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Tennis courts renovated, remodeled

Tennis courts renovated, remodeled

Tenzin Gyaldatsang

October 11, 2019

After playing on the new tennis courts, senior captain Racquel Fhima said she has had a better playing experience.  “(The new courts are) really nice to play on (and) are so much better than the courts we have (used) in the past. They're easier to look at, and bees don't get attracted to them,...

Girls’ tennis loses Sections in shutout against Washburn

Girls’ tennis loses Sections in shutout against Washburn

Talia Lissauer

October 10, 2019

Although they did not get the ending they were hoping for, junior Selee Olmen said the tennis team came out strong, both mentally and physically. “We went into (Sections) with really positive mind-sets and good attitudes about the match,“ Olmen said. “Washburn has a lot of talent so we didn’t ...

Seniors join new sports

Seniors join new sports

Sofie Geretz

October 6, 2019

According to senior Caitlin Seaman, she decided to join tennis for the first time this year because she thought it would be an enjoyable experience with her friends. “I decided to join tennis my last year because I wanted to do a fall sport and some of my good friends play,” Seaman said. “I...

Girls’ tennis defeats Holy Angels

Girls’ tennis defeats Holy Angels

Talia Lissauer

September 24, 2019

After playing in her first singles match in a long time, junior Anna Jensen said she played well but struggled with endurance. “I haven’t played singles in a while so it was good to play singles again, and I won so that was good,” Jensen said. “I got pretty tired quickly just because I’m...

Senior verbally commits to Division 3 tennis program

Senior verbally commits to Division 3 tennis program

Sofia Seewald

March 4, 2019

After visiting University of Wisconsin La Crosse in early February, senior Susanna Hu said she decided to commit to play tennis for the college, as she felt La Crosse’s atmosphere was the perfect fit for her. “I knew I wanted to continue to play tennis at a Division 3 college, and the Midwest se...

Tennis courts construction pushed back

Tennis courts construction pushed back

Kate Schneider

September 27, 2018

After an unforeseen discovery, the tennis courts renovation has been pushed back to after the girls’ tennis season, according to David Breitenbucher. According to coach David Breitenbucher, the current tennis courts are in very bad condition with cracks and other issues. “They have cracks on ...

Boys’ tennis defeated by first seed Blake

Boys’ tennis defeated by first seed Blake

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

June 1, 2018

After clinching a 4-3 home win against Apple Valley May 16, the boys’ tennis team was swept 0-7 against number one seed in the Section Blake. Britenbucher said while the season went well, the most important issue is recruiting players for the future. “It’s hard to be disappointed about how things went. Th...

Boys’ tennis defeated by number one seed Blake in Sections

Boys’ tennis defeated by number one seed Blake in Sections

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

May 22, 2018

After clinching a 4-3 home win against Apple Valley May 16, the boys’ tennis team was swept 0-7 against number one seed in the conference, Blake, according to head coach David Britenbucher. Britenbucher said while the season went well, the most important issue is recruiting players for the future. “I...

Boys’ tennis prepares for first Sections match against Apple Valley

Boys’ tennis prepares for first Sections match against Apple Valley

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

May 16, 2018

The boys’ tennis team finished its regular season with a 6-4 record, according to head coach David Breitenbucher. The team only played ten total matches, earning them the eighth seed in the conference, and is set to play the first Sections match against Apple Valley May 16. “We are the eighth...

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