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.
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.
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.
Just a few weeks after winning the SVC tournament title on Feb. 8, the PBL Panthers' boy's basketball team can now add the SVC regular-season title to their resume as well.
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.
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.
ST. JOSEPH — No one could consider placing Tuesday’s nonconference boys’ basketball game between Paxton-Buckley-Loda and St. Joseph-Ogden in any sort of offense-based hall of fame.
PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda Panthers boys’ basketball team dominated Friday night when they took on the Momence Redskins at home, winning 65-37.
MONTICELLO -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley boys basketball team lost 58-43 to Neoga in the fifth-place game of the Monticello Holiday Hoopla on Saturday.
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 65, Oakwood 46. Braden Roesch rarely missed while scoring 24 points for the Falcons (3-8), who made their way into Saturday’s 4 p.m. fifth-place bout by collecting their first win of the showcase. Roesch finished 10 of 15 from the field and 2 of 3 from distance for …
MONTICELLO — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys basketball team defeated Ridgeview 59-30 on Friday, Dec. 27, for its third win in the Monticello Holiday Hoopla.
MONTICELLO -- Paxton-Buckley-Loda led the entire way in its Monticello Holiday Hoopla debut on Thursday en route to a 72-56 win over Neoga.
FAIRBURY -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda varsity boys basketball team went onto Prairie Central's home court with an undefeated record through its previous six games.
CLIFTON -- With a 70-60 win over Clifton Central on Friday, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda varsity boys basketball team improved to 4-0 overall and 2-0 in the Sangamon Valley Conference.
ONARGA -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade boys basketball team won 27-22 over Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley in the third-place game of the Twin County Conference Tournament.
GIBSON CITY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School boys basketball team is on a three-game losing streak after falling 62-31 to Tri-Valley on Tuesday, Dec. 10.
Ryland Holt -- The former Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley basketball standout scored seven points, grabbed three rebounds and recorded two steals and one assist in a 67-57 win Friday over Southwest Minnesota State. On Saturday, Holt scored 12 points while recording four rebounds, one assist and on…
FLANAGAN -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley boys basketball team lost 67-60 in its Heart of Illinois Conference opener to Flanagan-Cornell on Friday.
PAXTON — Paxton-Buckley-Loda continued its strong start to the season, holding the visiting Trojans to only 14 points during the final three quarters of a win in its Sangamon Valley Conference opener on Friday.
GIBSON CITY -- Jeff Elder, a longtime educator and coach at Gibson City/Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, has been named to the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association Hall of Fame Class of 2020.