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CHARLESTON – A year after finishing second in the Class 1A state meet, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley went into Thursday’s preliminaries with a youth movement.
HEYWORTH – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys track team won its second consecutive title last Thursday.
A year after winning its first-ever sectional in Paxton, PBL defended its title Thursday at the 16-team Heyworth Sectional. Here are some of the highlights.
PAXTON – From the looks of things after Thursday’s Paxton Regional semifinal game, it seemed like the season was not done for Paxton-Buckley-Loda’s baseball team.
Here are some of the highlights of Thursday's Paxton Regional semifinal game.
GILMAN – At least from a weather standpoint, last Wednesday’s Gilman Regional semifinal game provided a stark contrast to the norm for Christ Lutheran.
URBANA — Buckley resident Amy Luebchow was be one of the participants in the 5K in Saturday’s Human Not Your Average Joe 5K/5Mi.
The race started about two weeks after Luebchow completed the mini I-Challenge at the Illinois Marathon in Champaign.
Luebchow finished the 5K with a time of 30:04 in the Illinois Marathon.
PAXTON – Despite a 3-for-4 hitting performance from Hunter Johnson, the PBL junior varsity baseball team dropped a 10-7 decision to visiting Momence last Friday to end the 2013 season with a 9-9-1 overall mark.
TUSCOLA — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda girls track team was somewhat shorthanded going into Saturday’s IESA Class AA Tuscola Sectional.
The seventh-graders had one athlete — Olivia Frichtl — who had to leave early in order to attend the funeral of her grandfather and another — Liberty Jamison — who was battling a pulled muscle.
TUSCOLA — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda Junior High School boys track team will send five athletes to the state meet after its eighth-graders finished third as a team.
A year after qualifying for state in the 800- and 1,600-meter runs, Matt Harper returns to East Peoria to run the same races.
“He kind of has that experience,” PBL head coach Rob Pacey said.