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Dutko twins gear up for tennis season

Dutko twins gear up for tennis season

Kevin Thole, News Anchor
April 6, 2017
Filed under Locker Room, Photo Slide Shows

The snow is melting and with that comes the start of spring sports. The boys tennis team is getting their balls and rackets out of storage and getting ready for a successful season on the brand new courts. Leading the team this year are seniors Cole and Parker Dutko, twins who both share the captai...

Boys tennis faces construction

Boys tennis faces construction

Nathan Novotny, Social Media Editor
May 5, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Excitement filled the boys tennis team as the season began. Last year's season ended with the record of 11-7 and a third place finish in the Suburban East Conference. The Ponies seemed hopeful for this upcoming season. The newly resurfaced tennis courts looked as good as ever. However, they were not aro...

Girls varsity tennis team goes to state

Girls varsity tennis team goes to state

Collin Gray, Social Media Reporter
November 18, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

After working all season and playing in many grueling matches, it finally paid off after two seniors on the girls varsity tennis team make their way to the state tournament. Seniors Savannah Johnson and Shelby Anderson took part in the state tournament held at the University of Minnesota, which ha...

Girls tennis heads into post-season

Girls tennis heads into post-season

Matt Johnson, Social Media Editor
October 27, 2015
Filed under Fall Sports, Multimedia, Photo Slide Shows, Sports

The girls Tennis season may seem like it is winding down, but it is actually just starting up as the girls head into the post-season. The Pony's regular season has come to a close. The Varsity girls walked away with a record of seven and five. Now that the heat is on with singles and doubles mat...

Oakland installing new tennis courts

Oakland installing new tennis courts

Alex Eitzman
May 5, 2014
Filed under Home, News

This summer, Stillwater School District is planning major renovations for Oakland Jr. High's tennis courts. The district is planning a $340 thousand project to repair the three existing courts, and build an additional three new ones behind those already built for $64 thousand. The district is also...

Sisters take over the tennis court

Sisters take over the tennis court

Ross Stickler
October 16, 2013
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Jenna and Lexie, Hannah and Lizzy, and Aliza and Kelia. All of these girls have very different lives, but they do share one thing in common: they are all pairs of sisters playing on the girl’s varsity tennis team this season. These sets of sisters are six of the 16 members on the varsity team ...

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