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|Local Sports Roundup 1/7/13
There are four games on the schedule this week for the Galesburg girls basketball team, the first of which is Monday night when the Silver Streaks host Chillicothe IVC. Through their first 18 games, the Streaks sport a record of 12-6, including a 73-65 win over Alleman in their last outing on Thursday. We'll have coverage of Monday's varsity game beginning at about 6:40 on WGIL.
Other area girls teams will also be playing Monday night, including the Knoxville Blue Bullets, who will host the North Fulton Wildcats. Elsewhere:
Abingdon at Rushville-Industry
Monmouth-Roseville at Camp Point
United at at ROWVA
The Galesburg freshmen boys team will also see action Monday night as they play host to Peoria High at 6pm.
The Streak's sophomore and varsity teams will play Tuesday night, as the Dunlap Eagles will come to John Thiel Gym. The game will be part of the Martin Luther King Holiday Tournament which includes a number of games between now and January 21st.
A former St. Louis Cardinal standout will be on the coaching staff of the Quad City River Bandits this season. The Bandit's new parent club, the Houston Astros, announced that Vince Coleman will be a development specialist focused on outfielders and baserunning. Coleman was the 1985 National League Rookie of the Year with the Cardinals, and spent six seasons in St. Louis, where he led the league in stolen bases each year. The Astros have taken over operations of the Quad City affiliate, following the Cardinals departure for Peoria following last season.