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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GET TO WORK! Rebecca Jacobs of Northstar Technology Solutions chatted with Tim Zipoy from Central Minnesota Jobs and Training Services and Business Service Specialist Brad Durfee from Minnesota Job Services. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

BROWN FAMILY FARM. Jodi and Ben Brown, raise produce on land on Co. Rd. 15. (Submitted photo).

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Front row: Hailey Foss, Christina Kimmer and Ashley Lang Back row: Assistant Coach Todd Yurkew, Maria Yurkew, Hannah Heitz, Ariel Parnell, Megan Archambault and Coach Kevin Lang. (Submitted photo.)

BARELY RECOGNIZABLE, Assistant Principal Theresa Smock Potter, fifth-grade Teacher Karen Nelsen, Kindergarten Teacher Taylor Klausen and Principal Caryl Gordy sat still for the annual Pennies for Pies event which raised $2,748.46 for the Big Lake Food Shelf Monday afternoon. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).