George Fox

State of the Region Address: West

Because the inaugural regional rankings are forthcoming this week, and most teams’ Spring Breaks are now completed, I thought it was a good time for a state of the region address. I’m gonna start by taking a dive into the mess of results that make up the individual qualifiers in both singles and doubles, and…

Regional Roundup – Colby Spring Break and More

According to D3West, the #2 rule of being a blogger is “don’t let blogging get in the way of your personal life”.  He still won’t tell me what rule #1 is.  Anyway, I bring this up as I was traveling last week and didn’t have the chance to write my weekly Regional Roundup.  However, this…

2017 Season Preview: George Fox Bruins

George Fox University Coach: Neal Ninteman (8th season) Location: Newberg, OR ITA Ranking: UR Blog Power Ranking: UR Twitter Handle: @GFUTennis – very good updates Overview: This week in D3Regional season previews, we transition from the UAA to the SCIAC and now the good old NWC, one of my favorite conferences just because nobody seems…

West Region ITA Report Card

Because the ITAs typically represent the first and only look we get at West region teams prior to the start of the season in earnest, I would like to take a second to recap the ITAs, and pen a few thoughts on each of the major competitors. We’ll go chronologically Northwest ITA George Fox: A-…

Women’s West & Northwest ITA Regional Preview!

Women’s West & Northwest Regional Previews     Hello Hello! So yes, this is my second article of the day, but I didn’t write the other one today so my brain isn’t fried yet……Nevertheless, welcome to the ITA West & Northwest Regional Previews!! The regionals begin today, so I am just making the cut on…

ITA Preview: Northwest

Ladies and Germs, welcome back to another year of snarky ITA West region Division III Men’s Tennis coverage brought to you by me. The NW ITA is this weekend, which means I’m once again forced to pretend that someone other than Zach Hewlin will be representing Whitman at the ITA Small College Nationals (if they…

Kickoff: D3Regional (New England and West)!!!

Guess what, regional fans? I’m back! With less teams! D3AS has gotten tired of reading massive regional roundups and decided it was finally time to not make me cover four times the amount of teams of anybody else. I will be focusing on New England and the West this year, and I couldn’t be more…

2017 Season Kickoff – The Blog, 10 Burning Questions

Did y’all miss us? Well, I hope you did, because we’ve got some great things in store for you this year.  I promised some big things over the summer and those things will hopefully come to life as we move throughout the season.  If you need an introduction again, we are The Blog, the only…

2016 Inaugural Men’s Power Rankings

Yo yo yo.  It’s been a slow week for us at the blog but we’re back with some Power Rankings to freshen up your early Tuesday morning (Monday Night for you westerners).  Now that we have D3ASW on our team as he dual-wields the Men’s and Women’s sides with gusto, we’ve added another column to…

Hearing Footsteps: The ITA NW Regional Report Card

An excellent day of tennis yesterday got me stoked to hit the Blogosphere today, so y’all are getting a NW Regional wrap-up. There’s not a ton to discuss about the regional, so I’m just going to write a quick blurb about the top four teams. Whitman Grade: B+ This tournament was basically dominated by the second…