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Local Area Football Final Scoreboard

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All scores listed are final

Dunlap 17 – Galesburg 14

Stark County 46 – Knoxville 6

United 30 – A-Town 14

Elmwood 36 – Mercer County 12

Mid County 60 – River Valley 0

Peoria Heights 40 – Ridgewood 34

LaSalle Peru 28 – United Township 18

Alleman 40 – Lake Forest Academy 22

Rock Island 34 – Alton 6

Joliet West 30 – Moline 15

Galesburg Silver Streaks Football vs. the Dunlap Eagles

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Mistakes by an inexperienced Galesburg Football team helped Dunlap come away from the home opener at Van Dyke Field with a 17-14 win over the Silver Streaks. The Eagles scored on the second play from scrimmage, a 69yd touchdown run by Hunter Mitchell, to take an early 7-0 lead over Galesburg. The Streaks cam back with a 52yd touchdown run by DeAndre Moren to tie the game at 7, but then right before halftime Galesburg muffed a punt, Dunlap recovered on downs inside the 20yd line but despite no time outs remaining, Dunlap was able to score in those final 40 seconds on a 2yd touchdown pass from quarterback Harlen Mitchell to Charlie Mangeri and that gave the Eagles a 14-7 lead at halftime. A 67yd catch and run from Jacob Ross to Moren helped the Streaks tie the game at 14, and then the Streaks could have taken a lead in the 4th quarter but missed a 22yd field goal. Dunlap came back and hit a wind aided 40yd field goal with just over 4 1/2 minutes left in the game and that ended up being the difference 17-14. Silver Streaks freshman were winners 28-14 in the opening game, and the sophomores will play at Dunlap tomorrow (8/29), meanwhile the varsity gets ready to head to LaSalle Peru next week after the Cavaliers, despite going winless last year, opened with a 28-14 win over United Township tonight (8/28). Kick-off time is set for 7:30pm with a pregame of 7:06pm with play by play from Brad Bennewitz and Jim Lee on 93.7FM and 1400Am WGIL, WGIL.com, or the TuneIn app!


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This Saturday on “Galesburg Live”…



At 7:15 am, Orpheum Theatre Restoration Manager, Gary Morgan, joins Terry Cavanaugh to talk about the volunteer renovation works he’s doing at Theatre. Then, at 8:15 am, Terry’s guest is Dr. Lori Sundberg, President of Carl Sandburg College. The focus will be on the fall semester, new courses, enrollment and budget challenges.

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What’s it like to attend a hot air balloon camp in Reno? Find out on “Galesburg Live” when Emily Sperry, her mother, Jennifer and Great Balloon Race organizer, Greg Saul, join  Terry Cavanaugh at 7:15 am. Then, at 8:15 am, Terry’s guest is Kathy Weiman, CEO of “Alternatives” in Galesburg, discussing how their organization can assist with issues facing older adults or, adults with disabilities, in our community.

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At 7:15 am, Doug Hankes of Thrushwood Farms joins Terry Cavanaugh with summer grilling tips and the latest on his family’s business. Then, at 8:15 am, Terry’s guest is former Galesburg Fire Chief, John Cratty, who is currently serving on the Board of the Illinois Association of Mutual Insurance Companies and working on a “Build Strong Coalition”. His recent trip to Washington, D.C. and fire safety will be among the topics.

Interview: Thrivent Financial: Jennifer Sperry, Diana Hiatt with Dave Scholl of the Galesburg rescue Mission

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Thrivent Financial Associate, Jennifer Sperry and, Fulton-Knox County Chapter President, Diana Hiatt, along with Dave Scholl, Director of the Galesburg Rescue Mission,  joined Terry Cavanaugh June 15th on Galesburg’s Evening News to discuss their fund-raiser for the Rescue Mission and how Thrivent Financial can assist other non-profit organizations.

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At 7:15 am, learn more about Knox County history during the Civil War, when local historian Rex Cherrington joins Terry Cavanaugh. Then, at 8:15am, if you have pets,Terry visits with Dr. Pete Plescia from Animal Medical Center about caring for your pets during the warm weather months. And, we’ll take your calls at 342-9194.

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