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GCMS/Fisher wrestling wins two dual meets at Clifton

CLIFTON – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher wrestling team starts its season with a 2-0 dual-meet record after two duals Tuesday.

The Falcons defeated Braidwood Reed-Custer 55-15.

Gage Adams pinned his 132-pound opponent in 1:54 and Isaac Horsch won via pinfall in the 145-pound class with a time of 2:44.


Christ Lutheran boys basketball wins season opener over PBL freshmen

BUCKLEY – Some crisper execution would have been more to Christ Lutheran High School head boys basketball coach Mike McCormick’s tastes in Tuesday’s season opener over the Paxton-Buckley-Loda freshman team.

It started with the Crusaders leading 5-4 at the end of the first quarter.


PBL freshman girls basketball defeats Christ Lutheran

BUCKLEY – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda freshman girls basketball team went into Tuesday’s game against the Christ Lutheran varsity team with five sophomores added to the team.

This was the opposite of what has been the norm for the freshman and junior varsity teams, as the Panthers’ varsity has brought up two freshmen.


PBL boys basketball defeats Fisher in PBL/Manteno Interstate Classic

PAXTON – After a less-than-satisfactory performance – at least to head coach Adam Schonauer’s standards – Monday against Armstrong-Potomac, Paxton-Buckley-Loda went into Tuesday’s PBL/Manteno Interstate Classic game looking to make a better effort.


Falcons boys basketball beats Clinton in GCMS Thanksgiving Tournament

GIBSON CITY — The Falcons boys basketball team rebounded from a season-opening loss to Iroquois West to topple Clinton 64-41 Tuesday night.

GCMS (1-1) was led by sophomore guard Tucker Cribbett, who scored a game-high 16 points, including four 3-pointers. The offensive outburst, including nine players in the scorebook, helped, but it was the defensive pressure that was the difference.


Christ Lutheran basketball vs. PBL freshmen

Here are some of the highlights from Tuesday's girls and boys basketball games between Christ Lutheran High School and PBL High School freshman teams in Buckley...


PBL 7th-grade boys pick up win over Fisher

PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade team defeated Fisher 31-18 Monday.

The Panthers (4-1) started out with a 6-0 lead and had a 10-5 advantage after the first quarter. They led 19-9 at halftime.


PBL 7th-grade girls basketball loses in IESA St. Joseph Regional semifinals

ST. JOSEPH — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade girls basketball team’s season ended Monday in the semifinals of the IESA Class 3A St. Joseph Regional.

The No. 3-seeded Panthers lost 35-19 to No. 2-seeded Monticello.


GCMS boys basketball loses opener to Iroquois West

GIBSON CITY – The GCMS boys basketball team has work to do in this year’s Thanksgiving Tournament after losing to Iroquois West 70-62 on Monday night.

“If we win both games, we still have a chance to get to the championship,” senior guard Devyn Roesch said. “That’s our goal right now. Just look past this. The sun comes up tomorrow.”


GCMS football players named to all-HOIC team

GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley football team had three players selected as members of the all-Heart of Illinois Conference teams.

Nick Meunier was selected as a first-team defensive back and second-team running back while Zach Johnson was named as a first-team kicker and honorable mention as defensive back.


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