2021-10-13 E-Edition

Fisher/GCMS soccer at IHSA Class 1A regional semifinals

Photo gallery: PBL XC End of Season Meet

Fisher/GCMS soccer wins in sudden-death shootout over Argenta-Oreana in regional semifinals

FISHER – Eighty minutes was not enough for the Fisher/Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley soccer team to advance past the IHSA Class 1A regional semifinals. Neither were the two 10-minute overtime periods, or the five-shot penalty-kick shootout. The Bunnies’ match against Argenta-Oreana came down to an additional penalty-kick shootout, ending with sophomore Isaiah Johnson kicking in the match-winning goal to break a 2-2 […]

PBL cross country hosts End of Season Meet

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda girls cross country team finished first among two teams at the End of Season Meet in Paxton on Tuesday. The girls finished first with a score of 25 while Villa Grove finished second with a score of 34. Trixie Johnson finished first with a time of 21:05 while Kate Wilson finished fourth with a time of […]

PBL volleyball wins in three sets over Bloomington Central Catholic

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda volleyball team won 29-31, 25-12, 25-18 over Bloomington Central Catholic on Tuesday. Addison Oyer had 26 kills, nine digs and two aces for PBL (21-5, 5-3 Illini Prairie Conference) while Carly Mutchmore had 10 digs and four assists. Aubrey Busboom had 12 assists, one kill and eight digs while Gracelyn Greenburg had three kills and two […]

GCMS tennis defeats St. Joseph-Ogden

URBANA – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team won 5-4 over St. Joseph-Ogden in its regular-season finale on Tuesday. Katie Steidinger defeated Claire Huffman 6-3, 6-2, Audrey Iverson defeated Ashlyn Lannert 6-1, 6-3, Syda Schlickman defeated Ella Armstrong 0-6, 6-2, 10-7, Emily Hood defeated Ella Besson 6-0, 6-2 and McKenna Crowley defeated Hailey Gaines 4-6, 7-6, 10-4 in singles matches. Grace […]

PBL cross country runner Ryder James wins Illini Prairie Conference Meet

By DANIEL L. CHAMNESSChronicle correspondent STANFORD — There is no betting line in Las Vegas on Paxton-Buckley-Loda Panther cross country. If there was, many gambling men/women would take Ryder James to win and give second place some seconds. Last Tuesday night, after the Ford County Chronicle deadline had come and gone, the Panther senior easily cruised to the individual conference […]

PBL seventh-, eighth-grade girls basketball teams lose to Ridgeview

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade girls basketball team lost 35-11 to Ridgeview on Tuesday. Hallee Johnson had three points for PBL while Audrey McCoy, Emmy Bagwell and Taylor Cole each had two points. The PBL eighth-grade team lost 37-8 to Ridgeview. Evianna Frichtl had four points while Mikayla Ware and Lillian Beckman each had two points. 7th-grade girls Ridgeview 35, […]

Obituary: Marsha Bradshaw

BUCKLEY — Marsha Sue (Kietzman) Bradshaw, 61, of Buckley, died Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, at her home. Visitation will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, at the Knapp Funeral Home in Onarga. Her funeral service, officiated by the Rev. Steve Anderson, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15, at the funeral home. Burial will follow in […]