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WRMJ Interview: Kirby, Heat Ready For 8-Man State Title Game

West Central head football coach Jason Kirby joined the Sports Desk on WRMJ Friday morning. The Heat play for the Illinois 8-Man Football Association state championship Friday night against Amboy-LaMoille at 7 p.m. at Monmouth College. West Central is 12-0. Amboy-LaMoille…

Golden Eagles, Rockets Fall Short Wednesday

Monmouth-Roeseville cruised to a 66-21 win over Mercer County Wednesday in Woodhull. The Golden Eagles turned the ball over 30 times in the loss. Monmouth-Roesville was led in scoring by Mattie Gillen with 19 points. Carmyn Huston added 18 in…

Golden Eagles Open Season With A Win

Mercer County beat Galva in their season opener in girls basketball 48-33 Tuesday at the ROWVA-Williamsfield / Ridgewood Tournament. The Golden Eagles scored 20 points in the first quarter. Molly Hofmann scored 13 points and Sydney Lamkin added 11. Rockridge…

High School Spotlight: IHSFCA All-Stater Reese Finch Thankful For Time In Rockridge Football Program

WRMJ talked with Rockridge High School senior defensive lineman Reese Finch after the Rockets fell to Maroa-Forsyth 21-7 Saturday in the quarterfinals of the IHSA 2A playoffs. Earlier this week, Finch was named to the 2A All-State Team by the…

Rockridge’s 13 First Team Selections Lead All-TRAC Football Teams

The Three Rivers Athletic Conference West Division champion Rockridge Rockets had 13 separate first team selections for the 2022 football all-conference teams. Vaughn Frere, Landon Bull, and Kam Bohnsack were all first teamers on offense and defense. Peyton Locke earned…

Sherrard Pair Highlights All-TRAC Volleyball First Team

Sherrard had a pair of players named first team all-conference in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference West Division for the 2022 volleyball season. Seniors McKenna Blackwell and Lauren Copeland were unanimous selections. Orion had three players earn first-team honors, sophomores…

Tigers, Chargers Open Season With Win

Sherrard started the 2022-23 girls basketball season with a 49-36 win over Knoxville at home as a part of the Geneseo Tournament Monday. The Tigers were led by Olivia Meskan with 14 points. Orion beat Ridgewood 53-43 at the ROWVA-Williamsfield/Ridgewood…