Monthly Archives: August 2015

Too Cooley for the rest of us

TAMPA — Shaun Cooley and Scott Jankes staked their claim to being the best 6.5 combo at Hunter’s Green, crushing the field and going 3-0 to capture the abbreviated Combo Kickoff Classic Saturday morning. Cooley and Jankes smacked around Alfonso Saa … Continue reading

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One thing about improving your rating

I’ve been asked a few times today about ratings and dynamic ratings and Early Start ratings and how to get your ratings up or explain why they go down and yadda yadda yadda. People, I can barely hit a forehand … Continue reading

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Combo Leagues, full speed ahead

For those asking, I exercised some of the journalistic skills that I perfected to win many different national writing awards and the such in 25 years working for a fading industry that decided, when I had finally reached a point … Continue reading

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Early start ratings are out

HEY! USTA early start ratings are out. Important to note: If you see that you are getting bumped, you are not necessarily. Final rankings come out in December. Those are the official year-end bumps. Plenty of times, those early start … Continue reading

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Get hype y’all

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Combo Kickoff Classic preview

With the combo season right around the corner, the Hunter’s Green Green Machine is hosting the inaugural Combo Kickoff Classic as some of the top combinations for the 6.5 season square off. The double elimination tournament will be held Saturday and … Continue reading

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Which one are you?

8 ways not to make a line call. I think I see a Shaun Cooley and a John Slatniske in here. Maybe a Scott Jankes. Definitely  Nikki Spirakis. Maybe a Andy Ritter even.

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