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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 runs well again

By Carson Tigges, Ledger sports editor | May 06, 2011 ELDON — Maharishi School’s Essa Johnson continued her big season for the Pioneers and won the long jump event for the third-straight meet with a mark of 15-feet, 1-inch. Johnson’s season best of 16-feet, 1.5-inches is an MSAE school record. The Pioneer boys were led by... 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 Powers Past Fairfield Girls Tennis

By Carson Tigges, Ledger sports editor | May 04, 2011 Fairfield’s No. 1 Ena Alcan was absent Tuesday, and Maharishi School took advantage with close wins up and down the lineup to post a 7-2 victory. Haylee Gilpin stepped in to play No. 1 singles for the Trojans, but couldn’t keep up with Minna Mohammadi, who... 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 »

Maharishi School Boys Golf Team Has Medalist Prasad Monk Against Louisa-Muscatine

from www.ExploreSEIowa.com Prasad Monk of Maharishi School was the medalist with a 42 in a boys golf meet at the Walton Club in Fairfield Thursday. Paul DeAngelis shared the runner-up spot shooting 43. The Pioneers came up short against Louisa-Muscatine 180-186. Mickey DeAngelis had a 48 and Raph Burne rounded out the team score at 52.... Read More »

Maharishi School Girls 1-0 With Fresh Lineup

By Carson Tigges, Ledger sports editor Minna Mohammadi will lead a 2011 Maharishi School tennis lineup that is full of new faces. Mohammadi is the only returning player from last year’s top six and now steps in to play No. 1 singles. Thanks to graduation, the other five members of the usual varsity lineup from a... Read More »

Maharishi School Girls Win Opener

By Carson Tigges, Ledger sports editor After getting rained out at Saturday’s Fort Madison Invitational, the Maharishi School girls’ tennis team went inside to avoid Tuesday’s showers and finally got its season underway. The Pioneers came up with an 8-1 victory over West Burlington inside the Maharishi University of Management Recreation Center Tuesday afternoon. “It was... 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 Soccer Team Wins League Championship

Maharishi School boys are the league soccer champions, having scored an unexpected 2-1 victory over Cono on Tuesday the 19th. The Pioneers had lost the previous 2 meetings to Cono by scores of 5-0 and 2-1, but the Pioneers worked hard over the last 2 weeks, and through an exciting heroic effort were able to stymie Cono 2-1. The Pioneers... 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 »

Doubles Team Advances to State

The Maharishi School Girl's Tennis team finished another outstanding season with a record of 9 and 2. The Pioneers will be represented by Angela Sickler and Minna Mohammadi in the Class 1A state doubles tournament that will get underway on June 3rd at Iowa City. Coach Laurie Eyre said, "I am very proud of Angela and... 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 Varsity Tennis - Maharishi School boys get past President

Wednesday, April 28, 2010 2:05 PM CDT By Carson Tigges, Fairfield Ledger sports editor, President Obama did what he could to slow down Maharishi School boys’ tennis team, but predictably, the Pioneers didn’t miss a beat. Traveling through southeast Iowa Tuesday, the commander-in-chief’s motorcade caused traffic — including the Maharishi School team van — to be... Read More »

Girls Tennis - Pioneers cruise vs. Notre Dame

Maharishi School's Angela Sickler won 10-1 at No. 1 singles during the Pioneers’ 9-0 win over West Burlington-Notre Dame Tuesday. By Carson Tigges
Ledger sports editor Published:Wednesday, April 28, 2010 2:05 PM CDT The Maharishi School girls’ tennis team rolled again Tuesday evening with a 9-0 win over West Burlington-Notre Dame. The Pioneers’ No. 1 doubles duo... 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 »

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