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Chargers Top Tigers In Volleyball, Sherrard Wins On The Links

Sherrard and Orion met in Three Rivers Conference Volleyball action Thursday night and the Chargers posted a straight game victory over the Tigers.  On the links, Sherrard fired a terrific round to top Princeton and Ridgewood at Fyre Lake Golf…

WRMJ Interview: NFHS Executive Director With Much To Talk About; Vaping, Unruly Fan Behavior & Travel Ball

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with the executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), Dr. Karissa Niehoff this morning. She has penned three different pieces this fall on unruly fan behavior, vaping and travel…

WRMJ High School Sports Spotlight: That’s A Lot Of Digs; Sherrard’s McMillin Sets School Record

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with Sherrard senior volleyball player Lauren McMillin this morning. She set an individual Sherrard volleyball record earlier this week, recording 23 digs in a victory against Rockridge.    

Eagles, Red Storm Post LTC Wins, Rockets Over Fillies In TRAC

Mercer County and United posted conference opening volleyball wins in the Lincoln Trail Conference Wednesday night.  The Rockridge Rockets were winners in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference. On the links Rockridge topped Orion and Bureau Valley in boys action.  …

NFHS Executive Director Tells Travel Ball Parents That “Better Option Is School-Based Sports”

The following is a press release from the Dr. Karissa Niehoff, executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS): Recent articles have documented the rising costs of club sports, with one noting that about 62 percent…

Eagles, Tiger Post Volleyball Wins

Mercer County went on the road Tuesday night and came away with a three game victory over Knoxville in high school volleyball action.  Sherrard topped Rockridge in a three game match and Fulton won an early season show down with…

WRMJ High School Sports Spotlight: He’s Been On The Move; But Now Mercer County’s Raven Gutierrez Is Only On The Move On The Field

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with Mercer County junior Raven Gutierrez Tuesday. The Golden Eagle running back and linebacker has found a new home in Mercer County after moves from Davenport to East Moline to Mississippi to New…

WRMJ High School Sports Spotlight: Rockridge’s O’Neill Likes To Hang Out (With His Rocket Golfing Buds)

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with Rockridge sophomore golfer Dan O’Neill this morning. As a freshman, he was part of the Rockets state qualifying team. He’s hoping for a similar experience this fall.