John Hoscheidt

Gertrude Mack – Graveside Services 4/6/20

Gertrude Irene Mack, 100 passed away peacefully on April 3, 2020.  Private graveside services will be Monday April 6, 2020 at the St. John’s Catholic Cemetery in Viola, Illinois.  There is no visitation.  Memorial contributions may be made to the…

LTC Announces Boys All-Conference Basketball Team

Nine of the ten schools had one representative named to the first team 2010-20 All Conference boys basketball team.  The ten man first team had five seniors and five juniors named to the squad.  Ridgewood was the only school with…

TRAC All-Conference Boys Basketball Team Announced

Underclassman dominated the 2019-20 Three Rivers Conference Boys All Conference basketball team.  Five of the six members of the first team and five of the seven members of the second team were sophomores or juniors.  Rockridge won the west division…

TRAC Announces All-Conference Girls Basketball Team

The Three Rivers Athletic Conference announced their west division girls all-conference basketball team for the 2019-20 season.  Riverdale swept through the conference with an unbeaten record and a fourth place finish in the Class 2A state tournament.  Sherrard finished second…

Knights Down Rockets

Rockridge held the potent Fieldcrest offense at bay but could not generate the scoring needed as the Rockets fell to the Knights 52-41 in the Class 2A Princeton Sectional semi-final Tuesday night.  Rockridge trailed 20-18 at the half but Fieldcrest…

Lincoln Trail All-Conference Girls Basketball Team Announced

The 2019-20 Lincoln Trail All-Conference Girls Basketball team has been announced.  The first team is dominated by seniors.  League champion Princeville place five players on the first and second teams.  Second place Annawan placed four on the squad chosen by…

Orion Goes Long Range To Top Titans

Orion connected on 11 of 22 three point attempts to stop Monmouth-Roseville in the semi-finals of the Class 2A Mercer County Regional Wednesday night. The Chargers (21-9) will now meet Three Rivers Athletic Conference rival Rockridge in the championship game…

Rockets Escape, Eagles Fall

The number two seed in the Princeton Sectional Complex, Rockridge, rallied from a ten point deficit to top Alleman and the Mercer County Regional while the top seed, Kewanee, was upset at the Illinois Valley Central Regional.  Mercer County’s season…

Tigers, Eagles Season Ends

Sherrard and Mercer County had their boys basketball seasons come to an end in the opening round of the Class 2A Mercer County Regional Monday night.  The Tigers were upset by the Alleman Pioneers, a team they had beaten during…

Rockets Win State, Throne, Krueger To Semi-Finals

The Rockridge Rockets 8th grade boys basketball team matched their 7th grade brothers by winning the IESA Class 3A State Championship over South Holland McKinley at Tolono Thursday night.  Rockridge wrestlers Dallas Krueger at 138 and Nolan Throne at 145…