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The PBL Panthers' boy's basketball team's season came to a close on Wednesday, March 4. The team lost a heartbreaker to the Joliet Catholic Hilltoppers in their IHSA class 2A sectional semifinal matchup. The final score was 50-49.

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PAXTON — Astronomers earlier this month discovered Earth had gained a new mini-moon, estimated at roughly the width of a car. It’ll eventually leave Earth’s orbit because of its size, but the asteroid is sticking around for now.

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The GCMS Falcons' boy's basketball team fell to the second runner up Tuscola Warriors on Wednesday, Feb. 26 in Paxton during their matchup in the regional tournament. The final score was 45-38.

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The PBL Lady Panthers' girls basketball team competed in the regional semifinals on Feb. 13. Unfortunately for the Panthers, their team's season was cut short after falling to the El Paso-Gridley Titans, 40-27.

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Five members of the GCMSF wrestling team qualified for sectionals during their regional match ups this weekend. The five sectional qualifiers are Cale Horsch, Cole Maxey, Kaden Gream, Braylen Kean, and Calen Ragle. There are also two alternates in Andrew Ferguson and Markus Miguel.

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Small-school programs will start their respective postseason runs next week, with regional quarterfinals slated for Monday, semifinals across Tuesday and Wednesday, and finals across Thursday and Friday. Preps coordinator COLIN LIKAS breaks down the chances for each area team to make waves i…

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For the first time in nearly 10 years, the PBL Panthers' boys basketball team earned the title of SVC tournament champions on Feb. 8.

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The GCMS Falcons' boy's basketball team recently suffered two losses on the road. The first came with a 57-29 loss against Deer Creek-Mackinaw on Jan. 31. The team then fell to the Salt Fork Storm on Feb. 1 with the final score of that game, 54-46.

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WATSEKA– After defeating them in the SVC tournament, the PBL Panthers' girls basketball team fell to the Watseka Lady Warriors on Thursday night during their SVC conference game in Watseka. The Warriors defeated the Panthers with a score of 39-30.

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GIBSON CITY – One of the best players in Gibson City-Fisher soccer history has signed to continue his soccer career at Greenville University.

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After going a week without games, the PBL Panthers' boys basketball team will take on the St. Thomas More Sabers on Tuesday at home. The Panthers' head coach, Adam Schonauer said his team intends to play their A game in order to keep up the pace with the Sabers and handle their athleticism.

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WATSEKA– After competing all week, the PBL Panthers' girls basketball team was crowned the SVC tournament champions on Saturday night. The team defeated the Watseka Lady Warriors with a score of 51-36.

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EL PASO– The GCMS Falcons' girls basketball team's stint in the Heart of Illinois Conference tournament came to a close in El Paso on Wednesday night after a heartbreaking loss.

Stark County 58, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 43. The Falcons (4-10) finished pool play winless and will settle into Saturday’s noon seventh-place game versus Neoga. Hannah Hathaway and Abby Spiller each hit 12 points for GCMS to go with Ryleigh Brown’s 10 points.