks Participation Numbers, Eight-Man Football & State Tourney Structure

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson this morning. The two discussed many topics–including football participation numbers, the idea of eight-man football, state tournament series structure and success factor and multiplier.

Volleyball, Golf Ramp Up Action

The high school volleyball season picked up the pace with multiple matches Tuesday night, including Orion taking on Moline.  In golf Rockridge, Sherrard and Orion’s girls teams teed it up.  Orion-Sherrard opened their soccer season with a win over Hall-DePue.…