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Updated Mar 2, 2015 at 1:48 PM

I thought things could not get worse than starting my fantasy baseball preseason prospectus with the catcher position. Today, however, the snow remains piled feet high on the ground, I come to the shortstop position, and my bitterness grows. Letís start right at the top of the list with the consensus best fantasy shortstop Troy Tulowitzki. His ranking makes sense, as heís a player with a great offensive skills who plays in Colorado. Whatís not to love?

Updated Feb 28, 2015 at 10:09 PM

The Mercer County High School wrestling team placed second in the state at the IHSA Class 1A team wrestling tournament Saturday.The Golden Eagles beat Herscher 36-29 and Gibson City (Melvin-Sibley) 36-33 before falling to powerhouse Dakota 57-12.

Updated Feb 26, 2015 at 10:45 AM

KNOXVILLE - On any level, you don't win too many games shooting 8-of-20 from the free-throw line. Especially, in the postseason.

Updated Feb 24, 2015 at 10:11 AM

Finding fantasy value at second base has traditionally been like searching for good BBQ in Minnesota ó you might uncover something passable, but itís not going to be really good.However, that may be changing.

Updated Feb 23, 2015 at 5:28 PM

Mercer County Golden Eagle Quinton Ball was crowned the Class 1A state champion at the 285 pound weight class at the 2015 IHSA State Wrestling Championship in Bloomington on Saturday.

Updated Feb 20, 2015 at 9:03 AM

The Havana Lady Ducks became the Mercer County Sectional Champion Thursday night with a come-from-behind win over the Tremont Turks, 55-52.

Updated Feb 18, 2015 at 9:47 AM

The Mercer County Golden Eagles boys basketball team fell to ROWVA Feb. 17 in Onieda.

Updated Feb 17, 2015 at 11:48 AM

The Sherrard Tigers girls basketball team ended their season Monday night with a 57-47 loss to the Havana Ducks in the Mercer County Sectional.

Updated Feb 16, 2015 at 12:25 PM

Oh, the glory of turning from catchers to first basemen as part of a fantasy baseball season preview. Last week, I trudged my way through backstops in a fruitless treasure hunt, hoping to find someone who can do anything, and I now move 90 feet down...

Updated Jan 29, 2015 at 11:13 AM

By all accounts it was a rough evening for the Mercer County Golden Eagles girls basketball team.Mercer County fell to 12-12 with the loss while Annawan improved to 17-7.

Updated Jan 29, 2015 at 11:02 AM

Lincoln Trail Conference athletic directors have announced the schedule for the 2015 LTC high school boys tournament, which begins this weekend.

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