PBL-GCMS football weather delay

Here are some sights Friday at PBL High School as the football game between PBL and GCMS was delayed, and then postponed to 6 p.m. Saturday, due to inclement weather ...

GCMS-PBL football game postponed to 6 p.m. Saturday

PAXTON — For the fourth time in three years, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda football team will have to play a regular-season game on Saturday.

The Panthers’ season-opening home game against Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley was postponed on Friday due to lightning. The Ford County rivalry game has been rescheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday.

PBL JH baseball loses to Mahomet-Seymour

MAHOMET – Mahomet-Seymour handed the Paxton-Buckley-Loda Junior High School baseball team its first loss of the season via 8-3 score on Thursday.

The Panthers produced six hits as Gavin Coplea scored two runs on 1-for-3 hitting and Brett Giese doubled. Jarred Gronsky allowed seven runs on seven hits while striking out four batters and walking eight in four innings pitched.

GCMS golf roundup (Aug. 25, 2016)

GIBSON CITY -- Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley’s golf team advanced to 8-0 with a 174-216-218-264 victory over Fisher, Heyworth and Cissna Park.

Clayton Bane and Connor Birky both shot a 41, and Joe Baillie had a 44. Fisher’s Max Harmon had the best score of the day at 38. Tanner Benoit led the Timberwolves with a 51.

At Railside


Rantoul/PBL boys golf loses to Pontiac

PONTIAC -- Trey VanWinkle shot a 44 and Ben Amerio had a 47 in Rantoul’s 182-188 loss to Pontiac.

PBL JH cross country results (Aug. 25, 2016)


At Paxton


Team scores

1. St. Joseph, 36; 2. Clifton J.L. Nash, 59; 3. PBL, 71; 4. Pontiac, 82; 5. Crescent City, 115.

Top 10 individuals

PBL volleyball to play in fifth-place match of Timberwolf Tip-Off after losses to Armstrong-Potomac, Watseka

CISSNA PARK – Despite a two-set loss earlier to Armstrong-Potomac, Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School’s volleyball team still went into Thursday’s Timberwolf Tip-Off match against Watseka with a chance to reach the tourney title match.

Timberwolf Tip-Off: PBL volleyball vs. Watseka

Here are some of the highlights from Thursday's tournament match at Cissna Park ...

PBL High School cross country gains top finishes at preseason invite

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School cross country team has a grueling week scheduled for its first week of the regular season.

PBL JH softball defeats Fisher 14-4

FISHER – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda jumped out to an early 6-0 lead on Fisher and tacked on an additional four runs in the top of the third before cruising to a 14-4 victory in Fisher on Wednesday.

Mallorie Ecker allowed four runs on three hits on the mound to pick up the win.

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