Postseason play for area class 1A and 2A baseball and softball teams begins at many sites in Illinois today. As for the Galesburg Silver Streaks, there is one more week of regular season play, including the makeup of the girls softball doubleheader this afternoon against United Township at GHS. Tomorrow, the baseball team was to have played at Rock Falls, but that contest has now been cancelled according to a release from the Galesburg High School Athletic Department. The GHS girls soccer team will be playing tomorrow, as they host Peoria Notre Dame on Tuesday at 4:30 in the opening game of the class 2A regional tournament.
It’s been 25 years since the Galesburg High School football team hosted a home playoff game. With tomorrow night’s forecast of 60 degrees and cloudy, the game will likely be a little different than 1991.
The Invisible Fence Company in the Quad Cities area is helping fire departments in Henry and Mercer counties save the lives of pets suffering from smoke inhalation.
St. Petersburg, Florida police arrested a man once of Galesburg for his alleged involvement in a 2005 meth fire at 662 E. North St.
The Iron Spike Brewing Company has turned its second floor from a buffet area into a lounge featuring golf simulators.