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2014 GHS Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

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Galesburg Silver StreaksThe members of the 2014 class of the Galesburg High School Athletic Hall of Fame were inducted Saturday afternoon.

The class includes: Robb Long from the class of 1980; Jeremy Pickrel from the class of 2001; Kyle Hunter from the class of 2008; and Greg Whittle from the class of 2009. This year’s “veterans class” includes: Jack Whitman from 1949; Duane White from 1958; and Roland McDougald from 1968. The “friend of GHS athletics” inductee will be former WGIL Station Manager Roger Coleman of Galesburg.

Plus, the Hall of Fame committee voted to have a one-time induction for all the remaining GHS teams that have earned state trophies, including: the 1912 and 1931 boys basketball teams; the 1971 boys golf team; the 2000 and 2001 girls basketball teams; and the 1971 boys golf team.

The induction ceremony took place in the GHS Auditorium.  You can listen to the ceremony in its entirety here:


Galesburg Silver Streaks at Rock Island Rocks Week 7

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The Galesburg Silver Streaks beat the Rock Island Rocks, for the first time since 2004, 35-19 tonight. The Streaks are now 4-3 for the season and the Rocks are 2-5. The Streaks will play again next Friday at home against Quincy.

Missed the game live? Listen to it in it’s entirety here!:

Interview: Professional Baseball Player Chad Johnson @ 7:10

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Chad Johnson will join us this morning @ 7:10.

He is a 2012 Galesburg High School graduate and a catcher in the Kansas City Royals organization. Chad Johnson is currently assigned to the Class A Lexington Legends in Kentucky. It’s opening day for the Legends and Chad will join us @ 7:10 on the WGIL Morning News.

Galesburg Live: GHS Boys Track Coach Craig Hillier

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Galesburg High School Boys Head Track Coach Craig Hillier will join us around 7:15.


The GHS Boys track & field team is wrapping up a very successful indoor season today @ the Illinois Prep Top Times meet in Bloomington. Head Coach Craig Hillier will be our first hour guest on “Galesburg Live” to talk about the indoor season, the upcoming outdoor season and great athletes he’s coached in the past.

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