Photo gallery: PBL football vs. Pontiac

PBL football wins 48-8 over Pontiac on homecoming

PAXTON – After a close loss to Bloomington Central Catholic on Sept. 10, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda varsity football team was looking to bounce back in a big way in its homecoming game Friday against Pontiac. “That was the ultimate goal. We hated losing to BCC,” PBL head coach Josh Pritchard said. The Panthers rebounded with a 48-8 victory over Pontiac. “It […]

Photo gallery: Fisher/GCMS soccer vs. Wilmington

PBL JH cross country competes in Saunemin Invite

SAUNEMIN – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda Junior High School girls cross country varsity team finished second in the Saunemin Invite on Saturday. Maddison DeOrnellas finished third for PBL with a time of 14:30.1 while Audrey McCoy finished eighth with a time of 15:11.7 and Hallee Johnson finished 10th with a time of 15:19.2, followed by Kyla Franckey (12th, 15:35.8), Ellie Dirks (20th, […]

GCMS MS baseball advances to regional final with semifinal victory over Bismarck-Henning

BISMARCK – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley Middle School baseball team won 6-3 over Bismarck-Henning in the IESA Class 2A regional semifinals on Saturday. The Falcons will play for the regional championship at 4:15 p.m. Monday in Bismarck. The Falcons took a 3-0 lead in the third inning as Trent Wetherell hit a three-run homer on a line drive to left field. […]

Fisher/GCMS soccer improves to 10-0-1 with 9-0 victory over Wilmington

FISHER – With a 9-0 victory over Wilmington on Saturday, the Fisher/Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley soccer team improved to a record of 10-0-1. “I’m impressed with our group,” Fisher/GCMS junior midfielder Seth Kollross said. “We lost a lot of seniors, and a lot of people thought we weren’t going to be as good, but we’ve had everybody else step up. We have […]