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PAXTON — Members of the Paxton Aquatic Wildcats swim team received the following end-of-the-season awards:
MOST VALUABLE SWIMMER
Girls 8-and-under — Aubrey Busboom
Boys 8-and-under — Conner Vaughn
Girls 9-10 — Sydney Murphy
Boys 9-10 — Aaron Kavajecz
Girls 11-12 — Maisy Johnson
Boys 11-12 — Hank Harms
Girls 13-14 — Daiton Piatt
RANTOUL — There will be six teams playing in the Eastern Illinois Baseball League Tournament next weekend.
The No. 7-seeded Watseka Angels proposed not to be included in the tournament due to projected low numbers, a proposal that was approved by the EI League staff in a meeting held Monday.
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School cross country team sent 20 runners to the Midnight River Run 5K on Friday.
The boys squad placed third overall and was led by Nick Porter’s time of 16:23.0, which was good enough for third place overall and second place among high-school runners.
CENTRAL ILLINOIS SWIM CONFERENCE MEET
1. Monticello; 2. Rantoul; 3. Gibson City; 4. Milford; 5. Paxton; 6. Danville; 7. Watseka; 8. Hoopeston.
100-meter medley relay
BUCKLEY – Since 2008, the Buckley Dutchmasters have won at least a share of the Eastern Illinois Baseball League regular-season championship seven times.
BUCKLEY – The Eastern Illinois Baseball League’s Most Outstanding Pitcher award will be handed out in less than two weeks.
According to Paxton Swedes player/manager Mark Prina, his ace pitcher made a case for the award during Sunday’s EI Jamboree game against the Champaign Dream.
Carver pitched a complete-game shutout en route to a 1-0 victory.
WATSEKA – Prior to Saturday’s Watseka 12-and-under All-Stars Tournament championship game against South Newton, Buckley coach Rick Masterson said to his players in the dugout, “We are Buckley Strong.”
Here are some of the sights from Saturday's championship game at Watseka...