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Tennis courts construction pushed back

Tennis courts construction pushed back

Kate Schneider

September 27, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports

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


Filed under Spring sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Spring sports

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


Filed under Spring sports

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...

Tennis courts to be updated

Tennis courts to be updated

Emma Kempf

May 5, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

The tennis courts at the high school are currently a mute shade of yellow, but, according to Athletic Director Andrew Ewald, they used to be orange. “When that paint first got applied it was orange, and it was supposed to be orange,” Ewald said. “Obviously the colors weren’t either applied correc...

Boys’ tennis finds success in condensed early season

Boys’ tennis finds success in condensed early season

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

May 3, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring sports

Seven matches into the season, the boys’ tennis team lost its first three consecutive matches, losing to Bloomington Jefferson and Chanhassen 1-6, then Hopkins 2-5. Afterward, the team turned over with a winning streak, beating Chaska 5-2, Park Center 4-3, and sweeping both Richfield and Bloomington ...

Boys’ tennis matches delayed, rescheduled

Boys’ tennis matches delayed, rescheduled

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

April 23, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

According to senior captain Adam Johnson, the tennis season has been delayed about two and a half weeks. Johnson said the delay will make for a packed schedule with an unusually large number of matches per week. “In tennis we have to play all our conference matches and get those in. Then we have...

Boys’ tennis gears up for tryouts, upcoming season

Boys’ tennis gears up for tryouts, upcoming season

Eli Curran-Moore and Tenzin Gyaldatsang

March 12, 2018


Filed under Spring sports

The boys’ tennis team held a preseason meeting to finalize registration, captain practices and look at recruitment for the JV team, according to head coach David Breitenbucher. Breitenbucher said he is looking forward to moving practices outside and getting a solid practice schedule in place. ...

Junior switches to tennis full time

Junior switches to tennis full time

Avia Kaner-Roth

January 9, 2018


Filed under Profiles, Showcase, Sports Columns, Student Life

Junior tennis player Susanna Hu said her motivation to play tennis full time was due to thoughts about college, as well as her passion for the sport.  “I really wanted to participate in tennis in college which made me want to focus on it,” Hu said. “This past season was such a great time, an...

Girls’ tennis reflects on successful season

Girls’ tennis reflects on successful season

Eli Curran-Moore and Anna duSaire

October 27, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

The varsity tennis team closed out the 2018 season with a regular season record of 11-3 and were seated six out of 16 teams in the Section tournament, according to varisty coach David Breitenbucher. “We played (in the) first round Minneapolis-Washburn, and we beat them 6-1. We were the favorites, so...

Column: Keeping my head in the game

Column: Keeping my head in the game

Racquel Fhima

October 26, 2017


Filed under Sports Columns

Mental toughness is a skill that comes with hard work and perseverance. My experience with overcoming my mental block shaped the way I think about myself and my tennis game. As an eighth grader, my mental game was at an all time low. It got to the point where I was known to give up after losing a coupl...

Girls’ tennis sweeps Richfield 7-0

Girls’ tennis sweeps Richfield 7-0

Eli Curran-Moore

October 3, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports

Finishing under some slight rain, the team didn't play their best despite finishing with a 7-0 win according to senior captain Maddie Lund. “This match we didn't play our best, I don't know if it was just because of the weather, or because we're feeling a bit under today,” Lund said. “We s...

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