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Historic Triple Crown Victory

Yesterday the Maharishi School boys tennis team made Iowa history in many ways. By winning the Class 1A State Team Championship, they completed the coveted “Triple Crown,” having won the State Singles and State Doubles Championships last Saturday. Pictured: kneeling L-R: Sam Stickels, Chandre Morales; standing: Coach Steve Briggs, Assistant Coach and alumnus Luke Hillis, Solaris... Read More »

Eyre Tennis Center Dedicated as Long-time Maharishi School Tennis Coaches Retire

from tomkeplerswritingblog.com --- The Eyre Tennis Center was dedicated, June 6, 2012, by Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment and Maharishi University of Management. The indoor tennis courts are located in the university's recreation center. Speaking at the dedication were former members of the school's tennis teams, appreciative parents, state tennis officials, Fairfield mayor Ed Malloy,... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Maharishi School Poised For Another Final Four Run

From Fairfield Ledger --  Michael Leach--  Photo Carson Tigges / Ledger Archive --Mar 23, 2012  Only so many constants exist in sports, and over the past 25 years Maharishi School has staked its claim to one of them. As surely as the Chicago Cubs won’t win the World Series and the Duke Blue Devils will earn... Read More »

Lawrence Eyre Featured in National Pro Tennis Magazine

ADDvantage, the Magazine for the United States Professional Tennis Association, features Lawrence Eyre, 2009 USPTA National High School Coach of the Year. Get your game on track with meditation and yoga by Eric Hinchman, USPTA January 2012--The mind of a tennis player is the craziest thing. Consider the 1975 Wimbledon men's final when Arthur Ashe defeated... Read More »

Tennis Coach Lawrence Eyre Featured on TM.Org

AN INTERVIEW WITH LAWRENCE EYRE, "NATIONAL TENNIS COACH OF THE YEAR" Eleven-year-old Lawrence Eyre loved tennis from the first moment he set foot on court. He learned to play in the public parks of Moline, Illinois, and in high school he became the Quad-Cities singles and doubles champion. At Yale University he varsity lettered his freshman... Read More »

Maharishi School is Class 1A runner-up for third straight year

By Carson Tigges, Ledger sports editor | Jun 01, 2011  Maharishi School poses with the Class 1A runner-up trophy and banner for the third-straight year after Tuesday’s state tournament in Johnston. Pictured are, from left to right, front row: Derek Thatcher, Brenton Schwartz; back row: head coach Lawrence Eyre, Thomas Weiss, Sam Arsanjani, Raphael Gelfand, Nicolas... Read More »

Weiss, Thatcher Take Third at Tennis State Tournament

By Carson Tigges, Ledger sports editor  Maharishi School's Thomas Weiss (left) and Derek Thatcher have piled up a 44-6 career record in doubles play and finished third for the second year in a row at the Class 1A state individual tournament Saturday. WATERLOO — Maharishi School’s Thomas Weiss and Derek Thatcher finished third in Class 1A... Read More »

Pioneers rule district tournament; qualify singles, doubles

By Carson Tigges, Ledger sports editor | May 13, 2011 (Photo by: Carson Tigges) MSAE’s Raphael Gelfand was unseeded entering the district tournament but played his way to runner-up to qualify for the state singles tournament. Unseeded Raphael Gelfand began his day with an upset of second-seeded Andrew Schulte of Keokuk and it was just the... Read More »

Maharishi School Boys Blank Fort Madison On the Road

By Carson Tigges, Ledger sports editor | May 04, 2011 FORT MADISON — Less than 24 hours removed from Monday’s marathon match against Ottumwa, Maharishi School was back at it on the road against Fort Madison. The Pioneers improved their dual record to 6-1 on the year with a 9-0 pounding of the Bloodhounds. Maharishi School... Read More »

Maharishi School Boys Tennis Team Downs Ottumwa

from www.ExploreSEIowa.com It took nearly 4 hours but Maharishi School got by Ottumwa 7-2 in boys tennis yesterday. They took 4 of 6 in singles including Thomas Weiss at 2, Derek Thatcher the 3 spot, Solaris Nite at 5 and number 6 player Brenton Schwartz. Sweeping the doubles were Weiss and Thatcher at one, Sam Arsanjani... Read More »

“Sparks Fly” As Maharishi School Tops Ottumwa

By Carson Tigges, Ledger sports editor | May 03, 2011 Nearly four hours were in the books and the sun had just about called it a day, but Maharhishi School picked up a fiercly-contested 7-2 win over Ottumwa Monday evening. Pioneer head coach Lawrence Eyre called it a “high energy duke out” from start to finish,... Read More »

Maharishi School First in Boys Tennis Invitational

From www.exploreSEIowa.com news The Maharishi School boys tennis team took the title of the tournament they hosted Saturday winning a total of 210 games. The Pioneers came out on top in each division including Sam Arsanjani at number on singles, Derek Thatcher and Thomas Weiss the one doubles, each racking up a score of 53, Raffi... Read More »

Pioneers Get Clean Sweep at Home Invite

By Carson Tigges, Ledger sports editor | May 02, 2011 Maharishi School takes team title by wide margin. Maharishi School finished on top of all four divisions at the Pioneer Invite Saturday and continued its string of tournament titles in dominating fashion. Sam Arsanjani scored 53 games and Raphael Gelfand won 52 to become singles champs... Read More »

Pioneers Get a Crack at Tough Pella Invitational Field

By Carson Tigges, Fairfield Ledger sports editor | Apr 25, 2011 PELLA — For the first time in three years, weather allowed the Maharishi School boys’ tennis team to play the Pella Invitational Saturday. In what could prove to be a preview of the substate tournament coming up next month, the Pioneers finished second in the... Read More »

Pioneers Roll Past Fairfield

By Carson Tigges, Ledger sports editor | Apr 19, 2011 The Fairfield boys’ tennis team only had four players and was blanked by a seasoned Maharishi School team Monday afternoon. In chilly conditions, the Pioneers surrendered just two games in a total of six matches. Girindra Selleck was able to steal a game from Sam Arsanjani... Read More »

Maharishi School finishes 2nd to end great tennis season

After rumbling through Atlantic to begin the state tournament Tuesday in Des Moines, Maharishi School ran into a Waterloo Columbus buzz saw in the championship game, but can once again call themselves the second best tennis team in the state. After coming up with the same result a season ago, the The Pioneer lineup that returned... Read More »

Pioneers heading back to state tourney

By Carson Tigges, Ledger Sports Editor Published: Monday, May 24 A year ago, Maharishi School’s substate final vs. Oskaloosa came down to the final set of the final match before the Pionners ultimatly punched their ticket to the Class 1A final four. This time around, five players returning from that squad did what they could to... Read More »

Maharishi School Conquers District; Sends Singles, Doubles to State

By Carson Tigges, Fairfield Ledger sports editor Monday, May 17, 2010 2:22 PM CDT OTTUMWA —Sooner or later, they’re just going to automatically advance the Maharishi School boys’ tennis team. But for now, the Pioneers are still fine with proving what they can do on the court and they did so again Friday. MSAE picked up... Read More »

Pioneers edge host to pick up Ottumwa Invite win

By Carson Tigges, Fairfield Ledger sports editor Monday, May 10, 2010 2:14 PM CDT OTTUMWA — Add another win to the Maharishi School victory total for 2010. The Pioneers edged host Ottumwa to take home the team title at the Ottumwa Invite — its second tournament win in as many weeks — Saturday. The Pioneers played... Read More »

Boys Tennis - No Longer ‘Under the Radar’ Entering 2010

As printed in the Fairfield Ledger, April 7, 2010 By Carson Tigges, Ledger Sports Editor Pioneers to face tough test Saturday in Cedar Rapids. Spirits are high at Maharishi School to begin the 2010 tennis season. And why shouldn’t they be? Every single member of last year’s squad that found its way all the way to... Read More »

USPTA National Coach of the Year

As printed in the Ottumwa Courier, September 24, 2009 MARCO ISLAND, Fla. – Lawrence Eyre, the tennis coach at Fairfield’s Maharishi School, was honored with the National High School Coach of the Year Award by the United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) at their World Conference. This award is given to one coach from all the... Read More »

Coach Eyre named to Iowa Hall of Pride

Provided by "The Review, " Maharishi University of Management's electronic newsletter. Maharishi School boys tennis coach Lawrence Eyre was recently selected to be featured in the Iowa Hall of Pride. Located in Des Moines, the Hall of Pride showcases the achievements of all Iowans, from student athletes to sports legends and movie stars to scientists. Mr.... Read More »

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