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PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda Youth Football Seniors lost 26-14 last Saturday to the No. 3 team in the CIFL in Limestone.
“Whether the scores indicate it or not, we are getting better,” Seniors head coach Rocky Marron said. “The kids could have packed it in at halftime, but we continued to work and actually made a run in the fourth quarter. I am very proud of our effort.”
EL PASO – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley volleyball team lost to El Paso-Gridley 25-21, 25-13 Monday.
Syndey Vetter had six digs for the Falcons, who are now 2-10 overall and 1-4 in the Heart of Illinois Conference.
GCMS will Lexington Tuesday and LeRoy next Monday before traveling to Roanoke-Benson for a match Tuesday, Oct. 7.
PAXTON – Football boils down to three things: Control the ball, win the field-position battle, and win the turnover ratio means you win the game.
If even one piece of that puzzle happens not to fit on any given Friday night, that team will be in trouble.
Fisher/GCMS 5, Tolono Unity 0
F/G – Anton Sorensen
F/G – Aaron Schrock (Caleb Pulley assist)
F/G – Anton Sorensen
F/G – Caleb Pulley
F/G – Jeremy Steidinger
GCMS 179, WATSEKA 184, CISSNA PARK 235
At Railside Golf Club, Gibson City
1. Preston Young (GCMS) 39; 2. Devyn Roesch (GCMS) 40; 3. Justin Lemenager (Clifton Central) 43; 4. Nathan Schroeder (WAT) 44.
RANTOUL – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School volleyball team won 28-26, 25-18 Monday at Rantoul Township High School.
Kellyn Maynard led the Panthers (16-5, 3-1 Sangamon Valley Conference) in kills with six.
PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School junior varsity football team remains winless after losing 27-14 Monday to Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley.
The Panthers (0-4) scored a touchdown and a two-point conversion as time expired in the second quarter to go into halftime with a 14-14 tie, but could not break through.
PBL will host Clifton Central at 6 p.m. next Monday.
PAXTON — On Saturday, Sept. 20, the Loda United Methodist Church sponsored their second annual Run for Hunger 5K, which raised approximately $2,700 for the Hands of Christ Food Pantry.
RANTOUL – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team won Saturday’s doubles tournament in Rantoul.
The Falcons scored eight points, with Watseka (6), Rantoul (3) and Decatur Eisenhower (1) finishing in second, third and fourth place, respectively.
It was the first time that GCMS had won the tournament since head coach Cindy Petersen took over the program.
PBL SEASON STAT LEADERS (as of 10-1-14)