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Christ Lutheran volleyball loses to Judah Christian

CHAMPAIGN — The Christ Lutheran volleyball team lost 25-17, 25-12 Tuesday to Judah Christian.

With the loss, Christ Lutheran fell to a record of 3-8-1.


GCMS volleyball loses to Lexington

GIBSON CITY — The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School volleyball team lost 25-23, 25-21 Tuesday to Lexington.


GCMS volleyball loses to El Paso-Gridley

EL PASO – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley volleyball team lost to El Paso-Gridley 25-21, 25-13 Monday.

Syndey Vetter had six digs for the Falcons, who are now 2-10 overall and 1-4 in the Heart of Illinois Conference.

GCMS will Lexington Tuesday and LeRoy next Monday before traveling to Roanoke-Benson for a match Tuesday, Oct. 7.


PBL volleyball defeats Rantoul

RANTOUL – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School volleyball team won 28-26, 25-18 Monday at Rantoul Township High School.

Kellyn Maynard led the Panthers (16-5, 3-1 Sangamon Valley Conference) in kills with six.


GCMS volleyball loses to Heyworth

Heyworth def. GCMS 25-20, 25-23

At Heyworth

For GCMS, assists: Blythe Borton 10.

For Heyworth, Mackenzie Koch 8; blocks: Koch; assists: Amber Tomlin 13.


PBL volleyball defeats Iroquois West

GILMAN — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda volleyball team defeated Iroquois West 25-13, 25-23 Tuesday.


IHSA releases regional assignments for PBL, GCMS and Christ Lutheran volleyball

PAXTON – Paxton-Buckley-Loda’s volleyball team will host its own IHSA Class 2A regional.

Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley will join PBL in the regional, along with St. Thomas More, Tri-Valley and Heyworth.

In Class 1A, Christ Lutheran will play in a regional against Bloomington Cornerstone Christian Academy, Cissna Park, Ridgeview and Milford at a site to be announced.


PBL's Matt Poll, Eve Bahler given honorable mentions by News-Gazette

CHAMPAIGN – Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School football player Matt Poll was given an honorable mention for The News-Gazette’s Player of the Week in Wednesday’s edition.

PBL volleyball player Eve Bahler was also given an honorable mention.


PBL volleyball defeats Armstrong-Potomac

ARMSTRONG – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School football team won 25-4, 25-7 Monday over Armstrong-Potomac.

Sarah Watts was the Panthers’ kills leader with eight and tied Eve Bahler for the team lead in digs with seven. Bahler had team highs in aces (7), service points (18) and assists (15).  

With the win, the Panthers improve to 14-5 overall.


Panthers finish second in PBL Volleyball Classic

PAXTON – A year ago, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School volleyball team overcame a loss to Lexington in pool play and won its first-ever PBL Volleyball Classic championship.