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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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GHS Silver Streaks Girls Basketball vs United Township Panthers

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The GHS Silver Streaks Girls Basketball team beat the United Township Panthers 63-42 in the regular season finale. The Streaks finish their season 24-7 and end tied for 2nd in the Western Big 6 Conference with a final record of 6-4 while the Panthers fall to 20-7 to finish their season and end 5-5 in the conference. The Girls will be playing again next on Tuesday with a pregame at 5:40pm and tip at 6pm for the Rock Island Alleman Regional. In between now and then you can catch the Silver Streaks boys tomorrow night for senior night at 7:06 with a pre-game and tip off at 7:30. They’ll be up against Quincy and 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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Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball vs DeKalb Barbs

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The GHS Silver Streaks Boys Basketball team beat the DeKalb Barbs 59-48. This makes the Streaks 21-6 for the season while the Barbs fall to 16-7 in their season. The Streaks will be playing again next on Friday against Quincy for Senior night with a pre-game time set for 7:06pm and tip off set to take place at about 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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