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Saey Being Recommended For Rockridge Head Basketball Job

Andy Saey is being recommended for the head boys basketball job at Rockridge High School. The Kewanee native had been an assistant for Toby Whiteman, who resigned last month.  Saey, who teaches at Rockridge, also coached previously at Galva and Kewanee. The…

Rockets Pound Out Win, Tigers Stopped By Fillies

The Rockridge Rockets came out swinging as they rolled over Fulton in Three Rivers Athletic Conference baseball action on Friday and the Morrison Fillies used a four run first and made that stand up as they stopped Sherrard to put…

Tigers, Rockets Post TRAC Wins

The weather conditions finally improved enough for area teams to get on the ball diamond and Sherrard and Rockridge posted baseball and softball victories in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference.  In the Lincoln Trail, Ridgewood topped United for the second…

High School Sports Spotlight: Neeld Hopes Strong Showing In Indoor Season Leads To Big Things In Outdoor Season

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer County senior track athlete Mike Neeld this morning. He finished second in the 60-meter hurdles last month at the Illinois Prep Top Times event in Bloomington. Neeld is hoping for similar results…

Fillies Take Rematch With Rockets, Panthers Take Quaddrangular

Morrison got a walk off two run single from Jaeden Workman in the bottom of the seventh to beat Rockridge 3-2 in Three Rivers Athletic Conference softball action Tuesday.  In track, Erie-Prophetstown and Riverdale were winners in a meet with…