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Hillsborough tennis wins 6-1 against Armwood

Hillsborough tennis wins 6-1 against Armwood

Mia Perez

February 21, 2018

The girls tennis team is already half-way through the season and with two overall wins thus far they continue to prevail. The team has taken in a few new members this year and has very high hopes for the remainder of the season. In the first singles match of the afternoon, senior Tiffany Nguyen won ...

Meet the girls tennis team

Meet the girls tennis team

McKenzie McIntyre

March 21, 2017

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

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

  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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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