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Boys’ Tennis receives support from Gary the Bernese Mountain Dog

Boys’ Tennis receives support from Gary the Bernese Mountain Dog

Asya Shogren, Features Editor

May 25, 2018


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

As the courts opened up late for the spring this year, the Boys’ Tennis team’s season commenced with a new member–Gary. Tennis matches often host an audience of numerous parents accompanied by dogs, yet this Bernese pup has been a particularly popular attraction for new audiences. Students stop...

Blake Girls’ Tennis transitions back to single A

Will Kaback, Student Life Editor

September 9, 2015


Filed under SPORTS, TOP STORIES

Tennis legend Monica Seles once said, “Tennis has to become everything to you if you're going to make it to the top. You have to live it.” For the girls tennis team, the start of the school year and the fall season marks the beginning of their immersion into a life of volleys, backhands, and aces. After ...

THE SERVE

THE SERVE

Armaan Gori and Hannah Korslund, Contributing Writers

April 30, 2015


Filed under SPORTS

Dominance reigns on the green courts. The boys’ tennis team has become one of the school’s most successful programs, period. They are at the top of their division and have set their sights on hoisting the state trophy for third consecutive year. Leading the team, captain Charlie Adams ‘15 enforc...

For boys tennis team, sportsmanship beats competition

For boys tennis team, sportsmanship beats competition

Jonah Sandy, Editor-in-Chief

June 2, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

The Blake boys varsity tennis team was recently featured in The Star Tribune not for their athletic achievements, but rather for their character off the courts. When a Thomas Edison High School player’s racquet broke during the first match in the section tournament, Blake player Owen Rickert ‘17 loa...

Boys tennis on course to crush Mustangs at state tournament

Boys tennis on course to crush Mustangs at state tournament

Carolyn Patterson, Sports Editor

June 2, 2013


Filed under SPORTS

B.O.B.’s classic song “Game Time,” with its peppy beat, captivating tune and clever lyrics such as “Look way up there it’s a bird it’s a plane / No it’s the savior to change the game,” does not even begin to encapsulate the high expectations, anticipation and excitement felt by die hard...

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