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Ronnie Lucas   Age 14 Participant
TMYL 2018-2019 Scholarship Recipient

Jay 10.1.19

Hello, It’s Jay again, I am pretty sure everyone is excited as Friday tennis is baaack! I couldn’t wait any longer! And guess what? I missed the first Friday 🙁 I had to go to the dentist that… Read More

Jay 9.3.19

Hey, my name is Jay and I am a passionate TMYL tennis player. When I first started playing tennis with TMYL I had a difficult time getting a single ball over the net and I would get so… Read More

Ronnie 12.3.18

Hello! November has gone by so quickly; it’s hard to believe it’s December now! As the months go by, I am awaiting the start of the tennis season in the spring. My goal is to make Varsity my… Read More

Ronnie 10.8.18

Hey! It’s been almost a month since school started and things are really busy. Even though it’s freshmen year I’m still thinking ahead about the next few years and even college. I currently attend Eastern High School in… Read More

Destinee 7.26.18

Hi guys! I’m sad to say this, but this week will be my last blog as the TMYL summer session ends on Friday and I go back to New York next month. I enjoyed my time working with… Read More

Ronnie 7.26.18

Welcome to the beginning of the end. Last week we went to the Flint Clay Courts. I didn’t like them. The ball was slowed down in the bounce and running was weird because clay is such a different… Read More

Payton 7.26.18

Hey guys it’s Payton Russom! I am sad because it’s the last week of tennis, but the tournament and water fight are some of my favorite things. The field trip last week was a lot of fun, even… Read More

Destinee 7.19.18

Hey guys, it’s Destinee again! As noted in the previous updates, this past field trip was at Eastern Michigan University. TMYL took all the afternoon participants there, where we learned about the financial and academic opportunities provided along… Read More

Payton 7.19.18

Hi guys it’s still Payton Russom! Last week we went to Eastern Michigan University and it was more fun than I thought it would be, because we got to see a lot of the campus, and the facts… Read More

Ronnie 7.19.18

It’s been a couple weeks now. Unfortunately I wasn’t able to submit a blog last week because I was attending a nike camp. Well, I was until I got hit by a car. So that was FUN. I… Read More

Destinee 7.12.18

It’s Destinee again! I was hoping to update you all on how great these past two days at TMYL have been. The week off was nice, but I’m excited to be back! With the start of a new… Read More

Payton 7.12.18

Hi guys, it’s still Payton Russom. My week off was nice and relaxing. I finally saw Incredibles 2! It feels good to be back to tennis. We are doing some bump-and-hit progressions that really help me work on… Read More

Margaret 7.12.18

Hi guys it’s Margaret again! I have a new baby sister and she was in the hospital for a little while but now she’s back. My break last week was super fun because I got to see my… Read More

Margaret 6.28.18

Hi everybody! It’s Margaret again. This week I’m going to the Detroit Zoo and I don’t think I’ve been there before. Last week was the Kalamazoo Air Zoo (see my picture!) and they had a super cool parachute ride. My… Read More

Payton 6.28.18

Hi guys, it’s still Payton Russom. This week we got new kids, and it’s always cool to see new faces and meet new people – especially when they end up as friends! Last week we went to the… Read More

Ronnie 6.28.18

Hey there, it’s been a week! The groups have gotten more organized by skill level now. It’s really helpful because now everyone can rally longer with each other. Last week’s field trip to the Air Zoo was awesome! I went… Read More