Ranger girls’ tennis

  Senior Taylor Shortly and junior Chase Shortly competed in the Class AA state doubles tournament for the second year in a row last week at the Baseline Tennis Center on the University of Minnesota campus. The sisters opened play by defeating Emily Cooper and Hanna Shands, of Mahtomedi, in the first round, 6-1, 6-4. [...]

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Senior Taylor Shortly and junior Chase Shortly began their run at a state title in doubles tennis (Class AA) this morning at the Baseline Tennis Center at the University of Minnesota. The Shortlys defeated Mahtomedi 6-1, 6-4 at 10 a.m. to move on to the second round, where they faced a tough Minnetonka duo. The [...]

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  It was a heartbreaking end to a stellar season for the Forest Lake girls tennis team, which went 23-0 before falling to Elk River in the second round of Section 7AA play last Tuesday. This was the third matchup between the teams with the Rangers winning 5-2 both times. But the fourth-seeded Elks turned [...]

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It’s on to the next one for the Forest Lake girls tennis team, as it earned the No. 1 seed in Section 7AA tournament play. The Rangers defeated No. 8-seeded North Branch on Monday, 7-0. Despite losing, Viking head coach Tom McLaughlin spoke highly of the Forest Lake tennis program. “They’re a great team,” McLaughlin [...]

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It’s official. The Forest Lake tennis girls recorded an undefeated regular season with a Suburban East Conference record of 9-0 and overall record of 22-0. The Rangers clinched the perfect record last week with wins over Woodbury on the road on Sept. 24 and East Ridge at home two days later. Following the sweep of [...]

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For the first time in head coach Violet Shortly’s tenure, in early September, the Forest Lake girls tennis team defeated Elk River, 5-2. Over the weekend, the Rangers did it again. They defeated the Elks, 5-2, at the Elk River Invite on Saturday, Sept. 21. But Shortly said her girls had to fight a little [...]

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