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ST. JOSEPH – There were at least a couple of reasons why Paxton-Buckley-Loda’s boys basketball team could have had a feeling of satisfaction following its 64-53 loss Friday to St. Joseph-Ogden.
PAXTON – Abby Sellek scored a field goal to put Paxton-Buckley-Loda’s girls basketball team up 2-0 more than two minutes into Thursday’s game against Iroquois West.
GIBSON CITY – Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher head wrestling coach Josh Carter said after his team went 3-0 with a 61-17 victory Tuesday over St. Joseph-Ogden that his team’s win-loss record is far from the only thing that matters.
DOWNS – An ineffective offense sent Paxton-Buckley-Loda’s girls basketball team to the .500 mark as Tri-Valley defeated the Panthers 46-29 Tuesday.
PAXTON – Three days removed from winning the PBL/Manteno Interstate Classic and three days ahead of a Sangamon Valley Conference showdown with St. Joseph-Ogden, it would have been easy for Paxton-Buckley-Loda’s boys basketball team to overlook Tuesday’s home matchup with Hoopeston Area.
The Panthers escaped Tuesday’s game with a 57-41 victory to improve to 5-0.
By RYAN FERGUSON
Paxton Record correspondent
GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley boys basketball team denied Armstrong-Potomac a double-scoring output in each of Tuesday’s four quarters en route to a 54-24 victory.
BUCKLEY — The Christ Lutheran boys basketball team lost its season opener Tuesday, Nov. 26, via 44-40 result to the Paxton-Buckley-Loda freshman team.
CRESCENT CITY -- The No. 3-seeded St. John’s girls basketball team advanced to the semifinals of the eighth-grade Class 1A Crescent City Regional with a 35-13 win over sixth-seeded Donovan in the quarterfinals.
PAXTON – Sometimes, the best offense can be a good defense.
The proved to be the case for Paxton-Buckley-Loda's girls basketball team in its home opener Monday against its first Sangamon Valley Conference opponent in Momence.
GIBSON CITY — Eight members of the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley football team were selected to the all-Heart of Illinois Conference team.
Drake Royal was selected to the first-team offense as a receiver while Ross Royal received a first-team defensive back selection.