THE BIG LAKE HORNETS VARSITY TENNIS TEAM were named Mississippi 8 Conference Academic Champions with a combined average GPA of 3.90. Pictured above are Kendall Janousek and Mary Peterson playing doubles. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Tennis team wraps up season

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Staff Writer
Jennifer Edwards

 

Big Lake Hornets girls varsity tennis wrapped up their season this week with a banquet. 
The Hornets record was 2-7 in the Mississippi 8 Conference with wins against St. Francis, 7-0, and North Branch, 5-2. They are 3-12 overall with a win against Osseo, 6-1.
What the Hornets may lack on the court, they make up for in the classroom, winning the Academic Team Gold Award and the Mississippi 8 Conference Academic Team Gold Award with a combined average GPA of 3.90. Seniors Mady Johnson, Allison Robertson and Alex Smith won Minnesota Tennis Coaches Academics Awards for having a GPA of 3.7 or higher.
All conference honorable mention awards went to Mady Johnson, Kendal Janousek, and Amanda and Alex Campbell.
Johnson also earned her fourth letter. Alex and Amanda Campbell, Mary Peterson and Allison Robertson earned their third letters. Karleigh Johnson and Kendall Janousek won their second letters. Kelly Jochum and Paige Domyahn earned their first letters.
Tennis Coach is Brett Mattson. Freshman Spencer Mattson was team manager.

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MEMBERS OF THE BIG LAKE HIGH SCHOOL CHAMBER CHOIR performed for the school board at the beginning of their last meeting. The Chamber Choir members are selected for their skills from among their peers. They were directed by Mary Ebanks. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

DARLENE LANZ grew up just east of town and has lived in or around Big Lake all her life. She recalls what Christmas was like in Big Lake back then. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

SHERBURNE COUNTY ATTORNEY Kathleen Heaney, taking over as MCAA President. (Submitted photo.)

Cheryl Turck and Corey Mabis of the Sherburne County Probation Dept. (Photo by Ken Francis.)

SANTA AND HIS HELPERS prepared to give out toys to 111 families at the Food Shelf Monday. The toys were all donated by one local merchant. (Photo by Ken Francis.)