Silver Streak athletic program provides students a chance to
compete in a variety of sports. Currently, GHS offers 10 boys
sports and 10 girls sports.
GHS athletes are challenged to succeed both on
the playing field and in the classroom as the school maintains one
highest academic standards in the Western Big 6 Conference.
Pounding out 17 hits, GHS' varsity
softball team made short work of Dunlap 15-2 in five innings to
advance to Tuesday's IHSA Class 3A Regional semi-final against
top-seeded Metamora at IVC. Tied 1-1 after one inning, the
Streaks exploded for eight runs in the bottom of the second and
three in each of the next two frames. Bri Brown, Chelsey Howard
and Lizzie Terrill had three hits apiece and Kaylee Mesecher
enjoyed the offensive support as she picked up the pitching
Streaks qualify for State
- GHS' varsity girls track and field team
won two events and qualified a third for the State meet
at the IHSA Sectional held at Dunlap Thursday evening. Sophomore
Delaney Duncan won the 100m dash (12.78) and ran
on the qualifying 800m relay. The 1600m relay (Becca
Ladner, Markesha Harden, D. Duncan,
won in 4:03.90, nearly 4 seconds ahead of the field.
Panthers; tie for Western Big 6 title
It turned out to be a great night for the GHS
varsity baseball team in more ways than one, Tuesday, as they
enjoyed perfect weather for their make-up doubleheader with United
Township, swept the Panthers and, in the process, claimed a piece of the
conference title. The Streaks beat U.T. 6-3 and 10-2, while
league-leading Alleman settled for a split with Quincy and the
co-championship. Carson Cheesman earned a complete game victory
in the opener and Peyton Isaacson ran his conference record to a
perfect 5-0. Drake Sykes hit a two-run homer in the opener and
Tanner Laird had three hits in the nightcap.
The Streaks finish
the Western Big 6 campaign 8-2 and move to 21-6 on the season.