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2014 Girls Tennis Archive Stories

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  • Hot Shots: Thursday's tennis, golf (9-18-14)
    Click through the slideshow to see photos from O.C. girls tennis and girls golf matches played on Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.
    Fri Sep 19, 2014
  • Hot Shots: Wednesday's water polo, tennis (9-17-14)
    Click through the slideshow to see photos from O.C. boys water polo and girls tennis played Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014.
    Thu Sep 18, 2014
  • Heat, lightning in O.C. force games to be cancelled BY DAN ALBANO
    Extreme heat and lightning caused several high school athletic competitions to be postponed Tuesday and forced coaches to be creative with practices. The boys water polo match between No. 3 Huntington Beach and host Santa Margarita was called off because of concerns about high temperatures, which soared into triple digits in Rancho Santa
    Tue Sep 16, 2014
  • Dana Hills breezes to victory over Woodbridge BY KENNY CONNOLLY
    IRVINE Dana Hills girls tennis coach Justin Green joked after Tuesday’s match that he didn’t know how his team would perform with temperatures nearing triple digits, namely, because most of his players live so close to the beach. It didn’t take long for him to realize his team would respond quite nicely.
    Tue Sep 16, 2014
  • O.C. teams look for ways to deal with heat BY ANTONIO MORALES, STEVE FRYER, DAN ALBANO AND KENNY CONNOLLY
    With most of Orange County experiencing severe heat conditions, some of the county's high school sports programs are responding by taking precautionary measures to beat the heat. In Anaheim, where the temperature reached 101 on Monday, Esperanza High's football team pushed the start of practice back from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aztecs c
    Mon Sep 15, 2014
  • Girls tennis O.C. Top 10 (9-15-14) By KENNY CONNELLY
    1. University 2. Corona del Mar 3. Los Alamitos 4. Dana Hills 5. JSerra 6. Tesoro 7. Santa Margarita 8. Northwood 9. Fountain Valley 10. Laguna Beach
    Mon Sep 15, 2014
  • Girls tennis AOW: Mikayla Shipley-Rinker, Fullerton By KENNY CONNELLY
    Mikayla Shipley-Rinker Fullerton The Indians’ sophomore has opened eyes early on, compiling an 18-0 record through the first six matches of the season. In a 9-9 match against El Dorado last week, Shipley-Rinker did not drop a single game, which allowed Fullerton to pull out a nail-biter, taking the contest on
    Mon Sep 15, 2014
  • Hot Shots: Wednesday's tennis, golf (9-10-14)
    Click through the slideshow to see photos from O.C. girls tennis and girls golf matches played on Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014.
    Thu Sep 11, 2014
  • Tennis brings out the best in Bolsa Grande sisters BY BRIAN WHITEHEAD
    There are times when Bolsa Grande girls tennis coach Destiny Le has trouble telling Tracy Van apart from Tammy Van. The Van sisters are two years apart in age, closer even in height and too similar in frame for some people to notice much of a difference. At a distance, it’s fairly easy to lose Tracy Van’s darker complexion an
    Wed Sep 10, 2014
  • Hot Shots: Tuesday's polo, golf, tennis
    Click through the slideshow to see photos of boys water polo, girls golf and girls tennis played on Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.
    Wed Sep 10, 2014
  • Freshman Wilson makes difference for CdM BY KENNY CONNOLLY
    For Corona del Mar freshman Danielle Wilson, Tuesday’s nonleague match against No. 7 Tesoro was only her second varsity appearance. While Sea Kings girls tennis coach Brian Ricker wasn’t going to tell her ahead of time, he knew it was Wilson who figured to be the deciding factor in a nonleague battle between two
    Tue Sep 09, 2014
  • Wilson's memory holds Esperanza together BY KENNY CONNOLLY
    ANAHEIM – Prior to her senior year at Esperanza, Chelsea Parker had never played tennis. A former volleyball player and member of the Aztecs swim team, Parker hadn’t even considered picking up a racket. That was until her best friend, Morgan Wilson, told her the sport would be another opportunity for the
    Fri Sep 05, 2014
  • Girls tennis preview: O.C. top players to watch BY KENNY CONNOLLY
    O.C. TOP PLAYERS TO WATCH Katie Ta, Capistrano Valley, Sr.: The Register’s reigning Player of the Year returns with aspirations of topping last season’s semifinals appearance in CIF Individuals. Ta is also pursuing her third straight undefeated season in the Sea View Le
    Fri Sep 05, 2014
  • Girls tennis preview: O.C. Presason Top 10 BY KENNY CONNOLLY
    O.C. PRESEASON TOP 10 1. University: The Trojans will be loaded yet again, returning first-team All-County performers Yuki Asami, Celine Gruaz and Judy Kam in addition to Alyssa Rudin, a second-team selection. 2. Corona del Mar: While the loss o
    Fri Sep 05, 2014
  • Hot Shots: Friday's polo, tennis (9-5-14)
    Click through the slideshow to see photos from boys water polo and girls tennis played on Friday, Sept. 5, 2014.
    Fri Sep 05, 2014
  • Girls tennis preview: Other top players to watch BY KENNY CONNOLLY
    OTHER TOP PLAYERS TO WATCH Jadie Acidera, JSerra, Soph. Katie Chang, Santa Margarita, Soph. Erica Chen, Corona del Mar, Jr. Erika Cheng, Los Alamitos, Soph. Clarisa Colling, Villa Park,Sr. Jasie Dunk, Corona del M
    Fri Sep 05, 2014
  • Girls tennis preview: Important dates BY KENNY CONNOLLY
    Important Dates Sept. 9: Troy at Northwood, University at Capistrano Valley; Sept. 11: Santa Margarita at Corona del Mar, Dana Hills at Northwood; Sept. 16: Santa Margarita at Northwood, University at Campbell Hall, Dana Hills at Woodbridge, Valencia at El Dorado; Sept. 17: JSerra at Corona del Mar; Sept. 18: Corona del Mar at Lag
    Fri Sep 05, 2014
  • Hot Shots: Wednesday's tennis (9-3-14)
    Click through the slideshow to see photos from O.C. girls tennis played on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.
    Thu Sep 04, 2014
  • 2014 fall sports surveys
    Coaches, As we head toward the 2014 fall sports season, we need your help to supply us with rosters and other information about your teams. Click on a link below to download a team survey in Microsoft Word format (.doc). Fill out the survey, save it and e-mail it back to us at preps@ocregiste
    Mon Jul 28, 2014
  • Morgan Wilson's family pushes for CPR, AEDs By SARAH TULLY and TONY SAAVEDRA
    Two words separated 17-year-old Morgan Wilson from life and death, her parents believe: if only. If only the tennis center where she suffered a fatal heart attack had a defibrillator. If only someone had administered CPR in the precious minutes before paramedics arrived. Wilson’s family is trying to prevent others f
    Sun Jul 20, 2014
  • Esperanza's Morgan Wilson, 17, dies after collapse BY ANTONIO MORALES
    Esperanza High student-athlete Morgan Wilson died Wednesday, eight days after suffering cardiac arrest while warming up at the Anaheim Tennis Center, her parents said in a statement through UC Irvine Medical Center. Wilson, 17, was a varsity tennis and track and field athlete who collapsed July 8. She was revived before being take
    Wed Jul 16, 2014
  • Concern grows over Morgan Wilson's condition BY KENNY CONNOLLY
    Morgan Wilson, the Esperanza girls tennis and track athlete who suffered from a cardiac arrest during a workout Tuesday, remained in critical condition Friday at UC Irvine Medical Center, according to the school’s track coach. “She had a CAT scan done today that showed very little brain activity,” Rich Medelli
    Fri Jul 11, 2014
  • Friends, teammates pray for Morgan Wilson's recovery BY KENNY CONNOLLY
    ANAHEIM Celia Wilson has been by her granddaughter Morgan’s side since Tuesday evening when the 17-year-old Esperanza High student-athlete was rushed to the UC Irvine Medical Center
    Thu Jul 10, 2014
  • Esperanza's Wilson battling for life in hospital
    Morgan Wilson, the captain of the Esperanza girls tennis team last year, was in critical condition at UC Irvine Medical Center on Wednesday after suffering cardiac arrest while working out, according to one of the school’s coaches. Wilson, 17, was at a park in Anaheim on Tuesday morning, preparing for a private tennis lesson
    Wed Jul 09, 2014
  • Spring Signing Day: O.C. athletes who signed
    NOTE TO OUR READERS: This list consists of athletes who officially signed their letters of intent Wednesday. The only athletes who can sign during this period are those who participate in the following sports: boys and girls basketball, baseball, softball, boys and girls golf, boys and girls lacrosse, boys and girls tennis, boys a
    Wed Apr 16, 2014