Ryan Rickets is a 2011 GHS graduate who played football, basketball and track for the Silver Streaks. He is currently the starting left guard for the Western Illinois University football team. Ryan will graduate from Western in December but will return as a fifth year player for the Leathernecks next season. We had a chance to chat with Ryan about his high school experience in Galesburg and his career at WIU on the WGIL Morning News.
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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — FCS school Western Illinois visits Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday for Wisconsin’s home opener.
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Trenton Norvell fired four touchdown passes and J.C. Baker ran for 137 yards and scored twice to lead Western Illinois to a 45-6 win over Valparaiso in the season opener for both schools Thursday night.
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Western Illinois University has received an award for increasing its student retention rate.
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — A presentation on sustainable farming will be part of a slimmed down environmental meeting at Western Illinois University on April 1.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Brayden Carlson scored 13 points as No. 3 seed South Dakota State beat sixth-seeded Western Illinois 71-50 on Sunday in the Summit League quarterfinals.
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Luis Jacobo scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Indiana-Purdue Fort Wayne to a 65-56 victory Thursday night over Western Illinois.
VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota used a deft touch from the free throw line and from beyond the arc to snap a six-game losing streak to Western Illinois and even its Summit League record with a 64-54 win Saturday.
DENVER (AP) — Chris Udofia scored 21 points, gathered eight rebounds and had seven assists and Denver used a 12-5 run late to top Western Illinois 75-67 on Thursday.