Photo gallery: HOIC/IPC all-star basketball games

The HOIC vs. IPC all-star basketball games sponsored by WGCY Radio and Gibson Area Hospital took place on Saturday. Herer are some sights …

GCMS boys track places fifth at EPG Indoor Invite

BLOOMINGTON – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School boys track and field team finished sixth in the El Paso-Gridley Indoor Meet on Friday. The Falcons scored a 25 ½ as Eureka won the meet with a score of 160 1/3. On the girls’ side, GCMS finished eighth with a score of 19. Cecilia Goodin finished third and fourth, respectively, in the […]

PBL senior Losa Suaava to play basketball for Eureka College

PAXTON – Losa Suaava signed her letter of intent to play for the Eureka College women’s basketball team on Friday. “I’m very excited for it,” Suaava said. “It’s something I’ve been looking forward to.” Suaava said she looked at other colleges before making her decision to go to Eureka. “The main thing that sold me was the coach and the […]

PBL boys track and field competes at Pontiac Indoor Invite

BLOOMINGTON – Robert Boyd-Meents of the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School boys track and field team finished fourth in the long jump with a leap of 6.27 meters during Thursday’s Pontiac Invite at Bloomington. Boyd-Meents also finished eighth in the 60-meter dash with a time of 7.33 seconds while Alex Swanson finished 58th with a time of 9.72 seconds. Ben Schmidt finished […]

GCMS softball loses 14-1 to Herscher in season opener

GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley softball team lost 14-1 to Herscher in its season opener on Wednesday. Kate Kristensen went 1-for-2 and scored GCMS’s lone run in the second inning while Kyra Kietzman and Taylor Beck each had a hit for the Falcons as well. On the mound, Mallory Rosendahl allowed 11 runs – six earned – on 12 […]

PBL baseball loses 13-6 to Tri-Valley in season opener

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda varsity baseball team lost 13-6 to Tri-Valley in its season opener on Wednesday. “The outcome obviously wasn’t what we wanted,” PBL head coach Brock Niebuhr said. Tri-Valley took a 11-0 lead in the first inning and extended it to 12-0 in the second inning. “We didn’t get off to a really good start,” Niebuhr said. The […]

PBL softball loses 17-8 to Armstrong-Potomac in season opener

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda varsity softball team lost 17-8 to Armstrong-Potomac in its season opener on Wednesday. “I think with a young team, we’re happy to get this first game under our belt,” PBL head coach Taylor Walwer said. The Trojans gained a 10-0 lead via two runs apiece in the first and third innings and six more runs in […]

Photo gallery: PBL baseball vs. Tri-Valley

PBL softball vs. Armstrong-Potomac

PBL senior Mason Uden to play golf for Olivet Nazarene University

PAXTON – A dream came true for Mason Uden on Wednesday as he signed his letter of intent to play college golf. “I feel great. It has been my dream to play college ball for any sport,” Uden said. “I feel like that’s every kid’s dream, so to be able to live that is pretty awesome.” The Paxton-Buckley-Loda senior will […]

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