Prep Sports

Area sports catchup (Feb. 18, 2017)

Nick Porter -- The former Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys track and field standout finished first in the 800-meter run with a time of 1:57.24 for Bradley University at Eastern Illinois University's Friday Night Special meet.
 
Nick Schultz -- The former Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley boys track and field standout finished second in the high jump wiht a leap of 6-4 for Indiana Sta

PBL seventh-grade volleyball takes third place at TCC Tournament

FORREST -- With a 25-19, 25-18 victory Saturday over Cissna Park, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade volleyball team claimed third place in the Twin County Conference Tournament.
 
Losa Suaava led PBL (9-8) in kills with six while Cadence Jones had three kills and a team-high five aces and 13 service points.

PBL eighth-grade volleyball claims TCC Tournament title with three-set win over Cissna Park

FORREST -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade volleyball team won the Twin County Conference Tournament championship on Saturday.
 
"We had a great day, and Cissna Park played outstanding in the final match," PBL eighth-grade coach Kelli Vaughn said. "We struggled more than usual in the final match today, and we had to dig deep to pull out the win.

GCMS/Fisher's Cale Horsch finishes second in 106-pound bracket at IHSA Class 1A state meet

CHAMPAIGN -- In just his freshman year, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley/Fisher's Cale Horsch is already making a name for himself in IHSA wrestling.
 
With his second-place finish in the 106-pound bracket of the IHSA Class 1A state meet, Horsch became just the ninth wrestler in Gibson City, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley and GCMS/Fisher school history to finish a state meet with

IHSA Class 1A state wrestling championships

Here are some of the highlights from the 106-pound championship match between GCMS/Fisher's Cale Horsch and El Paso-Gridley's Monte Gregory held Saturday at the State Farm Center in Champaign ...


GCMS boys basketball vs. Lexington (2018)

Here are some of the highlights from Friday's game in Gibson City ...


PBL eighth-grade volleyball defeats Prairie Central in TCC Tournament semifinals

FORREST -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade volleyball team won 25-7, 25-23 over Prairie Central in the semifinals of the Twin County Conference Tournament on Saturday.
 
Addison Oyer led PBL (15-1) with 10 points while Kendra Johnson and Makenna Ecker added five and three kills, respectively.

PBL eighth-grade volleyball wins 25-8, 25-15 over Iroquois West in first round of TCC Tournament

FORREST -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade volleyball team won 25-8, 25-15 Saturday over Iroquois West in the first round of the Twin County Conference Tournament.
 
Addison Oyer had six kills for PBL (14-1) while Makenna Ecker and Emma Steiner each added two kills.

PBL boys basketball loses 63-40 to Cissna Park

CISSNA PARK -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys basketball team was on a hot streak heading into its regular-season finale Friday against Cissna Park.
 
A win over the Timberwolves would have extended PBL's winning streak -- which included victories over La Salette and Watseka, two teams with a combined record of 38-14 heading into Friday's action -- to four games and cli

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