Area Sports Schedule
Monday, July 16
Denison-Schleswig at Harlan, 7 p.m.
The Denison-Schleswig girls’ tennis team concluded its regular season on Thursday with a 6-3 victory over Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln at Council Bluffs.
Denison-Schleswig netted 14 points en route to placing fifth overall at the 2018 Hawkeye 10 Conference Girls’ Tennis Tournament on Monday at Council Bluffs.
In a match shortened because of rain, the Denison-Schleswig girls’ tennis team managed a 6-0 victory over Sioux City Heelan on Tuesday night at Sioux City.
Dave Houston’s Denison-Schleswig girls’ tennis team played only its second match of the spring season on Tuesday and picked up a 9-0 victory over Atlantic at Denison.
"I’m excited about the group of girls that I have to work with, but this will definitely be one of our bigger rebuilding projects," commented Denison-Schleswig head girls’ tennis coach Dave Houston in reference to the 2018 season.
Denison-Schleswig senior Jacque Ingram concluded her brilliant tennis career on Friday with a seventh-place effort in the Class 1A portion of the state tournament at Iowa City.
The string of sweeps came to an end, but the victories continue to mount for the Denison-Schleswig girls’ tennis team, as the Monarchs produced a 7-2 triumph over Council Bluffs Abraham Lincoln on Monday at Denison.
Dave Houston’s Denison-Schleswig girls’ tennis team recorded its fourth consecutive 9-0 victory to start the season on Thursday, as the Monarchs swept Sioux City East at Sioux City.
Denison-Schleswig had four girls on two doubles teams conclude their 2016 tennis season at the Class 1A State Tournament on Thursday and Friday at Byrnes Park at Waterloo.
The Denison-Schleswig girls netted 16 points and tied Clarinda for fifth place at the Hawkeye 10 Conference Tennis Tournament that spanned over a two-day period on Monday and Tuesday at Atlantic.
The Denison-Schleswig girls shut out Harlan 5-0 and then lost a tough 5-4 decision to Glenwood in Class 1A regional team tennis competition on Saturday at Denison.
With four individual champions and one first-place doubles team, the Denison-Schleswig girls scored 64 points to claim the Spencer Tennis Tournament on Saturday.
Class 2A third-ranked Sioux City Heelan turned back No. 12 Denison-Schleswig 3-1 in varsity boys’ soccer action on Monday night at Denison.
Four returning letterwinners will form a strong nucleus on the tennis court, as the Denison-Schleswig girls prepare for the 2016 season under veteran head coach Dave Houston.
Denison-Schleswig senior Mara Pirscoveanu went 4-0 in matches to claim the singles championship at the Class 1A State Tennis Tournament that took place Thursday and Friday at the Ankeny Tennis Complex.
Denison-Schleswig senior Mara Pirscoveanu in singles and the doubles team of junior Amber Hrabik and sophomore Jacque Ingram have qualified for the state tennis tournament.
The Denison-Schleswig girls’ tennis team concluded its regular season on Wednesday with a big 9-0 victory over a very good Lewis Central team at Council Bluffs.