Category: Local Sports

Rockridge Grad Happ Ranked 10th Best Player Entering 2016/2017 College Basketball Season

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Rockridge grad Ethan Happ recognized as the 10th best player in the nation entering the 2016/2017 college basketball season. The list compiled by the on-line digital media site “thebiglead.com“. Congrats to Ethan and thanks for the great WRMJ memories. Happ…

WRMJ Expands High School Football Coverage

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor interviews Orion head coach Chip Filler.

WRMJ is expanding its high school football coverage entering the 2016 season. Since the 2014 season, fans have been able to listen to every Mercer County, Rockridge and Sherrard game through WRMJ and/or wrmj.com. This year, the Orion Chargers have…

WRMJ Interview: Denhart Has Mid-County Moving In Right Direction

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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Mid County (ROWVA, Galva & Williamsfield co-op) head football coach Gary Denhart this morning. The Cougars are coming off a 3A playoff appearance a year ago and have plenty of experience back for…

Post 200 Season Ends in Division Tourney Quarters

After capturing its first District 14 Title since 2011, Rock Island Post 200 ran out of gas Friday, ending its season with a 13-4 loss to Galesburg Post 285. Galesburg starting pitcher Nick Foster went the distance, allowing 10 hits…

WRMJ Audio: 12 High School Football Interviews From Saturday 7-On-7 At Augie

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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor attended a 7-on-7 high school football invite at Augustana College on Saturday and conducted 12 interviews. Orion’s Chip Filler: Rockridge’s Sam Graves: Riverdale’s Guy Dierikx: Bureau Valley’s Spencer Davis: Knoxville’s Ryan Hebard: Monmouth-Roseville’s Jeremy Adolphson:…

Milan Post 227 Stopped Short of District 14 Tourney Title

Former Sherrard Tiger standout Nathan Earl delivered a complete-game Friday night, allowing two runs on four hits to power Rock Island Post 200 into Saturday’s District 14 Tournament title game. Former Rockridge Rocket Tyler Ulfig tallied four hits in five…

Tri County Red Devils Win USSSA World Series

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The Tri County Red Devils 14 and under baseball team won the USSSA AA World Series in Lenexa, Kansas on Tuesday. TCRD beat Lawrence (Kansas) Thunder 13-5 in the championship game. The team finished 2nd place at the 13U World…