When Legends Collide -- A Tale in Gustavus Adolphus Tennis History
Posted by Tony Randgaard on Sunday, March 1, 2020 at 12:00 AM By Tony Randgaard / March 1, 2020 Comment
Hall of fame tennis coach Steve Wilkinson rousted the Gustavus Adolphus Black Team early for the long van ride to Grambling, Louisiana. The day’s match represented a daunting task because the Black Team was the junior varsity from the Division III school facing off against Grambling’s Division II varsity.
The team understood that Grambling was a primarily black school and I’m sure that jangled the nerves of some on our lily white roster. After all, just...