John Hoscheidt

Business Spotlight – Essig Motors

WRMJ’s Business Spotlight returns for another year and today John Hoscheidt will talk with Matt Essig, Vice-President of Essig Motors in Aledo. They will talk about the challenges of 2021, what 2022 has in store for the auto business, and…

Rockets Take Erie Title

Rockrdge handed Monmouth-Roseville their first loss of the season as they won the Cliff Warkins Memorial Classic girls basketball tournament Thursday night. Mercer County lost to Morrison in a consolation game. On the boys side, Fulton downed Riverdale to take…

Rockets Advance To Championship Game At Erie

Rockridge topped Mercer County for the second time this month as they advanced to the championship game at the Warkins Cardinal Girls Classic at Erie where they will meet undefeated Monmouth-Roseville. Mercer County’s boys team fell to Lena-Winslow. At Macomb,…

Holiday Tournament Action Gets Underway

Boys and girls high school holiday basketball tournament action got underway Monday around the state. At Erie, the Mercer County boys split their two games. At Eastland, Sherrard fell to the tournament hosts. At Macomb, Rockridge slipped by Brown County.…

Red Storm Take Down Ranked Indians

The United Red Storm went on the road and stopped the #10 ranked Lewistown Indians 45-28 in high school boys basketball Monday night. United improved to 13-2 while Lewistown fell to 10-1. In other boys action, Knoxville beat BPC 58-43.…

Rockets Take E-P Title

Rockridge, despite not winning an individual championship, captured the Erie-Prophetstown Holiday wrestling tournament Saturday. The Rockets were paced by second place finishes from Cale Kuster, Jude Finch, Peyton Locke, Nathan Petreikis, and Sam Buser.   WRESTLING Erie-Prophetstown Holiday Tournament Team…

Eagles Roll, Rockets Fall Short

Mercer County bounced back from a tough loss on Monday with a convincing win over Morrison in boys basketball Tuesday night. The Rockridge Rockets went to Wharton Fieldhouse to take on the Maroons but fell short. Alleman upended Sherrard in…

Eagles Drop Heartbreaker

Mercer County hosted one of the top teams in western Illinois Monday night and Macomb’s Connor Watson hit a shot at the buzzer to beat the Golden Eagles. Riverdale suffered their first loss at Kewanee. Sherrard topped Mercer County in…

Eagles Lose At Home, Tigers Keep Rolling

Mercer County dropped a non-conference match-up at home against Rockridge in girls basketball Thursday night. Sherrard keeps rolling in Three Rivers Athletic Conference play winning handily at Erie-Prophetstown. Mercer County’s 8th graders took the Prairieland Conference traveling banner with a…

Tigers Advance To State, Eagles Fall At Home

The Sherrard Tigers 8th grade girls basketball team has advanced to the state finals at Germantown Hills with a win over Abingdon-Avon at the Rockridge Sectional. Mercer County went cold from the field as they lost to Rowva-Williamsfield in Lincoln…