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Galesburg Silver Streaks Girls Basketball vs Peoria Lions

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The Galesburg Girls fell behind in the first half of the early game against the Peoria High Lions and trailed 45-44 at the half.  They turned it around in the second half to walk away with a nine point victory.  The Streaks win the opening game of the day 71-62.

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GHS Silver Streaks Boys vs Rochester @ Taylorville Holiday Tournament

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The GHS Silver Streaks boys beat the Rochester Rockets today (12/27) 77-47 in their second game of the Taylorville Holiday Tournament. This makes the boys 12-0 for the season and 2-0 in the tourney. The boys will be playing again tonight in the Taylorville Holiday Tournament against Dunlap with a pre-game scheduled for 6:06 this evening and tip set for 6:30 with play by play from Jim Lee and Brad Benewitz on WGIL, WGIL.com, and the TuneIn app.


GHS Silver Streaks Girls vs Sullivan @ Taylorville Holiday Tournament

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The GHS Silver Streaks girls beat the Sullivan Redskins this morning (12/27) 84-45 in the Mattoon Holiday Tournament. This makes the girls 14-1 for the season and 3-0 in the tourney.  The girls will be playing again tonight in the Mattoon Holiday Tournament against an opponent to be determined later today with a pre-game scheduled for 8:10pm and tip set for 8:30 with play by play from Tom Meredith  and Erik Gibson on WGIL, WGIL.com, and the TuneIn app.

Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball vs Peoria Notre Dame at the Thanksgiving Tournament

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The GHS Silver Streaks Boys beat the Peoria Notre Dame Irish 65-42 to improve their record to 4-0. The Streaks will play again tonight against Pekin with the pregame set for 7:40 PM and tip-off at 8.

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Area High School Football Scores From 9/5/14

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The Galesburg Silver Streaks ushered in a new era last ngiht with the first games at the new Van Dyke Stadium.  Unfortunately, both the Sophomores and the Varsity finished with losses.  The Sophomores fell to Rock Island Alleman 30-0.  The Varsity faired a bit better but still came up short with a 16-6 loss.  The Streaks varsity boys are now 1-1 early in the season.

Here are more final scores from other games in the area:
Peoria 53 Moline 14
Notre Dame 28  Quincy 0
Richwoods 35 Rock Island 14
Peoria manual 46  United Township 32
A-Town 53 West Central 8
Orion 26 Morrison 20
Mercer County 32 Farmington 12
Knoxville 20 Mid County 19
United 27  West Prairie\La Harpe 0
Wethersfield 35 Elmwood\Brimfield 28
VIT 46 Havana 20
Ridgewood 24 North Fulton 19
Princeville 55 Peoria Heights 0
Stark County 33 Lewistown 13


WGIL Double Play Giveaway – Roster

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WGIL Double Play Giveaway

You could win a pair of tickets to 10 Cardinals-Cubs matchup at Busch Stadium this season! Get registered as a Cubs or Cards fan at one of the locations listed below before March 20th. Then beginning March 24th we will draw the names of 9 Cubs fans and 9 Cardinals fans each weekday morning from all the registrations! Then Listen during the WGIL Morning News from 5am to 9am or come back here to WGIL.com to find out if you made the daily roster. If your name was selected you have until the end of that day to call us back to qualify! Grand prize winner will be announced during The WGIL Morning News on April 7th!

 Cards Daily Lineup  Cubs Daily Lineup
1BKevin Lenz of Abingdon
 1B – Joshua Grubb of Yates City 
2B – Deb Ricco of Galesburg
 2B – Terry Wilson of Bushnell
3B –  Jim Wenstrom of Knoxville
 3B – Mike O’Hern  of Wataga
SSHolli Hansen of Abingdon
 SS – Gabriel Medina of Galesburg
RFPat Hennenfent of Wataga
 RF – Felicia Dunn of Galesburg
CF – Robert Talley of  Monmouth
 CF – Raul Godina of Monmouth
LF – Mindy Woolsey of Galesburg
 LF – Ted Johnson of East Galesburg
P -Tammy Meeks of Farmington
 P – Joan Leedham of Knoxville
C – Linda Carter of Galesburg
 C – Dorothy Lair of Galesburg

Thanks to these sponsors

 Chez Willy’s on Historic Seminary St in Galesburg
 Bank Of Yates City in Yates City and Farmington
 University of Illinois Extension Knox County
 Galesburg Toyota Scion On N Seminary St
 Lake Bracken Country Club Golf Shop
 Kohl’s Diamond Gallery 54 S. Seminary St in Galesburg
 Cavanaughs Motors Service Department in Monmouth
 Galesburg Nissan in front of the Sandburg Mall
 Nees Harley-Davidson in Galesburg
 City Select Motors on N. Henderson St in Galesburg
 OSF St. Mary Medical Center Gift Shoppe in Galesburg
 Birkey’s Farm Store Between Galesburg and Knoxville
 Thrushwood Farms 2860 W Main St, in Galesburg