Football

GCMS's Nathan Garard signs letter of intent to play football and baseball for Eureka College

GIBSON CITY -- Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley senior Nathan Garard is getting the best of many worlds after signing his letter of intent on Tuesday, March 19, to play football and baseball for Eureka College
 
"I've always wanted to do both in college," Garard said.

GCMS's Jared Trantina signs letter of intent to play football for University of Wisconsin-Platteville

GIBSON CITY -- After receiving offers from multiple schools, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley senior Jared Trantina signed his letter of intent to play football for the University of Wisconsin-Platteville on Tuesday, March 19.
 
"It feels great," Trantina said.

Mitch McNutt, Jared Trantina verbally commit to playing football for University of Wisconsin-Platteville

GIBSON CITY -- Mitch McNutt and Jared Trantina each made a verbal commitment to continue their football careers at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville.
 
McNutt, a 2018 Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley graduate, signed a walk-on offer for the University of Illinois, but departed from the football program last summer.

PBL football player Jake Rich signs letter of intent to play for McKendree University

PAXTON -- In a way, McKendree University felt like home for Paxton-Buckley-Loda senior Jake Rich.
 
Rich says he has family in Southern Illinois whom he thinks should be able to make the trip to Lebanon to watch him play for the NCAA Division II Bearcats.
 
"It's good to be by my family," Rich said.

PBL senior T.J. Jones signs letter of intent to play football for McKendree University

PAXTON -- Paxton-Buckley-Loda senior T.J. Jones signed his letter of intent last Wednesday to attend McKendree University and play football for the NCAA Division II Bearcats.
 
"I feel pretty good. It's a good college. I like everything there so far," Jones said.

GCMS's Josh Bleich signs letter of intent to play football for McKendree University

GIBSON CITY -- Josh Bleich signed his letter of intent on Wednesday to play football for McKendree University's NCAA Division II Bearcats.
 
He previously visited the campus back in December for snf official visit after attending a Bearcats game last fall.
 
"I liked the campus.

GCMS's Lane Short signs letter of intent to play football for Eureka College

GIBSON CITY -- Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School has some close ties with Eureka College.
 
Among Eureka College alums are GCMS head footbal coach Mike Allen, assistant football coach Seeff Grauer, head boys basketball coach Ryan Tompkins and A.J.

'I'm definitely excited': GCMS football placekicker Ben Freehill signs letter of intent with Oklahoma State University

GIBSON CITY -- Ben Freehill signed his letter of intent to play football for Oklahoma State University as a walk-on on Wednesday, two days after making his verbal commitment.
 
"I'm definitely excited," Freehill said.

'It's going to be fun': GCMS's Bryce Barnes signs letter of intent to play football for University of Illinois

GIBSON CITY -- Bryce Barnes' fandom for University of Illinois athletics made an impression on the UI head coach, Lovie Smith, when he visited Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School.
 
Barnes said he did not quite remember when Smith visited -- "Probably a month ago," he says.
 
"He even said that I knew too much about Illinois not to go to the

GCMS football player Hayden Workman signs letter of intent to attend University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

GIBSON CITY -- En route to helping Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley's football team win its second straight IHSA Class 2A state championship, Hayden Workman had 27 tackles, including 14 1/2 for a loss of yards, on defense while taking part in an offensive line that helped Jared Trantina rush for 1,678 yards and 34 touchdowns.
 
"I'll miss GCMS, but my time's up, and now it's

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