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Rockingham County Tennis Publicity Archive: Our Stories

Published articles and orignal essays about tennis in Rockingham County

 

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"Tennis Talk" in Eden's Own Journal

"Tennis Talk" is a column by Executive Director Shelby Rhyne published in the Eden's OwnJournal.  Eden's Own Journal (EOJ) is a free locally owned private publication which is printed monthly. EOJ strives to supply informative news content and events of interest, as well as jokes, puzzles, classifieds, sports and local people in the news.

2020

  • January "RCTA receives USTA award. page 30-31
  • February "Hey will you play with us?"  Dr. Rodney Shotwell page 30
  • March "Tennis is on the Rise in Rockingham County" page 34
  • May "It was Sports for me", NC Tennis Hall of Fame Tom Parhem guest columnist page 29

2019

  • January Tennis, Anyone? page 30
  • February Tennis Talk, page 32
  • March Rockingham County Tennis Association honored page 32
  • June After School Kids Tennis Clubs page 36
  • August Roach Tennis play tennis like chess not checkers page 34
  • September Tennis Talk Column Anna Thomas wins USTA State NJTL Essay Award, Roach Tennis returns page 33
  • October Holmes Lady Mustangs return to the court.  RCS wins USTA NC Organization Member of the Year Award  page 33
  • https://issuu.com/edens-own/docs/nov2019/32November Lady Cougars win RCS Gilrls Tournament, Winter Program Ad pages 32-33
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  • 2018

  • January Indoor Tennis Clinics scheduled and ad, page 20-21
  • February Tennis for Exercie, Winter Program flyer page 36
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  • March page Spring Program flyer page 24-25 
  • April Junior Team Tennis and JTT flyer page 30
  • May Tennis Talk by Wayne Knight RCS Boys County Tennis Tournament page 36
  • June Tennis Talk Summer Program flyer page 34
  • July Tennis Talk The Net Generation lives in Rockingham County page 19
  • August Tennis Talk Connecting Tennis and Education to Change Lives page 32
  • October Tennis Talk RCS Girls Tournametn, Hot but fun! page 30
  • November Tennis Talk Fourteen Renovated Courts page 34
  • https://issuu.com/edens-own/docs/december-2018/28December 2018 Highlights Ad on page 28
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  • 2017

  • January  Make Time for Tennis page 29 and ad
  • Feburary Free Rally the Family Tennis Play Day page 28, ad page 29
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  • March RCC Recognized by USTA NC page 28, photos on page 10 and 22
  • April After School Kids Tennis Clubs begin in April, Free Events, JTT ad page 34
  • June Try Tennis comes to Rockingham County; Adults learn to rally and play in new statewide program for adult beginners
  • July Reidsville Parks & Rec offer Summer Nights Youth Tennis Clinics
  • August Volunteers make Tennis Rock!
  • October Tennis Association recieves US Open Series Grant at Winston-Salem Open
  • December Happy Holidays ad page 37
  • 2016

  • February   2015 was a Very Good Year for Youth Tennis in Rockingham County
  • March  Rockingham County Schools have tennis “game”
  • April  THREE Rockingham County Tennis Teams!
  • June  TWO Summer Youth Tennis Camps in Rockingham County!
  • July  Join RC Tennis for Family Play Days in August
  • August Rockingham Community College offers USTA Tennis Apprentice – weekend beginner adult tennis program 
  • October  RC Tennis is on the road to Fall Festivals
  • November USTA Honors RCC and Rhyne
  • December  Tennis, Anyone?  page 29

2015

  • January It Has Never Been Easier for You and Your Family to Find Yourself In The Game
  • February  Play Tennis Inside, Really?
  • March What IS a Community Tennis Association (CTA)?  
  • April The Miracle Year – The 1995 NC AAA State Championship Tennis Team from Dalton L. McMichael HS
  • May  RC Youth Services Students of Success (SOS) Play Tennis
  • June Yes, YOU Can Teach Your Child to Play Tennis
  • July  What do a Tennis Ball and the Eiffel Tower have in common?
  • August Tom Parhem, Madison native, writes The Little Green Book of Tennis 
  • September Fall Season of RCTA Junior Team Tennis Begins September 13
  • October There are NEW Tennis Courts in town at Williamsburg Elementary School in Reidsville
  • November Happy Birthday RC Tennis!
  • December Forty New Tennis Courts in Rockingham County!

RC Tennis Association Press Releases

2020

  • March Tennis is for Everyone!  RCTA and Abilities Tennis partner to bring Adaptive Tennis Clinics to Rockingham County on Friday March 6
  • April Anna Thomas receives the Southern Tennis Foundation College Scholarship
  • May We are a “One Star” chapter in the National Tennis & Learning Network
 

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2015

  • May  Coach Youth Tennis Workshop with Butch Staples
  • July USTA Level 6 Youth Tennis Tournament
  • September Nickelodeon World Wide Day of Play
  • December Forty-two New Playground Courts in Rockingham County

2016

  • April Junior Team Tennis
  • July Summer Family Play Days
  • August Tennis Apprentice at RCC
  • October RCC name USTA NC Tennis Facility of the Year
  • October USTA NC recognizes Shelby Rhyne with Karen and Buster Brown Educational Merit Award
  • December Tennis, Anyone? highlights upcoming MS/HS free indoor clinics
  • December RC Tennis receives $7500 USTA Foundation grant to expand summer NJTL locations

2017

  • April Jackie Cantrell names USTA NC Tennis April Tennis Star
  • June Try Tennis for Beginner Adults Comes to Rockingham County
  • June Rockingham Community College Tennis Courts in Wentworth, NC one of 12 facilities honored for excellent as a 2017 USTA Facility Award Winner
  • September Tennis Associaton receives US Open Series Grant at Winston-Salem Open
  • September RCCF awards grant to support After School Kids Tennis Clubs

2018

  • January Shelby Rhyne appointed to USTA NC Board of Directors
  • May RCTA recieves USTA Foundation Grant to expand NJTL program locations
  • August RCTA receives US Open Serving Up Dreams Grant at the Winston-Salem Open
  • October Jaycee Tennis Courts to host RCTA Tourney
  • October RCTA Level 5 Tournament
  • October RHS Host Post-season Play
  • 2019
  • January RCTA receives USTA NC NJTL of the Year Award
  • September Reidsville Parks & Recreation and Rockingham County Schools win 2019 USTA NC Awards
  • September Rockingham County High Schools Lady Cougars win RCS Team Tournament
  • November RCTA sponsors Pat's Tennis Aces to bring Super Saturday Tennis to WRYMCA indoor courts

     

OTHER PUBLISHED RCTA STORIES

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