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Adam Schonauer, PBL head boys basketball coach, selected as Ford County Record Co-Coach of the Year

During the winter of 2015-16, Adam Schonauer led his team to a place visited by only two other Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys basketball teams.

The Schonauer-coached Panthers went 24-7 and became the third team in the school’s history – since the consolidation of Paxton and Buckley-Loda in 1990 – and the first since 2010 to reach the sectional championship game.

Kellyn Maynard named Ford County Record's Female Athlete of the Year, participates in IBCA All-Star Game

PONTIAC – Even though she officially played her last game for the Paxton-Buckley-Loda girls basketball team about four months ago, Kellyn Maynard was still playing high school basketball past her graduation on Friday, June 3.

GCMS High School sports programs to hold summer camps

GIBSON CITY — The following Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School sports programs will hold summer camps:

Football — July 11-15.

Junior camp (grades second through eighth), 9-11 a.m.

Varsity camp (for grades ninth through 12th), 6-8 p.m.

Boys basketball — June 13-17.

Girls basketball — June 13-17.

Wrestling — June 6-10.

Granddaughter of Piper City residents, daughter of former Ford Central football standout, receives accolades in Indiana

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.

May's Electrical & Mechanical Engineering wins Paxton Park District Women's Volleyball League championship

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. 

PBL eighth-grade volleyball ends season in sectional round after loss to St. Joseph

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.

PBL eighth-grade volleyball defeats GCMS in Hoopeston Area Regional championship match

HOOPESTON – Both teams playing in Thursday’s IESA Class 3A eighth-grade Hoopeston Area Regional championship match reached new milestones.

PBL, GCMS eighth-grade volleyball teams to meet in IESA Class 3A Hoopeston Area Regional championship match

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.

St. John's eighth-grade volleyball team advances to regional championship match

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.

PBL seventh-grade volleyball season ends in St. Joseph Sectional

ST. JOSEPH – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade volleyball team was one set away from a state appearance.