How fitting. Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School unveiled new tennis courts and in their first year playing on the Keith Goodale Memorial Tennis Courts, the Monarchs win a league championship. READ
It’s performance that counts for Jillian Dinowitz, not records or numbers.
“That’s all I really care about is trying to do my best,” said Dinowitz, a junior on the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls tennis team. “I really just care about how I play. The wins and losses really don’t mean much.”
Shoreham-Wading River High School’s top singles player, Jillian Dinowitz, believes she is getting better. Her coach, Debbie Lutjen, agrees, seeing improvement in the junior.
The Bishop McGann-Mercy girls tennis team begins the 2016 season in new digs at the Keith Goodale Memorial Tennis Courts. The upgraded facility, funded through donations from the Goodale and Kappenberg families, now features six courts instead of four. READ
Brooke Kappenberg arrived at Bishop McGann-Mercy High School early Monday morning, well before the opening practice of the 2016 season scheduled for 5 p.m. The Mercy sophomore was set to begin her first season playing on the Monarchs’ varsity tennis team, and she was so eager to begin, she stopped by JV practice first. READ
At Bishop McGann-Mercy, tennis is not merely a two-month sport played in the early fall. It’s a year-round commitment for many of the players. (more…)
There has been a lot of smiling and laughing by the players on the Southold/Greenport and Riverhead high school girls tennis teams this season. It’s just the wins that have been lacking, but that hasn’t kept either team from enjoying itself.
At long last, there’s a light at the end of the tunnel.
After years of seeing their once-revered tennis courts fall into disrepair, to the point of being condemned and shut down, the Shoreham-Wading River tennis team will soon have a new home. READ