Bryce Barnes -- The 2019 Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley graduate played for the University of Illinois' football team in a 42-25 loss to No. 16-ranked Michigan.


GIBSON CITY — Payton Kean scored a 65-yard touchdown run on the first play from scrimmage, putting Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley ahead early and never looking back, leading the Falcons to a 42-0 victory over LeRoy in Gibson City.

Fisher/Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 1, Blue Ridge 1. The visiting Bunnies (13-5-3) closed a one-goal gap in the second half and fought the host Knights (8-11-3) to a non-league draw. Ethan Kasper netted the lone goal for Fisher/GCMS, while Victor Reynolds also scored unassisted for Blue Ridge.

GIBSON CITY -- Following his team's game last Friday against Tri-Valley, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley head coach Mike Allen witnessed LeRoy's contest against South Fulton the following Saturday.

Ariana Gentzler -- As of Saturday, the former Paxton-Buckley-Loda volleyball standout leads the NJCAA Division I in total blocks with 132 for Vincennes University while also producing 117 kills, five assists and 32 digs.

Bloomington Cornerstone 4, Fisher/Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 3. Ethan Kasper and Will Shook each produced a first-half goal for the visiting Bunnies (13-4-2), but their non-league foe potted four goals in the second half. Alex Minion assisted on the first two Fisher/GCMS tallies, and Kasper a…


DOWNS — Isaiah Chatman had 88 yards on nine carries, along with two touchdowns of 10 and 18 yards, respectively, and Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley held on in the second half to secure a 22-7 victory over Tri-Valley in the Falcons’ first game at Downs since 2012.

CHAMPAIGN -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team traveled to the Lindsay Courts to play against Champaign Central varsity team on Wednesday and lost 7-2.