Some players from the team standing together proudly, wearing their medals.

All Racked Up

Boys tennis season comes to an end
Anna Baranowski, Staff Reporter May 28, 2021

This season has drawn to a close for the boys tennis team. After not having played the 2020 season, the team started off with some difficulty, but managed to overcome and even send two players to state....

Junior Drew Black preparing to hit the ball at a practice.

Tennis Players Go to State

Drew Black and Konnor Eslinger will be playing at state doubles
Anna Baranowski, Staff Reporter May 14, 2021

Though the boys tennis season is over for most of the team, junior Drew Black and sophomore Konnor Eslinger will be going to state doubles next week. Black points out the loss of last year's season...

Junior Drew Black hits a tennis ball with a racket. The drive he possesses is equal to the of the rest of the team. This is what has allowed them to rebound so successfully.

Rallying Back

After a rough start to the season, the Boys Tennis Team has overcome their obstacles and is seeing great improvement
Faith Beckmann, Staff Reporter April 30, 2021

After a rocky start to the season, the boys tennis team has begun ringing in wins. For many of the players this marks their first season as COVID canceled the tennis season last spring. As a result, the...

Tanner Jones taps rackets with his opponent a the end of a match.

Racking Up Wins

Amelia Vohsen and Rhyen Standridge, Photo Editors April 20, 2021

As the season kicks off, the boys tennis team competed in the Holt Invitational on April 10. The team participated in singles as well as doubles during the invitational, working as a team to play well....

Ed Hritzkowin sprints to reach a forehand shot.

Putting in the Work

Avery Ott, Staff Photographer April 2, 2021

The boys tennis team lost a hard fought match against the Timberland Wolves on Tuesday, March 30, winning only two of its sets. Sophomore Tanner Jones believes that the team learned a lot and will come...

Serving up a win

Serving up a win

Seth Wilcox, Staff reporter May 3, 2019

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...

Up and over

Up and over

The boys tennis team is working hard to prepare for GACs
PJ Sheehan, Beat editor April 22, 2019

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...

Onto the next volley

Onto the next volley

Boys tennis lose to Timberland but remain optimistic.
Seth Wilcox, Staff reporter April 10, 2019

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...

The boys tennis team pose for a picture after their game against FHH this week. Photo courtesy of @HowellCentral Tennis on twitter.

Steady Improvement

The boys tennis team not only work on their skills, but find ways they can improve as a team.
Jessica Fults, Feature editor April 3, 2019

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...

Andrew Schrautemeier prepares to serve to Fort Zumwalt South in a match last season. This yearwill be his last season with the team. Its sad, but Im ready for the season, Schrautemeier said.

Stepping onto the court

The boys are causing a racket with their impressive start to the season
PJ Sheehan, Beat editor March 27, 2019

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...

Junior Jack Pordea during his championship singles match. He defeated his opponent and came in first in number one singles.

GAC tournament success

Boys’ tennis finished 2nd overall in the GAC tournament.
Elizabeth Gerger, Move Editor May 9, 2017

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,...

Matt Vandiver, a senior who will be a key player on this years team, serves the ball during a match last year.

Starting off strong

Boys tennis start with a 2-1 record.
Elizabeth Gerger, Move Editor March 31, 2017

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...

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