CHICAGO (AP) — With the help of federal funding, Illinois is trying to get more children to walk and bike to school with projects including new and better sidewalks.
GHS SILVER STREAK GIRLS: 53
PEORIA CHRISTIAN: 20
GHS SILVER STREAK BOYS: 72
PEKIN DRAGONS: 43
The 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:
Mrs. Helen Scharfenberg Peters, 100, of Galesburg, Illinois died at 12:53 a.m. Friday, November 28, 2014 at the Rosewood Care Center, Galesburg.
Nancy J. Simkins, Galesburg, Illinois died Wednesday, November 26, 2014 in her home.