Wednesday, June 23, 2021

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Jesuit has had a long and rich history with their tennis program by winning state titles but never winning a mixed doubles tournament until this January at the Keller Classic Invitational. Zack Vander Heiden, who is a freshman at Jesuit, and Nina Quirk, who is a senior at Hockaday, made history for Jesuit by winning their first mixed doubles...
Already starting the spring season 2-0, the Jesuit tennis team continued to march over their rival schools in the Dallas area. The first challengers to the team's throne was the notable Episcopal School of Dallas (ESD), but they were, from the start, no match for the stacked Rangers team, who while not sending their top six varsity players, were still...
The tennis team continued their dominant performance these past two weeks as the Blue and Gold faced Irving MacArthur and Irving Nimitz. Down below are the results for these two matches. Irving MacArthur Against MacArthur, Jesuit almost completed the sweep with an overall score of 17-1. Some match winners include the duo of Jon Ardoin '21 and Calum Taylor '21, winning...
It's the third set tiebreaker. With the match on the line, Jack Murray '21 steps up to the baseline. "5-5," he calls. The tension could be cut with a knife. He shrugs his shoulders back to relax and bounces the ball on the pavement just in front of his left foot. He bounces the ball three more times, then...
Clark Shannon '17 lines up at the baseline with his doubles teammate Pierre Craig '16 just 10 steps in front. The opposing Highland Park tennis player stands at the other end of the long green court. He bounces the ball twice in front of his left foot. Winding up, his rackets collides with the ball before it zips into...
Prior to the "snowpocalypse," the Jesuit tennis team continued its hot streak of matches. This time, the team came out on top against John Paul II in Plano. On February 9th, a frigid night, foreshadowing what was to come the following week, the Rangers traveled up to Plano to face JPII. The Rangers dominated the score sheet all night...
Tennis is much more than just a sport; it's a lifestyle, demanding dedication both on and off the court. It becomes who you are rather than what you do, a new identity, new passion, new life. No team truly seems to embody this commitment as well as our very own Jesuit Rangers, who strive to be the best they...
Sprinting up and down the court, painting the lines with their calculated shots, Jesuit tennis amazed in September, coming out victorious. They left with an undefeated record, winning all seven of their preliminary matches. Treating this first half of the tennis preseason as a trial run, Coach Paul McDaniel has decided to schedule the tougher matches in the spring. This...

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