John Hoscheidt

Tigers Post A Pair Of Wins

Sherrard got on the diamond in baseball and softball action Tuesday and came away with a pair of wins. The Tigers baseball team used a six run first inning to propel them to a 7-3 victory over Sterling. Brennan Welch…

Rockridge – Orion Split On The Day

Rockridge and Orion met on the baseball and softball diamond Monday in Three Rivers Athletic Conference action. In softball, the Rockets Kendra Lewis fired a no-hitter and Rockridge won 15-0 in four innings. Lewis allowed two baserunners via walk and…

Rockets Sweep Eagles

Mercer County traveled to Edgington Monday to take on Rockridge in baseball and softball action and the Rockets came away with a pair of ten run wins. In other softball, Monmouth-Roseville picked up a win while Orion fell. In baseball,…

Eagles, Tigers & Spartans Shut Out At Play the Turf

Mercer County, Sherrard and Ridgewood failed to pick up a victory at Play the Turf in Jacksonville on Saturday.  Mercer County’s softball team lost their opener to Dunlap 19-6 and then followed it up with a 14-2 loss to Newark.…

Eagles Drop Season Opener

Mercer County’s shaky defense lead the way as they fell to Bushnell-Prairie City 17-9 in the baseball season opener Thursday at Northside Park.  The Spartans opened the scoring with 2 in the top of the first.  The Golden Eagles then…

Three Rivers Boys All-Conference Basketball Announced

The Three Rivers Athletic Conference announced their boys all-conference basketball teams for the 2021-2022 season.  Conference co-champs Rockridge and Riverdale had two players named to the first team.  Seniors dominated the first two teams this year . Three Rivers Athletic…

LTC Announces 2021-2022 Boys All-Conference Basketball Teams

Lincoln Trail Conference and tournament champion Knoxville placed two players on the 2021-2022 All-Conference boys basketball team. United and Abingdon-Avon also had two players named to the first team that was comprised of six seniors and four juniors.   1st…

LTC Announces Girls All-Conference Basketball Teams

The Lincoln Trail Conference has announced their 2021-2022 All Conference girls basketball teams. Conference and tournament champion Abingdon-Avon placed just two players on the first two teams. Annawan and Princeville lead the way with three players. 1st Team Shelby Bowman…

Rockets Are ‘Super,’ Head To State

The Rockridge Rockets held off a fourth quarter rally by Rockford Lutheran to secure a 57-52 victory Monday night at the IHSA Class 2A Sterling Super-Sectional. The Rockets closed out the first half on a 17-2 run to lead 29-19…

Rockets Advance To Sectional Championship

The Rockridge Rockets survived an early punch but rebounded to fight off Eureka 55-48 in the IHSA Class 2A Sectional semi-finals at Mendota Wednesday night. The Rockets jumped out to a 5-0 lead but the Hornets answered with an 11-0…