Ty Taylor

Sherrard Wraps Up Homestand With Win Over Erie-Prophetstown

Local sports results are presented by Genesis Physical Therapy.   Sherrard (13-2, 3-1 TRAC West) wrapped up a six-game homestand with a 55-26 win over Erie-Prophetstown (1-12, 0-3 TRAC West) Friday at Harry Hunt Gymnasium. The Tigers forced 23 turnovers in…

Wethersfield Cruises Past MERCO

Local sports results are presented by Genesis Physical Therapy.   Wethersfield (15-2, 4-1 LTC) forced Mercer County (9-9, 3-2 LTC) to turn the ball over 25 times in a 57-33 win over the Golden Eagles Thursday. The Flying Geese led the…

IHSA Girls Basketball AP Poll – 1/4/24

The first Associated Press (AP) poll of 2024 was released for IHSA girls basketball this week. Local teams included in this week’s rankings are Annawan (#3 in 1A), Alleman (#5 in 2A), and Galesburg (#3 in 3A). WRMJ will post…

2 Gyms Equals 1 Win For Sherrard In Wild Game With Orion

Local sports results are presented by Genesis Physical Therapy.   Two gyms were needed in Sherrard’s (12-2, 2-1 TRAC West) 54-42 win over Orion (8-7, 1-2 TRAC West) at home Wednesday. With 2:46 left in the second quarter and Sherrard leading…

IHSA Boys Basketball AP Poll – 1/3/24

The first Associated Press (AP) poll of 2024 was released for IHSA boys basketball Wednesday afternoon. The Rockridge Rockets (13-3, 4-0 TRAC West) fell from number one in the previous poll to number nine in this week’s 2A rankings. WRMJ…

Rockets Open 2024 With Win Over Riverdale

Local sports results are presented by Genesis Physical Therapy.   Rockridge (13-3, 4-0 TRAC West) started the new year with their fifth straight win, defeating Riverdale (11-5, 2-1 TRAC West), 68-51. The Rockets led 14-11 at the end of the first…

Mercer County Unemployment Rate Below Statewide Average

Mercer County’s unemployment rate at 3.6 percent. The number is for November and compares to a 3.5 percent figure recorded a year ago, according to data released by the Illinois Department of Employment Security. Unemployment is also steady from year…

WRMJ Sportsline: Holiday Tournament Talk & More District Scheduling Reaction

WRMJ talked holiday basketball on Sportsline Saturday morning. WRMJ’s Jim Taylor and Ty Taylor recapped Friday night’s action with Sherrard falling in overtime in the championship of the Mike Hutchins Holiday Classic and Mercer County defeating Kewanee in the semifinals of…