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Tennis court closures are unnecessary

Photo illustration by Colin Canaday. According to an announcement by the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board April 24, many facilities found in public parks will be closed or removed. Among the services removed are tennis nets, an unfortunate and unnecessary decision by the Park Board.

Colin Canaday

May 5, 2020

According to an announcement by the Minneapolis Parks and Recreation Board April 24, many facilities found in public parks will be closed or removed. Among the services removed are tennis nets, an unfortunate and unnecessary decision by the Park Board. There is no doubt in anyone's mind that exerci...

Tennis courts renovated, remodeled

Sophomore Ava Jacobson prepares to serve the ball at her match against Holy Angels Sept. 23. Park's tennis courts were renovated over the summer of 2019.

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

Senior Victoria Contreras hits a volley at the Sections game against Washburn. Park lost 0-7 against the Millers.

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

Senior Caitlin Seamen plays tennis against Bloomington Jefferson High School Sept. 16. This is Seamen's first year on the team.

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

Freshman Kamryn Halley hits a volley during her match Sept. 23. Players are preparing for Sections beginning Oct. 2.

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

During the 2018-2019 tennis season, senior Susanna Hu returns a serve at a home match. Hu verbally committed to play Division 3 tennis at the University of Wisconsin La Crosse in February.

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

Junior Alyssa Barth hits a ball during a match against Benilde-St. Margaret's Sept. 21. According to Barth, she is not wearing her Park team uniform because of the cold weather.

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

Junior Gerald Perlman hits a serve against Chanhassen Apr. 24. Perlman competed in the individuals tournament May 24 at Baseline Tennis Center.

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

Junior Isaac Swartz hits a forehand shot in preparation for sections. The team won against Apple Valley 4-3, then lost to Blake 0-7.

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...

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