William Chrisman Tennis


Tennis Bears Earn All-Conference Honors

Posted: May 16, 2017

After a successful 2017 season, several Bears received Suburban White Conference honors. “Proud of my guys,” coach Jason Grubb said. “They worked really hard and I think we’ve only had 2 players MAXIMUM on this list over the past 5+ years if not more. This year we have 4 and a 5th almost made it. […]


Chrisman Gets Big Win Against Ray-Pec

Posted: May 5, 2017

Coach Jason Grubb could not have been more pleased with the grit of his team against Ray-Pec. “They have big guys who play well at the net and they are coached by a great teacher of tennis IQ, Coach Howard,” Grubb said. “I knew that my 1-3 singles guys were going to have good shots […]


Chrisman Tennis Picks Up Win Against Oak Park

Posted: April 26, 2017

The William Chrisman varsity squad has been rarely been complete in the past two weeks with injuries and outside-of-tennis obligations, so it was nice for Coach Jason Grubb to see much of what he assumed would be the varsity lineup in there competing together for the first time in a while. The result was a […]


Chrisman Tennis Falls Just Short of Blue Springs

Posted: April 20, 2017

William Chrisman will have to wait a little bit longer to claim a victory over the Blue Springs boys tennis team after a 5-4 dual loss. “I know this is a big step for our program as I’ve never beaten Blue Springs team either in Girls or Boys seasons. I consider them a historical team […]


Shorthanded Bears’ Top Rival Fort Osage

Posted: April 19, 2017

Fresh off a rare day off last Friday and two all-day tournaments (Saturday and Monday) to work through the fundamental strokes more, coach Jason Grubb got to see an impressive 6-3 win from his Boys Tennis team against rival Fort Osage. “This Fort team was much more determined today and had a deeper lineup than […]


Bears Get Focused in Big Win

Posted: April 11, 2017

On a windy, beautiful day such as Monday it is tough for high school boys to stay focused. That was not the case for the William Chrisman team en route to 9-0 varsity and 7-2 JV wins at Belton. “We have a crazy couple of weeks of tennis with matches, all day tournaments, and make […]


Lady Bears’ Tennis Makes Big Strides in 2016

Posted: October 12, 2016

Story By: Envoy Staff The 2016 tennis season has officially come to an end for the girls tennis program. Junior Varsity ended their season with a match against Fort Osage, while varsity wrapped up their season with districts last week. Last week started with team districts on Monday night against Blue Springs. Although the Bears […]


Lady Bears’ Tennis Take Third in Belton Tournament

Posted: October 7, 2016

It was a season of ups and downs for the young Lady Bears’ tennis team, but a major highlight was taking third at the Belton varsity tournament in September. They just lost out to Truman for second, Katie Schaefer (Soph.) & Izzy Jaynes (Soph.) took second in A Bracket Doubles to a Ray-Pec team who […]


Chrisman Tennis Falls to North Kansas City

Posted: September 21, 2016

The tone for the Chrisman/North Kansas City dual was set during the beginning doubles matches. “North Kansas City just did an excellent job of angling shots away from the net players and used a variety of spin shots to move my teams around,” said coach Jason Grubb. When the doubles smoke cleared, William Chrisman began […]


Lady Bears Defeat Grandview

Posted: September 8, 2016

The William Chrisman girls’ tennis team came back from a deficit during doubles’ play to defeat Grandview 6-3 on Wednesday at Santa Fe. After starting with varsity doubles and seeing a 2-1 team deficit to Grandview, coach Jason Grubb called a quick varsity-only chat prior to singles play to get the girls settled. “I noticed […]



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