Local Sports

Eagles, Tigers, Rockets Open Cross Country Season

The Annawan-Wethersfield Titans Cross Country Invitational opened the Cross Country season for area teams on Monday. United took a boys triangular at Oak View Country Club and Sherrard topped Orion at Valley View and Ridgewood was a winner at Hidden…

IHSA & Illinois Pork Producers Association Introduce Contest To Find State’s Best Porkchop Sandwich

High school football is in the air in Illinois, which means the smell of concession stand porkchop sandwiches on the grill isn’t far behind. The Illinois High School Association (IHSA) is teaming up with the Illinois Pork Producers Association this fall to…

Eagles Win On Links, Tigers On Court

The Mercer County boys golf team hosted Princeville and Williamsfield at Oak View Country Club Thursday and pulled out a win via a 5th score playoff.  Sherrard dropped Kewanee in straight games to pick up a non-conference volleyball win.  …

Rockets Start Game Week By Remembering Coach Hasson’s Father

The Rockridge football team starts the season on the road Friday night, but the Rockets already made a bus trip earlier in the week. On Sunday the team traveled over to Cambridge to pay their respects to assistant coach Tom…

Eagles, Tigers, Rockets Open Season With Win

The 2021 volleyball season got under way in full force Tuesday night at Mercer County, Sherrard and Rockridge opened with wins.  The boys soccer season also got under way and Orion-Sherrard blanked DePue-Hall.   VOLLEYBALL Mercer County def Riverdale 22-25,…

WRMJ Interview: IHSA Talks Mask Issue; What Happens When Member Schools Defy Order

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with IHSA Executive Director Craig Anderson Friday morning. The two discussed the latest executive order requiring masks while students are indoors. Several schools have indicated they will defy the order. How does the IHSA…

New IHSA Season Starts Monday; Traditional Calendar Returns

After a modified calendar last school year, a traditional IHSA schedule returns this school year. The new season begins Monday with the first official day of fall practices. Always an exciting time for West Central head football coach Jason Kirby.…

WRMJ Interview: Love Of Son & Love Of Road Trips Equals Perfect Combination For Illinois High School Glory Days’ Dave Nanninga

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with Illinois High School Glory Days site founder Dave Nanninga on Thursday night. Dave travels the state with his son by his side. The two were in Savanna, IL Thursday night.