CISSNA PARK -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade boys basketball won 44-16 Tuesday, Nov. 12, over Cissna Park.
GIBSON CITY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School girls basketball team is coming off a season in which it made its first sectional appearance since 2005.
Ryland Holt -- The former Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley boys basketball standout scored six points while grabbing seven rebounds and blocking one shot and recording a steal for Minnesota State in a 78-71 overtime loss to Washburn on Friday.
PAXTON -- Hunter Anderson received the Norm Henderson Player in Excellence Award for the Paxton-Buckley-Loda football team at the team's award ceremony on Monday, Nov. 4.
STERLING — The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley football team ended its season, and its reign as the two-time defending Class 2A state champion, with a 21-6 loss to Sterling Newman Central Catholic in the second round of the 2A playoffs.
FARMINGTON -- After his team defeated Farmington Central 27-7 in the second round of the Class 3A playoffs, Paxton-Buckley-Loda head coach Josh Pritchard said to his team, "Even a bus can't slow us down."
NEW YORK -- The Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) 2019 New York City Marathon Team featured 25 runners from 20 different states all running 26.2 miles on Sunday, Nov. 3, to support the fight against Huntington’s disease, a rare neurological disease.
FARMINGTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda football team is one win away from doing something it has not done in more than 20 years.
STERLING -- Normally, a matchup in the IHSA football playoffs places two teams unfamiliar with each other.
EFFINGHAM -- Ryder James of the Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys cross country team finished first with a time of 15:55 in the IHSA Class 1A Effingham St. Anthony Sectional.
GIBSON CITY — On more than one contest this season, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley has taken a one-score lead after one quarter, then stormed ahead in the second quarter.
PAXTON — Paxton-Buckley-Loda jumped out to an early lead and never looked back en route to a 46-6 win in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs over Chicago Carver.
PAXTON — With a 25-21, 25-18 loss in the IHSA Class 2A Paxton Regional championship match to Unity, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda volleyball team concluded a season in which they set a school record for wins with a record of 30-6.
PAXTON -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley seventh-grade girls basketball team finished second in the Twin County Conference Tournament.
DECATUR -- The Millikin University Athletic Department in conjunction with the Millikin Football Advisory Committee will present the 2019 Excellence in Life Award during the Millikin Football Lettermen Dinner on Nov. 15.
PAXTON -- Pitch Please capped off an undefeated (11-0) season in the Paxton Park District Kickball League with a defeat of Michael Scott’s Dunder Mifflin Scranton Meredith Palmer Memorial Celebrity Rabies Awareness Pro-Am Fun Run Race for the Cure via a 7-3 score Tuesday evening at Nelson Field.
PAXTON -- With a 25-16, 25-16 loss to Tolono Unity in the semifinals of the IHSA Class 2A Paxton Regional on Tuesday, the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley volleyball team finished its season with a record of 19-14.
PAXTON — With a 25-19, 25-20 victory in the IHSA Class 2A Paxton Regional semifinals over Bismarck-Henning-Rossville-Alvin, Paxton-Buckley-Loda entered new territory.
PAXTON -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley seventh-grade girls basketball team won 21-18 Monday over Tri-Point in the semifinals of the Twin County Conference Tournament.
PAXTON -- The 2019 season had already been the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley volleyball team's most successful year since 1997 prior to Monday's IHSA Class 2A Paxton Regional quarterfinal match.
On Saturday, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda football players and coaches gathered in the Little Assembly building to watch the IHSA Playoff Pairings Show to figure who who they would play in the first round of hte IHSA Class 3A playoffs.
PAXTON — Clint Forsyth’s success as head football coach at Paxton High School extended beyond the field, as he set an example of leadership and character that continues to stay with his former student-athletes to this day.
It seems like Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley has an advantage in almost every category as it hosts Rushville-Industry in the first round of the IHSA Class 2A playoffs at 2 p.m. Saturday.
GIBSON CITY -- Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley and Rushville-Industry enter the IHSA Class 2A playoffs from different directions.
Ryland Holt -- The former Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley boys basketball standout scored four points while grabbing four rebounds and blocking a shot for Minnesota State in an exhibition game played Tuesday, Oct. 22, against Southern Illinois, which SIU won 56-41.
MACKINAW -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley volleyball team won 25-19, 25-12 over Tremont in the consolation championship of the Heart of Illinois Conference Tournament on Saturday.
PAXTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade girls basketball team won 28-24 Saturday over Iroquois West in the quarterfinals of the Twin County Conference Tournament.
MACKINAW — Injuries to Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley’s top two scorers forced the Falcon offense to rely on other ways to score throughout the game.
DWIGHT — As Paxton-Buckley-Loda head coach Josh Pritchard said after his team won 41-21 in its regular-season finale, “a win’s a win.”
DWIGHT -- With a 25-12, 25-13 win over Dwight, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda volleyball team finished the regular season with a 29-5 record and a perfect 6-0 mark in the Sangamon Valley Conference.