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Tigers Advance To Regional Championship

The Sherrard Tigers advanced the the Class 2A Volleyball Regional championship match with a victory over Rockridge Tuesday night. The two TRAC rivals split their regular season match ups. Sherrard won in straight games 25-18, 25-22. The win was Sherrard’s…

Eagles, Rockets Open Regional With Wins

Mercer County and Rockridge opened post season play with victories at the Class 2A Sherrard volleyball regional Monday night. The Golden Eagles posted their second victory of the season over Alleman topping the Pioneers 25-12, 25-15. The Rockets handled Beardstown…

Mercer County Girls Second At Regionals

Mercer County’s second place finish at the girls Class 1A Rock Falls Cross Country Regional lead the way for area schools on Saturday. The Golden Eagles were just edged out by Rock Falls for the title. Sherrard took third and…

WRMJ Interviews: Hofer, Henry Preview IHSA Playoffs

Mercer County and Rockridge are in the IHSA Class 2A Football Playoffs. Both teams heard their names announced when the parings were released on Saturday night. The Golden Eagles will host Sterling Newman Central Catholic at George Pratt Memorial Field…

Golden Eagles and Rockets Earn Important Week 9 Wins

The Mercer County Golden Eagles clinched a playoff spot with a 36-18 win on Senior Night at George Pratt Memorial Field on Friday night. Mercer County led 16-0 at halftime on touchdown runs by Matthew Lucas and Owen Relander. The…

Princesses Take LTC Title, Rockets Set Win Record

Princeville captured the Lincoln Trail Conference volleyball championship with a win over Stark County Wednesday. The Princesses went undefeated in conference play at 11-0. Rockridge set a school record for victories by picking up their 23rd win of the season…

Tigers Take TRAC Title

The Sherrard Tigers captured the Three Rivers Athletic Conference west division volleyball championship downing Monmouth-Roseville in a three-game match Tuesday night. Sherrard’s last conference championship came in 2011. The Tigers won 25-22, 23-25, 25-23 to finish the conference at 11-1…