Great golf field at Athletic Club … Rotary Club tennis returns

9:22 am Mar. 27, 2015

Top fields at Atlanta Athletic Club

Defending champion Brookstone leads an elite field of 18 of the top boys teams in the state at the High School Invitational hosted by the Atlanta Athletic Club on Monday. It’s a rare opportunity for high school teams to compete on the club’s Highland Course, which has hosted three PGA Championships, a U.S. Open and the U.S. Amateur.

Brookstone, Marist and Westminster all won state championships

Golf/tennis: Busy weekend for tournaments … Harrison wins N. Ga. Invitational

9:09 am Mar. 20, 2015

The first annual Greenway Trojan Invitational enters the calendar with plenty of promise.

The tournament is sponsored by Greenway Health (a sponsor of PGA champion Jason Dufner) and will be the only invitation-only, Junior Golf Scoreboard-ranked event in the state.

Players will compete in a 36-hole format, with the first 18 being played on Monday and the next round being played on March 30. All competition will be played at Sunset Hills

Buford Tennis starts the week in dominant fashion

4:59 pm Mar. 18, 2015

By Score Atlanta

Buford’s girls earned 5-0 sweeps on Monday and Tuesday over Stephens County and Madison County, respectively. Annalea Stevens, Bailey McCammon and Tamia Wayne took care of business in singles on both days. The doubles teams also remained constant, as Savannah Whaley and Abbey Mitchell got the job done twice at No. 1 while the No. 2 pairing of Katie Quinn and Peyton Wolfe also had little trouble on

Tennis: Brookwood repeats at Blue Angels

11:46 am Mar. 11, 2015

The Brookwood boys, last year’s Class AAAAAA champions, won the Blue Angels Southern Invitational in Pensacola, Fla., for the second straight year. The Broncos beat Spruce Creek, Ala., 6-3, and Ocean Springs, Miss., 9-0, then

Tennis: Walton girls once again making noise

2:26 pm Mar. 9, 2015

By Ricky Dimon

The two-time defending AAAAAA state champion Walton girls are off to a strong start in 2015 after winning their second consecutive Region 5 match last Wednesday. Walton hosted Milton and swept all five matches. The Raiders got victories from Suzanne Zenoni, Johanna Keeline and Anna Leigh Nielsen in singles in addition to successful doubles performances by Jessica Cramer and Sophia Guldberg and by Kristen O’Brien and Sheena Mookerji.

Tennis: Roswell braves bad weather to start strong in 2015

12:23 pm Feb. 23, 2015

By Ricky Dimon/Score Atlanta

No sport is more vulnerable to weather conditions than tennis, so an early February start to the high school season is always a dicey proposition. Countless matches last week, not surprisingly, were cancelled due to rain, extreme cold or wind.

Nonetheless, a few schools managed to get in a decent amount of action. The Bremen boys in Class AA and Roswell’s boys of Class AAAAAA both played three

State tennis championship roundup

6:57 pm May. 10, 2014

The St. Pius boys sent coach Chuck Byrd into retirement with a state championship, but it wasn’t easy.

The Golden Lions beat region rival Woodward Academy 3-2 in the Class AAA championship match that wasn’t decided until Austin Causey fought back from a 3-0 deficit in the third set to win 7-5 at No. 2 singles and clinch the title.

“It’s really all about the kids, but it sure does feel good,”

Tennis: Blessed Trinity girls seek sixth straight title

9:41 am May. 9, 2014

There’s a different set of players, but the results are the same for the Blessed Trinity girls tennis team, which plays for its sixth consecutive state championship on Saturday.

The Titans will play St. Pius for the Class AAA championship on Saturday at the Clayton County International Park in Jonesboro, where state titles in all classifications will be determined.

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