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Interview: Ryan Ricketts

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RickettsRyan_700_3565_090Former Galesburg Silver Streak Ryan Ricketts is preparing, along with his WIU teammates to battle their second B1G team in as many weeks.

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.

Area High School Football Scores From 9/5/14

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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