Tennis

Sewickley Academy's Ross emerges with PIAA tennis gold

HERSHEY — Two springs ago, Luke Ross was here. A supremely talented freshman tennis player for Sewickley Academy, Ross fought his way into the PIAA ...

Fox Chapel tennis standout Nord faces challenge to repeat

In her first two years on the Fox Chapel tennis team, junior Amanda Nord was a regular in the WPIAL and PIAA winner's circles. ...

Fox Chapel tennis season one to rembember

The Fox Chapel boys tennis team just finished the most successful season in the school's history. The Foxes finished with a 20-1 record, won the ...

Carlynton tennis player Phillips wraps up successful junior season

Carlynton junior Luke Phillips overcame a shoulder injury he suffered in another sport to place second at the PIAA Class AA boys tennis singles championship ...

Sewickley Academy's Ross ends special season with PIAA gold

Sewickley Academy junior Luke Ross said his goal was to be a state individual and team tennis champion. Ross, 17, of Sewickley put the finishing touches ...

Fox Chapel pair shines at PIAA tournament

The PIAA Class AAA singles and doubles finals began Friday, and at day's end, Fox Chapel's Sidd Rajupet and Robby Shymansky still were standing at ...

Fox Chapel teammates reach PIAA singles semifinals

The Fox Chapel boys tennis team won its first WPIAL title earlier this month and was one match away from PIAA gold as well. Saturday ...

Sewickley boys tennis team earns PIAA Class AA title

HERSHEY — It has been a decade-long quest, but coach Whit Snyder and Sewickley Academy have a second PIAA team tennis title. The Panthers swept District ...

Sewickley Academy boys celebrate state tennis crown

The Sewickley Academy boys tennis team breezed to its first state title in a decade and, with mostly underclassmen, looks forward to next season. The Panthers ...

High school roundup: Fox Chapel tennis advances to PIAA semifinals

WPIAL champion Fox Chapel earned a spot in the PIAA Class AAA boys tennis semifinals Friday with a 5-0 victory over District 1 runner-up Wissahickon ...

Sewickley Academy captures 13th straight tennis title

As various Sewickley Academy boys tennis players dominated the individual and doubles divisions of WPIAL Class AA tennis this spring, they expressed a shared sentiment: ...

Seneca Valley tennis hopes to benefit from experience

Even though Seneca Valley's boys tennis team missed the WPIAL playoffs this year, the Raiders are optimistic for next spring. The team returns nearly all of ...

Fox Chapel wins 1st WPIAL boys tennis title

The No. 2 seed North Allegheny boys tennis team got out-foxed by top-seeded Fox Chapel to start the season and once again at the end. ...

Franklin Regional boys tennis wraps up championship season in WPIAL team playoffs

The Franklin Regional varsity boys tennis team achieved a trifecta of sorts this spring with championships in the Section 1-AAA singles and doubles tournaments and ...

After 13th straight WPIAL title, Sewickley Academy boys turn focus to PIAA tournament

The Sewickley Academy boys tennis team was optimistic about winning its first state title since 2006 at the PIAA Class AA team championship tournament this ...

North Allegheny tandem sets sights on PIAA crown

The beginning of what has turned into a devastating partnership started with a simple conversation. Before North Allegheny senior tennis player Jared Isaacs picked a ...

Pine-Richland tennis gears up for match with Fox Chapel

The Pine-Richland boys tennis team was scheduled to take on Fox Chapel on Monday during the WPIAL Class AAA championships. Regardless of the outcome, the Rams ...

Barton makes big impact on Seton-La Salle tennis team

After the Seton-La Salle boys' tennis team lost eight starters to graduation last year, head coach Bernie Wilke did not have lofty expectations for the ...

North Allegheny, Sewickley Academy tandems grab gold in WPIAL doubles

North Allegheny senior Jared Isaacs knows disappointment. He came up short in the WPIAL Class AAA boys tennis doubles the past two seasons. Isaacs and teammate ...

Gateway boys tennis coach sees improvement at end of season

Often times in sports, improvement is lumped in with wins and losses. But victories are not the lone measuring stick when it comes to how a ...

Plum boys tennis team makes strides, gains experience in and out of section

With five starters from a team that made the WPIAL postseason a year ago lost to graduation, Aaron Wilf knew he had plenty of spots ...

Norwin tennis returns to WPIAL playoffs

Not one player on the Norwin boys tennis team knows what's been missing during its five-year postseason drought, but coach Ryan Hornick has his Knights ...

Fox Chapel clinches Section 3 tennis title

In an important Section 3-AAA tennis match on April 27, Fox Chapel took a huge step in establishing section supremacy with a 3-2 win over ...

Sewickley Academy brothers defend WPIAL doubles title

Sewickley Academy tennis players Don and Ryan Gex won their second consecutive WPIAL Class AA boys doubles title April 26, but with some unfinished business ...

Franklin Regional seniors fall in WPIAL doubles quarterfinals

After winning their second straight Section 1-AAA championship last week, Franklin Regional seniors Rochan Ramesh and Connor Warwick entered the WPIAL tournament hoping to make ...

Sewickley Academy's Gex brothers capture 2nd straight section doubles title

Brothers Don and Ryan Gex don't get to play doubles together much on the Sewickley Academy boys tennis team. But when they do, the results have ...

Penn-Trafford doubles tennis team takes 2nd at tourney

Penn-Trafford sophomores Turner Price and Kevin Lee finished as the runners up at the Section 1-AAA doubles tournament at Franklin Regional last week. The duo fell ...

WPIAL tennis champs credit Lakevue coach for success

Canon-McMillan senior Christopher Gladden and Sewickley Academy junior Luke Ross have more in common than the WPIAL boys tennis singles titles they won earlier this ...

Canon-Mac's Gladden, Sewickley's Ross capture WPIAL singles titles

The championship round of the WPIAL boys singles tennis tournament featured matchups between opponents familiar with each other, and these meetings followed their past scripts. Playing ...

Thomas Jefferson boys tennis team eyeing section championship

The Thomas Jefferson boys' tennis squad is enjoying a banner 2016 season. The Jaguars opened the week undefeated in section play, and had only one nonsection ...

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