The GHS girls basketball team went undefeated through their Thanksgiving Tournament by beating Peoria Christian in the final game, 53-20.
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The members of the 2014 class of the Galesburg High School Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted Saturday afternoon.
The class includes: Robb Long from the class of 1980; Jeremy Pickrel from the class of 2001; Kyle Hunter from the class of 2008; and Greg Whittle from the class of 2009. This year’s “veterans class” includes: Jack Whitman from 1949; Duane White from 1958; and Roland McDougald from 1968. The “friend of GHS athletics” inductee will be former WGIL Station Manager Roger Coleman of Galesburg.
Plus, the Hall of Fame committee voted to have a one-time induction for all the remaining GHS teams that have earned state trophies, including: the 1912 and 1931 boys basketball teams; the 1971 boys golf team; the 2000 and 2001 girls basketball teams; and the 1971 boys golf team.
The induction ceremony took place in the GHS Auditorium. You can listen to the ceremony in its entirety here:
The Galesburg Silver Streaks boys basketball team made pretty easy work of two opponents at their own Thanksgiving tournament Friday, defeating Limestone in the afternoon game 73-46, and then East Peoria at night 68-28.
The GHS Silver Streaks boys beat the East Peoria Raiders 68-28. GHS took an early lead and held onto that lead throughout the game. By the end of the third quarter, the score sat at 61-23 Streaks causing continuous clock to be enacted for the fourth quarter. This win makes the Streaks 3-0 so far for the season and the Raiders are 2-2. The Streaks will play again tomorrow morning (11/29) against Peoria Notre Dame with pre-game set for 10:40 and tip off at 11. Then at 3pm tomorrow we have the GHS Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony followed by a Girls game against Peoria Christian with a pre-game of 6:10 and tip off at 6:30, and then another boys game against Pekin for the boys’ Thanksgiving Tournament with pre-game at 8:00 and tip off at 8:20. So a full day basketball tomorrow to round off the Thanksgiving Holiday weekend.
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The Silver Streaks boys got their 2nd win in the Thanksgiving Tournament at John Thiel Gym by handily beating Limestone, 73-46. It’s the first time Galesburg has beat Limestone since the 1997-98 season. The Streaks next game in the tournament is tonight at 7:30 PM against East Peoria. Brad Bennewitz and Jim Lee will bring you all of the action starting with the pregame at 7:06 PM on WGIL and wgil.com.
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Game #2 of the young season for the Galesburg boys basketball team comes up this afternoon as the Silver Streaks play Bartonville Limestone.
The Galesburg High School Boys Basketball Team carried a quick start in the first quarter all the way to the end, in an 83-54 rout of Chicago Marshall, to open up their season and the boys portion of the Galesburg Thanksgiving Tournament.
The Galesburg Thanksgiving basketball tournament continues tonight, and the home team will make its’ first appearance of the 2014-15 season, as the Silver Streaks boys play Chicago Marshall.