Tom Meredith and Erik Gibson have the championship game action at 7:06 for the pregame and and 7:30 for the tip on WGIL, WGIL.com, and the TuneIn Radio App. Meantime, the Galesburg Boys play Taylorville at the Taylorville Holiday Tournament, with a scheduled 8pm tipoff. You can hear that game on 92.7 FM The Laser beginning at approximately 7:40pm.
The Galesburg High School Boys Basketball team defeated Mt. Zion today, 74—61. The Silver Streaks are now 14-and-0 on the season. Joe Williams scored a career-high 35 points for the Silver Streaks, before leaving the game with an injury. Their next opponent in the Taylorville Holiday Tournament will be the host Taylorville tonight. Our pre-game coverage begins at 7:06 this evening on WLSR, 92.7FM, the LASER.
It would be easy to say the Galesburg Teachers Strike was WGIL’s Top Local Story of 2014. But, that’s not the only major issue the district had to confront this year, or is confronting.
PITTSFIELD, Ill. (AP)– A western Illinois hospital is asking state regulators for authorization to open a psychiatric unit for older patients.
CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk wants the metropolitan Chicago area to take on the fight against heroin.
BELLEVILLE, Ill. (AP) — Records show that Illinois police departments in suburban St. Louis spent about $120,000 on overtime and riot protection gear in response to riots in Ferguson, Missouri.
ROCKFORD, Ill. (AP) — Four people, including two young boys, who were found shot to death in Rockford are to be remembered at a memorial service.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Records show the recovery rate for stolen guns in Springfield is far lower than the national average.