Results for: 50 Heroes, 50 States

University of Wyoming tennis coach hasn't let MS slow him down

Clower has helped build a major attraction in tennis-loving Laramie. 

Dec 25, 2016
by Blair Henley

A man's invention is helping turn old tennis balls into something new

Dermody's creation increases recycling awareness and makes a tangible impact. 

Dec 25, 2016
by Ed McGrogan

The growth of wheelchair tennis means everything to Dan James

In Seattle and beyond, James hopes to expose wheelchair tennis to a wider audience. 

Dec 24, 2016
by Blair Henley

Not your typical coach, Garland Ott provides unconventional wisdom

Ott didn't pick up a racquet until college. "My technique still isn't textbook," he says. 

Dec 24, 2016
by Blair Henley

A Sporting Paradise: In 1968, a tennis haven was born in Vermont

Hoehn and his wife, Nanny, welcome campers every summer to picturesque Vermont. 

Dec 23, 2016
by Blair Henley

Student Union: USTA and TGA have partnered to help teach new players

TGA participants are taught the concepts of tennis without the pressure of competition. 

Dec 23, 2016
by Pat James

First Serve uses tennis to help refugee children connect and adapt

The organization has become an invaluable resource for Abilene's newest residents. 

Dec 22, 2016
by Sam Chase

Wheelchair tennis gave Marianne Page her 'life back' after accident

Page, a top singles and doubles player, relishes in running clinics for children. 

Dec 22, 2016
by Blair Henley