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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2017 GC Pioneers honored at annual banquet

By Lori Cathey The 2017 Gibson County High School Football and Cheerleaders Banquet was held Thursday, Dec. 7 at the Trenton Elks Lodge. Dale Pugh, president of the GC Quarterback Club, welcomed everyone, and Coach Neal Papich gave grace before the meal. The Quarterback Club served grilled pork loin and chicken, potatoes, and green beans…

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GC host second annual Point Guard Classic

By Lori Cathey The Gibson County basketball booster club hosted the second annual Point Guard Classic at Gibson County High School November 24 and 25. In the two-day tournament, the 10 teams playing were (girls) Obion County, Union City, Humboldt, Lexington, Greenfield, USJ, Neelyville, Mo., and the Lady Pioneers. Boys were Gibson County and Greenfield.…

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Hall of Fame game leaves GC Pioneers on top

By Lori Cathey The Gibson County Pioneers defeated Gleason 65-25 in the Hall of Fame game Nov. 14 at Gibson County High School. The Pioneers started off slow, but behind two free throws by Noah Stafford and baskets by Brennan Lownsdale, Billy McMinn, Jarvis Myers, Seth Adams, and Tamaz Taylor, Gibson County took a 15-9…

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Gibson County’s Neal commits to UT Martin

By Lori Cathey Gibson County High School sophomore softball player Macey Neal has verbally committed to play for the University of Tennessee at Martin. UT Martin is a NCAA Division 1 school that plays in the Ohio Valley Conference. Verbal commitment is when a player promises to attend a college while the coach promises to…

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GC Lady Pioneers Cross Country finish ninth at state championship

By Lori Cathey Gibson County Lady Pioneers finished in ninth place with a team score of 255 in the TSSAA State Cross Country Championship held at Percy Warner Park Steeplechase Course in Nashville Saturday, Nov. 4. The Small Class Girls’ Race started at 1:40 Saturday afternoon. Lady Pioneer Jaci White finished with a time of…

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Marching Pioneers win state

By Sharon Lee and Lori Cathey   The Gibson County Marching Pioneers captured the Tennessee Division I State Championship this past Saturday at Riverdale High School in Murfreesboro. The Marching Pioneers were named State Champion Band, State Champion Color Guard (third consecutive year to be named Color Guard State Champ), State Champion Drum Majors and State…

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Lady Pioneers Cross Country place in Region 7 Championship

By Lori Cathey The Gibson County High School Girls Cross Country team ran their best races of the season Tuesday, Oct. 24, at the Region 7 Championships meet at Martin Westview. The Lady Pioneers placed five runners in the top 25 to propel the team to a third-place finish for Gibson County’s first ever TSSAA…

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