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PBL 8th-grade volleyball defeats Crescent City

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade volleyball team won its first match of the season Monday.

The Panthers defeated Crescent City 23-25, 25-22, 25-21 to improve their record to 1-3.

Aiyanna Ingram led in kills with 12 while scoring six points.

PBL sports roundup 1-12-14

PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade volleyball team lost 25-14, 30-28 Monday to St. Malachy while the eighth-grade team lost 25-15, 25-22.

PBL sports roundup 1-6-15

PAXTON — The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh- and eighth-grade volleyball teams each played their season openers Tuesday, Jan. 6.

The seventh-grade team won 25-21, 25-17 over Gifford while the eighth-grade team lost 25-23, 25-17.

Paxton Record's 2014 Top 10 Sports Stories of the Year

No. 1 — PBL football gets over the hump
It was, perhaps, a sign of things to come.

The Paxton-Buckley-Loda football team was supposed to play on one fateful Friday against Bismarck-Henning. For the first time since 2004, however, a PBL football game was postponed due to weather.

Paxton Park District sports scores -- Week 3 volleyball, Week 5 basketball



Anacondas def. Massage Elements, 25-17, 25-13

Dinks & Drinks def. The Moms, 25-11, 25-9

Animal Clinic def. Pizza Hut, 25-20, 22-25, 15-7

May’s Electric def. Defib Divas, 25-16, 25-9

CESI def. FMNB, 17-25, 25-23, 15-13

SUNDAY, Dec. 21

Kristin Oyer resigns as PBL High School's head volleyball coach

PAXTON – Excluding a two-year leave of absence, Kristin Oyer served as Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School’s head varsity volleyball coach for 21 years after three years as the junior varsity coach.

To put things in perspective for her players, Oyer used to tell them she was coaching before her daughter Cassie, who played her sophomore season last fall, “was even born.”

PBL athletes honored with mentions from News-Gazette

PBL’s Johnny Walder named N-G honorable mention
CHAMPAIGN — Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys basketball player Johnny Walder was named as an honorable mention for The News-Gazette’s Player of the Week award in last Wednesday’s edition.

PBL XC runners given special mention for all-area teams

Parkland College loses national championship match to Glendale

PHOENIX -- The Parkland College volleyball team, which includes former Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School standout Kailey Kleinert as a freshman, went into Saturday's NJCAA Division II national championship match with the No. 1 ranking.

The Cobras (54-3) lost the national championship match 13-25, 14-25, 25-23, 25-10, 15-12 to Glendale Community College.

Former PBL volleyball standout part of national championship-bound Parkland College team

PHOENIX — The Parkland College volleyball team, which includes former Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School standout Kailey Kleinert, played in Saturday’s NJCAA Division II national championship match.

GCMS volleyball player named as honorable mention for all-HOIC team

GIBSON CITY – Sydney Vetter of Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School was named as an honorable mention for the all-Heart of Illinois Conference volleyball team.

The following are the other all-HOIC volleyball selections:

First team