The Oak Ridge High School tennis schedule for 2018 is pictured above.
Four Oak Ridge Wildcats will compete in the finals of the district tennis tournament starting at 4 p.m. in Knoxville today (Tuesday, May 9).
The finals are at Tyson Park in Knoxville, near the University of Tennessee campus and the intersection of Cumberland Avenue and Alcoa Highway.
The semifinals were Monday. Pictured in the photo at left with scores from Monday’s matches are, from left to right, Jimin Lee 6-4, 7-6(5) verus Kaleigh Basilio (Halls); Archer Marlow 7-5, 6-2 versus Harrison Campbell (Halls); and Andrew and Ethan Brady 6-1, 7-6(4) versus Hollingsworth/Plyler (Halls).
More information will be added as it becomes available.
The Oak Ridge High School Tennis Booster Club has invited Oak Ridge Schools students ages 12 to 17 to join high school tennis players on Saturday, August 27, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Oak Ridge Country Club for a morning of fun and games.
It will be an informal and fun time for skilled players or anyone new to the game of tennis, a press release said. The events will level the playing field for those who want to test their hand-eye coordination, as individuals or with a partner. You do not have to bring a tennis racquet. There is no charge to participate.
Events will include: Water Balloon Towel Toss, The Frog Toss, There’s a Hole in My Racquet!, Longest Drive, and Closest to the Pin contests. Want to know how fast your serve is? ORHS Tennis Coach David Bowman will be on hand with his radar gun, the press release said. [Read more…]