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Maharishi School Boys Tennis Defeats Fairfield High

The Maharishi School boys tennis squad defeated Fairfield High School by a score of 9-0 at the Middle School courts April 17th.  “The score was not indicative of the competitiveness of some of the matches." Trojan #3 player, Elijah Parr, won the first set against Caleb Mulleneux. "Coach Sheppard mentioned that Elijah excelled in track. Sure... Read More »

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Maharishi School Girls Tennis Bounces Back With Win!

The Maharishi School girls tennis team won a hard fought match against Holy Trinity Catholic by a score of 5-4 at the Punj Tennis Center on the Maharishi University of Management campus. The Pioneers battled back from a 3-2 deficit in an exciting three hour contest that produced several see-saw singles matches. Madelyn Stood played her... Read More »

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Maharishi School Girls Tennis Off to a Bumpy Start

In their first match of the season the Maharishi School girls tennis team lost 9-0 to an experienced West Burlington/Notre Dame team. Playing at home on the Punj Tennis Center courts the Pioneers had to contend with both steady play from their opponents and windy conditions. Four of the Pioneer players played their first competitive match... Read More »

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Pioneer Boys Open Spring Tennis Season With Win

The Maharishi School’s boys tennis squad opened their 2016 campaign with a 7-2 victory over W. Burlington Notre Dame at Dankwardt Park Thursday afternoon. “Being the first match of the season, some of the boys were a bit tentative, but overall we performed well,” said Pioneer coach, Steve Briggs. "We have some new faces, some young... Read More »

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Double Tennis Victory in Co-Ed State Championship

Dia Huggins and Sam Stickels were inducted into the Maharishi School Hall of Fame for their outstanding tennis careers, and the Pioneer standouts' stellar play at the state co-ed tournament in Des Moines yesterday confirmed the honor bestowed on them during graduation ceremonies this past week. 32 teams entered the day long competition. The last team... Read More »

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Huggins Competes at State Tennis

Maharishi School senior Dia Huggins finished her high school singles career at the state tournament Thursday in Ankeny. Huggins was matched up against Emily Ahlers of LaMars High School in the first round of play, a senior returning to the state tournament for the third year in a row. The match lasted more than 2.5 hours,... Read More »

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Pioneers Boys Tennis Take Second at State

After advancing to the championship contest with matching 5-0 wins (Maharishi defeated Denison-Schlesweg and Decorah defeated LeMars), Decorah and Maharishi School squared off at Waveland Park in Des Moines on Tuesday. "We knew it was coming...Decorah knew it was coming," said Pioneer coach, Steve Briggs. "After seeing Decorah at last year's finals (Decorah finished 3rd in... Read More »

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Individual State Boys’ Tennis Results

Under cloudy skies at Byrnes Park in Waterloo, the Pioneers' defending state singles champ, Sam Stickels, lost in the final to Sam Jones of Clear Lake by a score of 6-3, 6-4. "Sticks needed to be firing on all cylinders in the final, but he struggled a bit with his forehand today," said PIoneer coach, Steve... Read More »

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Pioneers Have Strong Showing in Waterloo

By Jarrod Peterson, Fairfield Ledger sports editor WATERLOO – A few boys from the Maharishi School of the Age of Enlightenment boys’ tennis team were in action in at the individual state tennis meet in Waterloo on Saturday. Defending state champion Sam Stickels made it back to the state final and looked to repeat. However, he... Read More »

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Ross Emmanuel Wins Silver at State Track Meet

Maharishi School junior Ross Emmanuel won a silver medal for his 2nd place finish in the 800 meter run at the May 23 Iowa State Track Meet in Des Moines. This is the first state track medal won by a Maharishi School student since 2006. Ross ran track last year when a student in South Africa.... Read More »

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