2021-05-19 E-Edition

Photo gallery: PBL softball vs. Bismarck-Henning

PBL softball wins 9-8 in extra innings over Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin

PAXTON – Despite a 9-8 loss to Villa Grove the previous Friday, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda softball team entered this week with some confidence. “I told the girls last Friday I feel like we have a chance to win every game this week,” PBL head coach Kelli Vaughn said. “If we can clean up a little bit of those defensive miscues and […]

GCMS/Fisher wrestler Cale Horsch reaches 100-win milestone as Falcons defeat U-High, Heyworth

HEYWORTH – Cale Horsch of the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher High School wrestling team reached the 100-win career milestone on Tuesday. In the Falcons’ 54-6 dual win over Normal U-High, Horsch won via 1:36 pinfall in the 132-pound match for his 100th victory. Kaden Gream won via 1:53 pinfall in the 160-pound match. He also pinned his 160-pound opponent in a time […]

Paxton’s pool to remain closed this summer

PAXTON — The public swimming pool at Coady Park will not be open this summer. After months of discussions, the Paxton Park District’s Board of Commissioners voted last week to not open the pool, citing financial concerns. “Per the discussions, the reason behind this year’s closure was solely financially,” Recreation Director Cody Evans said. Evans said the operating costs of […]