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Acapulco in Galesburg Closing its Doors

By pwsadmin / September 18, 2019 / Comments Off on Acapulco in Galesburg Closing its Doors

Elvie Santoyo, owner of Acapulco, a Mexican restaurant that has been open in Galesburg since 2006, says that the business is closing its doors. The decision to close Acapulco came because of the uncertain future of the building shared by Acapulco and Northgate Lanes, and uncertainty was too much of a risk for the family…

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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Sept. 18, 2019

By pwsadmin / September 18, 2019 / Comments Off on Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Sept. 18, 2019

Volleyball Monmouth-Roseville took the half hour trip south to Macomb for another battle with the Bombers. It was the Bombers taking this round, 25-16, 25-15. Avery Rexroat served for four aces and handed out 24 assists for Macomb. Maggie Vallillo had digs and Kennedy Adair and Tatumn Lantz each had eight kills for the Bombers.…

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Monmouth College Spikers Roar to Home Sweep

By pwsadmin / September 18, 2019 / Comments Off on Monmouth College Spikers Roar to Home Sweep

Monmouth took no prisoners at Glennie Gym Tuesday night, rolling past Blackburn College 3-0, taking Sets 1 and 3 by 25-13 scores. In between, the Scots outlasted the Beavers 25-22. The Scots trailed early in the first set, but ran off eight straight points with Loryn Beal serving to take a commanding 16-8 lead. The…

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Sandburg Volleyball 3-0 in Arrowhead After Sweep of Kougars

By pwsadmin / September 18, 2019 / Comments Off on Sandburg Volleyball 3-0 in Arrowhead After Sweep of Kougars

Galesburg, IL– The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team remained unbeaten in Arrowhead Conference play with a 25-10, 25-19, 25-13 sweep of Kishwaukee on Tuesday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium. The Chargers (11-4, 3-0) had little trouble in winning for the fifth time in their last six matches, taking care of the Kougars (10-10, 1-2)…

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The WMOI/WRAM High School Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sept. 15, 2019

By pwsadmin / September 18, 2019 / Comments Off on The WMOI/WRAM High School Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sept. 15, 2019

Here’s the WMOI/WRAM Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sept. 15th, 2019: The Monmouth-Roseville Titan Athlete of the Week is senior cross country runner, Carlos Serratos. Carlos had a great day at the biggest regular season meet of the year at the First to the Finish in Peoria. He placed 67th out of…

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Michael G. McKee

By pwsadmin / September 17, 2019 / Comments Off on Michael G. McKee

Michael G. McKee, 72, of Oquawka, IL, passed away at 3:30 pm. Monday, September 16, 2019 in Oquawka, IL. He was born October 31, 1946 in Burlington, IA, the son of Kenneth K. and Dora Jean (Knustrom) McKee.  Mike was raised and educated in Oquawka and graduated from Union High School in 1964.  Mike served…

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Joyce A. Cooley

By pwsadmin / September 17, 2019 / Comments Off on Joyce A. Cooley

Joyce A. Cooley, 75, of Alexis, IL passed away at 8:25 a.m., Saturday, September 14, 2019 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, IL. Joyce was born May 21, 1944 in Monmouth, IL, the daughter of Ray Henry and Pauline Nellie-Ellen (Valeu) Taylor.  She was raised and educated in Monmouth, graduating from Monmouth High School…

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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Sept. 17, 2019

By pwsadmin / September 17, 2019 / Comments Off on Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Sept. 17, 2019

Volleyball The A-Town Tornadoes hosted the United Red Storm in a non-conference match. The Storm get a straight set, 25-10, 25-18 victory to improve to (8-1) overall on the season. The Tornades, who fall to (2-3) for year, was led by Payton Florine’s six kills and two service aces and Logan Hensley’s seven assists. United…

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Mayor Scores Twice as CSC Chargers Men’s Soccer Blank Kennedy-King 4-0

By pwsadmin / September 17, 2019 / Comments Off on Mayor Scores Twice as CSC Chargers Men’s Soccer Blank Kennedy-King 4-0

Chicago, IL– Wyatt Mayor (Galesburg, Ill./Galesburg) scored twice and helped the Carl Sandburg College men’s soccer team to a 4-0 victory at Kennedy-King on Monday, ending a three-game slide for a Chargers. Sandburg (4-4-2 overall, 2-4-2 Region IV) struck for three first-half goals. Mohamed Elshafie (Miami, Fla./Immaculata LaSalle) got the Chargers on the board in…

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September Teacher of the Month

By pwsadmin / September 17, 2019 / Comments Off on September Teacher of the Month

The Sunny 97.7 and AM 1330/FM 94.1 WRAM September Teacher of the Month is Monmouth-Roseville High School teacher and Athletic Director Jeremy Adolphson. Courtesy of the Regional Office of Education, MTC Communications, Lackey Monuments, and Papa’s Bar and Grill.

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