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Women’s Tennis 7-0 After Win Over North Salem

The South women’s tennis team continued their winning streak with a win over North Salem on Friday.  By the time the teams completed the match – postponed because of rain – each team had to default a doubles match due to player absence.  The Saxons picked up the remaining 6 matches to record a 7-1 team win. […]

Saxons Beat Bulldogs 6-2

The South women’s tennis team moved to 6-0 on the season, defeating West Albany 6-2 today at Bush Park.  The win put the Saxons in the driver’s seat for the regular season championship with just 5 Greater Valley Conference matches remaining. West Albany featured the defending league singles champion Ceanne Elliot, who defeated senior Jillian […]

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Saxon Freshmen Come Up Big Against Forest Grove

The Saxon women’s tennis team took on league favorite Forest Grove today.  Short a few players, the Saxons switched up their singles and doubles lineups.  The move proved advantageous as the Saxons topped the Vikings 5-3 on a windy afternoon at Bush Park. On the singles side, senior Jillian Studer led the way, beating Esther […]

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Paluska Featured by Statesman Journal

Saxon senior, Kate Paluska was profiled by the Statesman Journal today.  Paluska, a captain for the varsity tennis team was a soccer standout for the Saxons before suffering several concussions, requiring her to retire from the sport.  She turned to tennis where she’s found success in her two years on the team.  To read more, follow […]

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Saxon Tennis Off to a Hot Start

The Saxon women’s tennis team completed the second half of their match against West Salem today, beating the Titans 5-3.  South, who moves to 4-0 on the season, had strong performances from the entire lineup, notching wins from Amy Edelblute on the singles side and Catherine Hu and Meg Takara, and Lindsay Flood and Kellie […]

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Saxons Head Into Spring Break With Big Win Over McKay

The Saxon women’s tennis team hosted the McKay Royal Scots at Bush Park this afternoon, opting to start the match an hour early in order to avoid the approaching rain.  The decision proved effective for the Saxons as the eighth and final match finished just as the rain started to fall.  Though each match was competitive […]

Saxons Beat Celtics 7-1

The South Salem women faced off this afternoon against the McNary Celtics, winning 7-1.  All four doubles teams edged their Celtic opponents while 3 of the Saxon singles followed suit. The four doubles duos consisted of Kate Paluska and Selbie Christensen; Lindsay Flood and Kellie McSween; Catherine Hu and Meg Takara; and freshmen Luciana Linares […]

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Women’s Tennis Celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

  Today’s match against West Salem allowed the Saxon Women’s Tennis Team to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day. March 21st – or 3/21 – serves as World Down Syndrome Day to signify the uniqueness of triplication of the 21st Chromosome found in those with Down Syndrome.  More information can be found at https://worlddownsyndromeday.org/about-wdsd   Members of the […]

Saxon Women Top McMinnville

The clouds parted and the Saxon Women’s Tennis team took the court for the first time this season today at Bush Park.  Hosting McMinnville, five of South’s varsity matches ended in victory as Abby Fedor (9) and Amy Edelblute (10) both won their first high school career matches.  Fedor topped the Grizzlies Avari Bristow (11) 6-1, […]

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Miller Honored with Tennis Scholarship

Senior girl’s tennis standout, Jessa Miller, received the Rick Rasmussen Tennis Scholarship today at the Saxon Senior Awards Ceremony.  A 4-year letter winner, Miller distinguished herself both on and off the court also receiving Salutatorian honors at the ceremony.  This scholarship signifies Jessa as the most valuable female senior varsity tennis player by demonstrating good […]

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