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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.

 

Interview: Eric “Showtime” Shelton

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Galesburg native Eric “Showtime” Shelton is a professional athlete. He is climbing the ranks in the world of mixed martial arts.

Showtime fought on national television last Friday night on the AXS Network. He’s currently fighting in the Ressurection Fighting Alliance promotion. He trains in the Quad Cities with former UFC World Champion Pat Miletich. He will soon have another opportunity in the RFA and hope to one day become a UFC World Champion. We talked with him on the WGIL Morning News.

Interview: Luther “Pacc” Butler

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PACC ButlerLuther “Pacc” Butler is an author a father and many other things, including a former member of a Chicago street gang.

After enduring an abusive home life, Luther “Pacc” Butler ended up on the streets of Chicago at a young age. The gang became his family and his lifestyle. But with the guidance of a former police officer and as long hard look in the mirror, he turned his life around. He has written a book about his experiences and now mentors young people. He joined us 40 on the WGIL Morning News.  http://www.paccbutler.com/