The Galesburg Silver Streaks walk away with three wins in a row from the Mattoon Holiday Tournament along with the 5th place trophy as they defeat the Decatur St. Teresa Bulldogs 60-40. The Streaks now move to 12-6 on the season while St. Theresa drops to 9-4. Galesburg shot the ball well again, hitting 22/46 shots in the game. Riley Jenkins led the way with a 28 point, 7 rebound, 8 assist, 3 steal, and 3 block performance for the Streaks. Riley was also named to the All-Tournament team here in Mattoon and she was our Dave’s Autobody Crunch-Time Player of the Game. Audree Peck added 13 points, 9 rebounds, 3 blocks, and a couple steals just missing out on a double-double at the end the game. Lauren Livingston did a great job defensively on the leading scorer from St. Theresa, Addison Newbon, and finished with 9 points, 8 rebounds, and 4 steals of her own. So the Streaks again with a 60-40 win putting them at 12-6 and they will be back in action one week from today when they take on the Limestone Rockets. Galesburg finishes in 5th place at this years Mattoon Holiday Tounament.
There could be some architectural changes to buildings in the Abingdon-Avon school district.
ROWVA District 208 Superintendent Joe Sornberger reflected on the first half of the school year and talked about some upcoming projects and events.
One vote was the difference in Wednesday night’s Knox County Board meeting that led to the passage of the county’s recreational cannabis ordinance.
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