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Dual threat: Tennis standout Rahachou also plays football

Dual threat: Tennis standout Rahachou also plays football

Story by Jenna Black, Photo Editor

January 28, 2016

From Minsk, Belarus, to the football field and tennis courts of Baldwin City, senior Spartak Rahachou is no stranger to change. However, this did not stop the dual-sport athlete from becoming the first tennis national qualifier in Baker history last September at the 2015 NAIA Central-South/Southwest...

Tennis sweeps Southwestern

Tennis sweeps Southwestern

Story by Levi Blaylock, Writer

April 1, 2015

The Baker University men’s and women’s tennis teams returned to Baldwin City Saturday evening after sweeping Southwestern College in Grain Valley, Missouri. The men’s team won with a score of 8-1 while the women’s team won 5-4. The only loss of the dual on the men’s side came when Chris...

Tennis splits weekend at Nebraska Wesleyan

Story by Antonio Adgers, Writer

March 3, 2015

The men’s tennis team split two matches against William Jewel and Nebraska Wesleyan on Feb. 21 in Lincoln, Nebraska. The team was supposed to face off against Ottawa University on Feb. 28 in Baldwin City, but it was cancelled due to bad weather. The match against William Jewel was close as the...

Tennis teams look for big spring

Story by Jim Joyner, Sports Editor

January 13, 2015

After a tough slate of competition in the fall, Baker tennis looks to carry its success into the spring. Under coach Joe Ahmadian, both teams have a promising season ahead with two different types of teams. Men's Tennis The top two players for the men will be junior Spartak Rahachou, who played footb...

Weather causes change in Baker tennis location for match

Story by Chris Duderstadt

June 2, 2013

The Baker women's tennis team has been competing against more than just its scheduled competition for the beginning of the season. The weather canceled Saturday's scrimmage and forced Monday's practice and Wednesday's match against Evangel to be moved indoors to the Jayhawk Tennis facility in Lawren...