Football

City to give signs to state-champion GCMS football program's players, coaches, cheerleaders

GIBSON CITY — Every player, coach and cheerleader in Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School’s football program — all 80 of them — will receive a metal sign from the City of Gibson commemorating the program’s second straight state championship.


Mixed feelings: PBL, GCMS football coaches, athletic directors discuss IHSA's approved districting proposal

BLOOMINGTON -- It was a tale of two opinions.
 
Illinois High School Association member schools approved a proposal to implement a district scheduling system for regular-season varsity football games starting with the 2021 season in the annual by-law referendum that ended Monday, Dec. 17.

Football districting proposal approved by IHSA

BLOOMINGTON — Illinois High School Association member schools approved 11 amendment proposals in the annual by-law referendum that ended Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2018, including a proposal to implement a district scheduling system for football starting with the 2021 season. The online ballots were tabulated and certified in the IHSA office on Tuesday, Dec. 18.


State-champion GCMS football team recognized by county board

PAXTON — For the second year in a row, the Ford County Board welcomed and recognized the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School football team for winning a state championship.


Rosten, Daniels tie for first place among so-called experts

PAXTON -- Andrew Rosten of the Ford County Record and Matt Daniels of The News-Gazette tied for first place among the so-called experts' predictions for football season.
 
Rosten and Daniels each had a record of 114-24.

GCMS football final stat leaders for 2018

GCMS FINAL STAT LEADERS
RUSHING
Name Car.-yds.-TDs
Jared Trantina 216-1,678-34
Payton Kean 64-449-7
Aidan Laughery 56-381-5

2018 GCMS football championship rally

Here are some of the highlights from Saturday's GCMS football championship rally held at the GCMS High School gym ...


GCMS football championship parade (2018)

Here are some sights from Friday's parade on Sangamon Avenue in Gibson City following the Falcons' state-championship victory in IHSA Class 2A ...


GCMS football at 2018 IHSA Class 2A state championship game

Here are some of the highlights from Friday's game against Maroa-Forsyth at Memorial Stadium in Champaign ...


GCMS wins 35-16 over Maroa-Forsyth for second straight IHSA Class 2A championship

CHAMPAIGN — The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley football team won its second straight IHSA Class 2A state championship via 35-16 score over Maroa-Forsyth on Saturday.


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