This time last year Jaclyn Jewell was competing as a senior member of the Corbin High School tennis team. Along with her doubles partner, Ellie Jane Carloftis, she would go on to finish in the top eight at the 2016 KHSAA state championships – the farthest she had ever advanced in all her years competing at the state level, both as a middle school and a high school athlete.
Among those athletes gearing up for the beginning of a new spring sports season are local high school tennis players, many of whom have been taking advantage of the warm weather that we have been experiencing recently. Whitley County Tennis Head Coach David Halcomb said, “In years past we’ve not gotten outdoors much at all [...]
MTC’s Whitley Co Open a success, tournaments to be held in London, Barbourville and Corbin later this summer
This past weekend, the Mountain Tennis Circuit’s second annual Whitley County Open took place at the WCHS tennis courts in Williamsburg. Over 40 players showed up to participate in the event, which was split into nine separate competitions. Winners for each competition are as follows… […]
The 2016 high school tennis season concluded last week with the KHSAA state championship tournaments for singles and doubles. Day one saw all boys matches taking place at the University of Kentucky’s Boone/Downing Tennis Complex, and all girls matches taking place down the road at the Shillito Park Tennis Complex.
The 2016 KHSAA state championship tennis tournaments for singles and doubles competitors will be held in Lexington this week, and 12 of our coverage area players will be involved. […]
After winning boys and girls regional team titles in 2016, the Corbin tennis teams nearly swept the 13th Region singles and doubles tournaments as well. The tournaments, which kicked off at CHS last week, culminated Monday with four championship matches.
In the final Senior Spotlight for the 2015-16 school year, we meet five Lynn Camp High School athletes. From the school’s tennis team, we have Shelby Green, Faith Smith and Courtney Brown. From the track and field team, we have Green, Brady Farris and River Hellard.
The 2016 high school tennis season is nearing its end. Team region champions have been determined, and we are now just a little more than a couple of weeks away from state competition. Two local players, Joe Chaffman and Kaitlyn Taylor, are looking to make the most of the time that they have left on the court this spring.