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Rockridge Softball Improves To 8-And-1

Wet weather wiped out a number of events on Thursday, but Rockridge was able to get out on the softball diamond. The Rockets had 14 hits in a 14-1 win over Riverdale. Jenna Swanson had a home run and 4…

Mercer County Baseball & Softball Fall On The Road

In high school baseball from Tuesday, Knoxville rallies for a 6-5 win over Mercer County in 8 innings. elsewhere in baseball from Tuesday: Fulton 12 Ridgewood 2 In softball from Tuesday: Alleman 16 Mercer County (5 innings) Princeville 8 Kewanee…

Rockridge Softball Wins Rocket Invite

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Rockridge softball takes Saturday’s Rocket Invite finishing 3-and-0. The Rockets picked up wins over Putnam County (10-2); Canton (2-1) and Galva (8-2). In other softball from Saturday: Orion 7 Hall 6 Hall 14 Orion 7 United 13 Monmouth-Roseville 0 In…

Eagles Score Well At Illinois Top Times Event

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The Mercer County girls track 4×200 relay team (Catelyn Hofmann, Kenzie Baker, Carlea Kiddoo and Ellie Lower) took home 1st place at the Illinois Top Times event at Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington on Friday. The 4-by-400 relay team (Hofmann,…