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Local Sports 4/29/14

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Today’s Schedule

Baseball: Monmouth-Roseville at Rock Island Alleman
United at West Prairie (bb & sb)
Ridgewood at Princeville (bb & sb)
Annawan/Wethersfield at ROWVA (bb&sb)
Stark County at Galva/Williamsfield

Softball: Stark County at Abingdon-Avon
Knoxville at Orion

Girls Track Knoxville at Havana

Girls Soccer Galesburg at Rock Island

Boys Tennis Galesburg at United Township
College baseball Carl Sandburg at Illinois Valley
Monmouth at Illinois Wesleyan

Local Sports 4/24/14

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Wednesday’s local scores:

BASEBALL
B/E 10 A/W 0
United 4 Knoxville 3

SOFTBALL
Brimfield 6 Knoxville 0
North Fulton 10 A-Town 1

COLLEGE
Augustana 12 Knox 4

 

Today’s Schedule

High School Baseball: A-Town at Illini West
B-PC at Knoxville
ROWVA at West Prairie
West Central at United
Galva/Williamsfield at Mercer County

High School Softball: Macomb at Galesburg

College Track: Monmouth at Drake Relays

Interview: distance runner Karen Brophy

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Karen Brophy

 

Karen Brophy has run the Boston Marathon & is preparing for the New York City Marathon.

Today is Boston Marathon Day, one year after the tragic bombings. We talked with Galesburg native Karen Brophy about her experience running in Boston on the WGIL Morning News. Karen is foregoing the Boston race this year and is currently in training for the New York City Marathon. Included in her training will be a half marathon in Des Moines next weekend. She may return to Boston next year.

Interview: Pete Weber, TV voice of the Nashville Predators

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Pete Weber

Peter Weber is a long time NHL color and play-by-play announcer with stops in LA, Buffalo and currently the television play-by-play announcer of the Nashville Predators. It all started here in Galesburg. He is a graduate of Costa and the University of Notre Dame. We talked with Pete about his journey as well as the NHL playoffs on the WGIL Morning News.