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PAXTON – Clifton Central tried to delay the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School boys basketball team’s breakthrough as long as possible in the early moments of Friday’s Sangamon Valley Conference’s contest.
PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda Junior Cheerleading Camp will be held on Thursday, Jan. 19, at Clara Peterson Grade School.
The camp will be held from 3-5 p.m. and available to PBL school district students from kindergarten to fifth grade.
The campers will then perform on Saturday, Jan. 21, at the PBL High School gym.
■ LeRoy 30, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 25.
CLIFTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School girls basketball team lost 61-48 Thursday to Clifton Central.
In the first quarter, PBL outscored Clifton Central 10-8 as Liberty Jamison made a 3-pointer and a two-point field goal while Cassidi Nuckols added three points via free throw and basket.
FAIRBURY – With a 39-34 victory Thursday over Prairie Central, the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher High School wrestling team improved its dual-meet record to 8-1.
Cole Maxey pinned his 106-pound opponent in 1:56. In the 120-pound match, Dakota Matthews won via 2:07.
WATSEKA – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade boys basketball team lost 47-31 Thursday to Clifton J.L. Nash in the third-place game of the Twin County Conference Tournament.
WATSEKA – So far, one year has made a big difference for Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley’s eighth-grade boys basketball team.
WATSEKA – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade boys basketball team defeated Watseka Glenn Raymond 30-26 on Thursday to capture the Twin County Conference Tournament championship.
Here are some of the highlights from Thursday's eighth-grade boys basketball Twin County Conference championship game against Watseka Glenn Raymond ...