Columbus Girls Tennis: Athletes of the Week - KWWL - Eastern Iowa Breaking News, Weather, Closings

Columbus Girls Tennis: Athletes of the Week

Columbus Girls Tennis: Athletes of the Week

Posted: Updated:

How Sweet it is to win --number 16, but the defending state champion Columbus tennis team with three freshman playing major roles--struggled a bit early in the season--losing to Cedar Rapids Xavier 7-2.

But Head Coach Dave Will and Sailor senior Lindsay McManus--who has now been a part of 3 State Team Champions--had confidence the younger players would come through.

At the State Tournament--Columbus avenged the loss to Cedar Rapids Xavier beating Saints in the Semifinals..and then the Sailors rallied from a 4-2 deficit to beat Red Oak 5-4-a real team win.

The Sailors were NOT quite done winning trophies Columbus Freshman Lauren McManus playing doubles with Sailor Senior Connor Barnard for the first time ever---captured the Coed State Championship.






  • SPORTSMore>>

  • North Fayette Valley beats Decorah, 14-0

    North Fayette Valley beats Decorah, 14-0

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:25 AM EDT2014-08-30 05:25:51 GMT
    The skies opened up here a couple of times tonight, which was pretty much deja vu all over again.More >>
    The skies opened up here a couple of times tonight, which was pretty much deja vu all over again.More >>
  • Waverly-Shell Rock dumps Waterloo West 31-13

    Waverly-Shell Rock dumps Waterloo West 31-13

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:19 AM EDT2014-08-30 05:19:22 GMT
    One of the great benefits of the new 4A district formation is that 3A schools now play 4A teams.More >>
    One of the great benefits of the new 4A district formation is that 3A schools now play 4A teams.
    More >>
  • Solon upsets Regina in stunner overtime, 29-28

    Solon upsets Regina in stunner overtime, 29-28

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:15 AM EDT2014-08-30 05:15:16 GMT
    There was a great matchup Friday night as the four-time defending 1-A State Champion Iowa City Regina, who is riding a state record 56-game win streak, met a Solon team that advanced to the 3-A State Semifinals.More >>
    There was a great matchup Friday night as the four-time defending 1-A State Champion Iowa City Regina, who is riding a state record 56-game win streak, met a Solon team that advanced to the 3-A State Semifinals.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KWWL. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Sandy Youngblut at 319-291-1259. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.