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PBL High School releases schedule for 2014-15 school year

PAXTON – Most of the Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School sports team have their schedules set for the 2014-15 school year.


PBL volleyball player's signing with Parkland College postponed

PAXTON – Kailey Kleinert’s signing to continue her volleyball career with Parkland College, originally set for April 2, has been postponed.

The rescheduled date will be determined later.


PBL 8th-grade volleyball season ends in regional title match

HOOPESTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade volleyball team its season Thursday’s IESA Class 3A Hoopeston Regional championship match.

The Panthers (11-7) lost in three games to Clifton J.L. Nash 25-11, 17-25, 25-20.


CESI wins Paxton Park District volleyball championship

PAXTON — The Paxton Park District’s Ladies Volleyball League concluded Thursday night with Controlled Energy Systems, Inc. winning its second consecutive championship by defeating Knuth’s Welding/WPXN 25-15, 25-19.  


Junior high volleyball roundup 3-12-14

WATSEKA — Paxton-Buckley-Loda’s seventh-grade volleyball team ended its season Tuesday, March 4, in the Class 3A Watseka Regional semifinals.

The fifth-seeded Panthers lost to top-seeded Watseka Glenn Raymond 25-14, 17-25, 25-19.

Ezri Vesely-Jamison finished the game with four kills, three ace serves and 13 points as well as one stuff block.


PBL seventh-grade volleyball ends season with loss to Watseka Glenn Raymond

WATSEKA — Paxton-Buckley-Loda’s seventh-grade volleyball team ended its season Tuesday, March 4, in the Class 3A Watseka Regional semifinals.

The fifth-seeded Panthers lost to top-seeded Watseka Glenn Raymond 25-14, 17-25, 25-19.

Ezri Vesely-Jamison finished the game with four kills, three ace serves and 13 points as well as one stuff block.


SPORTS NOTEBOOK 3-5-14

Tri-Point boys lose heartbreaker in regional semifinals
FISHER — Tri-Point was only a few seconds away from advancing to the championship game of the IHSA Class 1A Fisher Regional.


PBL 7th-grade volleyball wins regional game over Hoopeston Area

WATSEKA – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda seventh-grade volleyball team entered Monday’s IESA Class 3A Watseka Regional as the fifth seed.

The Panthers played against No. 4-seeded Hoopeston Area in the quarterfinals and went back home with a 25-17, 25-21 victory.

“I’m very excited about the win,” PBL head coach Kara Harrison said. “We have been improving as a team since December.”


PBL 8th-grade volleyball finished third in TCC Tournament

WATSEKA – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda eighth-grade volleyball team finished third in last weekend’s Twin County Conference Tournament.

The Panthers defeated Iroquois West 25-23, 25-15 in the quarterfinals. C.J Nuckols led in kills with three while four different PBL players added two each. Nuckols also had a team-high 18 points while Valeree Johnson led with five aces and added 10 points.


St. John's volleyball wins conference tournament

By MARY COWAN
St. John’s volleyball head coach


BUCKLEY — The St. John’s Eagles hosted this year’s eighth-grade Illini Conference Tournament last Saturday.  

St. John’s won the tournament with three match victories.