GCMS tennis loses season opener to Bradley-Bourbonnais

BRADLEY — The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School tennis team opened its season with a 6-3 loss Monday to Bradley-Bourbonnais.

Holly Arends gained the lone singles win for the Falcons via 8-6 score.

She and Fiona Keigher won a doubles match 8-8 (7-4). Rose Williams/Sophie Hafer won 8-4.

Doubles teams to lead the way for GCMS tennis

GIBSON CITY – Last year, the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team’s doubles duos produced a combined record of 32-9.

GCMS tennis 2015

Here are some of the sights from Thursday's practice in Gibson City ...

PBL's Sarah Watts named Paxton Record's Female Athlete of the Fall

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.

GCMS tennis ends season in Normal Sectional

NORMAL — The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team finished fifth out of 10 teams in Friday’s IHSA Normal Sectional.

The four teams ahead of the Falcons (Normal U-High, Normal, Morton and Bloomington Central Catholic) were all ranked.

GCMS tennis defeats Watseka, will compete in sectionals Friday, Oct. 17

GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team improved to 6-4 with a 5-4 victory Tuesday over Watseka.

The doubles teams of Fiona Keigher/Holly Arends and Rose Williams/Sophie Hafer each improved to a record of 11-1 win an 8-3 and an 8-4 victory, respectively.

The Falcons will compete in an IHSA sectional Friday, Oct. 17, at Normal Community High School.

GCMS tennis loses to Champaign Central

CHAMPAIGN — The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost a match 9-0 Wednesday to Champaign Central.

GCMS tennis wins doubles tournament in Rantoul

RANTOUL – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team won Saturday’s doubles tournament in Rantoul.

The Falcons scored eight points, with Watseka (6), Rantoul (3) and Decatur Eisenhower (1) finishing in second, third and fourth place, respectively.

It was the first time that GCMS had won the tournament since head coach Cindy Petersen took over the program.

GCMS tennis defeats Normal West

GCMS 6, Normal West 3

At Gibson City



Katy Neal (GCMS) def. Sabbie Buckley, 8-2

Bryce Brennan (GCMS) def. Mackenzie Arbogast  8-3

Cat Green (GCMS) def. Abby Hughes, 8-4


GCMS tennis loses to St. Thomas More

CHAMPAIGN – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School tennis team lost 6-3 Tuesday to St .Thomas More.

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