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PBL graduates help Parkland College win NJCAA Division II national championship

PHOENIX — The thought that disaster would strike again would only have been natural for Parkland College volleyball coach Cliff Hastings, who was named the NJCAA Division II coach of the year.

In the previous two seasons, it did. Twice in a row, his Cobras lost in the national championship match in heartbreaking fashion.

Four PBL volleyball players named to all-SVC team; GCMS's Thompson given honorable mention for all-HOIC team

PAXTON – Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School volleyball players Courtney Johnson, Kellyn Maynard, Skylar Harris and Kalista Klann were each named to the all-Sangamon Valley Conference first team.

Kaitlyn Weber was named to the second team.

Here are the other all-SVC selections:


PBL-GCMS college catchup (Nov. 15, 2015)

Trent Wooten – The former Paxton-Buckley-Loda football standout had three tackles and a pass breakup for Knox College in a 24-21 season-ending loss to Beloit College.

Jordan Anderson – The 2015 PBL graduate recorded two tackles for Knox College’s football team during Saturday’s game against Beloit College.

PBL Fall Sports Awards Night 2015

At PBL High School, Paxton

Shauny Davis (Most Valuable Football Cheerleader), Tyrell Quintino (Most Improved and Most Spirited Football Cheerleader)

PBL-GCMS college catchup (Nov. 8, 2015)

Sarah Watts – The Greenville College volleyball team on which the 2015 Paxton-Buckley-Loda graduate plays won the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament and will compete in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2010.

Paxton Park District offering adult basketball, volleyball leagues

PAXTON – The Paxton Park District is offering a Sunday adult basketball league and a women’s winter volleyball league.

The basketball recreation and competitive league seasons will begin Nov. 22.

Those willing to participate are asked to turn in their registration information no later than Nov. 12.

PBL-GCMS college catchup (Nov. 1, 2015)

Grant Iverson – The former Paxton-Buckley-Loda cross country standout finished 74th with a time of 28:54.8 for the University of Tennessee-Martin last Saturday at the Ohio Valley Conference Championships.

PBL volleyball loses tightly-contested regional match to St. Thomas More

CHAMPAIGN – Whether it be a head coach or an assistant coach, one season goal a coach usually has for his/her players is to improve from the first match to the last.

GCMS, CLHS volleyball teams end season with regional losses

CHAMPAIGN – In 2015, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School’s volleyball team won more than twice as many matches as it did in 2014. The Falcons’ season ended Monday with a 25-16, 25-20 loss to Urbana Uni High

PBL-GCMS college catchup 10-28-15

Eve Bahler – As of Sunday, the former Paxton-Buckley-Loda volleyball standout had nine kills, 237 assists and 17 aces for Illinois College.

Trent Wooten – The former Paxton-Buckley-Loda football standout had two tackles for Knox College in a 26-12 win Saturday over Grinnell College.

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