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2016 GCMS High School Fall Sports Awards

Here are some of the sights from Wednesday's awards ceremony for fall sports at GCMS High School in Gibson City ...


GCMS tennis ends season in Class 1A sectional

CHAMPAIGN – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team finished its season on Friday at the IHSA Class 1A Champaign Central Sectional. 

“Although the girls have improved tremendously throughout the season, we were not able to get past the first round,” GCMS head coach Cindy Petersen said.


GCMS tennis defeats Rantoul 7-2

GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team defeated Rantoul in its senior night meet 7-2 on Tuesday.

The Falcons’ win over Rantoul followed a 5-4 victory over the Eagles the previous week, which was their first team victory of the season.


GCMS tennis defeats Rantoul 5-4

RANTOUL – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team gained its first victory of the season via 5-4 score over Rantoul 5-4.

“It was a great night for the girls,” GCMS head coach Cindy Petersen said. “They have been working so hard at trying to win a team match this year and it paid off last night. It was good to see them fight for a solid win.” 


GCMS tennis loses 7-2 to Watseka

GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 7-2 Tuesday to Watseka.

Kelsi Reynolds won 8-5 in singles play for GCMS while Jessica Mueller/Paige Shelton won 8-4 in their doubles match.

Lauren Duquette/Rachel Harmet, meanwhile, won their exhibition match 8-2.


GCMS tennis loses 8-1 to Champaign Central

CHAMPAIGN – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team gained one match victory in its 8-1 loss to Champaign Central.

Sophie Hafer/Rose Williams won the No. 1 doubles match 8-2.


GCMS tennis loses 5-4 to Pontiac

GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 5-4 Monday to Pontiac.

“Even though we couldn't quite pull off the win, we had several girls step up their games and come away with some big wins for us,” GCMS head coach Cindy Petersen said.


GCMS tennis finishes fourth at Casey-Westfield Invite

CASEY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team finished fourth in an eight-team invitational held Saturday in what head coach Cindy Petersen described as a “very hot day” at Casey-Westfield High School.

In doubles play, the Falcons’ No. 1 doubles team – Sophie Hafer/Rose Williams – placed third with a 3-1 record with wins against Decatur Lutheran, Fairfield and Shelbyville.


GCMS tennis loses 9-0 to St. Thomas More

GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 9-0 Tuesday to St. Thomas More.


GCMS tennis competes in Dunlap Invite

DUNLAP – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team finished seventh in a seven-team tournament in Dunlap.

The Falcons scored two points while Bloomington Central Catholic (28) won the invite.


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