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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 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 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 http://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 http://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 »

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 »

Tennis Team Starts the Season With Big Wins

From www.ExploreSEIowa.com  04/06/11: MSAE Drills WBND In Boys Tennis The Maharishi School boys tennis team started the season yesterday and rolled 9-0 over West Burlington Notre Dame. Winning 1 through 6 singles without dropping a game were Sam Arsanjani, Thomas Weiss, Derek Thatcher, Raffi Gelfand, Solaris Nite and Brenton Schwartz. The doubles sweep included Weiss and... 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 »

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 »

2009 Girls Tennis Team has Impressive Season

Coach Laurie Eyre's 2009 tennis team had an impressive season. After losing three of their top five players from 2008 the Pioneers won the Burlington Tournament for the first time in 17 tries, defeating heavily favored Burlington and heavyweight, Muscatine. And for the 9th consecutive year the girls advanced to the Regional Team Finals/ State "Elite... Read More »

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