Former Streak Derek Blackwell New GHS Football Coach

The Galesburg High School football program has a familiar name and face to lead the program. 2003 GHS grad Derek Blackwell was named the new head coach at the District 205 board meeting last night. Blackwell was a multi-sport athlete for the Streaks and continued his football career at Western Illinois University. He began his coaching career as an assistant in the GHS football program in 2009. He also work as an In School Suspension Supervisor at GHS. Derek joined Tom Meredith and Tyler Gumm on “Galesburg’s Morning News” to talk about the new position and Streaks football.

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