The West Jordan tennis team is made up of 20 students that come from four different schools. The West Jordan tennis team meets after school every day for hours of practice every day besides Friday which is optional, that starts an hour later than normal.
August 5-21, in Rio De Janerio, Brazil, will be when and where the 2016 Olympics will be held. It will be the first Olympic Games held in the continent of South America. But, preparations could be put to a halt because of one thing.
Throughout Brazil, the Zika virus has spread through the bites of mosquitoes. This virus affects the children of those affected, mostly giving effects of premature birth. This worries athletes and spectators. What could happen during the games?
February 6th was the last basketball game for Joel P. Jensen before the playoffs on the twentieth of February.
They lost the first game to Oquihrrh Hills Middle Schools with the score of 38-35. Then, they lost the second game with a final score of 65-25. They’re best game as a team was against West Jordan Middle School, with a score of 37-25. Coach Christian Wouden said this has been their best year for the team.
There are twelve total players on the team. Cody Cally and Oakley Kopp are the two team captains. Kopp and Cally both agree that being the team captains is not easy and they find the responsibility to make sure their team can play to be challenging. Wouden, Kopp, and Cally are up for the challenge for the next game.
Although the team lost their last two games this season was a great success with 4 out of 9 games won. And, they’re determined to work their hardest at the tournament.