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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’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
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.
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.
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:
PAXTON – Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School volleyball players Eve Bahler, Kellyn Maynard and Sarah Watts were each named to the all-Sangamon Valley Conference first team.
Skylar Harris was given an honorable mention.
Here are the other all-SVC selections:
DANVILLE – The Cissna Park volleyball team will advance to the IHSA Class 1A state tournament.
The Timberwolves earned their state berth with a 25-17, 31-33, 25-23 victory Saturday in the Danville Super-sectional over Danville Schlarman.
CISSNA PARK — Cissna Park’s volleyball team won the IHSA Class 1A Roanoke-Benson Sectional with a 25-20, 25-21 victory Thursday in the title match over Lexington.
The Timberwolves will face Danville Schlarman in a super-sectional at Danville at 2 p.m. Saturday.
PAXTON – Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School senior Sarah Watts will graduate this year having already made a mark on the history of the school’s volleyball program.
She had 276 kills during her senior season, which is now the school record.
CISSNA PARK -- The Christ Lutheran volleyball team lost 25-8, 25-17 Tuesday to Cissna Park in the Class 1A Cissna Park Regional semifinals to end its season with a record of 5-16-1.