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15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien, WA 98166

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Tennis Coach Scott Babcock Cuts the Ribbon on 6 New HHS Courts

Let the games begin!

Highline High School Tennis Coach Scott Babcock cut the ribbon at a very small, very wet ceremony on February 26 to mark the completion of six new purple tennis courts at the Sunnydale site. Tennis players Graham Luethe and Emily Vorng (both Class of 2022) held up the ends of the ribbon tied to their rackets.

After speeches cut short by a downpour, Athletic Director Lori Box ('85) challenged Scott, who is marking his 26th year of coaching tennis and teaching band, to a match. Graham and Emily squared off. And alumni matches were played by Dave Larson ('69), Julie (Fenton) Kemp ('81), Jim Kemp ('81) Eric Todd ('99) and Jacqueline Kemp ('16). Finally, Lori also played Highline's Director of Athletics Phil Willenbrock. No word on who won!

For now, the courts will be used by the tennis team only. The new courts will open to the public at a later date. 

Tennis Coach Scott Babcock cuts ribbon to celebrate completion of 6 new tennis courts.

 

Athletic Director Lori Box speaks at ribbon cutting for tennis courts.

 

HHS Tennis Coach Scott Babcock swings at tennis ball.

 

HHS Alumni tennis game after ribbon cutting at new tennis courts.

 

Director of Athletics Phil Willenbrock takes some livestream video of the first matches.

For more photos, visit our March 1, 2021 Facebook post.