Tennis

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Sewickley Academy's Ross looks forward to PIAA tournament

Sewickley Academy junior Luke Ross is focusing on the PIAA Class AA boys tennis singles championship tournament next month after winning the WPIAL title in ...

Fox Chapel's Rajupet, Shymansky advance to PIAAs

The WPIAL Class AAA boys singles tennis tournament was held at Norwin on April 12 and Fox Chapel's Sidd Rajupet and Robby Shymansky performed well ...

Young Seneca Valley boys tennis team gaining experience

Seneca Valley's boys tennis team is gaining valuable experience with every match. Problem is, the Raiders are going against squads with lifelong tennis players. That comes ...

Quaker Valley's Luptak captures Section 2-AA singles title after hiatus from tennis

Quaker Valley junior Amos Luptak has starred in football and basketball and now is shining in another sport as a first-year member of the Quakers' ...

Franklin Regional's Ramesh making impact in senior season on tennis courts

Coming into this season, Rochan Ramesh's best finish at the Section 1-AAA singles tournament was second, and he was not able to make it past ...

Penn-Trafford tennis sets sights on section title

The Penn-Trafford boys tennis team is thinking big this season. After qualifying for the WPIAL Class AAA team tournament for the eighth straight season last year, ...

Sewickley Academy's Ross captures Section 4-AA title

Sewickley Academy junior Luke Ross is back and eager to reclaim the title he won two years ago at the WPIAL Class AA boys tennis ...

Fox Chapel's Shymansky captures Section 3 title

The Section 3-AAA singles tournament was held at the Alpha Tennis Center in Cheswick on April 4-5, and along with many aces, youth was served. ...

Norwin boys tennis using blend of experience, talent

It has been a solid start for the Norwin boys tennis team this season. The Knights are 2-1 with a 1-0 mark in Section 1-AAA play. ...

Franklin Regional senior clinches spot at WPIALs

Franklin Regional senior Rochan Ramesh qualified for his third consecutive WPIAL Class AAA singles championship by reaching the semifinals of the Section 1 tournament Monday ...

Sewickley Academy's Sauter just fine with playing 2nd singles

Sewickley Academy junior Sam Sauter has a less prominent role on the Panthers boys tennis team, but he's just fine with that. He's happy junior Luke ...

Carlynton's Phillips receives United States Tennis Association honor

Carlynton junior Luke Phillips thought nothing could top placing third in the state as a WPIAL Class AA boys tennis singles champion last season. But he ...

Chartiers Valley boys tennis looks for return to playoffs with young roster

The Chartiers Valley boys tennis team is out to erase the disappointment it felt a year ago. Heading into their late-season match with Bethel Park, ...

Fox Chapel tennis opens with 3 victories

The Fox Chapel boys tennis team began its season with a 5-0 win over Hampton on March 15. At No. 1 singles, Robby Shymansky defeated ...

Shaler tennis team relies on multi-sport athletes

Mike Tremel didn't tote around a tennis racquet, dreaming of one day being a member of the Shaler boys tennis team. Tremel came around to ...

Experienced lineup returns for Franklin Regional tennis

The Franklin Regional boys tennis team was just one game away from repeating as section champions last year. But after losing just one senior starter from ...

Gateway boys tennis team focuses on improvement

The Gateways boys tennis team dropped their first match of the season Monday, losing a non-section match to Shaler 4-1. But despite losing the first match ...

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