>Baker City Herald | Baker County Oregon's News Leader

Baker news NE Oregon Classifieds Web
web powered by Web Search Powered by Google

Follow BakerCityHerald.com

Baker City Herald print edition

view all Baker City Herald print publications »

The Baker City Herald is now online in a Replica E-edition form and publishes Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Current subscribers have full access to the E-edition.

View Paper

If you are not a current subscriber, subscribe today for immediate access.


AP Sports Video

To view this site, you need to have Flash Player 8.0 or later installed. Click here to get the latest Flash player.

AP Sports Headlines

  • Bumgarner, Giants stop Royals 7-1 in Series opener
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll....
  • 'Blade Runner' Pistorius gets 5 years in prison
    PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) -- Oscar Pistorius was sentenced to five years in prison Tuesday for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, completing a transformation from an acclaimed sprinter at the 2012 Olympics to a convicted criminal led away in a police van with barred windows....
  • Tight crew of Royals routed in World Series
    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals had adopted the scrappy, intense attitude of Royals starter James Shields during their thrilling postseason run. They followed his cue on Tuesday night, too....
  • Cowboys release Michael Sam from practice squad
    IRVING, Texas (AP) -- Michael Sam will have to wait for a third team to give the NFL's first openly gay player a chance to appear in a regular-season game....

Recent article comments

Powered by Disqus

Home arrow Sports arrow Local Sports arrow Baker tennis lacks numbers


Baker tennis lacks numbers


This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it

Numbers will be a problem for the Baker tennis teams this season. That’s as in a lack of numbers.

For a team to field a complete team of three singles and three doubles teams at district it needs at least nine bodies.

So far this spring that’s exactly what Baker has on its boys roster — nine. The Baker girls have one fewer — eight.

“We have a small team this year,” said Baker head coach George Keister.

“We’re just not getting any recruitment. We’re just not getting the numbers out.”

And, Keister said, it could get worse next season because most of this year’s rosters are upper classmen.

“I think the boys team will be fairly strong, but next year could be a different story,” he said.

Last year’s No. 1 doubles team of Lukas Huggins and Jordan Curtis returns. That duo advanced to state a year ago after placing second at district.

Brandon Zunino, part of last year’s No. 3 district doubles team, also returns but is nursing an arm injury suffered during wrestling season.

Nathan Eiselein and Ivan Hansen are currently vying for the No. 1 singles spot.

Other players on the boys roster are Cooper Brooks, Jesse Burk, JJ Vela, and Chance Parry.

The girls roster, coached by Jodie Averett, is still unsettled Keister said.

Kate Sizer probably will be the top singles returning player.

Others on the roster are Jessica McKim, Devon Galiszewski, Kadie Dobbel, Delaney Kee, Emily Miller, Makayla Williams and Rhianna Gilbert.

“We’re just going to have to see who plays what,” Keister said.

“We probably will have to have some challenge matches to see who plays where each week.”

Baker will host the GOL district tournament this spring, May 10-11 at the Ash Grove Complex. 


blog comments powered by Disqus
Local / Sports / Business / State / National / Obituaries / Submit News
Editorials / Letters / Columns / Submit a letter
Outdoors / Go Magazine / Milestones / Living Well
Baker Herald
About / Contact / Commercial Printing / Subscriptions / Terms of Use / Privacy Policy / Commenting Policy / Site Map
Also Online
Photo Reprints / Videos / Local Business Links / Community Links / Weather and Road Cams / RSS Feed

Follow Baker City Herald headlines on Follow Baker City Herald headlines on Twitter

© Copyright 2001 - 2014 Western Communications, Inc. All rights reserved. By Using this site you agree to our Terms of Use