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Boys tennis team triumphs over Shawnee Mission Northwest

Boys tennis team triumphs over Shawnee Mission Northwest

Sophie Lecuru, JagWire Features Editor

April 12, 2019


Filed under BOYS TENNIS, SPORTS, SPRING

The boys tennis team defeated Shawnee Mission Northwest in a dual that took place at the school Wednesday, April 10. Going into his doubles match, senior Jacob Hoffman was unsure about playing a tough competitor. “I felt excited for the doubles but a little bit nervous just because [my op...

Boys tennis places third at regional tournament

Boys tennis places third at regional tournament

Anika Roy, JagWire copy editor

May 5, 2018


Filed under BOYS TENNIS, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The boys tennis team competed in the regional tournament at Pittsburg High School on Friday, May 4, resulting in a third place team finish. Individually, junior Eric Schanker placed fifth, the doubles team consisting of  senior Drake Brizendine and junior Jacob Hoffman placed third, and the doubles...

Boys tennis defeated in tournament at home

Boys tennis defeated in tournament at home

Erin Miller, Mill Valley News reporter

May 7, 2017


Filed under BOYS TENNIS, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The boys tennis team placed second in the home tournament against St. James, Atchison, Ottawa, De Soto and Lansing. Senior Adam Grube thought that their time commitment to practice helped them in the tournament. “I feel like we played well as a team,” Grube said. “We had been working h...

Boys tennis is victorious in home dual

Boys tennis is victorious in home dual

Anika Roy, JagWire sports editor

April 9, 2017


Filed under BOYS TENNIS, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The boys varsity tennis team competed against and defeated Kansas City Christian at home on Thursday, April 6, winning all matches but two. Senior Parker Billings believes the team to be very accomplished and successful in most matches. “The team did very well.” Billings said. “The only va...

Boys tennis takes on new leadership

Boys tennis takes on new leadership

Tricia Drumm, JagWire features editor

March 23, 2017


Filed under FEATURES, Top stories

Last year, anyone sitting in the stands might have seen head coach Eric Ammerman giving the varsity boys a pep talk between matches. This year, however, a new leader has emerged. New boys tennis coach Steve Bock has taken Ammerman’s place as coach of the varsity boys tennis team. Whether it...

Boys tennis places second at regionals

Boys tennis places second at regionals

Lindsay VanLerberg, JAG reporter

May 11, 2016


Filed under BOYS TENNIS, SPORTS, SPRING, Top stories

The boys tennis team placed second at regionals on Saturday, May 7, at Lansing High School. Six team members, including two singles and two doubles teams, competed in the tournament. Sophomore Dante Peterson, juniors Alec Bergeron, Andrew Bock, and Jansen McCabe along with senior Tyler Shurley a...

Boys tennis ties with St. James in quad

Boys tennis ties with St. James in quad

April 15, 2016


Filed under BOYS TENNIS, SPORTS, SPRING

In the meet against St. James, St. Thomas Aquinas and Blue Valley Southwest, Mill Valley places first.

Boys tennis loses to Kansas City Christian

Boys tennis loses to Kansas City Christian

Nick Booth, JagWire copy editor

April 8, 2016


Filed under BOYS TENNIS, SPORTS, SPRING

The boys tennis team lost its dual to Kansas City Christian on Thursday, April 7, winning two out of six singles matches and one out of three doubles matches. According to head coach Eric Ammerman, the results weren’t the best representation of the team’s performance because there were so few matches. ...

Tennis team wins Dual against Saint James

Tennis team wins Dual against Saint James

Kate Ocker, JAG people editor

May 1, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

The boys tennis team defeated Saint James Academy at home on Thursday, April 30. The varsity team won 6-3 and JV won 12-6. The team competed in 27 matches in total. Though the day was long for the team, sophomore Spencer Butterfield was proud of the team for combating tough competition. “We played pretty we...

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