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Boys’ tennis loses team Sections

Boys’ tennis loses team Sections

Alec Pittman and Atticus Raasch
May 30, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring sports

After being eliminated by Apple Valley in their opening Sections match, senior captain Oscar Laing said the boys’ tennis team underwent multiple feelings. “There were mixed emotions,” Laing said. “Some were pretty happy to be done but others were more let down by the performance, they didn...

Boys’ tennis grows through losses

Boys’ tennis grows through losses

Alec Pittman and Atticus Raasch
May 5, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring sports

Despite a 1-7 record to start to the season, senior captain Oscar Laing said he remains hopeful that the team will pull through before the end of the school year. “Even though we didn't win the first few matches, I felt OK because I know we are a very young team with a lot of potential,” Lain...

Boys’ tennis loses first match to Hopkins

Boys’ tennis loses first match to Hopkins

Alec Pittman and Atticus Raasch
April 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring sports

Losing to Hopkins 1-6 and Mound Westonka 3-4, boys’ tennis head coach David Breitenbucher said he thinks the team performed well given how little practice it had. “The preparation, with spring break being when it was and our first match being last week, there wasn’t a lot of team prep time that we ha...

JV team remains despite low numbers

JV team remains despite low numbers

Alec Pittman and Atticus Raasch
March 23, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring sports

Questioning the future of the boys’ tennis program, senior captain Oscar Laing said he feels relieved Park will have a JV team. “I feel a little better, if we don't have a JV team it’ll be tough to get kids (to come) back,” Laing said. “(Players) are going to lose interest.” Head coach ...

Lorentz commits to University of Nebraska-Omaha

Lorentz commits to University of Nebraska-Omaha

Hannah Leff
December 9, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

  Senior Natalie Lorentz’s goal of playing collegiate level tennis had finally been achieved when she committed to play Division 1 tennis at University of Nebraska-Omaha . “I wanted to keep improving my game even after high school. I wanted to try and compete at the highest level possible. It’s...

Lorentz returns to State

Lorentz returns  to State

Alissa Meredith
November 10, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

As senior captain Natalie Lorentz reflects on her competition in the State tournament, she remains proud of her accomplishment despite her upset in the quarterfinal. Lorentz said during her first match, she felt confident in her play, which secured her the win over Rochester Mayo’s sophomore Emma Trncic....

Girls’ tennis midseason review

October 3, 2016
Filed under Video

Junior makes school tennis history

Junior makes school tennis history

Jonah Kupritz
October 28, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

According to girls’ tennis coach Dave Breitenbucher, one of the greatest feats in Park athletics will take place as junior Natalie Lorentz becomes the first student — male or female — to play in the state tennis tournament “It’s actually one of the most incredible things that I think has happened i...

Serving up a new season

Serving up a new season

Suh Koller, Staff Writer
January 11, 2013
Filed under Spring sports

The boys' tennis team held its first informational meeting on Jan. 9 Although the courts are still frozen over, the boys’ tennis team starts up a new start to the year. After their first informational meeting, the boys’ tennis team hopes to build a strong team from the very beginning. The informat...

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