Category: Local Sports

Mercer Co. Drops Season Opener

The Mercer County Golden Eagles dropped their volleyball season opener on their home court to the Monmouth-Roseville Titans while United won their opener over Alleman. In boys golf, Mercer County won a triangular at Oak Run while the Sherrard girls…

Eagles, Tigers And Rockets Tee It Up

The Mercer County Golden Eagles, Sherrard Tigers and Rockridge Rockets girls golf teams were in action Tuesday afternoon. Mercer County hosted Galesburg and Sherrard hosted Rockridge and Erie. In high school volleyball, teams from the Lincoln Trail and Three Rivers…

Sherrard Grad To See Name On Big Screen

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A recent Sherrard grad excited to see his name in the credits of a movie showing in the Quad Cities this weekend. The motion picture ‘Greater’ details the life of the late Brandon Burlsworth, a former University of Arkansas walk-on…

Eagles Win On The Links

Mercer County’s boys golf team picked up another dual meet win with a 170 to 200 victory over Fulton at Hawthorn Ridge Monday. Mercer County’s Matt McEwen was the medalist with a 38. The Mercer County girls met Mid-County but…

WRMJ Sportsline Interviews: 2016 Kick-Off Show

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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor previewed the 2016 high school football season on the WRMJ Sportsline this morning and spoke with area coaches. United’s Fred Lucas: West Central’s Jason Kirby: Sherrard’s Brian Adams: Orion’s Chip Filler: Rockridge’s Sam Graves: Mercer…

WRMJ Interview: Hofer & Eagles Sweat Into Season

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WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with Mercer County head football coach Andrew Hofer this morning following the Eagles third day of practice. Full contact drills begin Saturday.