November 14, 2017 Good News for Tennis Fans

CITY CLUB IN RIVER RANCH
LAFAYETTE, LA

2017 Louisiana Tennis Association Award Winners
Source: LTA Website
CONGRATULATIONS
ADULT TOURNAMENT OF THE YEAR
Crawfish Cup-Kyle & Kelly Sevant (Baton Rouge)
CHARITY EVENT OF THE YEAR
Mighty Michael 36 Slam-Barbara Fisher (Mandeville)
CHARLES TURNER VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD
Ronda Faciane- (Greenwood)
COMMUNITY TENNIS ASSOCIATION
Northwest Louisiana Community Tennis Association-Bob Patterson (Shreveport)
EDUCATIONAL MERIT AWARD
FDDOC Winners’ Circle, Inc. -Craig Prothro (Shreveport)
FACILITY OF THE YEAR
Pierrmont Oaks Tennis Club- Craig Prothro (Shreveport)
JUNIOR TOURNAMENT OF THE YEAR
Allstar Sugar Bowl Tennis Classic-Patti Todd (New Orleans)
LEAGUE TENNIS LEGEND
Charlotte Hamilton & Jean Oldham Co-Winners (Oak Grove)
MARC KAPLAN MEDIA EXCELLENCE AWARD
Maggie Heyn Richardson (Baton Rouge)
MARILYN SHERMAN SPIRIT AWARD
Bob Browning (Metairie)
NJTL CHAPTER OF THE YEAR
A’s and Aces–Anna Monhartova (New Orleans)
PROGRAM OF THE YEAR
Tennis Apprentice/Servivor League Robert Verzaal (Shreveport)
SPECIAL TENNIS EVENT OF THE YEAR
New Orleans Tennis Fest  Trey Luby (New Orleans)
TEAM TENNIS EVENT OF THE YEAR
Querbes Junior Team Tennis Robert Verzaal (Shreveport)
TENNIS PROFESSIONAL OF THE YEAR
Janusz Conradi (Lafayette)
THE MICKEY MCNULTY FAMILY OF THE YEAR
Howard Family (Baton Rouge)
WHEELCHAIR TENNIS EXCELLENCE AWARD
Ronnie Walters (Baton Rouge)
GUS RIVERA JUNIOR ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Lily LaBiche (New Orleans)
Welsh Hotard (New Orleans
PRESIDENT’S AWARD
Bill Phillips (Lafayette)
PATRON’S AWARD
Bruce Kingsdorf (Mandeville)
BEAU HOLTON TENNIS OFFICAL OF THE YEAR
Cleburne Simon (Metairie)
PROVISIONAL OFFICAL OF THE YEAR
Kirk Harrison (Lafayette)

Weathering the Storm
After the devastation of Hurricane Katrina suspended the Tulane men’s tennis program, head coach Mark Booras embraced the challenge to rebuild the team and continue its proud legacy
TENNIS THE HEROES ISSUE
pp30-32
by Dan Johnson

Well deserved!

YOUTH NEWS

We look forward to your support as you bid on fantastic auction items and exciting experiences at not one, not two, but three houses!

The evening breaks down as follows:

6:00 pm STATE starts at 1207 State Street (the Cooper home), Silent Auction 1
7:00 pm Move up to REGIONALS at 1205 State (the Waring home), Silent Auction 2
8:00 pm Finish at NATIONALS at 1112 State Street (the Fitz-Hugh home), Silent Auction 3
Help A’s & Aces support its scholar-athletes who are excelling both on and off the court. It’ll be a terrific time with great food and friends to help out a very worthy cause.

We look forward to seeing you on the 15th!

Please join us!
Tickets are $50 in advance or $60 at the door
Source: A’s and Aces Website
Allstate Sugar Bowl Tennis Classic
USTA Southern Level 2 BG 12-18
City Park Pepsi Tennis Center
November 11-13, 2017
Director: Ashley Rhoney
                                   Referee: Rocky Andry
Boys’ Singles Finals
18 Nicholas Watson d. Welsh Hotard 7-6, 6-4
16  Parrish Simmons d. Matt Rowe 6-3, 6-0
14  Ian Rasheed d. Nathan Cox 6-4, 6-1
12  Jacob Smith d. Blake Hilsen 7-5, 6-3
 
Girls’ Singles Finals
18 Carly Briggs d. Alee Clayton 6-2, 6-3
16 Katie Weber d. Gavriella Smith 6-4, 6-1
14 Jo-Yee Chan d. Christina Daanford 6-0, 6-4
12 Riley Crowder d. Saray Yli-Piipari  7-5, 7-5
A total of  256 Players from 10 states participated in the tournament.
  City Park Tennis Club
Oktoberfest Mixed Doubles Challenge
at City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center
Huge Success-Thanks to all who supported this event!
 
 
 
Donna Paternostra’s German Feast
 
 

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