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Saints tennis team travels to regional championship

September 27, 2011

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The Saints tennis team traveled to Shawnee, Okla., this past weekend. The Saints competed in three different tennis tournament matches against regional junior colleges and universities. The men’s tennis team faced and beat last season’s fifth place finisher in the NJCAA tennis tournament, Seminole State College. The men’s...

Saints tennis spins back into action

September 13, 2011

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With a record setting season last year, the Saints tennis team once again returns to the courts. Although the Saints first set of matches were canceled against Hestton, Colo., the tennis team has started this year off with a positive spin. The tennis tournament of the season was in Wichita, with a winning percentage of 77 percent....

Tennis serves to victory

April 6, 2011

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After playing against three of the top nationally ranked teams in the Trojan JuCo Classic in Oklahoma City last Friday and Saturday and then playing against local rival, Barton, in 50 mph wind, on Sunday, the Saints and Lady Saints tennis teams had a busy and tough weekend. Despite this, tennis coach Darin Workman is pleased...

Tennis teams both qualify for nationals

April 30, 2010

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One tennis team qualifying for nationals is an achievement in itself, but this season both Seward teams placed third in regionals to clinch berths to the national tournament. Both the men’s and women’s teams placed third in the Region VI tournament in Wichita last weekend. Both teams competed against Hesston College, Cowley,...

Tennis captain finds passion in economics

Tennis captain finds passion in economics

April 16, 2010

Carlos Souza has balanced being the Saints men’s tennis team captain, having four majors, and maintaining...

A national berth doesn’t come easy

April 15, 2010

The men’s and women’s tennis teams have made several NJCAA National Tennis Tournament appearances,...

Saints win over Barton gives team confidence for regionals

Saints win over Barton gives team confidence for regionals

April 15, 2010

The men’s team won its duel against Barton 8-1; however, the women’s tennis lost against Barton when...

Tennis hits the wall against top ranked opponents:No. 8 and No. 13 tennis teams headed for tough competition in preparation for regionals

April 1, 2010

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The next court action for the Seward County men’s and women’s teams will be April 3 and 4 at the Seminole State tournament in Oklahoma City. The Lady Saints are currently ranked No. 8 in the nation, and men’s team is No. 13 in the nation. The men’s and women’s tennis teams will continue to play tough matches against...

Saints tennis player ace on and off court:If Seward’s got something to harp about, it’s Landon––with lots of strings attached.

April 1, 2010

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Landon Harp is a member of the Saints men’s tennis team, and he strings together not only tennis but also excellent grades as an academic achiever. His hard work in all areas are coming together to play a harmonious tune in Harp’s life. Harp started playing tennis his freshman year at Liberal High School. “Tennis came...

Lady Saint wins tourney bracket

September 24, 2009

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The men’s and women’s tennis teams competed in two tournaments recently. The Salina and Lindsborg tourney Sept. 16-19 and the Wichita tournament Sept. 10-13. Lady Saint Kate Gabashvili won against a Barton College player in a third set tie-break match. Her opponent’s leg cramped, resulting in her conceding the match. Antigoné...

Dancing on  the tennis courts

Dancing on the tennis courts

September 24, 2009

Having grown up playing tennis, sophomore Shaley Thomas is familiar with the game of tennis and is now s...

Russian duet

Russian duet

September 24, 2009

Kate and Levan Gabashvili grew up in Russia but have come to love what opportunities they have here in...

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