John Hoscheidt

Eagles Drop, Tigers Win Home Openers

Mercer County had a rematch with Monmouth-Roseville for their home opener Tuesday night and the Golden Eagles lost a late lead as the Titans got revenge for a loss at the 10 & 32 Orion Tip Classic Saturday. Sherrard picked…

Tigers Take Down Fillies

Sherrard handed Morrison their first loss of the season to open Three Rivers Athletic Conference girls basketball action Monday night. The Fillies came into the game at 5-0 on the season. Madison Leaich knocked down a school record eight three’s…

Steamers Take Orion Title

One week ago the Fulton Streamers were not a participant in the 10 & 32 Orion Tip Off Classic. But when the tournament they were to play in was canceled they filled an opening at Orion and went 4-0 for…

WRMJ’S 12 Days Of Christmas Is Back!

You can be a winner when you shop or dine at local businesses in Aledo, New Boston, and Viola during WRMJ’s Annual 12 Days of Christmas contest. Just stop in at any or all of our participating businesses and register…

Eagles Open Season With Win

Mercer County opened their season with a win over next door neighbor Sherrard at the Orion 10 & 32 Boys Thanksgiving Tournament Tuesday night. Fulton and Monmouth-Roseville both went to 2-0 in the tournament. The Mercer County girls fell at…

Boys Thanksgiving Tournament Play Begins

The 2021-22 boys high school basketball season got underway Monday night with Thanksgiving Tournament basketball action. At Orion, Fulton, Monmouth-Roseville, and Ridgewood posted wins. Rockridge fell at Geneseo and United lost at Rowva-Williamsfield.   BOYS BASKETBALL @ 10 & 32…

Titans Take Rowva-Williamsfield/Ridgewood Title

Monmouth-Roseville topped Abingdon-Avon for the Rowva-Williamsfield/Ridgewood Thanksgiving Tournament title Saturday night. Rockridge took third.  Geneseo handled Sherrard to grab the Geneseo Thanksgiving Tournament crown.   Rowva-Williamfield/Ridgewood Tournament Championship:  Monmouth-Roseville 46  A-town 31 Third Place:  Rockridge 62  West Central 37 Fifth…

Early Bird Shopping In Aledo

Once again this year Aledo retailers will try and get the jump on Christmas shopping with their Early Bird Shopping event this Saturday. Aledo Main Street Director Dana Murphy explains what’s behind this event. Aledo is home to approximately 175…

Eagles, Rockets Post Tourney Wins

Mercer County and Rockridge both posted wins at the Rowva-Williamsfield/Ridgewood Thanksgiving Tournament Wednesday night. The Golden Eagles jumped off to a quick start in rolling over BPC while the Rockets picked up steam in downing the United Red Storm.  …

Spartans, Titans Pick Up Tourney Wins; Henry, Flynn Named All-State

The second night of the Rowva-Williamsfield/Ridgewood Thanksgiving Tournament saw the host Ridgewood Spartans top United and Monmouth-Roseville was a winner against the host Cougars.  The Illinois High School Football Coaches Association announced their All-State team for the 2021 season.  …