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Mercer County Opens LTC Tournament with Win

The Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament in boys basketball tipped off in Knoxville Thursday. Top-seeded Mercer trounced Galva 77-29. Stark County pulled away in the second half to beat West Central 58-40. ROWVA-Williamsfield beat Ridgewood 56-31. United upset Princeville 50-49. BOYS…

Golden Eagles Avenge Loss To Morrison

Mercer County pulled away in the fourth quarter on their way to a 71-54 win over Morrison Wednesday. The Mustangs led 28-18 in the second quarter before Mercer County went on a 15-0 run. The Golden Eagles were led in…

Tigers Continue Hot Streak

Sherrard pulled away in the second half to beat Orion 59-48 Tuesday in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference West Division. The Tigers led 26-24 at halftime. Holland Anderson scored 12 points for Sherrard. Jack Hatlestad added 11 in the win.…

Tigers Race Past Rockets

Sherrard stayed atop the Three Rivers Athletic Conference West Division in girls basketball with a 66-20 win over Rockridge Monday. Kyla Elsbury scored a game-high 26 points in the win. Addison Pickens added 15 for the Tigers. GIRLS BASKETBALL Sherrard…

Riverdale Runs Away With Bob Mitton Invite

Riverdale won the 40th Annual Bob Mitton Invite over the weekend. The Rams finished in first place with 255 points, 64 ahead of second place Orion. Riverdale had seven individual champions at the invite. Mercer County’s Ethan Monson finished first…

Mercer County Continues Roll With Win Over Wethersfield

Mercer County extended their winning streak to three games with a 62-36 win against Wethersfield Friday. The Golden Eagles allowed just 11 points in the first half, leading 34-11 at halftime. Chase Olson scored a game-high 13 points. Owen Relander…

High School Spotlight: Busy Weeks Ahead For Rockridge Music Standout Noah Jorgensen

WRMJ talked with Rockridge High School senior Noah Jorgensen for the High School Spotlight Tuesday. Jorgenson participated in the four-state Dorian Festival at Luther College last weekend and was selected as one of 21 semi-finalists out of over 900 students at…

Rockets Rally Past Rams For Second Win

Cierra Bush netted two free throws in the final seconds to push Rockridge past Riverdale 33-31 Thursday. Bush was fouled with 3.3 seconds remaining and broke a 31-31 tie. Chloe Strachan scored a game-high 12 points for Rockridge. Erica Danner…

West Central, Princeville Advance To LTC Tournament Championship

The championship game of the Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament is set in girls basketball. Second-seeded Princeville and fourth-seeded West Central will play for the championship Saturday afternoon at United High School. The Heat knocked off top-seeded Annawan 53-50 Wednesday. The…

High School Sports Spotlight: Year-Round Work Leads To Breakout Junior Season For MERCO’s Sydney Lamkin

WRMJ talked with Mercer County High School junior basketball player Sydney Lamkin for the High School Spotlight Wednesday. Lamkin scored 18 points in Mercer County’s 48-44 win against Wethersfield at the Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament Monday. She is Mercer County’s leading scorer…