Golden Eagles Open Season With Win

Mercer County beat Sherrard 37-23 to win their season opener in boys basketball at the 10 & 32 Tip-Off Classic in Orion Tuesday. The Golden Eagles were led by Owen Relander with 12 points. Colby Cox added 11 in the…

Sherrard Fire Fighter Receives Award

A Sherrard Volunteer Fire Fighter/EMR was presented with the Illinois Fraternal Order of Police Back the Blue Award. On Tuesday evening, November 15, Spoon River Valley Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) Lodge 427 presented Donovan Swartz with the award. Swartz…

Reynolds Area Accident Claims One Life

One person dead following a rollover crash in Mercer County. The mishap occurred Tuesday. According to a Mercer County Sheriff’s Department report, a pickup truck was traveling westbound on Illinois Route 94 near Reynolds when it exited the roadway and…

Johnson Wins Sherrard Debut

Sherrard head coach Alex Johnston started his tenure leading the Tigers to a 59-28 win over Alleman at the 10 & 32 Tip-Off Classic in Orion Monday night. Holland Anderson scored 23 points in the win. Jack Hatlestad added 22.…