Local Sports

Mitton Invitational, LTC Tournament, Shootout Highlight Saturday

The Unity Rockets won the 37th Annual Bob Mitton Invitational with the host Chargers taking second.  Princeville topped Stark County to win the Lincoln Trail Conference girls basketball tournament and local schools dominated the action at the Great Western Shootout.…

Eagles Fall Short At LTC Tournament

Mercer County failed to advance to the championship game of the Lincoln Trail Conference girls basketball tournament as Stark County got revenge for an earlier season loss. Princeville knocked out nine-time defending champion, Annawan. Sherrard dropped Rockridge in Three Rivers…

Eagles Stay Unbeaten In LTC Tourney

Mercer County ran their record to 3-0 at the girls Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament Wednesday night as they held off Wethersfield.  Annawan, Princeville and Stark County also posted wins.  In boys basketball, Sherrard, Morrison and Orion won in Three Rivers…

WRMJ High School Sports Spotlight: A Lesson In IHSA Competitive Dance Team State Series From Sherrard’s Avery Litton

WRMJ News/Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Sherrard High School senior Avery Litton Thursday morning. She is a member of the school’s seven member competitive dance team. They’ll compete at the IHSA sectional in Normal this Saturday.

Eagles, Tigers Fall On The Road, Rockets Win

Mercer County hung tough with Ridgewood for three quarters but the Spartans pulled away in the fourth quarter to pick up a Lincoln Trail Conference win.  Rockridge and Sherrard were on the road in non-conference action with the Rockets topping…

Higher Seeds Win At LTC Tournament

Higher seeded Princeville, Mercer County, West Central and Wethersfield all posted wins in the third day of action at the Lincoln Trail Conference girls basketball tournament. Sherrard’s girls split their two games at Illini West. The Mercer County wrestlers stopped…

Sherrard, Rockridge Post TRAC Wins

Sherrard and Rockridge picked up wins in Three Rivers Athletic Conference girls basketball Thursday night.  The Tigers were lead by Taylor Barber who connected on 7 three’s in the game.  On the mats, Sherrard kept rolling posting wins over Alleman…

WRMJ Interview: Matherville Native & Sherrard Grad Frye Has BHC Women’s Hoops On The Upswing

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with 2010 Sherrard High School grad Logan Frye Thursday morning. Frye is the head women’s basketball coach at Black Hawk College. His squad is off to a 12-and-5 start this season after a 2-and-21…