GIBSON CITY — In a close game with multiple opportunities to take advantage, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley couldn’t take advantage, as the Falcons fell to Central Catholic 1-0 in the class 2A regional championship game.
WATSEKA -- For the second time in two weeks, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball team could not hold onto a one-run lead against Clifton Central.
GIBSON CITY -- With a top seed and home field advantage, the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley baseball team has a chance to win a regional championship for the first time since 2006.
Andrew Zenner -- The former Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball standout allowed one earned run on no hits and three walks with one strikeout through one inning for John A. Logan College in a 9-5 win Wednesday over Olney Central College.
PAXTON -- Two days after clinching a share of the Sangamon Valley Conference championship, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball team was three outs away from claiming the title outright for the fifth straight year.
GIBSON CITY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley baseball team clinched a share of the Heart of Illinois Conference regular-season title with a 10-1 victory Thursday over LeRoy.
CLIFTON -- With a 7-1 victory over Clifton Central on Tuesday, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball team clinched a share of the Sangamon Valley Conference title.
Brandon Wilkerson -- The former Tri-Point boys track and field standout finished first in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:17.55 at the CCIW Outdoor Championships in Kenosha, Wisconsin last weekend. Wilkerson also finished fourth in the 5,000-meter run with a time of 15:01.32.
PAXTON -- After an 11-day layoff, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball team had a chance to shake off the rust with a make-up game Saturday against Iroquois West.
GIBSON CITY -- On Sunday, the Gibson City Little League baseball and softball organization will hold its opening day ceremony at Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley Middle School.
GIBSON CITY -- Going into Friday's game against Tri-Valley, the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley baseball team was one of three Heart of Illinois Conference teams with only one conference loss.
Brandon Wilkerson -- The former Tri-Point boys track and field standout finished first in the 3,000-meter steeplechase with a time of 9:15.53 during the Meet of Champions held Friday in Rock Island.
MINONK -- Wade Burton led a strong day at the plate for the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley baseball team in 25-8 win over Fieldcrest on Friday.
EUREKA -- Nathan Garard struck out 14 batters and walked none as he tossed a one-hit shutout for the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley baseball team in a 1-0 victory Wednesday over Eureka.
PAXTON -- With an 8-4 win over Cissna Park, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball team improved to 12-5 overall and 6-1 in the Sangamon Valley Conference.
PAXTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda junior varsity baseball team was swept in a doubleheader against Bloomington Central Catholic on Saturday.
Andrew Zenner -- The former Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball standout pitched two innings for John A. Logan College in an 8-6 loss to Dyersburg State, allowing no runs on no hits and no walks with two strikeouts through two innings.
KANKAKEE -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball team rallied from a two-run deficit to win 13-12 in extra innings over Tremont on Saturday.
Andrew Zenner -- The former Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball standout picked up a save for John A. Logan College in a 7-5 win over Kaskaskia College on Tuesday, April 2. Zenner yielded three runs -- two earned -- on two hits and no walks with three strikeouts through 2 1/3 innings.
GIBSON CITY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley baseball team rallied from a seventh-inning deficit to win 3-2 in walk-off fashion over Watseka in game one of a Saturday doubleheader.
PAXTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball team won 16-15 Monday over Monticello. The Panthers (5-2) ralled from a 15-11 deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning. Gavin Coplea led off the inning with a double to center field before scoring on a Keyn Humes base hit to left field.