Local Sports

Golden Eagles and Rockets Win, Chargers and Tigers Fall in Week 9

Week Nine of high school football action got underway on Friday night. Mercer County was looking to become playoff eligable taking on Princeville, Rockridge and Orion battled in a match-up of state-ranked teams, and Sherrard was trying to end their…

Chargers, Rams Tie For TRAC Title

Orion and Riverdale tied for the Three Rivers Athletic Conference west division volleyball title after both posted season ending wins Thursday night.  The Chargers and Rams both posted 11-1 records.  Orion beat Bureau Valley 25-15, 25-15, Riverdale beat Erie 25-14,…

Geese Wrap Up LTC Title, Eagles Close Out Season With Win

The Wethersfield Flying Geese wrapped up a perfect season and Lincoln Trail Conference volleyball championship with a straight game win over Annawan Wednesday night.  The Geese finished the regular season at 33-0 and 10-0 in the LTC. Mercer County finished…

IHSA Numbers Guy Talks Football Playoffs

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with the IHSA’s Scott Johnson this morning. He discussed enrollment classification cutoffs and tiebreaker points for the 2017 high school football playoffs.

Rams, Chargers Tied For TRAC Lead

The Orion Chargers and Riverdale Rams remained tied for the west division lead in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference volleyball race after wins Tuesday night.  In regional soccer, Orion-Sherrard’s season came to end at the Galesburg Regional falling to top…

Flying Geese Stop United, Sit Alone Atop LTC

The Wethersfield Flying Geese took a big step in repeating as Lincoln Trail Conference volleyball champions with a straight game victory over the United Red Storm Monday night.  Wethersfield made it two wins over United in three days after topping…