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Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball vs. Chillicothe IVC

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SpotLight-GHS-Sports-BBallThe GHS Silver Streaks Boys basketball team beat the Chillicothe IVC Grey Ghosts 52-38. This makes the Streaks 23-7 for the season while the Grey Ghosts fall to 2-20 for their season. The Streaks will be playing again next Friday at United Township for the final regular season game. Pre-game for that one will take place at about 7:06pm and tip off will follow around 7:30pm. You can catch all of the action with a play by play from Brad Benewitz and Jim Lee on WGIL, WGIL.com, or the TuneIn app.

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Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball vs the Rock Island Rocks

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The GHS Silver Streaks Boys basketball team lost to the Rock Island Rocks 73-44. This makes the Streaks 22-7 for the season and 6-3 in the Western Big 6 Conference while the Rocks are now 20-4 in their season and 8-1 in the conference. The Streaks will be playing again tomorrow evening at IVC with a pre-game time set for 6:40pm and tip off set to go at 7pm. You can catch all the action with a play by play from Brad Benewitz and Jim Lee on WGIL, WGIL.com, or the TuneIn app.

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Interview Kyle Hunter

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Kyle Hunter is preparing for spring training in the Seattle Mariners organization.

Kyle is a pitcher in the Mariners organization. He spent last season with the class AA Jackson Generals in Jackson, MS. He was invited to play winter ball in Venezuela. He is hoping to start this regular season at AAA Tacoma. We talked with Kyle on the WGIL Morning News.

Galesburg Silver Streaks Girls Basketball vs the Alleman Pioneers

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The GHS Silver Streaks Girls Basketball team beat the Alleman Pioneers 52-36. This means that the girls are the Regional Champions and now will move on to the Lasalle-Peru Sectional Championship. This win makes the Streaks 26-7 for the season while the Pioneers fall to 20-12 in their season. The Girls will be playing again next week on Monday with a pre-game time of 7:06pm and tip off set for 7:30pm in the Lasalle-Peru Sectional against Peoria Richwoods. You can catch all the action from that one with play by play from Tom Meredith and Erik Gibson on WGIL, WGIL.com, or the TuneIn app.

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Galesburg Silver Streaks Girls Basketball vs the IVC Grey Ghosts

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The GHS Silver Streaks Girls Basketball team beat the IVC Grey Ghosts 58-29 in the Rock Island Alleman Regional opener. The Streaks are 25-7 for this season and the Grey Ghosts are 13-15 for their season. The Streaks will play their next game on Thursday against Alleman for the regional title with a pre-game time set for 6:40pm and tip off set to take place at 7pm. You can catch all the action from the game with a play by play with Tom Meredith and Erik Gibson on WGIL, WGIL.com, or the TuneIn app.

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Interview: Chad Johnson

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Chad Johnson is getting ready for his 3rd season of professional baseball in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Chad Johnson is a former Galesburg Silver Streak. He is currently a catcher in the Royals farm system. He played for the Class A Lexington Legends in Kentucky last season and hopes to start the season at their high A affiliate in Delaware.. He will be leaving for spring training in Arizona later this week as pitchers and catchers report. Chad joined us on the WGIL Morning News.

Interview: Joe Angotti

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Monmouth College journalism professor Joe Angotti talked about the Brian Williams situation and ethics in broadcast news.

Joe Angotti is the former executive producer of NBC Nightly News, the former Vice President of NBC, heading up their news division, as well as numerous other duties at NBC. He is currently a journalism professor at Monmouth College. He joined us on the WGIL Morning News.

Galesburg Silver Streaks boys basketball vs the Quincy Blue Devils

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The GHS Silver Streaks Boys Basketball team beat the Quincy Blue Devils 61-49. This makes the Streaks 22-6 for the season 6-2 in the Western Big 6 Conference and they are now alone in the 2nd place position in the conference. The Blue Devils fall to 13-9 for their season and 5-3 in the conference. The Streaks will be playing again next Friday against Rock Island with a pre-game time set for 7:06pm and tip off set for 7:30pm. You can catch all the action with a play by play from Brad Benewitz and Jim Lee on WGIL, WGIL.com, or the TuneIn app.

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