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CHAMPAIGN — Jonathan Muller of the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School boys track team finished second in the long jump event at Wednesday’s Armory Meet.
He leaped at a height of 19-2 while Dylan Polson finished 12th with a jump of 12-11 3/4.
CULLOM — Tri-Point High School National Honor Society will host a 5K run and two-mile fun run and walk at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 17.
The run will take place at the Cullom Park.
All proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society. Early registration ends April 14.
PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade volleyball team defeated Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 25-10, 25-21 Tuesday, Feb. 24.
Sindra Gerdes led in kills with five and had three aces and eight service points. Irey Sandholdt also had three aces while recording 10 service points.
ARMSTRONG -- Despite their leader being sidelined with what looks to be a serious knee injury, the Fisher Bunnies breezed to their 69-19 victory in Tuesday’s Class 1A Armstrong Regional game against Christ Lutheran.
PBL STAT LEADERS (as of Feb. 25)
Points per game
Jonny Walder 14.3
FAIRBURY -- Seven Falcons earned pins as No. 15 Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher defeated No. 20 Petersburg PORTA 44-28 to advance to the state meet this weekend.
Levi Davis was most impressive, pinning PORTA’s Will Heikes in 28 seconds.
“Levi’s win sealed the match for us,” Falcons coach Josh Carter said. “He took care of things in a hurry.”
PAXTON -- St. Joseph-Ogden boys basketball coach Brian Brooks said he wanted to see his team play with more energy during halftime of Tuesday night’s 59-37 IHSA Class 2 Regional semi-final win over Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley.
PAXTON -- Paxton-Buckley-Loda will play in a regional championship game for the second straight season after beating Oakwood 56-37 in Tuesday’s Class 2A Paxton Regional semifinal game.
The Panthers (18-10) will face top-seeded St. Joseph-Ogden in the regional championship game at 7 p.m. Friday.