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PBL sports programs to host summer camps

PBL boys basketball program to host junior high camp

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys basketball program is hosting a junior high boys basketball camp for students entering the seventh and eighth grade for the 2015-16 school year.

PBL school board approves hires of assistant coaches

PAXTON – Four assistant coaches for Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School athletic teams were approved by the school board at Wednesday’s meeting.

GCMS coaching changes (April 16, 2015)

GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley school board accepted the following resignations at Thursday’s board meeting:

-- Lauren Pool as GCMS High School junior varsity volleyball coach provided a suitable replacement is secured.

-- Sara Frankie as eighth-grade volleyball effective at the end of the 2014-15 school year provided a suitable replacement is secured.

PBL volleyball player Eve Bahler verbally commits to Illinois College

JACKSONVILLE — Six years of work on the volleyball court have paid off for Eve Bahler.

The soon-to-be Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School graduate verbally committed with Illinois College Sunday, April 5.

May's Electric wins Paxton Park District Women's Volleyball League championship

PAXTON — May’s Electric finished off an undefeated 11-0 season by defeating Farmers-Merchants National Bank (8-3) by a score of 26-24, 25-20 Thursday in the championship match of the Paxton Park District Women’s Volleyball League.  

Paxton Park District volleyball scores (March 12, 2015)

Women’s volleyball tournament

CESI def. Monical’s 25-20, 25-12
Anacondas def. Pizza Hut 29-27, 16-25, 15-8
May’s Electric def. CESI 25-12, 25-22
FMNB def. Anacondas 25-15, 25-23

THURSDAY, March 19
Women’s volleyball tournament

St. John's volleyball ends season with regional semifinal loss

RANTOUL – The season ends for the St. John’s volleyball team after a 26-24, 18-25, 25-12 loss last Wednesday in the eighth-grade IESA Class 1A Rantoul St. Malachy Regional semifinals to Cissna Park.

In Class 3A, meanwhile, Watseka Glenn Raymond defeated Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 25-12, 25-22 in the Watseka Regional.

PBL eighth-grade volleyball ends season in regional quarterfinals; St. John's advances to semifinals

WATSEKA – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade volleyball team lost 21-25, 25-22, 25-17 Tuesday, March 10, in the quarterfinals of the IESA Class 3A Watseka Regional to Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley.

PBL “played very well in the first set,” eighth-grade coach Kelli Vaughn said, but missed eight serves in the second set.

PBL's Sarah Watts to continue volleyball career at Greenville College

PAXTON – Once a Panther, always a Panther.

Sarah Watts, a senior at Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School – which has the nickname Panthers -- signed a letter of intent last week to continue her volleyball career for the Greenville College Panthers.

“I’m really excited about my future,” Watts said. “I’m really happy with Greenville and excited about next year.”

PBL seventh-grade volleyball team ends season with regional loss to Nash

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade volleyball team lost 25-18, 25-16 Monday to Clifton J.L. Nash.

After Mackenzie Bruns tied the first game at 5-5 for PBL, Nash went on an 8-1 run to take a 13-6 lead.

It went downhill from there for the Panthers, as the Rockets went ahead 23-7 in the second game.