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.
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…
After winning their last three regular-season games of the season, the PBL Lady Panthers basketball team improved their record to 21-8 heading into regional play beginning on Wednesday.
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.
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.
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.
PAXTON– With the SVC tournament right around the corner, the PBL Panthers girls' basketball team are gearing up to start off the tournament as the number one seed.
MONTICELLO -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda girls basketball team won 60-53 over Tuscola in the third-place game of the Monticello Holiday Hoopla on Saturday.
MONTICELLO -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley girls basketball team lost 65-43 to Neoga in the seventh-place game of the Monticello Holiday Hoopla on Saturday, Dec. 28.
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.
Paxton-Buckley-Loda 60, Clinton 50. Mackenzie Bruns continued a stellar tournament for the Panthers, racking up 32 points as her side improved to 2-0 overall while the Maroons slipped to 0-2. Bruns connected on five three-pointers and 10 of 11 free throws during her performance and was compl…
PAXTON -- With a 53-25 win over Clifton Central on Thursday, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda increased its current win streak to four.
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…
HOOPESTON -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley eighth-grade girls basketball team ended their season with a 26-19 loss to Prairie Central in Friday's IESA Class 3A Hoopeston Area Regional championship game.
DWIGHT -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School girls basketball team won 57-24 in its Sangamon Valley Conference debut against Dwight on Thursday.
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.
HOOPESTON -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley eighth-grade girls basketball team defeated Pontiac 35-30 in the semifinals of the IESA Class 3A Hoopeston Area Regional semifinal game on Tuesday, Dec. 3.
PAXTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School girls basketball team cut a 17-point deficit down to four in the second half of a game played Monday, Dec. 2, against Bismarck-Henning-Rossville-Alvin.
HOOPESTON -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley seventh-grade girls basketball team lost 26-20 in the IESA Class 3A Hoopeston Area Regional championship game to the host Cornjerkers on Tuesday, Nov. 26.
HOOPESTON -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley seventh-grade girls basketball team defeated Pontiac 20-16 in the semifinals of the IESA Hoopeston Area Regional on Monday, Nov. 25.
GIBSON CITY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley girls basketball team won 28-19 over Iroquois West in the seventh-place game of the Lady Falcon & Bunnie Tip-Off Classic on Friday.
FISHER -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School girls basketball team took St. Joseph-Ogden to overtime in the Lady Falcon & Bunnie Tip-Off Classic championship game on Friday.
GIBSON CITY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School girls basketball team lost 48-34 to Monticello in its Lady Falcon & Bunnie Tip-Off Classic debut on Monday, Nov. 18.
GIBSON CITY -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School girls basketball team dominated the fourth quarter to come from behind for a 58-45 victory in its Lady Falcon & Bunnie Tip-Off Classic debut on Monday, Nov. 18.
PAXTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School girls basketball team enters the 2019-20 season with "lofty expectations," says head coach Nathan Lawler.
GIBSON CITY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School girls basketball team is coming off a season in which it made its first sectional appearance since 2005.