PBL baseball wins 3-0 over Ridgeview

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda varsity baseball team won 3-0 over Ridgeview on Friday. Jeremiah Ager and Aiden Johnson combined to pitch a shutout for PBL (2-3). Ager struck out seven batters and allowed two hits and two walks through six innings while Johnson allowed no hits and no walks with one strikeout through the seventh inning. At the plate, Bryar […]

PBL track and field athletes earn indoor state medals at Illinois Top Times Meet

BLOOMINGTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School boys’ and girls’ track and field teams finished Friday’s Illinois Top Times Class A Meet with a combined four state medals. “I’m happy with what we saw across the board today,” PBL head boys’ coach Dustin Franckey said. “I’m extremely happy with how our guys performed.” Sophomore Robert Boyd-Meents finished first in the boys’ […]

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PBL softball loses 15-0 to Pontiac

RANTOUL – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School softball team lost 15-0 in four innings to Pontiac on Wednesday. “It was a tough one,” PBL head coach Taylor Walwer said. “We just made too many defensive errors early on and just had a hard time adjusting to their pitcher’s speed.” Tanner Graham produced what would be PBL’s lone hit via a leadoff […]

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GCMS baseball loses 7-5 to DePaul College Prep

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley varsity baseball team lost 7-5 to DePaul College Prep on Wednesday. The Falcons (0-4) scored three runs in the seventh inning to cut is deficit to 7-5 as Parker Baillie hit a three-run triple to right field. David Hull finished the game hitting 2-for-3 and scoring a run while Brayden Elliott and Rylan […]

PBL softball loses 18-3 to Hoopeston Area

HOOPESTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda High School softball team lost 18-3 to Hoopeston Area on Tuesday. Tanner Graham hit 3-for-3 for PBL while Mackenzie Swan hit 2-for-3 with a run scored. Kendyl Badgley had two RBIs and a run scored while Sydney Pickens hit 2-for-2. On the mound, Aubrey Busboom allowed 18 runs – 14 earned – on 19 hits and […]

GCMS baseball loses two at Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley varsity baseball team played two games at Myrtle Beach on Tuesday. The Falcons lost 4-2 in their second game of the day to Virginia Episcopal School. On the mound, Kellan Fanson allowed three earned runs on five hits and three walks with four strikeouts through three innings pitched. Brayden Elliott allowed one earned […]

PBL baseball wins 14-5 over Cissna Park

PAXTON – The Paxton-Buckley-Loda varsity baseball’s 2023 schedule did not originally include a game against Cissna Park on Tuesday. However, the Panthers added Cissna Park to their schedule the previous Monday, and would get 4 ½ innings of play on Tuesday en route to a 14-5 victory, their first victory of the 2023 season as they improved their record to […]

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