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Tennis players,coaches reflect on adding recreational team, “Ex-O Squad,” to accommodate larger team size

Satvik Kandru

October 25, 2018

Carmel tennis is one of the few “no-cut” sports at this school. That itself can create a problem unique to the sport: a lack of space to accommodate all of the players on the team. To combat that problem, former Head Coach Spencer Fields added the “Ex-O Squad,” formerly known as the exhibition section of the team. This addition brou...

Men’s tennis wins IHSAA State Championship over North Central 4-1

Men’s tennis wins IHSAA State Championship over North Central 4-1

Angela Sun, Social Media Editor

October 16, 2016

For the first time since 2012, the men’s tennis team has won the IHSAA State Championship. The team beat the past three-year champion North Central 4-1 on Oct. 15 at North Central’s tennis courts. The men’s tennis team has gone undefeated 17-0 this season, and beat North Central in the regular...

BUILDING A DYNASTY: women’s tennis team could win fourth consecutive state title for the first time with new coach

BUILDING A DYNASTY: women’s tennis team could win fourth  consecutive state title for the first time with new coach

sports

March 18, 2016

Both old and new faces will walk into the women’s tennis locker room this upcoming spring season. However, the team will maintain the same goal it has every year: winning the State Championship. One of the new faces who will join the team this year is Head Coach Spencer Fields. Fields has been co...

Women’s tennis team aims for third consecutive state title

Women’s tennis team aims  for third consecutive state title

Contributor

April 23, 2015

Young and new faces will be the norm as members of the women’s tennis team attempt to win a third consecutive IHSAA State championship in their upcoming season. Molly Fletchall, tennis player and senior, said “our varsity team is very different this year. We only lost one player last year and we...

Space limitations cause men's, women's tennis teams to play in different seasons

Space limitations cause men's, women's tennis teams to play in different seasons

sports

March 27, 2014

  This spring, the women’s tennis team will attempt to win its second consecutive State title. However, the men’s tennis team, who fell short of winning the State title this year, had their State tournament this past fall. The main reason behind the two teams’ different seasons is that there...

Young Guns: Although many sports at this school are primarily led by seniors, some younger athletes still play the role of leader on their teams

Young Guns: Although many sports at this school are primarily led by seniors, some younger athletes still play the role of leader  on their teams

sports

May 18, 2012

Bailey Padgett, tennis player and sophomore, achieved her high goal of winning the State Championship for the first time last year. As she celebrated with her fellow tennis players after match point, she said it was a surreal moment, an unbelievable feeling. Still, with seven total State Championships...

Men's tennis looks to continue to a second undefeated season under strong varsity leadership

sports

September 14, 2011

This year’s men’s tennis team is supposed to be one of the best in school history. Following last year’s undefeated season, expectations for the team this year are high. On Aug. 24, Head Coach Mike Bostic said via email, “We have set very big team goals this season. At the top of the list is...

For the love of the game

For the love of the game

sports

May 19, 2011

Some competitive athletes choose private schools over state universities Golfer and senior Michael Schaefer decided to take the path less followed and has signed to play golf at Saint Joseph’s of Indiana. Saint Joseph’s  of Indiana has Division III athletic programs. Schaefer is among a growin...

Team looks for leader to bring home State title

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August 10, 2010

By Steven Chen <stevenchen@hilite.org> Senior Conor Cunningham hopes to win State alongside his teammates this year on the varsity tennis team. He has participated on the team for three years so far, and hopes to end his high school career with a successful season. In order to do so, the ...

Team title doesn’t slow training

Team title doesn’t slow training

sports

March 25, 2010

March 31, 2010 Correction: According to coach Sharon Rosenburgh, Megan Renninger and Elizabeth Trancik played doubles and were State runners-up in 2009.  By Andrew Browning <abrowning@hilite.org> Junior Courtney Wild spends two to three hours a day year round working on becoming a better ...