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Your WMOI/WRAM/WAIK Area Athletes of the Week for the week ending Oct. 31st, 2017

Here’s your local high school Athletes of the Week for the week ending Oct. 31st, 2017:   Your Galesburg Silver Streak Athlete of the Week is junior cross country runner, John Peterson. John placed 12th at the Peoria Notre Dame Regionals at Donovan Park in Peoria. He was also the 12th fastest runner at the…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Oct. 31st, 2017

Volleyball The most intriguing matchup in Class 1A that was the closest venue in our listening area was held in Brimfield. The defending 1A state champion West Prairie Cyclones took on the undefeated Wethersfield Flying Geese in the first semi at Brimfield High School. The Cyclones knocked the Flying Geese out of the playoffs last…
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Nicole Auclair, Blake Boma and Steve Glasgow to Monmouth College Hall of Fame This Weekend

MONMOUTH, Ill. – A national champion and a pair of two-sport standouts will be the three inductees into the M Club Hall of Fame on Saturday, Nov. 4, as part of Monmouth College’s Homecoming weekend festivities. Nicole Auclair ’04, Blake Boma ’05 and Steve Glasgow ’02 will be inducted during the M Club ceremony at…
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After The Whistle on AM 1330/FM 94.1 WRAM Sponsored by Country Financial Eric Grant……episode 11 on 10-31-17

Click HERE for Shawn Temple, Mitch McVey and Jackson Kane’s look at the past week in West Central Illinois sports. They also take a look at the week ahead on After The Whistle on AM 1330/FM 94.1 WRAM
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Oct. 30th, 2017

Soccer The Monmouth-Roseville Titan boys soccer team took on Alton Marquette on Saturday night for the Class 1A state championship. The Titans would fall 4-3 in overtime. Three of the four Marquette goals were by direct kicks following fouls or penalties, including the game-winner with just over a minute to play. A very controversial penalty…
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Monmouht College Football Takes Sole Possession of South Divison Lead With Win Over Lake Forest

Monmouth totaled more than 500 yards and held previously unbeaten Lake Forest to just 168 yards in a 42-7 road win to take command of the Midwest Conference South Division with one regular season game remaining. Hayden Nelson hit Jacolby Maxwell for two first half TDS – one a 23-yard pass play and the other…
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Knox College Football Falls in Overtime on Homecoming

GALESBURG, Illinois—The Prairie Fire football team suffered an overtime, one-point loss to Cornell on Homecoming. Knox (4-4, 1-3 MWC) battled back and forth with the visiting Rams, but in the end lost on a failed two-point conversion. The Prairie Fire struck first in this one when Matt McCaffrey hit an open Malik Hamilton for an…
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Western Illinois University Football Drops Home MVFC Contest

MACOMB, Ill. – A close game at halftime did not go Western Illinois’ way over the final 30 minutes, losing 52-24 to 11th-ranked South Dakota State on Saturday afternoon (Oct. 28) at Hanson Field. The 12th-ranked Leathernecks trailed by a touchdown at halftime, and took the ball to start the second half. On 1st-and-10 at the…
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Sandburg Volleyball Sweeps Southeastern on Sophomore Night

GALESBURG — The Carl Sandburg College volleyball team’s script for Sophomore Night went exactly as planned as the Chargers swept Southeastern (Iowa) 25-17, 25-20, 25-17 on Thursday night at John M. Lewis Gymnasium. All 10 Sandburg sophomores — Emma Derry (Augusta, Ill./Southeastern), Lexi Strange (Emden, Ill./Hartsburg-Emden), Helena Wyant (Toulon, Ill./Stark County), Grace Ferguson (Monmouth, Ill./Monmouth-Roseville),…
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Local High School and Junior High Sports Update for Oct. 27th, 2017

Volleyball IHSA volleyball regional finals took place around the state of Illinois last night. At the West Central High School Class 2A Regional in Biggsville, the United Red Storm came out strong against the Farmington Farmers capturing the first set 25-18. The Farmers would respond by taking set two, 25-23, and then used that momentum…
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Knox College to Induct 31st Hall of Fame Class

GALESBURG, Illinois—A two-sport star, a basketball standout, an all-time coach, and one of the best soccer teams in school history are the newest members of the Knox-Lombard Athletic Hall of Fame. David Ladner ’69, Kyle Anderson ’93, Frank Adams, and the 1978 Men’s Soccer Team will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Friday,…
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The Western Big Six Conference Has Released Its All-Conference Football, Volleyball and Boys Soccer Teams

WESTERN BIG 6 FOOTBALL 2017 ALL CONFERENCE TEAM FIRST TEAM OFFENSE – BACKS & RECEIVERS Name Year Height Weight School Sam Mattecheck Junior 6′ 165 Alleman Kobe Ramirez Junior 5’10” 185 Galesburg Jacob Carl Senior 6’5” 230 Galesburg Jirehl Brock Junior 6’0” 195 Quincy Ben Ellis Senior 6’3” 205 Rock Island Neicko Williams Senior 6’1”…
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