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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.
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.
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.
Running is not just a hobby for Nick Porter.
It is a lifestyle.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School boys basketball team reached big heights this season.