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.
Blues artist Samantha Fish will be playing at the Fat Fish Pub in Galesburg this evening.
Samantha Fish a a young, talented blues guitarist who is currently touring the United States and Canada. The Kansas City native will play the Fat Fish Pub in Galesburg tonight. Samantha joined us to talk about her life and career on the WGIL Morning News.
Galesburg School District Superintendnet Bart Arthur spoke to reporters Sunday night, after contract talks with the Galesburg Education Association failed again.
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.
WGIL brought you live coverage Thursday night of the intent-to-strike vote by the Galesburg Education Association.