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PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School varsity girls basketball team went 1-1 in Thursday’s PBL Varsity/Junior Varsity Shootout.
“It was a good experience for the girls,” PBL head coach Rachel Hurliman said.
The Panthers finished their two-game journey with a 30-27 win over Villa Grove/Heritage.
At halftime, PBL led 25-13.
Here are some of the highlights from Thursday's summer shootout games in Paxton ...
GIBSON CITY – The Gibson Area Swim Team won a triangular home meet on Wednesday with a score of 371.
The Replex Rockets took second place with a score of 279 while the Octavia Otters finished third with a score of 223.
Here are some of the highlights from Wednesday's game in Gibson City ...
MATTOON – The Ford-Iroquois Indians Senior Legion baseball team went 4-1 during last weekend’s Firecracker Classic.
On Saturday, the Indians defeated Mattoon 9-8.
Jake McKinley pitched six innings for Ford-Iroquois, striking out one batter. Kyle Giroux pitched one-third of an inning.
Dalton Coplea had two hits and two RBIs while Peyton McClure and McKinley each walked.
PONTIAC – The Buckley Dutchmasters extended their winning streak in the Eastern Illinois Baseball League to seven with a doubleheader sweep Sunday over the Central Illinois Legends.
The Dutchmasters won 7-2 in game one and 5-3 in game two.
PAXTON – When it rains, it pours.