Category Archives: Athletics
Gibbon is hosting a 4-team round robin tournament this Saturday, September 16, beginning at 9 a.m. The four teams competing are Gibbon, Burwell, Southern Valley, and Centura. Gibbon will play Burwell in the first game at 9:00, followed by Southern Valley in their second, and Centura in their final game. All Gibbon games will be played in the south gym (high school gym). Click on this link for a complete schedule and team rosters: 2017 Volleyball Tournament.
There will be a volleyball scrimmage on Thursday, August 24, at 6:00 pm. Please come to support your favorite volleyball player. The Gibbon Booster Club will be taking sports drinks at the door for an entry fee to the event and will be able to collect the annual membership fee at this time as well. GO BUFFS!!
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.
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.
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!
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
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.