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Serving up a win

Serving up a win

Seth Wilcox, Staff reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Boys Tennis, Move, Showcase, Spring Sports

As the tennis season is coming to a close, many of the boys are looking forward to playing as much as they can before the end of the season. Sophomore Alexander Vogel is anxious for his next match. “I’m actually really looking forward to my next game. Every time I play tennis, I go out there and I’m h...

Up and over

Up and over

PJ Sheehan, Beat editor

April 22, 2019


Filed under Boys Tennis, Spring Sports

With the season reaching its half way point, the boys tennis team has gotten the hang of the game and is now starting to perfect strategies to help them in their matches. Senior Michael Yu has helped his new teammates get accustomed to the game and is now helping them improve. “The practices are really o...

Onto the next volley

Onto the next volley

Seth Wilcox, Staff reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Boys Tennis, Spring Sports

Returning back to the home court after two away games, the boy’s tennis team faced off against Timberland on Monday. Many of the players lost their games, but sophomore Alexander Powell believes his team was successful in their game. “I think I did pretty well,” said Powell. “I played with...

Steady Improvement

Steady Improvement

Jessica Fults, Feature editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under Boys Tennis, Spring Sports

After several games delayed due to the rain, the boy’s tennis team finally returned with a game against Liberty on March 27th. Juniors Emerson Smith and George Broyles played side by side on the court during this challenging game. “I was playing with Emerson Smith and we lost our first game, the ...

Stepping onto the court

Stepping onto the court

PJ Sheehan, Beat editor

March 27, 2019


Filed under Boys Tennis, Move

With the spring season beginning there are many sports that are starting up again for their respective seasons including the boys tennis team. With practices in full swing and the weather getting warmer the newcomers to the team are getting more and more into the sport. Freshman Spencer Klein has alre...

GAC tournament success

GAC tournament success

Elizabeth Gerger, Move Editor

May 9, 2017


Filed under Boys Tennis, Move, Spring Sports

On April 26th, boys tennis hosted the annual GAC two-day tournament. The team finished 2nd overall with many individual and doubles wins. Single medalists include: 1st place Jack Pordea at number 1 singles, 1st place Austin Massar at number 8 singles, 2nd place Andrew Schrautemeier at number 3 singles, 2nd p...

Starting off strong

Starting off strong

Elizabeth Gerger, Move Editor

March 31, 2017


Filed under Boys Tennis, Move, Spring Sports, Uncategorized

Boys tennis is starting their season off with a bang. With a 2-1 record, and back-to-back wins this week, the boys are ready to take on the upcoming matches. Last week varsity fell to DeSmet, but came up with wins against Liberty and Troy this week. The team includes three captains, juniors Tucker Jones, Andy Moa...

Getting back in the swing

Getting back in the swing

Veronica Zieman, Staff reporter

March 17, 2017


Filed under Boys Tennis, Move, Spring Sports

The boys’ tennis team, led by Head Coach Jeremy Rohrbach, has begun practicing for the upcoming season. They have started playing challenge matches to determine the rankings, and expect to be done by next week. The team, composed mainly of juniors, has several new faces, and Coach Rohrbach is happy to se...

Swinging into Districts

Swinging into Districts

Elaine Mallon, Reporter

May 13, 2016


Filed under Boys Tennis, Move, Move, Spring Sports

Last Tues, May 11, the top six varsity tennis players competed in team districts. Unfortunately, Central lost to rivals Howell North in the first round. According to junior Matt Vandiver, the team did not rise to the occasion. “We did not do well. We got torn up. Nobody won a single match,”...

Maintaining Mental Strength

Maintaining Mental Strength

Elaine Mallon, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2016


Filed under Boys Tennis, Move, Spring Sports

The Francis Howell Central boys tennis season is quickly coming to a close. With only one regular season game left at St. Dominic's, the boys have been preparing for districts. Between Thursday and Friday of this week, the boys have been at Francis Howell North for the GACs tournament. Yesterday,...

Keeping the Confidence

Keeping the Confidence

Elaine Mallon, Staff reporter

April 7, 2016


Filed under Boys Tennis, Move, Spring Sports, Uncategorized

On April 5th, the varsity tennis team suffered a defeat against DeSmet by 3-6. According to junior Matt Vandiver, ranked at number two, the loss was very upsetting. “It was a shame. It was a little heartbreaking, but it just gives us more motivation to win next time,” Vandiver said. Matt...

Spartans take on Holt in doubles match

Spartans take on Holt in doubles match

Dakota Wisdom, Photographer

March 31, 2015


Filed under Boys Tennis, Galleries, Move, Move, Publications

It was a cold afternoon on March 25th, when Spartans boys tennis took on Holt in a doubles match. The Spartans were playing hard despite the cold and rainy conditions. Half way through the game it abruptly ended due to the rain. The game will be rescheduled for another day.“Despite getting rain...

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