Football

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.


GCMS football: 'It's all people want to talk about right now'

GIBSON CITY — No matter where one goes in Gibson City these days, the hot topic of discussion is the local high school football team.


The Great Rostradamus, so-called experts weigh in on state championship football games

In more ways than one, this season has felt like a sequel to last year.
 
The similarities between this year and last year are plentiful up to this point as Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley’s football team once again goes into Friday’s 1 p.m.

Championship rematch: GCMS, Maroa-Forsyth football teams to meet in IHSA Class 2A state-title game at 1 p.m. Friday in Champaign

CHAMPAIGN -- For the second straight year, the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley and Maroa-Forsyth football teams will face each other in the IHSA Class 2A state championship game.
 
Last year, GCMS defeated Maroa-Forsyth won 38-32 as Bryce Barnes caught a 23-yard touchdown pass with 1:08 left in the game.  
 
"There were a lot of questions

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