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WRMJ Interview: Mercer County’s Whitenack Details What ‘Intensive’ Wrestling Camp Means

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mercer Coutny junior wrestler Camden Whitenack this morning. Whitenack, along with teammates Seth and Steve Speaker recently attended an intensive ten-day wrestling camp in northern Iowa.  The camp ends with a 12-mile run.…

DeLoose Resigns As Sherrard Softball Coach

Mike DeLoose is stepping down as Sherrard High School softball coach. His resignation is on the Unit 200 Board of Education agenda next Wednesday night. DeLoose spent five years at Sherrard, finishing this past season at 13 and 12.

Bewley Steps Down As Mercer County Softball Coach

Daryl Bewley is stepping down as Mercer County softball coach. In two different stints, he coached a total of 18 seasons for Aledo and then Mercer County, compiling 264 wins. Mercer County athletic director Andrew Hofer says there is no…

Rockridge Grad Lofgren Back On Sidelines; His Son Back Home

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with Riverdale boys basketball coach and Rockridge grad Mark Lofgren on Sunday. Lofgren’s three-year old son Blaine was hospitalized in Iowa City last winter receiving chemotherapy treatment for cancer. He’s back home now…