Vaqueros Tennis Teams Bring Home the Gold

Vaqueros Tennis Teams Bring Home the Gold

Ken Allard
May 4, 2017
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

Glendale Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams had a busy day at the Western State Conference (WSC) Championships. The finals were held April 14 at Ventura College where eight different Vaqueros and Lady Vaqueros hit the court in a combination of singles and doubles tennis action —...

Men’s Tennis Heads for the Playoffs

Men’s Tennis Heads for the Playoffs

Johnny Ruiz, Staff Writer
April 6, 2017
Filed under Sports

Regular season play has wrapped up and it’s now time for playoffs. The Vaqueros men’s tennis team ended up going 12-4 overall and 6-2 in conference. “We had a great season and the team really came together well. We rooted for each other and put their ego aside,” said acting head coach Jason ...

Vaquero Men’s Tennis Pushing for the Playoffs

Vaquero Men’s Tennis Pushing for the Playoffs

Ricardo Nuño, Staff Writer
March 23, 2017
Filed under Sports, Sports>>Tennis, Top Stories

The Glendale College men’s tennis team has been on a hot streak as it looks to make a push for the playoffs. With two matches left in the season, the Vaqs hope to make a strong finish to bring a championship home, high expectations from coach Bob McKay. “Obviously I want to win our remaining league matches and th...

Women’s Tennis Team Off to Strong Start

Women’s  Tennis Team Off to Strong Start

Ken Allard, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
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VAQ ATTACK: Lady Vaq Tsukimi Ono lobs one across the net at home on Thursday in a match against Ventura.  The Lady Vaqs beat 7-2 and start the season second in their division with a 6-2 record.

Women’s Tennis Duo 7th Best in Nation

Women’s Tennis Duo 7th Best in Nation

GCC Athletic Department
October 27, 2016
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The Lady Vaqs doubles team of Tuskimi Ono and Kanako Kihara finished 7th in the 2016 Oracle Cup.  This means Glendale Community College has the 7th best junior college doubles team in the nation. More than 8,000 players took part in a total of 60 regional tournaments to gain entry into the ITA Oracle...

Trustees Honor Women’s Tennis

Nicolas Rincon, Staff Writer
May 28, 2015
Filed under Board of Trustees, Sports

The Lady Vaqs Tennis team was honored at the monthly Board of Trustees meeting on May 19 for winning the college’s first Western State Conference Championship. Head Coach Deo Sy and the entire team were on hand as President David Viar called each athlete’s name. As they sat in their formal wear, ...

Tennis Players Cause a Racket

Tennis Players Cause a Racket

Nicolas Rincon, Staff Writer
April 2, 2015
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The women’s tennis team finally got over the hump and captured their first Western State Conference Championship after defeating Santa Barbara City College 6-3 March 24. SBCC handed Glendale a rare loss in their first meeting, but the Lady Vaqs rebounded by winning five straight matches leading u...

Tennis Coach Bob MacKay Serves Up Life Skills

Sherlyn Ann Maguit, RJ Saunders, Staff Writers
May 1, 2014
Filed under Sports

Perhaps the most important quality one needs to coach a sports team is enthusiasm. It takes years to build up coaching skills, experience and a good reputation. Tennis coach Bob MacKay, 71, embodies all of these qualities and more. He first set foot on the Glendale Community College campus 48 years...

Tennis Players Call Their Own Shots

Tennis Players Call Their Own Shots

Jonathan Williams, Sports Editor
March 19, 2014
Filed under Sports

With 12 players, six courts and only one official, the Vaqueros’ tennis teams have to referee their own home conference matches. Both the men’s and women’s teams’ players have to call service balls in and out, forehand smashes and volleys using their own judgment. Singles and doubles games...

Vaquero Tennis Takes Conference Title

Vaquero Tennis Takes Conference Title

Jonathan Williams, Sports Editor
March 18, 2014
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The men’s tennis team clinched the Western State Conference title Thursday, winning six out of nine matches over the Pierce College Brahmas. Head coach Bob Mackay nabbed his second conference crown in nine years. “I think the kids really enjoyed the victory today and I got to play everybody,”...

Frasier Delivers Wins in Vaqueros’ Tennis Defeat

Alex Gonzalez, El Vaquero Staff Writer
April 4, 2012
Filed under Sports

Grayson Frasier won his singles match 6-1, 6-1 and his doubles match with teammate Trevor Campbell 8-4 in the Vaqueros’ loss to Irvine Valley College 6-3 on Thursday at Glendale College. “I served well, I capitalized on his weakness, which was his forehand,” said Frasier. “I played loose...

Men’s Tennis Downed by Occidental

Gerard Santos
April 6, 2010
Filed under Sports

Glendale College men's tennis head coach Bob MacKay did not frown, shake his head or look at all disappointed in his team's 6-3 home loss to Occidental on March 30. Instead, the eight-year coach displayed optimism over his players' improvement. The loss was Glendale's fourth straight against four-year...

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