GCMS Athletic Hall of Fame to induct new members Friday, Oct. 7

GIBSON CITY — Four new members will be inducted into the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley Athletic Hall of Fame: Heidi Reiners, A.J. Richard, Rob Williams and Friend of the Hall of Fame Inductee Alfred Landau.

Induction will be during halftime of the GCMS football team’s homecoming game on Friday, Oct. 7.

PBL coaching changes (Sept. 14, 2016)

PAXTON -- Colin Sullivan was approved as a volunteer coach for the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School’s wrestling team at Wednesday’s school board meeting.

Adam Schonauer, PBL head boys basketball coach, selected as Ford County Record Co-Coach of the Year

During the winter of 2015-16, Adam Schonauer led his team to a place visited by only two other Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys basketball teams.

The Schonauer-coached Panthers went 24-7 and became the third team in the school’s history – since the consolidation of Paxton and Buckley-Loda in 1990 – and the first since 2010 to reach the sectional championship game.

Nick Porter named Ford County Record Male Athlete of the Year

Running is not just a hobby for Nick Porter.

It is a lifestyle.

GCMS High School sports programs to hold summer camps

GIBSON CITY — The following Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School sports programs will hold summer camps:

Football — July 11-15.

Junior camp (grades second through eighth), 9-11 a.m.

Varsity camp (for grades ninth through 12th), 6-8 p.m.

Boys basketball — June 13-17.

Girls basketball — June 13-17.

Wrestling — June 6-10.

GCMS High School athletes win awards for winter sports

GIBSON CITY – Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School athletes received the following awards during a ceremony held for winter sports teams on Monday, March 14:


Team MVP – James Fairfield/Mitchell McNutt

Defensive MVP – Keegan Allen

Most Improved – Sam Baillie

Core Value Players of the Year – Trevor Steidinger

PBL High School athletes selected for awards at Winter Sports Awards Night

PAXTON — Athletes at Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School were given the following awards by their respective teams at Monday’s PBL High School Winter Sports Awards Night:
Panther Award — Josh Pine.
Mr. Relentless Award — Hunter Weber.
Most Outstanding Player — Jonny Walder.

Area college catchup (March 12, 2016)

Ryan Birt – The former Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley wrestling coach received the Division III National Wrestling Tournament Rookie Coach of the Year Award at the 2016 NCAA Division III Wrestling Championships held March 11-12 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

GCMS/Fisher Middle School wrestler Peyton Kean finishes with fifth-place medal at IESA state meet

DEKALB – Peyton Kean of the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher wrestling team finished fifth in the 155-pound bracket of Saturday’s IESA state meet.

He won via 5-3 decision in the fifth-place match over Matt Chavers of Freeport Carl Sandburg.

PBL senior Jonny Walder named Ford County Record's Male Athlete of the Winter

The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School boys basketball team reached big heights this season.

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