Category Archives: Athletics

State Track Qualifiers

Congratulations to the state track qualifiers: (Girls) Jade Bentley–Triple Jump, 3200 M Relay; Kaylee Palmieri–800 M Run, 3200 M Relay; Maliyah Rivera–3200 M Relay; Miranda Smith–High Jump, 3200 M Relay; Parker Kenton–(alternate) 3200 M Relay; (Boys) Nathan Holcomb–1600 M Run and 3200 M Run! The state meet is held at Burke Stadium in Omaha on Friday and Saturday, May 19-20. Class C begins Friday morning at 9:00 a.m. and continues on Saturday. For a complete state meet schedule click on the following link: 2017 State Track Schedule or click here for additional state track information.

District Track Schedule of Events

Gibbon will compete in the C-9 District Track Meet today–May 11. Field events begin at 10:00 a.m. and running events begin at 1:00 pm. Click here for the complete list and order of events — C9 District Track and Field Schedule. Good luck to all the athletes competing.

Soccer Team Qualifies for State

Congratulations to the Gibbon (Avi, Anayeli, Marina,  and Fatima) and Kearney Catholic girls soccer team for defeating Waverly in the sub-state game on Saturday by a score of 2-0! With the win, the team qualified for the State Soccer Championships as the 7th seed. The game will be played at Creighton University – Morrison Stadium on Friday May 12, at 3:00 pm versus Columbus Scotus. Congratulations and good luck, girls!

Jr. High Track Meet Cancelled

The Loup City Jr. High Track Meet scheduled for tomorrow, May 2, has been cancelled.

Central Nebraska Track Championship Qualifiers

Congratulations to the track athletes who qualified for the Central Nebraska Track Championships which will be held at Grand Island Northwest (today) Monday, April 24–Jade Bentley, Parker Kenton, Kaylee Palmieri, Maliyah Rivera, Miranda Smith, Chase Smith and Nathan Holcomb. Good luck!

3:00 pm High Jump–Miranda and Chase Smith
5:15 pm 3200 M Relay–Jade Bentley, Maliyah Rivera, Parker Kenton and Kaylee Palmieri
6:05 pm 1600 M Run–Miranda Smith, Kaylee Palmieri and Jade Bentley
6:15 pm 1600 M Run–Nathan Holcomb and Chase Smith
7:20 pm 800 M Run–Kaylee Palmieri and Miranda Smith
3200 M Run–Nathan Holcomb

Ron Priebe Invitational Track Meet

Gibbon Public Schools hosted the Ron Priebe Gibbon Track Invitational on Thursday, April 20, beginning with field events starting at 1:00 pm.  This Track Meet was livestreamed by the Media Production students on Buffs LIVEstream.

Watch the Buffs LIVEstream videos of the Track Meet from our On Demand Video Archives found on the Buffs LIVEstream page.

Track Meet Cancelled

Due to the weather forecast for tomorrow (Friday, March 24) the Star Relays have been CANCELLED.

All-Conference Basketball Selections

Congratulations to the following boys and girls basketball players for their Lou-Platte Conference recognition honors:  Devin Stroh, 2nd Team All Conference; Franny Lopez, Honorable Mention; Collin Niemack, Honorable Mention; Ellie Snell, 2nd Team All Conference; and Miranda Smith, Honorable Mention.

Star Relays Location

The varsity track meet hosted by Kearney Catholic on Friday, March 24, will be held at Horizon Middle School, the former Kearney High School track.

Calendar Change

The varsity track meet scheduled at Kearney Catholic will be held on Friday, March 24th–not Thursday.  This is a change to what appears on the school calendar.

LPC All-Conference Wrestling Team

Congratulations to the following wrestlers for being named to the Lou-Platte All-Conference Wrestling Team:  Collin Smyth–1st Team; Tyric Beattie, Daniel Escandon, Wyatt Kee, Javier Murillo, Jose Murillo–2nd Team; Lane Brown and Jacob Tracy–Honorable Mention.

Friday Basketball Livestream Link

Tonight is the last regular season game for the boys basketball team. For those unable to attend the game, you may watch it on the new YouTube livestream link:  buffstvlive. The varsity game begins at approximately 7:30 pm. Go Buffs!

State Wrestling Schedule and Brackets

Good luck to the state wrestling qualifiers this weekend. Gibbon fans may click on the following link to find the tournament schedule, links to each weight class bracket, and other links:  State Wrestling Headquarters.

Boys Sub-District Basketball

The boys basketball sub-district pairings have been released. Gibbon will play Kearney Catholic on Tuesday, February 21, at 6:00 pm @ Hastings High School in the C1-10 Sub-District Tournament. You may click on the following link for the complete tournament bracket: Boys Sub-District Tournament.

Tunnel Walk For State Wrestlers

There will be a tunnel walk for the state wrestling qualifiers and coaches on Thursday, February 16, prior to their departure to Omaha. The wrestlers will meet in the commons area at 8:45 a.m. and go down the elementary wing first and then proceed to the high school side. The public is welcome.

State Bound Wrestlers

Congratulations to the wrestling team for their 4th place finish at the C-2 District Tournament. Special congratulations to the 7 state qualifiers that will represent Gibbon at the state tournament in Omaha this weekend: Tyric Beatte-113#, Daniel Escandon-120#, Chase Smith-126#, Javier Murillo-170#, Wyatt Kee-195#, Collin Smyth-220#, and Jose Murillo-285#. Good Luck and Go Buffs!

Girls Sub-District Basketball

The girls basketball team will play Adams Central on Monday, February 13, at 7 :00 pm @ Hastings High School in the C1-10 Sub-District tournament. Click on the following link for the Sub-District tournament bracket: Girls Sub-District Tournament.

Student-Parent Soccer Meeting

There will be a soccer meeting in the commons Wednesday, February 8, at 7:00 pm.  for boys and girls in grades 9-12 and their parents  interested in soccer.

LPC Basketball Tournament Livestreamed

The Lou-Platte Conference boys and girls basketball semi-finals and finals will be livestreamed Thursday-Saturday, February 2-4. You may access the livestream link by clicking here–LPC Conference Tournament. Games begin at 6:00 pm on Thursday-Friday and 2:00 pm on Saturday.

Lou-Platte Conference Basketball Tournament

The Lou-Platte Conference Basketball Tournament will be held this week beginning Monday, January 30. Gibbon Public Schools will host the boys and girls semi-finals and finals Thursday-Saturday. Click the following links for an updated bracket: LPC Boys TournamentLPC Girls Tournament.

Students are reminded that Gibbon athletic passes will NOT be allowed for admission to any conference tournament games including the games Gibbon hosts on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.  Students must pay admission.