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How I Set Your Mother wins Paxton Park District Sand Volleyball League championship

PAXTON -- The final week of the Paxton Park District Sand Volleyball season began with two playoff elimination games on Tuesday, Aug. 15.  
Dinks & Drinks defeated Paxton Pub 25-15, 25-21. Monical's beat Defib Divas 25-9, 25-22.

2017 PBL Pork Chop Kickoff Schedule

FRIDAY, Aug. 18
At PBL High School, Paxton

4 p.m. — Senior athlete group picture, volleyball pictures (picture times approximate)
4:30 p.m. — Cheerleaders, cross country, football, golf, volleyball, swim and band eat
5 p.m. — Public eats
5:30 p.m. — Volleyball scrimmage in high school gym
5-5:15 p.m. – Golf, cross country, swim pictures

PBL volleyball to start season with senior-laden roster

PAXTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School volleyball team will go into the 2017 season with an experience squad that includes seven seniors.
"I have a lot of seniors, so I'm excited to have a big, mature class," PBL head coach Lindsay Muehlbauer said.
The Panthers' senior class includes setter Kalista Klann, who was a member of the all

GCMS High School volleyball team to start season under new coach

GIBSON CITY -- Taylor Rubarts enters her first year as head coach of the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School volleyball team.
As the head coach of the GCMS eighth-grade volleyball team, she led her team to a record of 15-7 in 2016.
“We're definitely excited," Rubarts said. "We have a whole new coaching crew this year.

GCMS High School girls track and field acting head coach Seeff Grauer selected as Ford County Record's Co-Coach of the Year

GIBSON CITY — According to Seeff Grauer, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School athletic director Mike Allen was looking for a familiar face as he searched for an acting head coach for the girls track and field team.
Erica Kostoff had to take a year off from her duties as the team's head coach this past spring due to her newborn baby being in the neonatal intensive c

Cole Eshleman chosen as Ford County Record Co-Athlete of the Year for 2016-17

PAXTON -- Cole Eshleman has played a big part in a successful run for Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School athletics.
During his junior and senior seasons, the Panthers compiled a combined 119-30 record in football, boys basketball and baseball -- all teams on which Eshleman participated. 
The football team reached the second round of the

PBL's Katelyn Riffle signs letter of intent to play volleyball for Parkland College

CHAMPAIGN -- Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School senior Katelyn Riffle signed her letter of intent to continue her volleyball career at Parkland College on Friday.
She will join a Cobras squad that has won the NJCAA Division II national championship in each of the past two years and played in the national title match in each of the past four seasons.

PBL eighth-grade volleyball ends season in IESA Class 3A Hoopeston Sectional with three-set loss to Tolono Unity

HOOPESTON -- Under the head coaching job of Kelli Vaughn, the Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade volleyball team reached the state tournament three times, the last time in 2010.
Even though the 2017 Panthers came one victory short of making it a fourth straight appearance, as Tolono Unity defeated PBL 21-25, 25-23, 25-21 in the IESA Class 3A Hoopeston Sectional, Vaugh

Quality Plumbing wins third consecutive Paxton Park District Women's Volleyball League title

PAXTON -- In the semifinals of the Paxton Park District Women’s Volleyball League, No. 1 seed Quality Plumbing defeated No. 4 seed Monical’s 25-22, 25-19.  
In the other match, No. 3 seed Farmers-Merchants National Bank defeated No. 7 seed Pizza Hut 25-17, 11-25, 15-7.

St. John's volleyball team loses 25-22, 25-14 to Cissna Park in IESA Class 1A regional championship match

CISSNA PARK — The St. John’s Lutheran School eighth-grade volleyball team lost 25-22, 25-14 to Cissna Park in the championship match of the IESA Class 1A Cissna Park Regional on Thursday.

With the loss, the second-seeded Eagles ended their season with a record of 19-4.