Sports News

Dedication of Laurie and Lawrence Eyre Tennis Center

The community is invited to a dedication ceremony of MUM’s indoor tennis facility in honor of beloved and legendary tennis coaches, Lawrence and Laurie Eyre. The celebration will be held at: Court #1 of the indoor tennis courts, MUM Recreation Center, Wednesday, June 6 at 8 pm. For those who cannot attend, we will have lifv... Read More »

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Coach Lawrence Eyre Retires After 25 Years

By Scott Jackson, Ottumwa Courier --FAIRFIELD — There are many tennis programs across the state that hope to have the kind of busy schedule Lawrence Eyre had this past week. Last Friday, Eyre took three of his talented players from Fairfield Maharishi to compete in the Class 1A singles and doubles tournament in Waterloo. Sam Arsanjani,... Read More »

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Maharishi School Fourth Best in Class 1A

from the Fairfield Ledger -- Urbandale — The Maharishi School boys’ tennis team tied a state record with its eighth consecutive trip to the final four and departed Urbandale with its first-ever fourth-place finish Tuesday. The Pioneers dropped a tightly contested 5-4 semifinal dual to Davenport Assumption before losing the third-place consolation to Boone, also 5-4.... Read More »

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Pioneer Boys Make Noise at Individual State

by Michael Leach, Fairfield Ledger ----Waterloo— Maharishi School senior Thomas Weiss had a new teammate but came through with a familiar result at the individual state tennis tournament in Waterloo Friday-Saturday. Weiss, a four-time state qualifier, claimed his third medal in four tries with a fourth-place finish in Class 1A doubles along with freshman partner Sam... Read More »

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Pioneer Girls Advance to Elite Eight

FORT MADISON — The Pioneer girls’ tennis team hasn’t lost a dual all season long and wasn’t about to lose its first Saturday. The Pioneers, playing in Fort Madison for a chance to move on to the first round of state team tennis, rolled past Holy Trinity in their regional final by a final score of... Read More »

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Pioneers Boys’ Tennis Team Sets New State Record

By winning the sub-state competition at home on Saturday, the Pioneers boys’ tennis team qualified for the Class 1A final four for the 8th consecutive season--tying a state record held by Dubuque Wahlert; and they’ve reached the final four for the 15th time--a new all-time state record. The Pioneers 25-season cumulative dual match record: 240-65. The... Read More »

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Pioneers Advance In Regional Girls Tennis

From Southeast Iowa Radio News-- The Maharishi School girls rolled over Holy Trinity Catholic 5-1 in Class 1A regional final team tennis at Fort Madison Saturday. Winning in singles to wrap it up were Minna Mohammadi at one plus 3 through 6 with Sophia Medvedeva, Pearl Sawhney, Dia Huggins and Alina Knight. The 12 and 0... Read More »

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Pioneers’ Johnson Makes Mark in Long Jump

By Michael Leach, Ledger sports editor | May 18, 2012--DES MOINES — Maharishi School’s Essa Johnson barely missed out on a medal last season, but the senior wasn’t about the leave Drake empty-handed again. Johnson, who finished ninth in the Class 1A long jump last season, had a best mark of 16-feet, 7-inches in the same... Read More »

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Under the Legendary Coach Eyre, Pioneers Win 18th District Championship in 25 Seasons

The Pioneers won their 18th district championship in 25 seasons on Thursday. Senior, Thomas Weiss, now a four-time state qualifier, and freshman Sam Stickels won four straight matches on their way to the district doubles championship, blasting Keokuk juniors Gabe Vandenberg and Dan Williams 6-2, 6-1 in the finals. Senior, Sam Arsanjani won three matches and... Read More »

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Pioneers’ DeAngelis Qualifies for District Meet

From the Fairfield Ledger -- NEW LONDON — Maharishi School senior Paul DeAngelis extended his season with a fourth-place individual finish at the Class 1A sectional meet in New London Friday. DeAngelis shot an 82 on Deerwood Country Club’s golf course and will continue his season at the district tournament scheduled Thursday at Pleasant Valley Golf... Read More »

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