Girls Tennis

 

Pair Cracks Lineup, Clinches Seaholm Title

Pair Cracks Lineup, Clinches Seaholm Title
Saturday, June 2, 2018
A year ago, Charlie Kuchman and Sofia Manzo could not crack Birmingham Seaholm’s varsity lineup. On Saturday, the duo’s three-set win at No. 4 doubles clinched the MHSAA Lower Peninsula Division 2 tennis team title for Seaholm, its first since 2015.
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Country Day Reign Continues with 3-Peat

Country Day Reign Continues with 3-Peat
Saturday, June 2, 2018
The Detroit Country Day dominance continues in MHSAA girls tennis. The Yellowjackets captured their third consecutive Lower Peninsula Division 3 championship Saturday afternoon at Hope College, posting a final team score of 38 points.
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Redemption Reigns for D1 Champions

Redemption Reigns for D1 Champions
Saturday, June 2, 2018
Bloomfield Hills junior Tia Mukherjee got redemption, while the Northville girls tennis team eked out another title Saturday at the Lower Peninsula Division 1 Finals at the Greater Midland Tennis Center. Mukherjee dominated for a 6-0, 6-0 win over Northville senior Sha...
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Sacred Heart, Moyer Cap Familiar Climb

Sacred Heart, Moyer Cap Familiar Climb
Saturday, June 2, 2018
This might have been the third time in her four-year high school career that Kalamazoo Hackett senior Natalie Moyer was in this spot. But that doesn’t mean nerves still weren’t a factor when she advanced to the No. 1 singles championship match at the MHSAA ...
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Preview: Lineup Packed with Powers

Preview: Lineup Packed with Powers
Thursday, May 31, 2018
A number of familiar faces will return to the Lower Peninsula Girls Tennis Finals this weekend – and the frequent contenders are expected to battle again in three of four divisions.  But a pair of hopefuls are looking to join the powers with their first MHSA...
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Performance: TC Central's Autumn Roberts

Performance: TC Central's Autumn Roberts
Friday, May 4, 2018
Traverse City Central No. 1 singles player Autumn Roberts became the latest in a long line of Trojans to claim her 100th win, reaching the milestone with two more at last week’s Saginaw Heritage quad to earn the Michigan Army National Guard “Performance...
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Michigan's Most Vital Prep Sports Moment

Michigan's Most Vital Prep Sports Moment
Monday, April 30, 2018
Did you ever hear the one about an Ypsilanti lawyer, two girls from Ann Arbor – one 18 and one 17 – and a judge from Detroit? Well, pull up a chair. You might never look at a tennis ball, a pair of track cleats, or a softball in the same manner after this o...
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Boven-Built Mattawan Serving Up Success

Boven-Built Mattawan Serving Up Success
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
When Matt Boven first started coaching the Mattawan girls tennis team, he was “an 18-year-old coaching 18-year-olds,” he laughed. Twenty years, a wife and two daughters later, Boven is still leading the Wildcats and racking up some impressive numbers.
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Performance: Munising's Marissa Ackerman

Performance: Munising's Marissa Ackerman
Friday, October 6, 2017
Munising senior Marissa Ackerman capped her second straight undefeated season Sept. 27 with the Upper Peninsula Division 2 championship at No. 1 singles to earn the Michigan Army National Guard “Performance of the Week.” In fact, the five-sport standout def...
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Negaunee, Gauthier Dominate D1 Finals

Negaunee, Gauthier Dominate D1 Finals
Thursday, September 28, 2017
Sending six players into a championship round never hurts a tennis team. Winning all six flights is even better.
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Westwood, Munising Star Shine Again

Westwood, Munising Star Shine Again
Thursday, September 28, 2017
The Westwood girls tennis team has built a dynasty in the Upper Peninsula, and on Wednesday, it added another title to its trophy case. It wasn’t easy though. After sharing the title with Munising last season, the Patriots had to hold off Iron River West Iron Cou...
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Perseverance Pays for East Grand Rapids

Perseverance Pays for East Grand Rapids
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Refuse to lose would be the perfect theme for this year’s Lower Peninsula Division 2 Finals as time after time players came from behind to claim victory. East Grand Rapids players were involved in many of the comeback wins, and that proved critical in the Pioneer...
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Greenhills, Lumen Christi Earn Celebrations

Greenhills, Lumen Christi Earn Celebrations
Saturday, June 3, 2017
If anyone watching the Lower Peninsula Division 4 No. 1 singles championship match Saturday wondered why Jackson Lumen Christi junior Taylor Smith was jumping up and down so much in between points, she had a method to that madness. The second seed going into the tourna...
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D1 Powers Share Title, Frosh Phenom Rises

D1 Powers Share Title, Frosh Phenom Rises
Saturday, June 3, 2017
Ann Arbor Pioneer coach Tom Pullen has watched his participation numbers decline for girls tennis, but he knew he had a great player coming this year in freshman Kari Miller. The 15-year-old comes from great bloodlines, and as the top seed proved she was up to the chal...
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Country Day Near-Perfect in Repeat Run

Country Day Near-Perfect in Repeat Run
Saturday, June 3, 2017
There were cheers and congrats after the final match at Saturday’s Division 3 Finals at Kalamazoo College. On the other side of the net, Detroit Country Day’s tennis players mostly were speechless as senior Sasha Hartje pulled aside a teammate to tell her i...
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Preview: Serving Up Intriguing Scenarios

Preview: Serving Up Intriguing Scenarios
Thursday, June 1, 2017
Michigan’s powerhouse girls tennis programs tend to annually contend for MHSAA championships, and this weekend’s four Lower Peninsula Finals should stay true to that pattern. But a couple of possibilities could bring added intrigue to the mix of often-predi...
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Top-Ranked Titans Build Special Season

Top-Ranked Titans Build Special Season
Friday, May 12, 2017
Jackson Lumen Christi junior Taylor Smith is a team player who is in an individual situation. Just two years ago, Smith, who plays No. 1 singles for the Titans girls tennis team, prioritized basketball over tennis because she enjoyed the team aspect so much.
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Performance: East Grand Rapids' Sloane Teske

Performance: East Grand Rapids' Sloane Teske
Friday, April 21, 2017
East Grand Rapids' Sloane Teske capped her first season of high school tennis a year ago by making the No. 1 singles semifinals at the Lower Peninsula Division 2 Finals. And that success should be just the start. Teske is 8-0 this season and won No. 1 singles Saturday ...
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Holland Courts Honor Program Builder

Holland Courts Honor Program Builder
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
A few days after he stood in front of a group of admirers including friends, fellow coaches and former players – including some from his first Holland High School tennis team in 1972 – Dwayne “Tiger” Teusink drove past the courts that now bear hi...
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Negaunee Extends Title Streak to 3

Negaunee Extends Title Streak to 3
Friday, September 30, 2016
There’s a budding dynasty in Negaunee. The girls tennis team was the two-time reigning champion at the Upper Peninsula Division 1 Finals, and on Thursday, the Miners added another title.
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