Run Galesburg Run saw nearly 900 participants this year for the half-marathon, 5K, and one-mile fun run.
The Galesburg High School doubles tennis team of Kyce Stewart and Jackson Wetherbee lost in two straight matches in the IHSA State Boys Tennis finals at John Hersey High School in Arlington Heights on Thursday. Stewart and Wetherbee fell to Scott Cristian and Connor O’Kelly of Lake Forest, 6-1 and 6-0 in their opening match.
The Galesburg High School baseball team’s season ended last night as the Streaks lost to Geneseo 8-5 at the Class 3A Regional at Chillocothe.
The Galesburg High School girls softball team’s season ended on Tuesday as the Silver Streaks fell to Geneseo 11-1 in five innings in the Class 3A Regional semi-final game at Dunlap.
The Galesburg Silver Streaks are preparing for the State Meet this weekend.
The IHSA State Track and Field Meet takes place this weekend in Charleston @ Eastern Illinois University. The Galesburg Silver Streaks will be sending several athletes vying for a medal. GHS head coach Craig Hillier joined us on the WGIL Morning News to talk about the season and the upcoming state meet.
It’s a big day in track and field for the Galesburg High School Silver Streaks boys and girls. The GHS girls are in Charleston for the opening day of the state track meet at Eastern Illinois University.
High school regionals continue today for the area small-school baseball and softball teams. In baseball, the Knoxville Blue Bullets are challenging the top-seed at the Farmington Regional, as they play the Brimfield/Elmwood Indians. In other class 2A play, Monmouth-Roseville is also up against a #1 seed in Aledo, as they play the Sherrard Tigers. In class 1A action at Lewistown, the North Fulton Wildcats are playing top-seeded rival South Fulton.
The softball schedule for today shows Galva/Williamsfield up against the host United Red Storm in a class 1A semifinal. The winner of that contest plays Abingdon-Avon for the title, after the Tornados upset top-seed West Central 3-to-2 yesterday afternoon. Meanwhile in Toulon, the ROWVA Tigers will try to keep their season alive when they battle second-seeded Princeville.
The Galesburg Silver Streaks baseball team will swing back into action tomorrow, as they play host to Moline. The Streaks girls soccer team is still alive after winning their regional semifinal last night over Limestone 2-to-1. Goals by Megan Ladner and Lyric Harris powered the girls to the victory. They will play Dunlap in Friday night’s regional championship, after the Eagles flew past Peoria Manual 8-0.
Former Monmouth College quarterback Alex Tanney’s journey through the NFL has landed him in Tampa Bay, just a week after being released by the Cleveland Browns. Tanney reportedly inked a deal yesterday after working out with the team, which is coached by former Chicago Bears’ boss Lovie Smith.