Category: Local Sports

Rockets Shot Down, Will Play For Third

The Rockridge Rockets could not muster another comeback and fell 6-5 to top ranked Carterville in the Class 2A State Semi-Finals. Carterville got on the board in the first plating two runs. They added another run in the third on…

TRAC Announces All-Conference Baseball Team

The Three Rivers Athletic Conference has announced its 2016 All Conference Baseball Teams.  League champion Hall and runner-up Princeton lead the way with all conference selections.  The player of the year was Rockridge’s Tyler Ulfig and the Coach of the…

WRMJ Audio: Parchert Walk Off Blast Sends Rockridge To State

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Audio from WRMJ’s broadcast on Monday.  Junior shortstop Daria Parchert hits a three-run walk off home run in the bottom of the 7th inning giving Rockridge a 9-8 victory over Stillman Valley. The Rockets will play Carterville on Friday at…

Tigers, Rockets Softball Dominate Three Rivers All-Conference Team

Friday the Three Rivers Athletic Conference announced their 2016 All-Conference softball selections, with local programs dominating the First Team. SHERRARD Teagen Randolph  (Sophomore Pitcher) Faith Anderson     (Junior Infielder) Kendra Mattingly   (Junior Outfielder) ROCKRIDGE Tayah Hayes         (Senior Pitcher) Jenna Swanson    (Junior…

Rockets Advance, Tigers Fall In Sectional Softball

The Rockridge Rockets avenged an earlier loss this month to Quincy Notre Dame stopping the Raiders 4-2 while the Sherrard Tigers comeback fell short as they dropped a 4-3 decision to Illini West at the Class 2A United softball sectional…