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Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball vs. Dunlap

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SpotLight-GHS-Sports-BBallThe GHS Silver Streaks boys basketball team beat the Dunlap Eagles tonight 62-50. This makes the Streaks boys 17-0 for the season, extending the School’s new all time record for starting win/loss record. Dunlap falls to 5-9 for their season. The boys will not be playing again for quite a while. Their next game isn’t until Friday January 16th at home against Rock Island with a pre-game set for 7:06 here on WGIL and the tip set for 7:30 with play by play from Brad Benewitz and Jim Lee.

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GHS Girls Basketball

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Listen to GHS Silver Streaks Basketball

The Galesburg High School girls basketball team opens their season tonight.

The Galesburg Silver Streaks take on the Raiders from East Peoria High School in their season opener tonight. You can hear the broadcast with the pre-game at 7:06 and the tipoff scheduled for 7:30 on Galesburg Radio 14 WGIL, here on our website wgil.com and TuneInRadio. Tom Meredith and Erik Gibson will bring you all the exciting action.

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Interview: Barry Swanson, Roger Coleman

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John Thiel

Late, former Galesburg High School basketball coach John Thiel’s widow Marilyn passed away last weekend.  Former WGIL General Manager Roger Coleman and former Silver Streak player and coach Barry Swanson share their thoughts and memories.

Barry Swanson played basketball for John Thiel and later became the Silver Streak’s head coach himself. Roger Coleman spent time as General Manager at WGIL and was a very good friend with John Thiel. The coach’s widow, Marilyn, passed away over the weekend. Many Galesburg residents have fond memories of the coach and his wife. We’ll talked about many of those on the WGIL Morning News.

Silver Streaks Basketball at 6:40 tonight

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Listen to GHS Silver Streaks Basketball


Brad Bennewitz and Jim Lee bring you Silver Streaks basketball tonight @ 6:40.


The Galesburg Silver Streaks boys basketball team plays Dunlap for the Geneseo Regional championship tonight. The teams split their two games during the regular season. You can hear all the action on Galesburg Radio 14 WGIL, wgil.com or TuneInRadio with Brad  and Jim. The pre-game starts at 6:40 with the tip at 7.