Girls tennis looks forward to conference, regionals

Rockford senior Gabe Westveld serves to East Kentwood.

Although the Rockford varsity girls tennis team was rained out of their conference meet on Saturday, they are enthusiastic and optimistic about playing the make-up meet scheduled for Monday at West Ottawa. As four singles junior Jenelle Miller put it, “I’m really looking forward to conference and regionals this week. The matches we play from […]

Rockford tennis splits conference match-ups

Third singles junior Alex Stembaugh gets set to hammer a return in Jenison, winning her flight 6-2, 6-1.

Rockford’s girls varsity tennis team beat Jenison on their courts 6-2 last Wednesday, April 28. Rams first doubles Katie Rachon and Heather Williams and fourth doubles Julie Daukss and Megan Zawacki won their flights in straight sets. Second doubles Mackenzie Young and Lindsay Gauger went to three sets, ultimately posting a win for their flight. […]

Rockford girls tennis hails victorious against Grandville 5-3

Rockford’s girls varsity tennis team defeated Grandville in a nail-biter Wednesday, April 21 on Grandville courts. All four Rams singles—Lauren Korlewitz, MJ Bothma, Alex Stembaugh and Jenelle Miller won their flights. Grandville’s two and three doubles beat Rockford, but it was Rockford’s one and four doubles that went to third sets each. Rams’ first doubles […]

Rockford tennis wins own invitational

Rockford’s girls varsity tennis team of (l–r) MJ Bothma, Lauren Korlewitz, Coach Tom Huizing, Heather Williams, Tara Murray, Katie Rachon, Jenelle Miller, Nichole Strobel, Julie Daukss, Alex Stembaugh, Megan Zawacki, Mackenzie Young and Lindsay Gauger brave the 40 degree temperature and high winds to win the Rockford Quad Invitational. Team captains Williams and Rachon accepted the team plaque for first place.

 The Rockford girls varsity tennis team started the 2010 season by hosting the first Rockford Quad Invitational April 17 on the newly resurfaced courts. The updates to the court surfaces, fencing and perimeter access were made possible by the bond approval this past year. Coach Tom Huizing said, “I love them and are proud of […]