Photo gallery: PBL vs. GCMS softball regional quarterfinal

Photo gallery: PBL girls track and field at IHSA Class 2A Kankakee Sectional

PBL softball defeats GCMS 3-2 in regional quarterfinals

PAXTON – In more ways than one, the 2021 season was a season of firsts for the Paxton-Buckley-Loda. The Panthers’ 3-2 victory in Wednesday’s IHSA Class 2A regional quarterfinal game over Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley was their first postseason victory since 2015. “It’s been a long time. It seems like it’s been forever,” PBL head coach Kelli Vaughn said. “This is just […]

GCMS baseball defeats Sullivan 10-0 in regional quarterfinals

GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley baseball team won 10-0 over Sullivan in the IHSA Class 2A regional quarterfinals on Wednesday. The Falcons will play in the semifinals at Shelbyville at 4:30 p.m. Friday. Kellan Fanson pitched a four-hit shutout through the six-inning game for GCMS (8-9), striking out seven batters and walking none. After two scoreless innings, the Falcons […]

PBL’s Trixie Johnson, Lillie Frichtl qualify for 2A state girls track and field meet

KANKAKEE – Trixie Johnson and Lillie Frichtl of the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School girls track and field team each earned a spot in the IHSA Class 2A state meet. Johnson and Frichtl will compete in the 800-meter run and long jump, respectively, at Eastern Illinois University’s O’Brien Field on Friday, June 11, after qualifying through the Kankakee Sectional on Wednesday. Johnson […]

Obituary: Joe Hafer

Sibley- Joseph Russell Hafer, 65, passed away Trinity Sunday, May 30, 2021 shrouded in prayer at UIC Hospital in Chicago, surrounded by his immediate family reminiscing about the good times and how Joe made their lives better. Joe’s Mother (Louise Hafer) passed the same weekend 6 years ago. Visitation will be held 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Thursday June 10, […]

Obituary: Deonna Sauer

Gibson City- Deonna M. Sauer, 92, of Gibson City peacefully passed away Friday January 15, 2021 at The Gibson Area Hospital. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 2:00 pm Sunday June 13, 2021 at the Gibson City United Methodist Church with visitation an hour prior to the service. Pastor Gary Fairchild, officiating. Rosenbaum Funeral Home is assisting the […]