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2019 SVC/HOIC All-Star basketball

Here are some of the sights and highlights from Saturday's all-star girls and boys basketball games, hosted by WGCY Radio in Gibson City ...


GCMS baseball sweeps doubleheader over Cissna Park

CISSNA PARK -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley baseball team swept a Saturday doubleheader against Cissna Park.
 
In game one, GCMS won 13-5.
 
In the first inning, Layne Harden tripled before scoring on a Nathan Garard groundout to give the Falcons a 1-0 lead.
 
After Cissna Park tied the game via an RBI single by Dawso

PBL's Ryder James earns medal at Illinois Prep Top Times Meet

BLOOMINGTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda boys track and field team left Saturday's Illinois Prep Top Times Class AA Meet with one state medalist.
 
Freshman Ryder James qualified to run a total of three miles at the indoor state meet via the 3,200- and 1,600-meter runs.
 
"For a freshman to do a double like that is an outstanding performance for

PBL track and field at 2019 IPTT Meet

Here are some of the highlights from Saturday's Class AA Meet at Shirk Center in Bloomington ...


GCMS's Delanie Dykes, Aidan Laughery earn first-place medals at Illinois Prep Top Times Meet

BLOOMINGTON -- Delanie Dykes of the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School girls track and field team finished first in the 400-meter dash at the Illinois Prep Top Times Meet on Friday.
 
Dykes finished first in the girls' 1A 800-meter run with a time of 2:21.7.
 
Dykes also finished second in the girls' 1A 400-meter race with a time of 1:00.62

PBL baseball loses 11-8 to Ottawa Marquette

PAXTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda baseball team was a few runs -- and a few innings -- away from pulling off an early-season upset.
 
Instead, Ottawa Marquette left Paxton with an 11-8 victory after a seven-run fifth inning erased a 7-4 PBL head.
 
“It was a tough one," PBL head coach Brock Niebuhr said. "We battled.

PBL softball wins 12-2 over Armstrong-Potomac

POTOMAC -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda softball team earned its first victory of the season via a 12-2 score Friday over Armstrong-Potomac.
 
The Panthers gained a 1-0 lead in the first inning as Lorena Arnett reached base on a bunt single before scoring on a Baylee Cosgrove groundout.
 
In the fifth inning, PBL scored seven runs to overcome a 2-1

PBL baseball vs. Ottawa Marquette

Here are some of the highlights from Friday's game in Paxton ...


PBL JV baseball defeats Prairie Central 11-1

PAXTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda junior varsity baseball team won 11-1 Thursday over Prairie Central.
 
Jarred Gronsky and Mason Bruns combined to pitch a one-hitter for PBL.

PBL JV softball defeats LeRoy 21-11

PAXTON -- The Paxton-Buckley-Loda junior varsity softball team won 21-11 Thursday over LeRoy.
 
Lorena Arnett, Kayla Adwell and Kelbie Hayden each hit 4-for-5 for PBL.

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