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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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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Phyllis G. Monson

THE TEEN BAND PLATYPUS will perform at the Big Lake Chamber of Commerce annual Block Party at McPete’s Sept. 6.

NO LEFT TURNS ALLOWED exiting from Big Lake High School property onto Eagle Lake Road when school starts up in September. The new rule is to alleviate congestion and and is part of the county plan which changed traffic lane configurations. (Photo by Jennifer Edwards).

Pictured from left to right are scholarship winners Jordyn Edling, Madi VanHorsen, and Breanna Cornwell volunteering to sell ducks for Monticello’s Riverfest celebration. (Submitted photo.)