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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Rutherford School holds ‘Pack the Bus Food Drive’

By Lori Cathey  Recently a big yellow school bus was parked in front of Rutherford School at the door entrance accepting food donations for Pack the Bus Food Drive. The food drive began at 8 a.m. and ended when  the bus pulled out at 6:15 p.m. The goal of the food drive is to pack…

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Pioneers lose 62-20 to TCA on the road

By Lori Cathey The Gibson County Pioneers lost 62-20 on the road in a district match up with Trinity Christian Academy of Jackson. The Pioneers started the game off by receiving the ball at the 20-yard line. The Pioneers quickly picked up a first down off a run by Ozzy Rico and a catch from…

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Lady Pioneer basketball team holds 6th annual golf tournament

by Lori Cathey The Sixth Annual Gibson County Lady Pioneers Golf Tournament, a four-person scramble, was held on Saturday, Sept. 16, at Gibson County Golf Course in Dyer. The Gibson County Lady Pioneers basketball team hosted the event with eight teams and 31 golfers participating. The golf event was open to the public and consisted…

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Pioneers suffer loss to Adamsville Cardinals, 41-7

By Lori Cathey The Gibson County Pioneers had their work cut out for them this past Friday night in the district match-up against the Adamsville Cardinals in Adamsville. During the first quarter the game had about a 30-minute delay due to the lights going out in the stadium. The Pioneers won the coin toss and…

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GC Pioneers defeated by South Fulton, 22-13

By Lori Cathey The Gibson County Pioneers football team lost to South Fulton High School this past Friday night, 22-13. To begin the game, the Pioneers were missing several starters due to injuries. In the first quarter, the Pioneer defense held the Red Devils scoreless with neither teams scoring in the first quarter. The Red…

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