Heidi Hannula and Amanda Rehm are the latest Coon Rapids tennis players to reach the state tennis tournament. The pair are the sixth singles or doubles team to represent the Cardinals at the state tennis tournament over the last eight seasons. The Section 7AA champion doubles team downed the Spring Lake Park duo of Kati [...]
Girls tennis is the first fall sport to reach post-season play with the team section tournament starting when the calendar changed to October last week.
Coon Rapids tennis was eager to get the new season under way, coming off last season’s success combined with veteran returners and newcomers to the top team.
The girls opened the 2014 season with a 2-1 record as host of the Cardinals Invite on the Bob Pivec Courts August 16.
Andover Third-year coach Eric Bertram added former Anoka standout and Gustavus Adolphus tennis player Grant Leisner to the coaching ranks of a team coming off an 8-2 record in the Northwest Suburban Conference, 15-7 overall. The team lost to Princeton in the second round of sections, but qualified the doubles team of seniors Amanda Holstad [...]
Ellis Syke isn’t the typical newcomer to tennis.
The Coon Rapids sophomore is one of the top racquetball players in the state and decided to give tennis a try this spring.
Coon Rapids and Andover each sent a doubles team to compete in the Class AA state girls’ tennis tournament, but neither could find a win inside the Baseline Tennis Center on the campus of the University of Minnesota Oct. 24.
Spring Lake Park girls’ tennis team emerged as one of the top programs during the regular season after an underwhelming 2012 campaign that admittedly left the team divided.
Over the last eight weeks, Coon Rapids girls’ tennis coach Scott Storrick has mixed and matched 18 different lineups during the span of 23 matches.
Coon Rapids girls’ tennis opened the season with a 2-1 mark at its own invitational on the Bob Pivec Courts Aug. 17.