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2014 GHS Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

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Galesburg Silver StreaksThe 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:

 

Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball vs Peoria Notre Dame at the Thanksgiving Tournament

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The GHS Silver Streaks Boys beat the Peoria Notre Dame Irish 65-42 to improve their record to 4-0. The Streaks will play again tonight against Pekin with the pregame set for 7:40 PM and tip-off at 8.

Missed the Streaks v Irish game? Listen to it in it’s entirety here!:

Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball vs East Peoria at the Thanksgiving Tournament

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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.

Missed the Streaks v Raiders game? Listen to it in it’s entirety here!:

Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball vs Limestone at the Thanksgiving Tournament

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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.

Missed the game? You can listen to it here: