Sports

CLHS boys basketball loses to DeLand-Weldon; Lady Crusaders lose to Donovan

BUCKLEY – The Christ Lutheran boys basketball team lost 62-41 Friday to DeLand-Weldon.

Slater Scheurich led the Crusaders’ scoring efforts with 16 points while Thomas Baillie tallied 13 rebounds and eight steals.


PBL girls basketball team to return to Momence Holiday Tournament

MOMENCE – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School girls basketball program has enjoyed some success over the past couple of years in the Momence Holiday Tournament.

Two years ago, the Panthers won the championship game of the late-December tourney 42-41 over Peotone. Last year, the varsity team took third place while the junior varsity team took home a first-place plaque.


PBL 7th-grade boys basketball beats Watseka

WATSEKA — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade team improved to a record of 10-3 with a 41-14 victory Thursday over Watseka.

Drake Schrodt led the Panthers with 10 points as nine different PBL players got on the scoreboard.

The PBL eighth-grade team, meanwhile, lost 31-21 to Watseka.


GCMS golf coach Guy Percy resigns, to stay on as volunteer coach

GIBSON CITY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley school board accepted the resignation of Guy Percy as the high school’s boys and girls golf coach at its Thursday meeting.

Percy, who works as a financial representative at Country Financial in Gibson City, will stay with the golf teams as a volunteer assistant.


Guy Percy resigns as GCMS golf coach

GIBSON CITY — The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley school board Thursday night accepted the resignation of Guy Percy as the boys’ and girls’ golf coach, effective at the end of fiscal year 2015.


GCMS eighth-grade girls basketball finishes third in IESA state tournament

GERMANTOWN HILLS – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley eighth-grade girls basketball team finishes third in IESA state Class 3A.

The Falcons won Thursday’s third-place game in overtime 34-31 over Pleasant Plains.

With the win, the Falcons finished their season with a record of 25-1.

GCMS 34, Pleasant Plains 31


GCMS High School girls basketball defeats Blue Ridge

FARMER CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School girls basketball team won 36-25 Thursday over Blue Ridge for its first victory since November.

Claire Schmitt led the Falcons (2-8) scoring-wise with nine points while Mikayla Baillie added eight points.

GCMS 36, Blue Ridge 25


PBL girls basketball remains undefeated in SVC with win over Momence

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School girls basketball team remains undefeated in the Sangamon Valley Conference.

The Panthers improved their conference record to 3-0 with a 44-25 win Thursday over Momence.


PBL boys basketball defeats Chrisman in Leader Classic

ST. JOSEPH – Paxton-Buckley-Loda won a defensive struggle in its first Leader Classic game via 47-37 score over Chrisman.

In the second and third quarters, the Panthers took control thanks to a defensive effort that yielded only six and nine points, respectively, to the Cardinals.


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