Sports

PBL, GCMS track teams compete at Armory Meet

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.


Tri-Point High School to host 5K run

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.


2015 Armory Meet

Here are some of the highlights from Wednesday's indoor meet in Champaign...


PBL 7th-grade volleyball defeats GCMS

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.


Christ Lutheran boys basketball ends season with loss to Fisher

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 boys basketball season stats (Feb. 25, 2015)

PBL STAT LEADERS (as of Feb. 25)

Points per game

Jonny Walder                                       14.3


GCMS/Fisher wrestling team wins dual sectional, advances to first state dual tournament since 2010

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.”


IHSA Class 2A Paxton Regional: GCMS vs. SJ-O

Here are some of the highlights from Tuesday's boys basketball regional semifinal game...


GCMS boys basketball season ends with loss to St. Joseph-Ogden

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.


PBL boys basketball defeats Oakwood, to face St. Joseph-Ogden in championship game of Paxton Regional

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.


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