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Foul Play

Tate Sheehy September 28, 2022

Adi Shokeen ’24 sighed with relief as he won a grueling point, giving himself and his teammate a 40-30 advantage over their opponents in their doubles tennis match and inching closer to victory. But...

Singles and doubles player Jordan Assil ’22 runs to the net for a volley in preparation for the team’s 11-7 loss to Calabasas High School. The squad started the season 7-0 overall before losing to Crespi Carmelite High School 11-7 March 15. The team’s overall record stands at 8-2.

Boys tennis defeats Loyola High School after consecutive losses end seven-game win streak

Andrew Park March 26, 2022

The boys tennis team began its season with seven consecutive wins. The program is ranked second in the nation in the Pre-Season Universal Tennis High School Boys National Team Rankings based on last year’s...

Sprinter and jumper Zane Danton 22 cheers as he completes a triple jump in a meet against Crespi Carmelite High School.

Senior athletes reflect back on their time as teammates

Leo Saperstein, Assistant Sports Editor January 19, 2022

As an eighth grader at Noble Charter Middle School, Dahnte Russell ’22 sat on the bleachers in Taper Gym, watching the boys basketball team compete against St. Francis High School. When Russell caught...

Boys Tennis team dominates in win against Crespi High School

Ben Jacoby May 4, 2021

The boys tennis team won 18-0 against Crespi High School on April 29 at home. The squad’s record is now 9-1 overall and 7-1 in Mission League play.  Singles player Emilio Cue ’22 said the team's...

Kimberly Wang 22 looks to serve an ace in her match against Notre Dame High School on March 2.

Girls tennis remains undefeated after win against Louisville High School

Amelia Scharff March 23, 2021

The girls tennis team beat Louisville High School 17-1 at home on Monday to continue their three game win streak.  Jade Zoller ’22 only played one match against Louisville, and won 6-0. Zoller said...

From left, Prentiss Corbin 22, Jade Stanford 22, Tom Baker 22 and Kate Hassett 22 gather outside the English building.

Back To School Perspectives

Kate Burry March 17, 2021

Waking up to torrential rain pounding at my window and snoozing 30 minutes past my alarm, the finale of my 364-day hiatus from in-person school was off to an inauspicious start. However, as soon as I made...

Kimberly Tan 22 gets ready to return the ball in her first set of the day.

Girls tennis beats Notre Dame High School in season opener

Justin Goldstein March 3, 2021

The girls tennis team won 11-7 in their season opener at home against Notre Dame High School. This was the squad’s first game back after COVID-19 shutdowns prompted statewide athletic closures. With...

Girls’ tennis loses to Marlborough

Eugean Choi September 23, 2019

The girls’ tennis team lost to Marlborough School today with a score of 11-7 in their first league game.  Singles and doubles player Kate Konvitz ’20 said that the team will bring more effort into...

Annabelle Nickoll 23 gets ready to serve the ball to her opponent in the loss to Mira Costa today. Credit: Zack Schwartz/Chronicle.

Girls’ tennis loses season opener

Eugean Choi September 10, 2019

The girls’ tennis team lost to Mira Costa High School today with a score of 5-13 in their first match of the season. Doubles player Kylie Azizzadeh ’21 said that she believes the team needs to improve...

Employees, neighbors react to Weddington purchase

Sofia Heller August 29, 2018

Nicole Robbins has been a tennis coach at Weddington Golf and Tennis for 19 years, so when she found out that Harvard-Westlake had purchased the property and would be reserving the tennis courts she typically...

Mike Thomas 20 hits the ball against St. Francis. The Wolverines won the match-up, extending their Mission League winning streak. Credit: Ben Tenzer/Chronicle

Boys’ tennis defeats St. Francis, extends winning streak

Ben Tenzer April 18, 2018

The Wolverines defeated the Knights in dominating fashion Tuesday night, winning by a score of 16-2. The win improves the squad’s overall record to 12-1 and its league record to 6-0, continuing the 195-game...

Tennis sees exceptionally strong early season

William Seymour March 19, 2018

The boys’ tennis team started their season off strong with a 6-1 record, their only loss against rival, University Irvine High School. “We lost 7-11 [to UNI] and went down early in the match,” Jonah...

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