PAXTON -- The 2019 Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School volleyball team holds the record for most wins in a season.
NORMAL -- In their first trip to the state meet since 2010, the PBL Junior High School girls cross country team came home with a 22nd-place finish.
GIBSON CITY -- Two teams from Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley and two more from Paxton-Buckley-Loda are moving on to the Central Illinois Football League's championship games.
Bryce Barnes -- The former Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley football standout was part of the University of Illinois' field-goal unit in a 24-23 victory Saturday over sixth-ranked Wisconsin. James McCourt made the game-winning field goal from 39 yards as time expired with Barnes on blocking duty.
TOLONO -- The Fisher/Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley soccer team's season ended with a 3-1 loss in the IHSA Class 1A Tolono Unity Regional finals against Bismarck-Henning-Rossville-Alvin on Saturday.
NORMAL -- Trey VanWinkle of the Rantoul/Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys golf team finished the first round of the IHSA Class 2A state meet with a score of 80 on Friday.
GIBSON CITY — Despite Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley at times not being able to come up with much offensively, a strong defensive effort and several El Paso-Gridley offensive miscues gave the Falcons their third straight shutout win, 27-0.
ONARGA -- Mallory Rosendahl led the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley seventh-grade girls' basketball team's defensive attack, according to coach Catherine Peterson, leading the Falcons to a 24-16 win Thursday over Iroquois West.
GIBSON CITY -- With a 25-16, 25-20 win over Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School's volleyball team on Thursday, Tri-Valley clinched the Heart of Illinois Conference regular-season title and improved its record to 29-2 overall and 12-0 in the conference.
TOLONO -- Ethan Kasper booted two goals and assisted on a third for No. 3 Fisher/Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, which silenced No. 7 Unity 3-0 in Wednesday’s Class 1A Unity Regional semifinal.
PAXTON -- Less than two weeks before competing in the IHSA Class 1A regionals, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School cross country team hosted its End of Season Meet.
KANKAKEE -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda volleyball team won 25-12, 25-17 Tuesday over Grant Park in its first match of the Sangamon/River Valley Conference Tournament.
PAXTON -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley Youth Football Seniors team won 42-13 over Watseka in the Central Illlinois Football League quarterfinals on Saturday.
EL PASO -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley boys golf team finished its season with an eighth-place finish at Monday's IHSA Class 1A El Paso-Gridley Sectional.
FAIRBURY -- Ryder James of the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School boys cross country team finished second in the boys' race with a time of 15:06.2 during Saturday's Prairie Central Hawk Invitational.
PAXTON -- For the first time since 2010, a Paxton-Buckley-Loda Junior High School girls cross country team will be running in the IESA state meet.
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.
SPRINGFIELD -- Rantoul/Paxton-Buckley-Loda’s Peyton Huls shot a 117 in Thursday's IHSA Class 2A Springfield Regional to earn a trip to sectionals.
PAXTON -- After winning 25-11, 25-22 over Iroquois West in its first match of the Paxton-Buckley-Loda Volleyball Classic on Wednesday, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley was in a tight battle with Milford in its second match.
PAXTON -- A timeout was called after Armstrong-Potomac tied the second set of Wednesday's Paxton-Buckley-Loda Volleyball Classic match at 20-20 against host PBL.
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.
NORMAL -- Ryder James of the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School boys cross country team finished first with a time of 15:42.4 at Tuesday's Normal U-High Invite.
PAXTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda Junior High School cross country team finished fourth in the girls' seventh-/eighth-grade race with a score of 85 in Tuesday's home invite.