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WRMJ High School Sports Spotlight: Flying Into Senior Year; McDonald Has Enough Time For FFA, Student Council & Rocket Volleyball

WRMJ caught up with Rockridge senior Kierney McDonald this week. She serves as Rockridge FFA chapter president, is a member of the student council, and also plays a key role on the Rockridge volleyball team.

Rockridge, Sherrard and Orion Lose on Homecoming

Erie-Prophetstown spoiled Homecoming for Orion as the Panthers beat the Chargers 49-14 Saturday afternoon. Orion took a 14-13 lead early in the third quarter. Erie-Prophetstown finished the game scoring 36 unanswered points.   Rockridge was unable to come away with…

Mercer County Rolls Over Rowva-Williamsfield

In their first game at almost full strength, Mercer County rolled over Rowva-Williamsfield 62-22 in Lincoln Trail Conference football. Due to a lack of officials, the game was moved to Thursday but the Golden Eagles were ready to go with…

United Sweeps LTC Golf Meets

The United Red Storm swept the boys and girls Lincoln Trail Golf meets at Midland Golf Club in rural Kewanee Wednesday. Mercer County picked up another win in Lincoln Trail Conference volleyball and Rockridge kept rolling with a non-conference win…

Rams Win 8th Straight Title

The Riverdale Rams won their eighth straight Three Rivers Athletic Conference boys golf meet title on their home course at Byron Hills Tuesday. Rockridge and Sherrard both posted TRAC volleyball wins to remain first and second in the west division…

Eagles Post LTC Road Win

Mercer County went on the road in the Lincoln Trail Conference and posted a volleyball victory over Abingdon-Avon Monday night. Orion-Sherrard won their seventh soccer match in a row with a win over Illini Bluffs. United won a triangular over…

Orion Wins in Week 4; Golden Eagles, Rockets and Tigers Fall

Mercer County was unable to come away with a road win over Abingdon-Avon, as the Golden Eagles fell 38-14 Friday night. David Meese and Owen Relander scored touchdowns for Mercer County. The Golden Eagles are now 1-3. A-Town improved to…

Sherrard Keeps Rolling

The Sherrard Tigers kept rolling in high school volleyball, winning their seventh match in a row as they downed Morrison 25-22, 25-8 in Three Rivers Athletic Conference action Thursday night. The Tigers are now 11-2 on the season and 6-0…

Rockets Capture TRAC Title

The Rockridge Rocket girls golf team won the Three Rivers Athletic Conference meet at Spring Creek Golf Course on Wednesday. In boys golf, Fulton topped Mercer County at Oak View and Rockridge won a triangular at Highland Springs.   GOLF…