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WRMJ Audio: When Mom Helps Out, Annawan’s Alex Coppejans Thankful

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Annawan boys basketball coach Alex Coppejans Tuesday night when the Braves visited Mercer County. He took time during a pre-game interview to speak about his mother, who keeps the scorebook for him and…

Tigers Get Big TRAC Win, Eagles Continue To Slide

Sherrard picked up a big win over Fulton in Three Rivers Conference girls basketball Monday night. The Tigers stayed one game back of league leading Riverdale. Mercer County suffered their third loss in a row as they lost on the…

WRMJ High School Sports Spotlight: Rockridge’s Krueger Savoring His Senior Season; And Winning A Bunch

WRMJ Sports Director Jim Taylor caught up with Rockridge High School senior wrestler Dallas Krueger Monday morning. The 138-pounder enters the postseason with impressive wins at the Princeton Invitational Tournament and the Bob Mitton Invite.

Mitton Invitational, LTC Tournament, Shootout Highlight Saturday

The Unity Rockets won the 37th Annual Bob Mitton Invitational with the host Chargers taking second.  Princeville topped Stark County to win the Lincoln Trail Conference girls basketball tournament and local schools dominated the action at the Great Western Shootout.…

Eagles Fall Short At LTC Tournament

Mercer County failed to advance to the championship game of the Lincoln Trail Conference girls basketball tournament as Stark County got revenge for an earlier season loss. Princeville knocked out nine-time defending champion, Annawan. Sherrard dropped Rockridge in Three Rivers…

Eagles Stay Unbeaten In LTC Tourney

Mercer County ran their record to 3-0 at the girls Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament Wednesday night as they held off Wethersfield.  Annawan, Princeville and Stark County also posted wins.  In boys basketball, Sherrard, Morrison and Orion won in Three Rivers…

WRMJ High School Sports Spotlight: A Lesson In IHSA Competitive Dance Team State Series From Sherrard’s Avery Litton

WRMJ News/Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Sherrard High School senior Avery Litton Thursday morning. She is a member of the school’s seven member competitive dance team. They’ll compete at the IHSA sectional in Normal this Saturday.

Eagles, Tigers Fall On The Road, Rockets Win

Mercer County hung tough with Ridgewood for three quarters but the Spartans pulled away in the fourth quarter to pick up a Lincoln Trail Conference win.  Rockridge and Sherrard were on the road in non-conference action with the Rockets topping…