Monday, November 30, 2020

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With teams traveling as far as El Paso and Amarillo, the Allen tournament hosted some of the best tennis players from around the state of Texas. Jesuit, new to this event, didn't realize just how steep this competition was going to be. However, even without realizing just how difficult the road ahead looked, the Rangers optimistically sought the win...
After school on a scorching Tuesday afternoon on March 15th, the Jesuit Rangers pulled into Greenhill's parking lot, ready to play against the top 10 players from an elite school. Realizing they would face their first tough competition since the fall season, everyone on the team knew that playing at their best was a must. However, as the players...
Excitedly leaving school after 7th period on a sunny Thursday afternoon, Jesuit's top 6 players hopped onto a small white bus and traveled over three hours to Austin, TX where they got to play against some of the top players from schools around the city. As the team arrived, the brisk breeze and the scurrying of many kids, coaches, and...
Pulling up to ESD after a long day of school on Thursday, March 3rd, the Jesuit tennis team was very confident going into this match seeing as, for the past three years, Jesuit has had overwhelming success against the opponent. The Rangers met outside the tennis courts to hear a short speech from Coach McDaniel before heading out onto...
As the Jesuit tennis team drove up to the University of Texas at Dallas's tennis center, the players and coaches quickly realized it was going to be a super windy day outside. During warm up, tons of tennis balls went flying over the fence, adding an extra challenge to the already difficult game. The coach told the players to...
With buses of kids hungry for victory flowing into the high school parking lot, the Jesuit Tennis team realized the Coppell Invitational would be a hard fought two days. Except for the past year, Jesuit has failed to acquire the coveted first place trophy; however, with a team stronger than ever, the players and coaches were confident in being...
Clark Shannon '17 lines up at the baseline. He bends his knees slightly, getting ready for the opposing team's serve. Hard and to the right, Shannon lunges, narrowly returning it across the net. The W.T. White player knocks a strong forehand back to him, but Shannon easily returns it, shooting the ball into the far back right corner of the court,...
Sun beating down, flashing on the sea of neon yellow shorts, the JV tennis team takes the court.  Carlos Riddle '17 steps onto the concrete, shirt gripping to his chest.  His formidable Lake Highlands opponent stands at the ready, knees bent, slightly rocking back and forth.  Riddle serves the ball, acing his opponent and earning the point.  The match...

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