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Galesburg Silver Streaks Girls Basketball vs Springfield Senators (Thanksgiving Tournament)

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In their 4th game of the Thanksgiving Tournament at John Thiel Gym in Galesburg, the GHS girls basketball team held on for their 4th straight win. The Silver Streaks started the 4th quarter leading the Springfield Senators by 16 points, but were tested late in the game and won by just a point,  55-54. Lexi Daniels was named the Dave’s Auto Body Crunch Time Player of the Game. Lexi scored 13 points and saved two errant passes late in the game, which helped the Streaks retain the lead and the win. The GHS girls’ next game is a Western Big 6 match-up against Alleman on Tuesday night. Tom Meredith and Erik Gibson will bring you all the action on WGIL, starting with the pregame at 6:06 PM.

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Galesburg Silver Streaks Girls Basketball vs Illini West Chargers

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The GHS Silver Streaks Girls continue to blow away their competition beating the Illini West Chargers 61-44. This makes the Streaks 3-0 for the season, continuing to be undefeated so far. They will play again tomorrow for the Thanksgiving Tournament against the Springfield Senators. Pre-game for that game is scheduled for 5:40 tomorrow evening with tip-off around 6pm. Tune in and catch it on 1400am WGIL or WGIL.com with play by play from Tom Meredith and Erik Gibson.

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Galesburg Silver Streaks Girls Basketball vs Metamora Redbirds

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The GHS Silver Streaks girls beat the Metamora Red birds 56-24. They are currently undefeated in the Thanksgiving tournament as well as the season. They will play again tomorrow night (11/21) against Illini West with pre-game scheduled for 7:06 and the tip-off at 7:30.

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Galesburg Silver Streaks Football vs Peoria High Lions

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The GHS Silver Streaks lost to the Peoria High Lions 61-35. This makes the Silver Streaks 5-4 to end the regular season and the Lions are left 8-1. Tomorrow night around 8pm we will find out where, when, and if the Streaks will be playing next in the play-offs. Tune in to 1400am WGIL tomorrow around that time to catch the standings for local area teams as well as the Streaks themselves.

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Interview: Barry Swanson, Roger Coleman

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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.