The area high school volleyball schedule picks up this evening, with the Galesburg Silver Streaks seeing their first action since last weekend, as the Macomb Bombers will be in town.
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.
The Abingdon/Avon Tornadoes have cracked the top-10 in this week’s Illinois High School Class 1A Football Poll.
A pair of area varsity volleyball teams will be on the road for matches tonight.
Here’s a look at today’s sports scheduled.
The Galesburg Silver Streaks ushered in a new era last ngiht with the first games at the new Van Dyke Stadium. Unfortunately, both the Sophomores and the Varsity finished with losses. The Sophomores fell to Rock Island Alleman 30-0. The Varsity faired a bit better but still came up short with a 16-6 loss. The Streaks varsity boys are now 1-1 early in the season.
Here are more final scores from other games in the area:
Peoria 53 Moline 14
Notre Dame 28 Quincy 0
Richwoods 35 Rock Island 14
Peoria manual 46 United Township 32
A-Town 53 West Central 8
Orion 26 Morrison 20
Mercer County 32 Farmington 12
Knoxville 20 Mid County 19
United 27 West Prairie\La Harpe 0
Wethersfield 35 Elmwood\Brimfield 28
VIT 46 Havana 20
Ridgewood 24 North Fulton 19
Princeville 55 Peoria Heights 0
Stark County 33 Lewistown 13
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — FCS school Western Illinois visits Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday for Wisconsin’s home opener.
Week # 2 of the high school football season finds the Galesburg Silver Streaks christening their new stadium, as they host the Alleman Pioneers.
Here’s a look at today’s local sports schedule
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
The game didn’t end until yesterday due to the rain, but the rout didn’t end either.