Bolingbrook made five consecutive free throws in the final 15.8 seconds and held off Palatine Fremd 70-66 in the Class 4A third-place game Saturday at Carver Arena. Fremd shot its way back in the game with 3-pointers as the Vikings hit treys in the fourth quarter to take a 64-63 lead. Bolingbrook scored its final seven points from the line to win. Malik Binns scored 18 and Nana Akenten 16 to lead Bolingbrook (30-2), which also placed third in 2015. Kyle Silwa had 25 points and Luke Schoffstall 18 for Fremd (30-2), which also finished fourth in Class AA in 1993.
37th District Senator Chuck Weaver was featured on the Galesburg Morning News show on WGIL this morning.
Pi Beta Phi, the nation’s first sorority was born at Monmouth College in 1867 but the Greek life organization has over century old roots at rival Knox College as well.
Earlier this year the Galesburg Downtown Council approved the purchasing and installation of five cigarette recycling receptacles with the goal of cutting down on the amount of used cigarette butts on city sidewalks and ledges.
Knox College’s two directors of their Lincoln Studies Center have been awarded for a career of studying the life and works of Abraham Lincoln.