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Local Sports 2/6/14

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Here’s today’s local sports schedule.

High School Girls

The Galesburg Silver Streaks girls basketball team will play for the first time in a week tonight, as they host the Western Big 6 Conference- leading Rock Island Rocks. The Streaks were to have played Peoria Manual on Saturday and Moline on Tuesday, but both games fell victim to the weather. The Manual game will not be rescheduled, while the Moline game is now set for Monday. We’ll have coverage of the Silver Streaks game with Rocky this evening at 6:40 here on WGIL.

The Galesburg Freshmen girls will travel to Peoria tonight for a 6pm game with Peoria Central.

In area varsity action, Monmouth-Roseville will play at Macomb.

College

Following a one-day postponement, Monmouth College and Illinois College will meet tonight for men’s and women’s games in Monmouth. The Fighting Scots women are 10-3 in Midwest Conference play, while Illinois College is 8-4. The men are playing the opener tonight, which got started at 5 o’clock.

A Carl Sandburg College soccer player will be making a jump to a bigger school. Lawson Crider signed a letter of intent this morning to play for the University of Alabama at Birmingham.