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Sandburg Shootout Scheduled for Jan. 8 Canceled

GALESBURG — For the second consecutive year, the Sandburg Shootout has been canceled because of circumstances surrounding COVID-19.

The third edition of the shootout scheduled to take place Jan. 8 at Carl Sandburg College’s John M. Lewis Gymnasium was set to feature seven games involving some of the top high school boys basketball programs throughout central Illinois.

  • West Central vs. Midwest Central

  • United Township vs. Peoria Christian

  • Sherrard vs. Canton

  • Olympia vs. Orion

  • Brimfield vs. Rockridge

  • Hartsburg-Emden vs. United

  • Kewanee vs. Knoxville

Last year’s Sandburg Shootout was canceled because of the delayed start to Illinois’ high school basketball season.

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