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Eagles Capture Cranberry Classic

The Mercer County Golden Eagles successfully defended their Rowva Cranberry Classic title defeating the host Tigers on Wednesday night.  At Geneseo, the Sherrard Tigers suffered their second loss and at Ridgewood, Rockridge couldn’t find their offense in a loss to…

WRMJ Interview: One Man’s Mission To Memorialize More Than 1,700 Closed Illinois High Schools

WRMJ News/Sports Director Jim Taylor spoke with Dave Nanninga this morning. He is the site creator of Illinois High School Glory Days. Some other facts after the interview today. **Biggsville won the Illinois State High School Track & Field meet…

Eagles To Play For Title

Mercer County got off to a slow start in their second game of the season but the Golden Eagles were able to rally and then hold off Abingdon-Avon to stay unbeaten at the Cranberry Classic Tuesday night. Mercer County and…

Eagles Win Season Opener, Tigers Fall

The Mercer County Golden Eagles girls basketball team opened defense of their Cranberry Classic title with a win over West Central to start the season while Sherrard fell to the defending 1A state champs, Annawan, in the opening game of…

Lincoln Trail Announces All-Conference Volleball Team

The Lincoln Trail Conference has announced their All Conference Volleyball team for the 2017 season. Conference champion Wethersfield placed five players on the first team.  Brittney Litton received the “Toney” Anderson Award as the conference’s most valuable player.   FIRST…