Track and Field

Area college sports catchup (Feb. 24, 2018)

Vaughn Gentzler -- The former Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys track and field standout finished first in the 60-meter hurdles with a time of 8.42 seconds in the finals, and 8.51 seconds in preliminaries, for Monmouth College at the Midwest Conference Meet last weekend.
 
Gentzler was also part of a 4x200 relay team that finished fourth with a time of 1:31.5 and a 4x400 relay

PBL's Garrett Bachtold breaks record in pole vault at Armory Meet

CHAMPAIGN -- Garrett Bachtold broke the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School record in the pole vault at Wednesday's Armory Meet.
 
Bachtold broke his own record of 13-0 with a vault of 14-6 on Wednesday, good enough for first place in the Armory Meet.
 
Jonathan Muller finished first in the long jump with a leap of 19-11 1/2 while T.J.

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

Area college sports catchup (2/10/18)

Brandon Wilkerson -- The former Tri-Point boys track and field standout was part of an Augustana College distance medley team that finished first with a time of 10:37.72 at the 2018 Darren Young Indoor Invitational on Saturday in Grinnell, Iowa.
 
Vaughn Gentzler -- The former Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys track and field standout finished first with a time of 8.4 seconds

Area college sports catchup (Feb. 5, 2018)

Nick Schultz -- The former Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley track and field standout finished first in the high jump with a height of 2.01 meters for Indiana State during Saturday's Midwest Classic at Marion, Indiana.

Area sports catchup (Jan. 28, 2017)

Lester Sander -- The 2016 Paxton-Buckley-Loda graduate was the top overall finisher at the Miracle Match 5K in Waco, Texas, with a time of 17:34 on Saturday. On Sunday, Sander finished first in his age group and third overall in the half-marathon with a time of 1:27.25.
 
Josh Brocat

Area college sports catchup (Jan. 21, 2018)

Brandon Wilkerson -- The former Tri-Point boys track and field standout finished first in the mile run with a time of 4:28.07 for Augustana College at the Monmouth College Midwest Indoor Invitational on Saturday.

PBL's Olivia Frichtl to continue track and field career at Illinois College

PAXTON -- This spring, Olivia Frichtl will go into her senior season with the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School girls track and field team. 
 
Frichtl already has left a mark on PBL's track and field program, as she holds the school record for fastest time in both the 100- and 300-meter hurdle events.
 
"I think I've done OK, but I'm really

Area college sports catchup (Jan. 15, 2018)

Brandon Wilkerson -- The former Tri-Point boys track and field standout finished first in the mile run with a time of 4:27.44 for Augustana College in Saturday's Frigid Bee Opener at St.

Area college sports catchup (Jan. 7, 2018)

Nick Schultz -- The former Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley boys track and field standout finished seventh with a leap of 6-4 in the high jump for Indiana State at the Eastern Illinois University Early Bird invitational on Friday, Dec.

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