GIBSON CITY -- Watseka beat Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 5-4, with Kelsie Rabideau, Madison Crouch and Emily Zhao winning in singles for Watseka. Jessica Mueller and Summer Roesch each won in singles for GCMS's tennis team on Tuesday, Oct. 2.

CHAMPAIGN -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 9-0 Wednesday to Champaign Central. "The score is deceptive because the girls played extremely well against a quality program," GCMS head coach Cindy Petersen said. Summer Roesch lost to Sarah Young in the No.

PONTIAC -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 8-1 Monday to Pontiac. The Falcons' lone winner was Summer Roesch, who defeated Ishika Patel 8-2 in the No. 4 singles match.   "Summer keeps getting better with each meet," GCMS head coach Cindy Petersen said.

WATSEKA -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team won 5-2 Thursday over Watseka. Alayna Miller defeated Brianna Hanners 6-6, 7-2 with a 6-4 tiebreaker in the No. 1 singles match. Jessica Mueller defeated Bailie Rabideau 6-4, 6-0 in the No. 3 singles match while Summer Roesch defeated Asht…

CHAMPAIGN -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 8-1 to St. Thomas More. "We had a much better showing than the first time they played us when we went 0-9," GCMS head coach Cindy Petersen said. The Falcons' lone winner was Payton Beach, who defeated Audrey Horn 6-3, 6-0 in the No.

DUNLAP -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley competed in a nine-team tournament in Dunlap this past Saturday.   The team finished in seventh place  Every one of the GCMS girls went 1 out of 3 for the day.  Girls participating were Alayna Miller (No. 1 singles), Riley Cushman (No. 2 singles), Jess…

MAHOMET -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 9-0 Tuesday to Mahomet-Seymour. "Even in the loss tonight, the girls have continually improved on their games," GCMS head coach Cindy Petersen said.

COAL CITY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team won 4-3 over Coal City on Thursday. The Falcons singles match winners were Jessica Mueller, who won the No. 3 singles match 6-3, 7-5, and Emma Kurtenbach, who won 6-4, 0-6, 10-5 in the No.

DANVILLE -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 7-2 Tuesday to Danville. Payton Beach/Summer Roesch defeated Blanca Rubio/Kedzic Griffin 8-4 in the No. 2 doubles match and Alayna Miller/Lanie Celeschi defeated Anabella Topia/Emma Martin 8-6 in the No.

CHAMPAIGN -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 6-3 to Champaign Central on Saturday, but swept through the doubles matches. "All the girls played very well on Saturday," GCMS head coach Cindy Petersen said. "They were doing a great job of placing the ball and defending their serves.

At Gibson City. St. Thomas More soared to a 9-0 shutout of Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley, as five Sabers picked up two wins on the night. Noelle Schacht triumphed at No. 1 singles and doubles. Ashley Mills succeeded at No. 2 singles and No. 1 doubles. Regina Schmitt carded wins at No. 3 singles …

BRADLEY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team was not able to secure a team win Thursday to Bradley-Bourbonnais. "Although we were not able to secure a team win, we had many individual wins," GCMS head coach Cindy Petersen said. Grace Christensen (8-0), Jessica Mueller, Lanie Celeschi…

GIBSON CITY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School tennis team will start its season with an away meet at 4 p.m. Monday, Aug.

CHAMPAIGN -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 9-0 Wednesday to Champaign Central. "Although we lost, the girls always impress me with their energy, attitudes and their positive sportsmanship," GCMS head coach Cindy Petersen said. "The coach from Central complimented us on it an…

PONTIAC -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 9-0 Monday to Pontiac. "Although the girls lost to Pontiac last night, we had some of our best singles play all year," GCMS head coach Cindy Petersen. Three of the Falcons' singles matches went to match tiebreakers. Jessica Mueller pl…

DUNLAP -- Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis players Alayna Miller and Emma Kurtenbach each gained a set victory in Saturday's Dunlap Invite.   Miller finished in sixth place overall in the No. 1 singles brackat. "Alayna Miller had a great tournament showing," GCMS head coach Cindy Petersen said.

GIBSON CITY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team hosted its senior night during Thursday's match against Coal City, which the host Falcons lost 7-2. GCMS's Paige Shelton defeated Erice Forchund 8-4 in the No. 3 singles match and teammate Susan Harmet won 8-2 over Aspen Johnson in the No.

GIBSON CITY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School tennis team hosted Danville on Tuesday, Sept. 5, and lost 9-0.   "Although we were not able to secure a team win, in five of the nine matches, we were able to take some games. We always consider getting a game or two off of a strong te…

GIBSON CITY -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School tennis team defeated Watseka 5-4 in its home opener on Thursday. In singles matches, Jessica Mueller won 8-3, Susan Harmet won 8-3 and Bailey Salyards won 8-2.  In doubles matches, Jessica Mueller and Paige Shelton played in what would…

CHAMPAIGN - Madison Scaggs, Mary Woods, Angela Xu, Justice Hardin and Cayla Risinger garnered victories in both singles and doubles for Centennial as the Chargers won 9-0 over Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley. "Champaign is a (Class) 2A school in tennis so they are one of our toughest competitors t…

GIBSON CITY -- Through its first week of practice, one of the Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School tennis team's priorities was to work on its conditioning. "We did a lot of conditioning this year. We noticed last year that, maybe, we started the season a little sluggish, so we really stepp…

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.

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.

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 ni…

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.

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.

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.

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 …

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.

GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 9-0 Thursday to Urbana.Urbana’s Candy Leti, Hexuan Xie, Erin Wright, Marianne Moulin, Razelle Igana and Alora Rent won in both singles and doubles for the Tigers.

COAL CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 5-2 to Coal City on Thursday.Sophie Hafer defeated Coal City’s Alana Phillips 6-1, 6-2, and Rose Williams won 6-4, 6-2 over Sarah Moore.In junior varsity play, the Falcons won 6-1.

PARIS — The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team placed third in Saturday’s Paris Invite.Rose Williams and Sophie Hafer were the No. 1 doubles champions defeating Paris, Carmi and Vandalia to receive the medals.In the No. 3 singles, Rachel Harmet won two matches against Paris and Vandalia.

WATSEKA – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 4-2 Thursday to Watseka.The Falcons’ two match victories were earned in the doubles category. The No. 1 doubles match was won by GCMS’s Sophie Hafer/Rose Williams via 8-5 score.The No. 3 doubles team of Jessica Mueller/Paige Shelton wo…

CHAMPAIGN – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 8-1 Wednesday to Champaign Centennial.The Falcons’ No. 3 singles player, Sophie Hafer, gained GCMS’s lone match victory via 6-3, 6-4 score. “Sophie played with a lot of heart and kept her head in the match,” GCMS head coach Cindy Pet…

GIBSON CITY – After ending last year’s regular season with a 9-6 record, Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School’s tennis team finished fifth out of 10 teams in the Champaign Centennial Sectional.

GIBSON CITY — The following Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley High School sports programs will hold summer camps:Football — July 11-15.Junior camp (grades second through eighth), 9-11 a.m.Varsity camp (for grades ninth through 12th), 6-8 p.m.Boys basketball — June 13-17.Girls basketball — June 13-17…

CHAMPAIGN – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team finished fifth with a score of 12 at last weekend’s IHSA Champaign Centennial Sectional.The top four was rounded up by Centennial (24), St. Thomas More (22), Champaign Central (14) and Urbana University (13).

RANTOUL – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team ended its regular season with a 7-2 win Tuesday over RantoulWith the win, the Falcons ended their regular season with a record of 9-6. They will compete at sectionals on Saturday.

BLOOMINGTON -- The Illinois High School Association board of directors met at its regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA office in Bloomington on Wednesday, Oct. 14, where the board voted to move to a two-class system in boys and girls tennis beginning in the 2016-17 school year.

GIBSON CITY — The Falcons defeated 9-0 Wednesday on senior night in Gibson City.Katy Neal (9-7), Holly Arends (8-2), Grace O’Brien (8-5), Andrea Worthington (8-3), Sophie Hafer (9-0) and Rose Williams (8-0) all won singles matches while Neal/Worthington (8-2), Arends/Fiona Keigher (8-2) and …

WATSEKA – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team won 5-4 Tuesday at Watseka.“It was very close, but that is what good teams do -- they pull out the win in tough situations,“ GCMS head coach Cindy Petersen said.GCMS’s No. 1 and No. 2 singles players, Grace O’Brien and Erika Painter, each lost 8-3.

GIBSON CITY – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team swept its doubles matches in a 6-3 loss to St. Thomas More.Katy Neal/Andrea Worthington won 8-3 to climb to .500 for the season with a record of 6-6. Fiona Keigher/Holly Arends won 8-6 and Rose Williams/Sophie Hafer won 8-1.With their v…

CHAMPAIGN – The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley tennis team lost 7-2 Tuesday, Sept. 22, to St. Thomas More.“I knew we were going to have a battle tonight as they defeated us last year and had four freshman and two juniors in their lineup a year ago,” GCMS head coach Cindy Petersen said.