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WRMJ High School Sports Spotlight: Heat No Match For Mercer County’s Mueller; Wins Sectional Titles In 1600 & 3200

WRMJ received some help from Mercer County student council member Tatum Taylor this week. She interviewed junior classmate Eden Mueller, who won sectional titles last week in the 1600 and 3200 meter runs. She’ll compete at state this weekend in…

Regionals Open With Tight Games

The start of the baseball and softball post season opened with some tight contests involving our local schools. In softball, Mercer County rallied from a 7-0 deficit to beat Orion. In baseball, Mercer County scored four runs in the top…

WRMJ Interview: Approaching 50th Anniversary Of Title IX; Rockridge’s Hasson In Right Spot As IHSA Board President

WRMJ visited with Rockridge High School principal Katy Hasson this week. She also serves as IHSA board president, only the second woman to do so since the organization’s inception in 1903. During her term as IHSA board president the 50th…

Tigers Take Sectional, Rockets Win TRAC West

The Sherrard girls track team captured their second straight Class 1A Sectional championship at George Pratt Memorial Field Thursday. Riverdale won the boys TRAC track meet. The Rockridge Rockets stopped Erie-Prophetstown for the second time this week to win the…

Tigers Edge Rockets

Sherrard scored two runs in the top of the ninth to edge Rockridge in Three Rivers Athletic Conference baseball Tuesday. In softball, Rockridge runs their streak to 54 straight by taking a split doubleheader and Sherrard won a slugfest over…

Rockets Win Showdown With Panthers

The Rockridge Rockets won the first meeting this week with Erie-Prophetstown with first place on the line in the Three Rivers Athletic Conference softball race. Mercer County’s defense let them down as they dropped a pair to Knoxville in LTC…

WRMJ High School Sports Spotlight: Still Hasn’t Lost In High School, But Rockridge Standout Lewis Feels No Pressure

WRMJ caught up with Rockridge softball standout Kendra Lewis Monday night after the Rockets improved to 22-and-0 on the season following a 4-0 victory over Erie-Prophetstown. Rockridge has now won 52 games in a row.