Photo gallery: PBL baseball at Iroquois West (IHSA Class 2A regional quarterfinal)

The Panthers defeated Iroquois West 7-4 in the quarterfinals of the IHSA Class 2A regional round on Monday at Mann Park in Gilman. Here are some sights …

GCMS baseball wins 14-12 over Oakwood in the IHSA Class 2A regional quarterfinal contest

OAKWOOD – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley varsity baseball team won 14-12 over Oakwood in the IHSA Class 2A regional quarterfinals on Monday. The eighth-seeded Falcons (16-8) will face second-seeded Tolono Unity in the regional semifinals at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday in Tolono. In the second inning, GCMS took a 3-1 lead. Zach Price hit a leadoff single to right field and Mason […]

PBL baseball wins 7-4 over Iroquois West in IHSA Class 2A regional quarterfinals

GILMAN – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda varsity baseball team survived and advanced through the IHSA Class 2A regional quarterfinals with a 7-4 victory over Iroquois West on Monday. “At this point, it doesn’t matter how,” PBL head coach Brock Niebuhr said. “It’s just about finding a way to get it done, and we played good enough baseball to get it done today. […]

PBL softball loses 1-0 in walk-off fashion to Prairie Central in IHSA Class 2A regional quarterfinals

FAIRBURY – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School softball team lost 1-0 to Prairie Central in the quarterfinals of the IHSA Class 2A regional round on Monday. Emma Steiner struck out 11 batters and walked two while allowing one earned run on six hits on the mound for the Panthers (7-19) while Lorena Arnett provided PBL’s only hit. Katy Curl struck out […]

GCMS girls’ 4×800 relay team places third in honor roll meet

URBANA — Lilly Lahr, Sophia Ray, Korah Palumbo and Cecilia Goodin finished third in the girls’ 4×800 relay with a time of 11:16.74 for the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School track and field team during Monday’s honor roll meet in Urbana. Savannah Shumate finished fourth in the girls’ discus throw with a toss of 30.55 meters. Austin Kasper finished fifth in […]

Obituary: Glenn Wurmnest

Glenn E. Wurmnest, 70, of Fisher peacefully passed away at 4:27 am Sunday May 15, 2022 at his home in Fisher surrounded by his loving family. A rosary will be recited at 4:30 pm Friday May 20, 2022 at Rosenbaum Funeral Home in Gibson City. Visitation will follow until 7:00 pm. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at […]

Obituary: Carl Martin

Carl E. Martin, 94, of Rantoul, formerly of Ludlow passed away at 6:27 a.m. Monday, May 16, 2022 at his home. Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m. Sunday, May 22, 2022 at Baier Family Funeral Services, 406 E Pells, Paxton with Rev. Brett Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Ludlow Township Cemetery, Ludlow with military honors by Rantoul VFW Gung […]