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PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade boys basketball team won 36-8 Thursday over Champaign St. Matthew.
A 3-pointers by Trey VanWinkle and field goals by Luis Najera, Drake Schrodt and Dalton Busboom each had a field goal in the first quarter. Najera added two more field goals and Carson Dudley notched a bucket to help the Panthers gain a 15-4 halftime lead.
GIBSON CITY – Double-digit scoring efforts in the first and third quarters propelled St. Joseph-Ogden to a 49-35 win Thursday over Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley in the Lady Falcon & Bunnies Tip-Off Classic.
GIBSON CITY – Although her team remains winless, Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School head girls basketball coach Clarissa Gross-Michalak said her young team has made some strides in its development since its season opener.
GIBSON CITY – For Mindy Whitehouse, her first win as Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley’s head coach was hardly a reason for celebration.
Whitehouse received that first win via 41-28 score in Tuesday’s Lady Falcon & Bunnies Tip-Off over Paxton-Buckley-Loda.
Here are some of the highlights from Tuesday's Falcon Pool contest played at Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School...
GIBSON CITY — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade girls basketball team ended its regular season with a 36-31 victory Monday over Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley.
With the win, the Panthers go into regionals with a record of 13-5.
1A: Carrollton (12-0) at Camp Point Central (11-1), 1 p.m. Saturday
2A: Maroa-Forsyth (9-3) at Tuscola (10-2), 2 p.m. Saturday
3A: Byron (8-4) at Wilmington (12-0), 5 p.m. Saturday
4A: Rochester (10-2) at Herrin (11-1), 2 p.m. Saturday
5A: Geneseo (12-0) at Montini (9-3), 1 p.m. Saturday
GIBSON CITY – As the old cliché goes, one has to start somewhere.
The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School girls basketball team went into Monday’s Lady Falcon & Bunnies Tip-Off Classic game with 11 active players – seven of which, as head coach Clarissa Gross-Michalak put it, “never put on a varsity jersey, let alone played in a varsity game.”
GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley girls basketball team could not put its best foot forward when it counted in Monday’s Lady Falcon & Bunnies Tip-Off Classic contest against Villa Grove/Heritage.
With their key players in foul trouble, the Falcons were outscored 16-10 in the fourth quarter en route to a 47-45 season-opening loss.