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PBL vs. GCMS volleyball

Here are some of the highlights from Tuesday's match in Gibson City ...


Week 2 football predictions from the so-called experts

1. St. Thomas More (0-1) at Guerin (1-0), Sept. 5 at 2 p.m.
2. Maroa-Forsyth (1-0) at Decatur St. Teresa (0-1), Sept. 4 at 7 p.m.
3. Monticello (1-0) at Macomb (0-1), Sept. 5 at 2 p.m.
4. Rantoul (1-0) at Shelbyville (1-0), Sept. 4 at 7 p.m.
5. SJO (1-0) vs. Clifton Central (0-1), Sept. 4 at 7 p.m.
6. Unity (1-0) at Monmouth-Roseville (1-0), Sept. 4 at 7 p.m.


PBL JH softball wins in extra innings over GCMS

PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda Junior High School softball team overcame a five-run deficit in Monday’s “A” game against Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley to force a back-and-forth game into extra innings.

Irey Sandholdt scored the winning run with one out in the eighth inning on a Brooke Walder groundball to the shortstop, giving PBL an 11-10 win.


GCMS volleyball loses 25-22, 25-20 to Bismarck-Henning

BISMARCK – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley volleyball team lost two close games Monday en route to a 25-22, 25-20 defeat at the hands of Bismarck-Henning.


GCMS volleyball at Bismarck-Henning

Here are some of the highlights from Monday's match at Bismarck ...


After 'controversial ending' last year against PBL, Bismarck-Henning football looks for revenge

BISMARCK – Bismarck-Henning’s football team has won 31 of its last 32 regular-season games.

Its lone loss was last year to Paxton-Buckley-Loda, and the Panthers needed a fourth-down conversion in overtime to do so.


Fisher/GCMS soccer falls to 1-3-1 record

URBANA — The Fisher/Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley boys soccer team fell to a record of 1-3-1 after losing 3-2 Tuesday, Aug. 25, to Judah Christian and compiling an 0-2-1 record at last weekend’s Uni High Shootout in Champaign.


PBL JH baseball loses to Mahomet-Seymour, Hoopeston Area

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda Junior High School baseball team lost 9-4 Thursday to Mahomet-Seymour.

In the fourth inning, the Panthers scored three runs as Landon Wilson hit an RBI single to right field and Drake Schrodt had an RBI base hit.

Jarred Gronsky hit an RBI single in the seventh inning.


PBL college catchup 9-2-15

Kailey Kleinert – The former Paxton-Buckley-Loda volleyball standout recorded six blocks for Parkland College, the top-ranked team in the NJCAA, in a 13-25, 25-19, 25-18, 25-12 win Friday over 17th-ranked Catawba Valley at the Owens Invitational in Perrysburg, Ohio.


PBL Youth Football mighty mites, juniors and seniors improve to 3-0 with wins over Dwight

PAXTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda Youth Football mighty mites team won a battle of unbeaten squads with a 20-7 victory over the Dwight Trojans Saturday at Zimmerman field.

It was the home opener for PBL’s youth football program this season, and “a large crowd was loud and supportive of our young Panthers,” according to head coach Dirk Craig.


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