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2 hurt in wrong-way head-on collision at I-57/I-74 interchange

CHAMPAIGN — An Onarga woman has been charged with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol after state police said she drove the wrong way on Interstate 57, colliding head-on with a semitrailer at the Interstate 74 interchange and causing injuries to herself and the other driver.

GCMS boys basketball defeats St. Thomas More 64-43 in IHSA Class 2A Monticello Regional semifinals

Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 64, St. Thomas More 43. Bryce Barnes and Ryland Holt each recorded a double-double for the second-seeded Falcons (28-2), who opened the playoffs with a semifinal victory over the seventh-seeded Sabers (15-17).

GCMS boys basketball wins 60-43 over LeRoy

LeROY — The visiting Falcons ran their win streak to an impressive 24 games with a 60-43 Heart of Illinois Conference triumph over LeRoy on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Ryland Holt scored a team-high 20 points for GCMS (25-2), while Bryce Barnes (15 points) and Connor Birky (10 points) also hit double figures.

GCMS boys basketball defeats Watseka 48-35

WATSEKA -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley picked up its 21st consecutive win, this one coming in nonconference action via 48-35 score Tuesday, Feb.

GCMS boys basketball wins 57-45 over Fieldcrest in HOIC Tournament semifinal game

BLOOMINGTON — The top-seeded Falcons earned their way back in the tournament title game for the second straight year with a 57-45 win in the semifinals at the Shirk Center on the campus of Illinois Wesleyan University over Fieldcrest on Friday.

PBL, GCMS girls basketball teams pick up road wins

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 61, Centennial 55. Mackenzie Bruns blasted off for 26 points, including 19 in the second half, as the visiting Panthers (10-10) held off the Chargers (1-15) in a nonconference tilt. Madi Peden added 12 points for PBL, which hit 19 of 29 free throws.

PBL boys basketball wins over Prairie Central on buzzer-beater

Paxton-Buckley-Loda 60, Prairie Central 59. Austin Gooden supplied some heroics for PBL, hitting a buzz

GCMS football defeats Sterling Newman Central Catholic 27-12 in IHSA Class 2A quarterfinal playoff game

STERLING -- An interception return for a touchdown by Austin Spiller with less than two minutes remaining stopped a late Sterling Newman drive and sealed a 27-12 road victory for Gibson-City-Melvin-Sibley on Saturday night in a Class 2A quarterfinal game at Roscoe Eades Stadium.
"The defense played outstanding all game," GCMS coach Mike Allen said.

Fisher/GCMS soccer wins 2-0 over Blue Ridge

FISHER — Graham Voelker and Caleb Bleich both scored goals for the victorious Bunnies (17-2-1) in their final regular season match as Fisher/Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley won 2-0 Wednesday over Blue Ridge.

Fisher/GCMS soccer sets school record in 3-1 win over Roanoke-Benson/Eureka

FISHER -- The Fisher/Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley soccer team secured the winningest season in program history with a 3-1 nonconference victory at home over Roanoke-Benson/Eureka.

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