Local Sports

Illinois & Minnesota Only Midwestern States Without Fall High School Football This School Year

Another Midwestern state, Michigan, has reversed course and is moving high school football back to the fall.  Wisconsin, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Iowa are also playing fall high school football.  We asked Mercer County High School football coach Andrew Hofer…

It’s Kind Of Like High School Football Season In Illinois; Teams Can Begin IHSA Contact Days Next Week

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor visited with Mercer County High School head football coach and athletic director Andrew Hofer Thursday morning. The two discussed IHSA contact days, which run Sept. 7 to Oct. 31 this fall. Sports like football and…

Harriers, Golfers In Action

Mercer County’s boys and girls cross country team competed Wednesday against Lincoln Trail opponents. Ridgewood won the boys meet by virtue of the sixth man score as they and the Golden Eagles had 31 points. Mid-County had 61. Mercer County’s…

Tigers & Spartans Tee It Up

The Sherrard Tigers girls golf team and the Ridgewood boys team hit the links Thursday at Fyre Lake. Kewanee won the triangular topping Alleman and the Tigers. Kewanee shot 204, Alleman 210, and Sherrard 250. At Oakwood Country Club, Ridgewood…

Movies at Ballpark; QC River Bandits Utilize New Video Board

The Quad Cities River Bandits put in a new video board this summer at Modern Woodmen Park. They’ll utilize it this weekend for movie night at the ballpark says River Bandits General Manager Joe Kubly. Gates open at 6:30 Friday…