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Interview: Ryan Ricketts

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RickettsRyan_700_3565_090Former Galesburg Silver Streak Ryan Ricketts is preparing, along with his WIU teammates to battle their second B1G team in as many weeks.

Ryan Rickets is a 2011 GHS graduate who played football, basketball and track for the Silver Streaks. He is currently the starting left guard for the Western Illinois University football team.  Ryan will graduate from Western in December but will return as a fifth year player for the Leathernecks next season. We had a chance to chat with Ryan about his high school experience in Galesburg and his career at WIU on the WGIL Morning News.

Interview: J.C. Wise

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J.C. Wise is an Oneida native and R.O.V.A. High School graduate.  He is currently the head golf coach at Woodstock North High School and just finished a major triathlon to boot.

It’s been a productive and busy summer for a former local resident. J.C. Wise was recently inducted into the Illinois Coaches Association Golf  Hall of Fame. He has also competed in numerous road races and triathlons, including the New York City Triathlon. J.C. also started an online fitness group known as the “Kinda Fit Club”, which has motivated numerous members to not only exercise but even compete in road races and triathlons. We had a chance to chat with J.C. on the WGIL Morning News.