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JDHS tennis team heading to state

...Juneau players and recognized the girls and boys singles winners and runners up.In 2006, the team had grown to 35 tennis players. They won the Alyeska High School Invitational, played a JV match against Dimond and participated in the Anchorage...
McCloud, Janes ping pong out of Juneau

...usually from senior communities and can play every day if they want, some do."For singles, senior game table tennis players have to be at least 50 years old to compete, and for doubles, they play in the age bracket of the younger of the...
Today In Sports History for August 21-22

...yacht race. The schooner named "America" beats 14 British yachts.1950 - Althea Gibson becomes the first black tennis player to be accepted in competition for the national championship.1957 - Floyd Patterson knocks out Pete Rademacher in...
'Find your gift,' Pillars speaker says in talk of overcoming obstacles think, the better result you get."Crawford is best known for his tennis career. He was a Division I college tennis player for Loyola Marymount University and is the first and so far only person with four impaired limbs to be a United States...
Pick a summit, gear up and climb on

...and Rotarians and adults and half students, and you have to try to appeal to both," she said.The next speaker, tennis player Roger Crawford, will be presenting at 11:15 a.m. Wednesday, April 22, and NBA star Walter Bond, will present...
Rotary brings inspiring figures to speak

...speakers this year are adventurer and climber John Beede, tennis player Roger Crawford and NBA star Walter Bond. Each man has...Crawford said. His claim to fame is as a professional tennis player. His challenge was being born with Ectrodactyly - his...
Today In Sports History for April 10

...the sixth time in seven years a non-American has prevailed.1995 - Andre Agassi becomes the world's top-ranked tennis player, ending Pete Sampras' 101-week streak at No. 1.1996 - Detroit becomes the second team in NHL history to win...
Retired Anchorage builder, 83, dreams of building tennis complex nearby community councils continue to dismiss the idea.Les Sheppard, a retired builder and longtime Anchorage tennis player, is envisioning the 14 acres of city parkland near the University of Alaska Anchorage as perfect grounds for the tennis...
Today in sports history

...pennant.1971 - Billie Jean King wins the Virginia Slims-Thunderbird tournament in Phoenix to become the first female tennis player to win $100,000 in one year.1973 - The formation of the World Football League is announced.1974 - Frank Robinson...
Today In Sports History

...his second All-Star game MVP, and the West routs the East, 153-132 in the NBA All-Star game.2008 - Italian tennis player Giorgio Galimberti is found guilty of betting on tennis and is suspended for 100 days and fined $35,000. The ATP...


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