Brenda Misses Out On A Life Changing Tennis Outing

I Look Over To The Stands And…

by rachello

Today is the day of the first tennis match of the season.  I play first singles, and I am a freshman.  It’s my first high school game, and I could not be any more nervous than I am right now in my English class.  Yesterday at practice, all the upperclassmen were reassuring me that I would do fine.  If I was good enough to make first singles my freshman year, I really do not have anything to worry about. Continue reading “I Look Over To The Stands And…”

No Second Chances

by rachello

Tap, tap, tap, tap, tap.I always bounced the tennis ball too many times when I got nervous, like now.   This was the first time I had ever played first singles.  The coach moved me up yesterday when he found out the first singles player for the girls had strep throat and would not be able to play.  This was also the match that would determine if we went into the finals for high school girls.  The other girls and the coach were counting on me. Continue reading “No Second Chances”

The Easy Way…or not

by typehere
tennis court
5… 4… 3… 2… 1…“5 o’clock at last!”  Johnny whispered to himself while staring at his wrist watch at work. He’s been waiting for it for an hour already.  He wanted to get home as early as possible to drink some beer and relax for the rest of the night.  He immediately started cleaning up his desk, making sure that every file he works on is kept and secured in his cabinet. Continue reading “The Easy Way…or not”