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Meet the girls tennis team

Meet the girls tennis team

McKenzie McIntyre
March 21, 2017 • 311 views
Filed under Interactive, Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

Sports have always been a good way to meet new people and relieve stress. However, the girls on the tennis team seem to also have a special bond with each other. From joining the team in support of their friends to encouraging words on the court followed by a high-five with their rackets, the girls on...

Girls tennis fights through the season

Girls tennis fights through the season

Maddie Dhondt
March 7, 2017 • 284 views
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

The Lady Terriers tennis team is halfway through the season and has a 2-2 record. Although two games- Brandon and Durant- have been postponed due to weather conditions, they are planned to be rescheduled; the rest of the season is planned to continue like normal. “The new players who joined...

Boys tennis starts season under new leadership

Boys tennis starts season under new leadership

Lauren Komar
February 2, 2017 • 224 views
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

  As the boys run across the court, head coach David Shaw tosses each player a tennis ball to help him perfect a strong backhand. They send the balls soaring to the opposite side of the court and sprint back in line. The players strike with force under the hot sun until the entire bucket of balls...

Kennard defeats long-time rival

Kennard defeats long-time rival

Dana Dinh
April 26, 2016 • 488 views
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

Thirty minutes was not enough. At least, that’s what his tennis team thought as they gathered outside Court 27, sitting in a row of folding chairs and passing a bag of mushy grapes like popcorn at a horror movie. They might as well have been watching one with the way they leaned closer, eyes wide,...

Boys tennis duo reaches states

Dana Dinh
April 28, 2015 • 574 views
Filed under Sports, Tennis

A green cloud drifts over the court, clay kicked into the air by running feet and a slight breeze. The sun shines relentlessly over Hillsborough Community College’s tennis facility, leaving players, coaches and parents sweaty and sunburned. And four athletes shake hands across a tightly hung net...

Mostly newcomers take to tennis court

Daniel Hamilton and Katie Frost
February 21, 2014 • 940 views
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

With its season in full swing, the girls tennis team has some major catching up to do. Compromised of mostly brand new players this year, the Lady Terriers have a tough road ahead of them. Because the team was mostly seniors last year, only three players are returning, making it difficult for the team...

Girls’ tennis off to early start

John Veliz
November 14, 2013 • 1,693 views
Filed under Multimedia, Photo Galleries, Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

With only three returning players and ten newcomers, the girls' tennis team is starting practice earlier than usual this year. With the season starting in January, conditioning is starting two months beforehand to accommodate the newcomers. "I used to play once a week, but I have no real exper...

Tennis Profile: Phillip Nguyen is Buddha with a racquet

Tennis Profile: Phillip Nguyen is Buddha with a racquet

Ivy Bennett-Ford, Opinion Editor
April 17, 2013 • 2,619 views
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

Phillip Nguyen, tennis player at Hillsborough of two seasons and sophomore in the IB program is only too happy to talk about the sport. For him, it is important to “promote tennis.” According to fellow sophomore team member Abishek Taiwade, Nguyen is “like Buddha to [him],” because “you...

Hillsborough’s tennis team seems obscure to the student body

Ivy Bennett-Ford, Staff Writer
March 18, 2013 • 1,777 views
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

A range of Hillsborough's students took it as a surprise when they heard the the tennis team at Hillsborough existed. The interviewed students suggested more accessibility to the team so that the student body can appreciate the sport more.

Tennis twins dominate the court

Tennis twins dominate the court

Malvika Bapna, Correspondent
February 21, 2013 • 1,411 views
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Tennis

This year will be twin sisters Jayash and Manash Ramanathan’s fourth year on the Hillsborough High School tennis team. Manash is ranked as the first seed on the HHS girls’ tennis team, and Jayash is ranked as the third seed. The sisters have been playing tennis for seven years now, beginning in...

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