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LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Cameron Onken, granddaughter of the Rev. Sandy Onken and her husband Marvin Onken, both Piper City residents, has made a name for herself on the basketball court in the state of Indiana.
PAXTON -- For the second year in a row, May's Electrical & Mechanical Engineering beat Farmers-Merchants National Bank in the championship of the Paxton Park District's Women's Volleyball League.
GIBSON CITY – It would be safe to say that Paxton-Buckley-Loda’s eighth-grade volleyball team went into Monday’s IESA Class 3A Gibson City Sectional match as the underdog.
HOOPESTON – Both teams playing in Thursday’s IESA Class 3A eighth-grade Hoopeston Area Regional championship match reached new milestones.
HOOPESTON – Ten years ago, Taylor Rubarts helped the Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade volleyball team reach the IESA Class AA state tournament as a player.
CISSNA PARK – The Buckley St. John’s eighth-grade volleyball team defeated top-seeded Piper City Tri-Point 25-20, 25-23 Tuesday in the semifinals of the IESA Class 1A Cissna Park Regional.
The No. 4-seeded Eagles will face second-seeded Cissna Park -- which defeated No. 3 seed Rantoul St. Malachy 25-22, 25-12 on Tuesday -- at 6 p.m. Thursday in the regional championship match.
ST. JOSEPH – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade volleyball team was one set away from a state appearance.
HOOPESTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade volleyball team defeated Iroquois West 25-5, 25-8 in Saturday’s IESA Class 3A Hoopeston Area Regional quarterfinals.
With the win, the Panthers improved to 14-4 and will face Clifton J.L. Nash in the regional semifinals at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at John Greer Elementary School in Hoopeston.
PAXTON – In its regular-season finale on Thursday, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade volleyball team avenged a Twin County Conference Tournament loss.
The Panthers defeated Prairie Central 25-20, 25-21.
CLIFTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade volleyball team defeated Watseka Glenn Raymond 25-17, 22-25, 25-19 Wednesday to win the IESA Class 3A Clifton J.L. Nash Regional championship.
The Panthers (15-5) will play in the St. Joseph Sectional at 6 p.m. Monday.