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[8 Jan 2016 | Comments Off on Spring sports kickoff next week | ]
Spring sports kickoff next week

By Hannah Wong
Several spring sports kick off next week. Tennis, track and softball tryouts all start on Monday, Jan. 11.
Leon’s softball team, the Lady Lions, have their tryouts from 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan 11, and Tuesday, Jan. 12. Their roster will be posted on Wednesday, Jan. 13.
The Lady Lions expect some great new …

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[16 Dec 2014 | Comments Off on Brian Wilson signs with Florida Southern | ]
Brian Wilson signs with Florida Southern

By Emilee Bickel
Senior Brian Wilson’s impeccable talent for playing tennis hasn’t gone unnoticed, especially not by Florida Southern University whom he signed with back in November after they offered him 85 percent of a scholarship.
Florida Southern wasn’t a first choice for Wilson, at least not until he visited the campus …

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[27 Feb 2014 | Comments Off on Mary Lynne Steinmeyer: The costs of commitment | ]
Mary Lynne Steinmeyer: The costs of commitment

When I tried out for tennis, I didn’t realize what a commitment it would be or how it would affect my academic performance. The varsity tennis team has an out-of-town match almost every other weekend, missing many Fridays.
Furthermore, we play several matches after school during the week. This week, we …

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[23 Apr 2013 | Comments Off on Coach’s Corner Video: 2013 Tennis season wrap-up with Coach Kevin Record | ]

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[13 Feb 2013 | Comments Off on Tennis match versus Chiles postponed | ]
Tennis match versus Chiles postponed

By Caroline Walker
The tennis match scheduled for February 12,  at Chiles was rained out, and has been rescheduled for February 27. The match will be played at 2:30 p.m., at Chiles.
In addition to the match against Chiles, previously this season, a match against Maclay was rained out as well. This …

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[12 Apr 2012 | Comments Off on Video: Lion’s girls tennis clinch regional finals | ]

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[13 Feb 2012 | Comments Off on Video: Record and Smith recount weekend of tennis | ]

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[26 May 2010 | Comments Off on Doubles duo leads Lions to state title | ]

 

 By Janie Jansen
When it comes to using their brains, Megan Kolman and Andrea Caspary don’t limit their intelligence to the classroom.
In addition to having unweighted grade point averages above 3.80, the Leon duo invariably outwits its opponents on the tennis court.
It was those smarts which enabled Kolman and Caspary to …

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[13 May 2010 | Comments Off on Tennis completes successful season | ]

By Andy Rogers
The scene at the Leon High School tennis courts on the afternoon of April 22 was a historical one.
With the boys and girls varsity tennis teams both hosting Booker T. Washington of Pensacola in the Region I finals, the student body packed the house. The Leon tennis boosters …

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[11 May 2010 | Comments Off on Tennis completes successful season | ]

Girls advance to state tournament; boys fall in competitve regional final