GCMS tennis loses to Champaign Central

Champaign Central 9, GCMS 0

At Champaign


Dodds (C) def. Katy Neal, 6-3, 7(7)-6(2)

Wright (C) def. Holly Arends, 6-4, 4-6, 10-1

Chalifoux (C) def. Gracie O’Brien, 6-3, 6-2

Gonzalez (C) def. Sophie Hafer 6-4, 6-2

Miller (C) def. Andrea Worthington 6-1, 6-2

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.

GCMS tennis defeats Coal City

COAL CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team improved to 3-0 with a 3-2 win over Coal City Thursday.

The Falcons got all of their wins via doubles matches.

Katy Neal and Andrea Worthington won a tiebreaker 10-8 after splitting regulation sets 2-6, 6-1.

GCMS tennis wins match over Watseka

WATSEKA – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team won 4-1 Thursday over Watseka.

GCMS tennis defeats Champaign Centennial

CHAMPAIGN — Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley’s tennis team won 6-3 Wednesday at Champaign Centennial.

Katy Neal won 6-0, 6-3 in singles and, along with Andrea Worthington, won 6-3, 6-4 in doubles. Sky Fleming won 6-4, 6-3, and Bryce Brennan claimed a 6-1, 6-2 in other singles action for the Falcons.

GCMS tennis team to start 2014 season Monday

GIBSON CITY – Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley head tennis coach Cindy Petersen acknowledged that 2014 will be “kind of a rebuilding year” for her team.

That is usually the result of 11 seniors departing due to graduation the previous spring, including the Falcons’ top duo of Carson Arends and Meaghan Sharp.

SPORTS CALENDAR: 9/4/13-9/12/13

September 4
Junior high — Iroquois West at PBL, 4:30 p.m.

September 5
Junior high — GCMS at PBL, 4:30 p.m.
Cross country
Junior high — PBL at Home Meet, 4:15 p.m.
Freshman — Milford at PBL, 6 p.m.

GCMS tennis hopes for winning season, loses to Bradley-Bourbonnais in season opener

GIBSON CITY — The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team goes into this season one-third of its 33-player roster heading into its senior season.

“The seniors have a lot of experience,” GCMS head coach Cindy Petersen said. “I think our season’s going to go really well.”

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