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Raising a racket
Security Federal Tennis Tournament draws 45
Southern Standard ace crime reporter Duane Sherrill traded his pen/paper for a tennis racket trying to ace some serves in the mens B doubles division. Sherrill and his doubles partner Lester Cowell played for the championship Saturday.
Going on three decades, coach David Dunlap has organized the Security Federal Tennis Tournament and this year is no different. Beginning Thursday, competitors came to McMinnville to play in the tenured tournament, and for some a trip to McMinnville to play tennis is also a trip to see old friends, teammates and coaches.Results were available up to the final round on Saturday, which for those left standing out of 45 entrants was the final test.“The turnout was lower than normal,” said Dunlap as last year’s challenge drew 75 players. “We’ve got some super players, and it’s gone very well so far.