MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Trenton Norvell fired four touchdown passes and J.C. Baker ran for 137 yards and scored twice to lead Western Illinois to a 45-6 win over Valparaiso in the season opener for both schools Thursday night.
The prospects for the Galesburg Silver Streaks football team to play their opening game this Friday look bleak.
The area volleyball schedule picks up tonight, with many of the varsity teams seeing their first competition of the new season.
The prospects of the Moline Maroons football team finding a replacement game for Friday night never materialized, so the Western Big 6 game between Galesburg and Moline will be played if the teacher’s strike is resolved by midweek.
With the beginning of the fall sports season, public scrimmages are being planned for many area athletic teams in the coming days.
Plans for the upcoming football season for Galesburg High School are moving along, even though the teacher’s strike is continuing into a second week.
A standout 3-sport athlete from Monmouth-Roseville High School has decided to attend Carl Sandburg College.
Fall sports will resume at Galesburg High School despite the ongoing teachers strike and both sides not being able to reach any sort of agreement.
Work on the new athletic facilities at Galesburg High School continues in spite of the teachers strike.