Local Sports

The Future Of Youth & Junior High Tackle Football Up For Debate

What does the future of tackle youth and junior high football hold? With declining participation numbers at the high school level, local coaches are weighing in on what impact the lower levels play in cultivating the sport. Rockridge head coach…

Sherrard Getting Architectural Drawings & Going Through Bidding Process For New Wrestling Room & Wood Floor

The Sherrard School Board moving forward with architectural drawings and going through the bidding process for adding a new wrestling room at the high school and installing a wood floor for the main high school gym. Superintendent Alan Boucher says…

Mercer County and Rockridge Win, Orion and Sherrard Fall

The Mercer County Golden Eagles entered Week Three still searching for their first win of the season, Orion battled the number one ranked team in the state, Rockridge looked to move to 3-0, and the Sherrard Tigers hit the road…

Talking High School Sports On The Radio: Friday Night College Football Games & Longing For Two Class Basketball

The latest segment of Jim & Brian Talking High School Sports on the Radio involves discussion of Friday night college football games competing with high school games. The two also talk about wanting a return to two-class basketball.

Rockets Top Tigers In TRAC Volleyball

Rockridge stopped Sherrard in straight games in Three Rivers Athletic Conference Volleyball action Thursday night.  Orion also picked up a win over Erie.  On the links, the Sherrard boys won a triangular over Morrison and Hall and the United girls…

Mercer County Gets First Win

The Mercer County Golden Eagles volleyball team posted their first win of the season in their Lincoln Trail Conference opener going on the road and winning in two straight games over the Annawan. Candy Lopez was also named interim head…

Eagles Continue To Struggle, Orion Tops Sherrard

The Mercer County volleyball team continues to struggle to start the season as they remain winless following a loss at home to Alleman Tuesday night. In Three Rivers Conference play, Orion continued their winning ways with a victory over Sherrard…