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Rockets Knocked Off By Illini Bluffs

The top-seeded Rockridge Rockets stumbled in the quarterfinals of the Macomb-Western Holiday Tournament, falling to Illini Bluffs 61-56 in overtime. Jase Whiteman led Rockridge with 20 points. Landon Bull added 17 points in the win. Rockridge was 6-31 from the…

Eagles Boys Split, Girls Start 2-0 At Warkins Memorial Classic

The Mercer County Golden Eagles started play at the Cliff Warkins Memorial Classic boys tournament by going 1-1 in pool play Tuesday. Mercer County opened the day with a 60-41 win over Stockton. The Golden Eagles then dropped the nightcap…

Bonnie J. Fisher – Services 12/28/22

Bonnie J. Fisher, 92 of Joy, died Tuesday, December 20, 2022, at Trinity, Rock Island. Funeral Services will be 11 a.m., Wednesday, December 28, at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo, with visitation one hour prior to services. Private burial will be…

Mercer County Snaps Losing Streak With Win Over Sherrard

Mercer County held Sherrard in check offensively on their way to a 49-27 win. The Golden Eagles were led by Owen Relander with 18 points. Colby Cox added 13 in the win. Jack Hatlestad paced the Tigers with 11 points.…

Tigers Rally Late To Down Eagles

Sherrard outscored Mercer County 18-4 over the final 10 minutes of game time to come from behind and win 41-36 Monday night. The Golden Eagles led 32-23 late in the third quarter but were unable to hold on. The Tigers…

Rockridge Outlasts Columbia in Top 10 Showdown

Rockridge knocked off Columbia 59-53 in a battle of top ten teams in IHSA 2A basketball at the Great Western Shootout in Abingdon Saturday. Jase Whitman scored 22 points for the Rockets. Landon Bull added 21 points in the win.…

Whiteman Leads Rockets Past Mercer County

Jase Whiteman scored 21 points to lead Rockridge past Mercer County 54-31 Friday night. The Rockets led 25-16 at halftime. The Golden Eagles trimmed the deficit to 27-23 early in the third quarter. Rockridge responded with 12 straight points and…

Golden Eagles Split With E-P & Fulton

Mercer County hosted a triangular wrestling meet Thursday and split their duals with Erie-Prophetstown and Fulton. The Golden Eagles beat the Panthers 38-36 and lost to the Steamers 45-26. Ethan Monson, Bodie Salmon, and Tannen Whitehall each went 2-0 for…

High School Spotlight: 9 Matches, 9 Pins So Far For Anderson

WRMJ talked with Sherrard High School senior wrestler Walker Anderson for the High School Spotlight Thursday. Anderson is off to a 9-0 start individually in 2022-23, winning all of his matches to this point by pin.