Prep Sports

Upper Room earns victory in seventh annual church softball tournament

PAXTON -- Upper Room Bible Church overcame an early offensive push by Paxton Federated Church to take the championship game 7-4 and win a seven-team church softball tournament played Saturday, Aug.

High school golf roundup (Aug. 13, 2018)

BOYS
At Gibson City. Connor Birky rolled to a nine-hole total of 38 at Railside Golf Club, securing medalist honors and pushing Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley to victory in a dual nine-hole event with Fisher. The Falcons bettered the Bunnies by a 173-206 margin.

PBL JH softball teams lose to Unity, Mahomet-Seymour

PAXTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda Junior High School "A" team lost 14-0 to Tolono Unity on Monday. 
 
Averi Garrett, Emily Robidoux and Bailey Luebchow each produced a hit.
 
The "B" team lost 18-2 to Unity as Karlee Welp drove in two runs.
 
On Thursday, the "A" team lost 16-3 to Mahomet-Seymour.

PBL JH baseball wins 12-6 over Unity

PAXTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda Junior High School baseball team won 12-6 Monday over Tolono Unity.
 
The Panthers tied the game at 1-1 in the bottom of the first inning as Jeremiah Ager and Aiden Johnson each drew a walk before Kayden Snelling singled to send Ager home.
 
In the third inning, PBL scored a run to cut their four-run deficit t

Paxton Swedes lose games two, three of EI League Tournament championship series to Royal Giants

GIFFORD -- The clock struck midnight on the Eastern Illinois Baseball League's Cinderella team at a heartbreaking time.
 
The Paxton Swedes were three outs away from winning the league's tournament championship as they led 3-1 going into the bottom of the ninth inning of game two of the championship series on Sunday.
 
The Royal Giants scored

Paxton Swedes vs. Royal Giants (Sunday EI League championship series)

Here are some of the sights and highlights from games two and three of the Eastern Illinois Baseball League Tournament championship series held Sunday at Franzen Field in Gifford ...


PBL JH baseball sweeps season-opening doubleheader over Fisher

PAXTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda Junior High School baseball team swept its season-opening doubleheader over Fisher on Saturday.
 
In game one, PBL won 17-0.
 
Aiden Johnson and Cole Purvis combined to pitch a three-inning no-hitter.

Paxton Swedes defeat Royal Giants 4-3 in game one of EI League Tournament championship series

PAXTON -- The Cinderella story is one step away from completion.
 
The Paxton Swedes, who entered the six-team Eastern Illinois Baseball League's Tournament championship series as the fifth seed, is one away from claiming the title after defeating the second-seeded Royal Giants 4-3 in game one of the best-of-three series on Saturday.
 
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Paxton Swedes vs. Royal Giants (EI League championship series)

Here are some of the highlights from game one of the Eastern Illinois Baseball League Tournament championship series played Saturday in Paxton ...


PBL JH baseball vs. Fisher (2018)

Here are some of the highlights from Saturday's doubleheader in Paxton ...


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