73 results for tag: tennis

Preseason high school football poll for the 2017 season is out

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here The Georgia Sports Writers Association preseason football poll was released Wednesday morning, and there are several area teams included. In Class 6A, Northside is ranked third, while Houston County received five votes. In Class 5A, Jones ... More

Tennis center to get USTA grant

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here The United States Tennis Association announced July 10, through its USTA Facility Assistance Program, that it has awarded a $10,000 grant to Peachtree City Tennis Center. The grant will be used for the resurfacing of six existing 78-foot indoor ... More

Working to find the words

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here In August of 2016, Rick Davison, the director of junior and youth competition for the United States Tennis Association, had multiple strokes. He started working with Jennifer Douglas, a speech pathologist, while he was a patient at Piedmont Fayette ... More

State championships and close calls, Middle Georgia’s best of 2016-17

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here As we finished off the All-Middle Georgia individual honors for the 2016-17 school year last week, we wanted to look back at the top teams from the area for the past school year. It was a terrific year for teams in Middle Georgia with several ... More

Junior tennis camp runs all summer

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Peachtree City Tennis Center is hosting Junior Tennis Camp throughout the summer for players 6-12 years of age. Each camp is a half-day session, either 9 a.m-1 p.m. or 1-5 p.m. Both options are offered June 26-30 as well as the final week of camp ... More

Northside’s John Wharton a standout on court and in the classroom

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here A great tennis player wins a lot. A great student has a superb grade point average. John Wharton is both. The Northside graduate finished his tennis career without a loss, four years of varsity tennis without an L. And when ... More

Barrow strong, start to finish, for Stratford

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here All-Middle Georgia Boys Tennis Team   Player of the Year: Mark Barrow, Stratford Mark Barrow, Stratford, Jr. The returning first-teamer went 19-0 at No. 1 singles and had a huge win to cinch the team state title. He lost ... More

Morris named Positive Athlete

Article & photos courtesy of The Citizen --> Original Article Here Positive Athlete Georgia has announced that Whitewater High School girls tennis player Gabby Morris has been named a Positive Athlete winner for the South Atlanta region, which is made up of Butts, Clayton, Fayette, Henry, Newton, Rockdale, South ... More

Freedman sterling again for Stratford girls tennis program

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here It’s safe to say that tennis is a way of life for Stratford’s Eliza Freedman. And the Eagles standout continues to soak in the enjoyment of playing the sport and coming through with results at a high level. Freedman, who has played ... More

Hanson, FPD cap special year with championship

Article and photos courtesy of the Macon Telegraph --> Original Article Here Wesley Hanson had a feeling that this could be a special year for the FPD golf team. The Vikings were coming off of a second-place finish in the GHSA Class 1A private school tournament in 2016, and the goal for 2017 was to bring home a ... More