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WATSEKA — Paxton-Buckley-Loda’s seventh-grade volleyball team ended its season Tuesday, March 4, in the Class 3A Watseka Regional semifinals.
The fifth-seeded Panthers lost to top-seeded Watseka Glenn Raymond 25-14, 17-25, 25-19.
Ezri Vesely-Jamison finished the game with four kills, three ace serves and 13 points as well as one stuff block.
SVC BOYS STARS OF THE WEEK
Mike Plecki – The St. Thomas More player scored 31 points in the Sabers’ 85-76 win in Friday’s Fisher Regional championship game over Fisher.
Tri-Point boys lose heartbreaker in regional semifinals
FISHER — Tri-Point was only a few seconds away from advancing to the championship game of the IHSA Class 1A Fisher Regional.
WATSEKA – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade volleyball team entered Monday’s IESA Class 3A Watseka Regional as the fifth seed.
The Panthers played against No. 4-seeded Hoopeston Area in the quarterfinals and went back home with a 25-17, 25-21 victory.
“I’m very excited about the win,” PBL head coach Kara Harrison said. “We have been improving as a team since December.”
BLOOMINGTON — The Illinois Wesleyan men's basketball team will host the Webster Gorloks at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the first round of the 62-team 2014 NCAA Division III basketball championships.
BLOOMINGTON — Illinois Wesleyan University went 12-2 in the College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin and won the regular-season title for the second year in a row and finished the regular season with a record of 23-3 overall.
WATSEKA – Last year’s Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley boys basketball team was represented in the sectional round of the Three-Point Showdown by then-senior Reese Simpson.
This year, it will be represented in next Friday’s Westville Sectional by someone who has only recently found success from beyond the arc.
GCMS's Jake Barnes was one of eight shooters from PBL and GCMS combined who competed in the Three-Point Showdown prior to Friday's IHSA Class 2A Watseka Regional championship game. He was the only one of the eight to advance to next Friday's Westville Sectional. Here are the highlights...
WATSEKA – A regional championship was not in the cards for Paxton-Buckley-Loda's boys basketball team, as it lost in the IHSA Class 2A Watseka Regional final 65-48 Friday to Clifton Central.
For six Panthers – Drew Schrodt, Tyler Rubarts, Weston Weber, Jay Eshleman, Vaughn Gentzler and Garrett Rigsby – Friday’s game was the last in a Panthers uniform.