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GHS Boys Lose to Maine South

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The Silver Streak Boys Basketball team fell to Maine South, 65-51, today in the first of two games for the boys at their Martin Luther King Tournament. The Streaks are now 17-4 on the season. Their  next opponent is Rockford East. Pre-game coverage is at 6:06 pm tonight on WGIL and www.wgil.com.  

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Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball vs Gurnee Warren Blue Devils @ MLK Tournament

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The GHS Silver Streaks Boys lost to the Gurnee Warren Blue Devils 42-41. This makes the Silver Streaks 17-3 for the season while the Blue Devils are now 5-9 for their season. The boys will be playing again next on Monday Morning against Maine South in the MLK Tournament with a pre-game set to go at 10:40am and tip off scheduled to take place at 11am. You can catch the play by play from Brad Benewitz and Jim Lee on WGIL,WGIL.com, or the TuneIn app.

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Galesburg Silver Streaks Girls Basketball vs U-High Pioneers @ MLK Tournament

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The GHS Silver Streaks girls lost to the U-High Pioneers this afternoon 48-42. This makes the Streaks 19-3 for the season while the Pioneers are now 16-1 for their season. The Girls will be playing again next on Monday in the MLK Tournament against Quincy Notre Dame with a pre-game set to take place around 1:40pm and the tip scheduled for 2pm. You can catch the play by play from Tom Meredith and Erik Gibson then on WGIL, WGIL.com or the TuneIn app.

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Local Area High School Basketball Scoreboard

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All scores listed are finals

Some of the finals from the Martin Luther King Tournament at John Thiel Gym in Galesburg, Saturday, January 17, 2015:

GHS girls 71  –  Peoria High 62

Minooka 55  –  GHS boys 45

U-High 48 – GHS girls 42

Gurnee Warren 42 – GHS boys 41

Other Teams from around the area, Saturday, January 17, 2015:

Mercer County 54 – ROWVA 20

Rock Island 78 – Geneseo 68

Galesburg Silver Streaks Boys Basketball vs Minooka

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After a 17-0 start to the season, the GHS boys basketball team has now lost two in a row. The Silver Streaks started the Martin Luther King Tournament at John Thiel Gym this afternoon with a loss to Minooka. GHS scored the first four points of the game, but were never in control after that as they lost to Minooka, 55-45. The GHS boys play again in the tournament tonight at 8:00 when they take on Gurnee Warren. Pregame on WGIL is scheduled for 7:40 PM with Brad Bennewitz and Jim Lee.

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Galesburg Silver Streaks Girls Basketball vs Peoria Lions

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The Galesburg Girls fell behind in the first half of the early game against the Peoria High Lions and trailed 45-44 at the half.  They turned it around in the second half to walk away with a nine point victory.  The Streaks win the opening game of the day 71-62.

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