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PBL boys, girls basketball teams conclude summer camps

NORMAL – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School girls basketball team went 2-1 in a tournament played Wednesday, June 24, at Illinois State University.

The Panthers defeated Rowva and Rock Falls before losing to Lanphier.


PBL volleyball claims two victories in Mahomet Summer League

MAHOMET – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School volleyball team will enter the 2015 fall season under a new head coach in Lindsay Muehlbauer.


PBL volleyball at Mahomet Summer League

Here are some of the highlights from Monday's matches at Mahomet-Seymour High School...


Irish's Gymnastics athletes compete at USTA National competition

The following athletes, who train at Irish’s Gymnastics in Gilman, competed in the United States Trampoline and Tumbling Association National competition held June 15-20 at Rapid City, S.D. Here are the results:

In the tumbling sub-beginner girls 4-year-old division, Ealyn Rhodes finished seventh with a score of 15.5.


Paxton native Garret Waterstradt earns second-place finish in 2015 USA Gymnastics National Championships

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The past two weeks were a busy period for Paxton native Garret Waterstradt.

The gymnast competed in the United States Trampoline and Tumbling Association National competition held June 15-20 at Rapid City, S.D., and in the USA Gymnastics Trampoline and Tumbling National Championships held June 23-28 in Greensboro, N.C.


Ford-Iroquois Indians Post 432 baseball splits doubleheader with Eureka

EUREKA – The Ford-Iroquois Indians Post #432 baseball team split a Sunday doubleheader against Eureka, winning game two 8-2 and losing game one 10-4.

Andrew Zenner struck out seven batters in six innings pitched to pick up the win on the mound for the Indians in game two. At the plate, he had two hits and two RBIs.


Paxton Swedes swept in EI League doubleheader by Central Illinois Legends

PONTIAC – The Paxton Swedes were looking to continue building on a momentum that, prior to Sunday’s Eastern Illinois Baseball League doubleheader against the Central Illinois Legends, propelled them to four wins in five games.


Paxton Swedes at Central Illinois Legends

Here are some of the highlights from Sunday's Eastern Illinois Baseball League doubleheader at Pontiac...


PBL Summer Wrestling Tournament

Here are some of the highlights from Sunday's summer wrestling tournament in Paxton...


Ford County Fair Demolition Derby

Here are some of the highlights from Saturday's event in Melvin...


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