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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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Listen to GHS Silver Streaks Basketball

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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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.