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Song of the week: Tennis

Song of the week: Tennis

Riley Murphy

October 10, 2017

The husband and wife duo that make up the band Tennis, have a new EP due to release Nov. 10. On Oct. 6 they released a single on that EP called “I Miss That Feeling”. This song has a somewhat '70s throwback vibe which can be expected from Tennis by now. This song is truly about what it is like to ...

Boys tennis team takes first loss of the season against rival Golden Eagles

Boys tennis team takes first loss of the season against rival Golden Eagles

Lucas Modzelewski

April 25, 2017

On Tuesday, Huntley's varsity tennis team took a hard-fought loss from Jacobs, 2-5. The Red Raiders had started the season undefeated with five straight wins and a single tie against South Elgin on April 13. Despite having one of their better starts to the season in recent years, Huntley still could...

Boys tennis pull out a win against rivals Dundee Crown

Boys tennis pull out a win against rivals Dundee Crown

Eric Weideman

April 15, 2015

onight the boys varsity tennis team went up against conference rival Dundee Crown, beating them 6-1 in a well fought meet. Huntley won two out of three of the singles matches.  Senior Brendan Hagn lost his match in five sets at 6-7, 7-6, 2-6, 10-12, and 7-5, in what would be the only win for Dundee Cr...

[GALLERY] Huntley dominates Spirit of the Northwest Tournament

[GALLERY] Huntley dominates Spirit of the Northwest Tournament

Mike Krebs

October 8, 2012

You could feel the ferocity from Huntley’s first singles player Kayla Garcia after her first match on Monday morning. Garcia, who came into the Spirit of the Northwest tournament as the number two seed for first singles, was upset with her 6-2, 6-4 win over Johnsburg in her semifinal.  She thought...

Girls tennis tames nature and DC

Girls tennis tames nature and DC

Marek Makowski

September 24, 2012

Mother Nature could no longer hold back Huntley from trumping Valley Division rival Dundee-Crown on Monday afternoon. After the meet was postponed twice due to rain, the Red Raiders (11-4) finally took their shot at the perennial cellar-dwellers and triumphed by a score of 6-1. “It was one I exp...

Students receive recognition at Spring Sports Awards Night

Students receive recognition at Spring Sports Awards Night

Tamara Funke

May 23, 2012

On Monday, May 21, the athletic department hosted the Spring Sports Awards Night for student athletes in boys tennis, baseball, softball, girls soccer, boys track, and girls track.  The awards started at 6:30, Monday night in the East Gym. Athletic director Bruce Blumer started the awards ceremony b...

Boys tennis loses to Hampshire

Boys tennis loses to Hampshire

Kayla Garcia

May 9, 2012

May 7 was the last regular meet for boys varsity tennis before the Fox Valley Conference. The boys played Hampshire High School—a team in their conference—and fell short losing the meet two games to five. The weather was particularly pleasant, compared to the bitter cold the team has had to deal with thr...

Maxy’s moxie

Maxy’s moxie

Sophie Murk

May 4, 2012

The forceful thumping of the tennis ball that Max Pilkerton pounded onto the asphalt matched the thumping of his heartbeat during his most memorable match of his sophomore year. Adrenaline pumped through his veins, pushing him to play with more vigor, more fight, and more effort in every swing. “Good shot,” said his friendly, dark-skinned opponent, repeatedly, after...

Huntley boys tennis defeats Woodstock North

Huntley boys tennis defeats Woodstock North

Kayla Garcia

April 11, 2012

Temperatures of 40 degrees and brutal winds are a difficult obstacle to overcome for most sports, especially in tennis, where the player must be sure where the ball will land while taking the wind into consideration. This was exactly what the boys’ tennis team had to do yesterday. The boys were scheduled to play Woodstock North High School, a team in their Fox Valley Conference,...

Boys Tennis Preview

Boys Tennis Preview

Kayla Garcia

March 21, 2012

Sport:  Boys Tennis Head Coach:  Barry Wells (7 years of coaching) Assistant/JV Coach:  Kate Feinstein Record last season:  6-12 FVC Standing last season:  12 Place in sectionals last season:  10 Top Returners to varsity:  Tanner Novalinski (senior), Connor Smith (sophomore), Aakash Maniar (junior), Marek Makowski (junior), Con...

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