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Alleman, Annawan Have Seasons End

Alleman and Annawan had their season’s end with Sectional semi-final losses Wednesday night.  At the Class 2A Byron, the Pioneers shot only 29 per cent as they fell to Rockford Christian 43-39.  Alleman trailed by 15 with 6:17 left in…

TRAC Announces Girls All-Conference Basketball Team

The Three Rivers Athletic Conference announced their West Division girls all conference team for the 2016-17 season.  Two members of the first place Sherrard Tigers were unanimous selections to the squad.  Seniors Faith Anderson and Spencer Strandgard lead the Tigers…

Monson Named Sherrard Head Football Coach

Longtime assistant Scott Monson has been named head football coach at Sherrard High School. The Sherrard School Board approved the hire Monday night. Monson is a social studies teacher at the school. The Unit 200 Board of Education also made…

IHSA Baseball & Softball Seasons Start Today

Today is the unofficial start of spring.  It’s the first official day of high school baseball and softball practice, according to the IHSA calendar. Rockridge senior Ashley Minyard is hoping the Rockets have another big year on the softball diamond.…

Pioneers Advance To Regional Finals

The Alleman Pioneers advanced to the Class 2A Mercer County regional championship game with a 53-47 win over Orion Wednesday night in Aledo.  The Pioneers outscored the Chargers by 12 at the free throw line to propel them to the…