Roger A. Schwarz, 72, of Galesburg, died at 9:53 a.m. Wednesday, August 27, 2014 in OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, surrounded by his family.
Edward E. “Ed” Spry, 66, of rural Galeburg, died at 4:35 p.m. Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at home.
It’s off to Moline tonight for the Galesburg Silver Streaks football team. Weeks-long concerns about the ability of the team to play due to the teacher’s strike were finally laid to rest yesterday, and the Streaks will not have to forfeit their league opener to the Maroons.
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.
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Malcolm Agnew ran for two long touchdowns and caught a pass for another to lead Southern Illinois over Taylor 45-0 on Thursday night in a season opener.