GCMS boys basketball rallies from deficit to beat Clinton in Thanksgiving Tournament

GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley boys basketball team won 70-64 Tuesday over Clinton in the GCMS Thanksgiving Tournament.

Trailing 47-40 entering the fourth quarter, the Falcons outscored the Maroons 30-19 in the final quarter as Tucker Cribbett and James Fairfield each scored nine points and Mitch McNutt added eight, including five via free throws.

PBL boys basketball wins 75-53 over Fisher in PBL/Manteno Interstate Classic

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School boys basketball team won 75-53 Tuesday over Fisher.

The Panthers took a 19-13 lead in the first quarter as Jonny Walder scored eight points, including one 3-point shots, and Andrew Zenner drained two 3-pointers.

PBL wrestling opens season with win over Bismarck-Henning

BISMARCK – In the not-so-long history of the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School wrestling program, the Panthers had not beaten Bismarck-Henning until Tuesday, Nov. 24.

GCMS/Fisher starts 2015-16 with win over Reed-Custer, loss to Clifton Central

GIBSON CITY – Tuesday, Nov. 24, marked the first time the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher wrestling team competed on the mat since the IHSA Class 1A state dual meet last winter.

GCMS/Fisher wrestling vs. Reed-Custer, Clifton Central

Here are some of the highlights from Tuesday's dual meets at GCMS Elementary School ...

PBL seventh-, eighth-grade boys basketball teams defeat Fisher

FISHER — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade boys basketball team won 36-22 Monday, Nov. 24, over Fisher in its last game before Thanksgiving break.

Shinko Ryu Karate members shine at regional tournament

DECATUR — Black Belts, and Kyu rank students from Shinko Ryu Martial Arts Center, located at 125
E. Sangamon Avenue in Rantoul, competed at the 2015 Midwest Taekwondo Regional Championships held at Decatur, Ill., on Nov. 21-22.  

GCMS boys basketball team starts 2015-16 season with win over Tri-Point

GIBSON CITY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley varsity basketball team is comprised of 11 players, nine of which took part in a historic football season that ended only nine days before Monday night's season-opening 72-43 win over Tri-Point.

While it might not be evident by the score, the lack of practice showed itself during the contest.

PBL boys basketball starts season with 48-point win over Armstrong-Potomac

PAXTON – Metaphorically speaking, Armstrong-Potomac’s Trojan horse was stopped by a fence – defense, that is.

PBL seventh-grade girls basketball team to play for regional championship after semifinal win over Hoopeston Area

ST. JOSEPH — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade girls basketball team won 29-23 Monday over Hoopeston Area in the IESA Class 3A St. Joseph Regional semifinals.

The Panthers will face St. Joseph for the regional championship Tuesday.

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