GCMS golf roundup 9-17-14



At Shagbark Country Club, Onarga

Top individuals

1. Devyn Roesch (GCMS) 37; 2. Preston Young (GCMS) 38; 3. Kyle Robinson (TP) 40; T-4. Kameron Wilson (IW) 43; T-4. Alec Small (IW) 43; 6. Austin Percy (GCMS) 44.

PBL boys basketball approved by school board to play at United Center in Chicago

PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda school board voted 7-0 to allow the high school’s boys basketball team to play a regular-season game against Prairie Central at the United Center in Chicago.

“I think it’s a no-brainer to try it,” PBL school board member Shawn Young said.

PBL school board rejects invitation to join Okaw Valley Conference; school will remain in SVC

PAXTON — For 25 years, Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School has had what athletic director John Overstreet called a “long-standing tradition” with the Sangamon Valley Conference.

SVC Volley for the Cure night set for Thursday, Oct. 9

PAXTON – The Sangamon Valley Conference’s Volley for the Cure night is set for Thursday, Oct. 9.

Pink T-shirts will be worn by volleyball teams during the following matches that night: Iroquois West at Clifton Central, Dwight at Momence and Watseka at Paxton-Buckley-Loda. The night will be used as a campaign to spread awareness for breast cancer.

PBL Junior High cross country results for 9-16-14


At Paxton


Team scores

1. St. Matthew, 49; 2. Holy Trinity, 60; 3. Tri-Valley, 58; 4. PBL, 65; 5. St. Mary, 164; 6. St. Thomas, 168.

Top individuals

Fisher/GCMS soccer loses to St. Joseph-Ogden

St. Joseph-Ogden 4, Fisher/GCMS 2

Halftime – St. Joseph 2, Fisher/GCMS 0

Goals: Fisher/GCMS 2 (Caleb Pulley, Jeremy Steidinger). Shots on goal: Fisher/GCMS 12 (Nate Schutte 5, Pulley 2, Anton Sorensen 2, Jeremy Steidinger, Clay Gaesser, Isaac Brucker); St. Joseph-Ogden 11. Keeper saves: Fisher/GCMS 7 (Jake Brewer 7); St. Joseph-Ogden 10.

PBL volleyball loses to St. Joseph-Ogden

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School volleyball team lost 25-21, 25-22 at home Tuesday to St. Joseph-Ogden.

Kellyn Maynard was the Panthers’ kills leader with seven and had one ace. Sydney Porter added two blocks while Skylar Harris compiled 10 digs and eight service points and Eve Bahler and Mackenzie Pierce had 14 assists and nine service points, respectively.

GCMS volleyball loses to Blue Ridge

GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School volleyball team lost 25-11, 25-16 at home Tuesday to Blue Ridge.

Hannah Kollross was the Falcons’ leader in kills with four while Sydney Vetter held team leads in aces (1) and digs (13). Madi Thompson contributed a block while Blythe Borton and Taylor May added eight and seven assists, respectively.

Week 4 Football: Predictions from the so-called experts

St. Joseph-Ogden (3-0) at St. Thomas More (1-2), 7 p.m., Friday
Rantoul (0-3) at Maroa-Forsyth (2-1), 7 p.m., Friday
Unity (3-0) at Monticello (2-1), 7 p.m., Friday
Palestine (1-2) at Villa Grove/Heritage (3-0), 7 p.m., Friday
Paxton-Buckley-Loda (2-1) at Watseka (2-1), 7 p.m, Friday
Fisher (1-2) at Heyworth (1-2), 7 p.m, Friday

Mindy Whitehouse approved as new GCMS High School girls basketball coach

GIBSON CITY — The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley school board approved the hiring of Mindy Whitehouse as the high school’s head varsity girls basketball coach at its meeting held Aug. 21.

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