Tennis


The Indian River High School boys’ tennis team poses for a photo after the HAC Championships.

IR boys have solid showing at HAC tennis tournament

Girls close out their season with strong efforts

Going into the season, Indian River High School boys’ tennis coach Mariano Woo had expectations of finishing with a winning record and picking up a third straight Henlopen Athletic Conference (HAC) South Division title.

Expectations became...

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 9:51am

An Indian River tennis player returns a volley.

IR’s boys’ tennis reaching self-imposed goals

Coach Woo retires

From the season’s opener, Indian River High School’s boys’ tennis team has chased two self-imposed goals. First was to have a winning season, and second was three-peating as the Henlopen Conference South Division champions. Currently, they are 8-...

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 8:44am

Tennis troubles for IR girls

One of the first things to notice about Indian River High School’s varsity girls’ tennis team is a shortage of players. They only have six. Despite recruitment efforts by co-coaches Lauren Weaver and Kristi Wike, the positions remain unfilled....

Thursday, May 9, 2019 - 8:41am

An IR tennis player volleys during a previous match.

Indian boys’ tennis team sweeps Lake

Freshman Christopher Sichuan set the tone for the Indians in his first singles match with a 6-2, 6-4 win that would lead the way to IR’s 5-0 sweep of Lake Forest in a Henlopen Conference South Division contest on Tuesday, April 30.

Senior...

Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 9:45am

An IR golfer takes a shot on Thursday, April 18, at Cripple Creek Golf & Country Club.

IR Sports Report

Scoring early and often, the Indian River girls soccer team rebounded from their loss to Cape Henlopen with a convincing 9-0 win over Seaford right before the Spring Break on Thursday, April 18.

Mackenzie Gorey got things going 36-seconds...

Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 8:52am

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Indian River golfers cruise to wins

When a team is as balanced as the Indian River High School golf team, they can go out confidently, knowing anyone of the players could turn in a winning performance.

That’s exactly how IR golf...

Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 9:26am

Anastasia Diakos goes for a header in Indian River’s 5-0 victory over Sussex Central on Tuesday, April 2.

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Golf: Golf team successfully battles rivals, Mother Nature

 

Playing golf is only made more difficult when players have to battle the elements. Thanks to Mother Nature, the early part of this spring season has presented some...

Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 9:47am

Tennis players practice on Tuesday, March 19.

IR tennis ready to ace the competition

The Indian River High School tennis teams are gearing up for another season on the hard courts, and some familiar faces will be back donning the green and gold.

There are also some rookies getting their first taste of scholastic tennis —...

Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 9:29am

Special Olympics gold medal-winner R.J. Franco shows off the prize after his win.

Ocean View man wins tennis gold in Special Olympics

Enjoyed by millions of people as a leisure activity, tennis can be a lifetime sport for Special Olympics athletes.

More than 37,000 of the athletes participate worldwide, and can delight in and benefit from the sport even when not...

Monday, July 16, 2018 - 2:35pm

Grace Min took home the championship on Sunday, June 10, to become the ResortQuest Pro Women’s Open champion.

It’s Min for the win: Top seed victorious at ResortQuest Pro Women’s Open

It all came down to a battle of No. 1 versus No. 3 in the finals of the 2018 ResortQuest Pro Women’s Open at Sea Colony on Sunday. Top-seeded Grace Min prevailed with a hard-fought 6-4, 6-2 win over Katerina Stewart on Sunday to become the eighth...

Friday, June 15, 2018 - 3:20pm

Zoe Howard (USA) watches as her two-hand return shot heads back toward her opponent  their opening qualifying match in the ResortQuest Pro Women’s Tennis Open at Sea Colony on Monday morning.

International pro tennis in the spotlight at Sea Colony

Wet weather forced the postponement of the opening day of action in the 8th Annual ResortQuest Pro Women’s Open at Sea Colony Tennis. The tournament is a $25,000 USTA Pro Circuit clay-court event.

Thanks to the yeoman efforts of the Sea...

Friday, June 8, 2018 - 5:51pm

Sea Colony set to welcome pro women tennis players

It’s Memorial Day weekend, which means the unofficial start to the summer season. With the warmer weather, more outdoor activities are beginning to take place — especially if Mother Nature could possibly keep the rain under control. One of the...

Friday, May 25, 2018 - 3:04pm

One of the Indians prepares to send a volley back over the net in IR’s win over Lake Forest on Monday, April 30.

Indians tennis teams cruise by Lake Forest

Each of Indian River High School’s tennis teams, both boys and girls, earned 4-1 wins Monday, April 30, over Lake Forest in a home match.

It was the IR boys’ third straight win, but that leaves them with a 3-8 overall record with two-...

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 2:53pm