Pioneers bow out of tournament as third-place team

By Lori Cathey  The Gibson County Pioneers ended the season by losing last week, losing to Peabody to finish third in the District 14A Tournament. Gibson Co. 14, Madison Academic 0 Monday night, May 7, the Pioneers scored four runs in the bottom of the first inning to take an early lead. Stephen Overstreet walked…

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GCHS cheerleader signs with UT Martin

By Lori Cathey  Gibson County High School football cheerleader Julie Allen’s dream recently came true when she officially signed an athletic scholarship with UT Martin during a ceremony held at GCHS in front of family members, coaches, friends, fellow cheerleaders, and school administration. Allen is the first cheerleader from Gibson County to sign for an…

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Lady Pioneers make history with first district title

By Lori Cathey    The Gibson County Lady Pioneers made school history last week, capturing the first softball district championship title with a 4-3 win over Halls. The Lady Pioneers defeated Halls 5-4 earlier in the week and beat Trinity Christian Academy 3-2 advance to the District 14A championship game. Gibson Co. 5, Halls 4…

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GC Middle School soccer team wraps up season

By Lori Cathey    The Gibson County Middle School soccer team ended the 2018 season recently. The season was played from March 15 through April 19. Opponents were Milan, CCA, Trenton and Three Oaks. The 2018 soccer team had 23 players with six eighth graders and were coached by Jason Turner. Members of the GCMS…

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Pioneers dominate over Chester, Obion, Humboldt

By Lori Cathey  Gibson County had three seniors to play their last regular season game May 1 against Obion Co. Pioneers seniors are Will Carson, Brennan Lownsdale and Lane Flesher. Will is the son of Todd and Melissa Carson of Dyer. He has been a member of the baseball team for four years. Upon graduation,…

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Team GC defeats Team Pioneers 19-5 in alumni game

By Lori Cathey  The Gibson County baseball team and the Bullpen Booster Club held the second annual Gibson County alumni game Saturday at GCHS. Sixteen former Gibson Co. baseball players returned to relive their golden years with the program. They were split into two teams for the game. Team GC’s Eric Patton was named the…

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Truck carrying massive amount of cheese burns near Bradford

By Lori Cathey A tractor-trailer carrying 44,500 pounds of cheese caught fire near Bradford early Wednesday morning, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of damage. The Gibson County and Bradford Fire Departments and Gibson Co. EMS responded to what they thought was an ordinary 18-wheeler truck on fire just before 6 a.m. Feb. 28.…

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GCHS holds annual basketball Senior Night

By Lori Cathey Friday night’s game against Trenton was special as Gibson County High School held their annual Senior Night at Bo Booth Gymnasium. Gibson County bid farewell to the senior Pioneers and Lady Pioneers, managers and cheerleaders on Senior Night. These students have spent countless hours representing Gibson County High School throughout their high…

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Lady Pioneers runner-up in Coca-Cola Invitational

By Lori Cathey The Gibson County Lady Pioneers finished runners-up in the Huntingdon Point Guard/Coca-Cola Invitational Christmas Basketball Tournament held December 28-30. The Lady Pioneers faced Loretto Thursday afternoon in the opening round of the Huntingdon Tournament at Huntingdon High School. The Lady Pioneers outscored Loretto 16-4 in the first quarter. Gibson County‘s Macey Neal…

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Lady Pioneers cruise past McKenzie 58-26

By Lori Cathey Gibson Co. defeated McKenzie 56-22 Dec. 11. Thee Lady Rebels opened the game with Jacey Davis making a lay-up to give McKenzie a 2-0 lead. The Lady Pioneers followed with an 11-0 run with Hannah Ball making a three-pointer and a lay-up. Ashton Lannom and Catherine Watts both hit long three-pointers to…

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