Southlake hockey tops Grapevine/Colleyville in summer finale

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The AT&T Metroplex hockey summer season came to an end for Southlake Carroll and Grapevine/Colleyville last Thursday, with Southlake coming out on top 3-2.

Southlake Carroll finished in third place and Grapevine/Colleyville finished in fourth, five points behind their neighborhood rival in the standings.

David Edwards got the scoring going early in the first period for Grapevine/Colleyville, getting a goal off assists by Ethan Smith and Scotty Edwards.

In the second, Southlake answered with a goal from Griffin McManus on a Justin Mitchell assist.

Matthew Kruse would put Grapevine/Colleyville back on top just as the third would get under way, with Andrew Monhollen assisting, but Southlake answered with two third-frame goals to seal up the game. Jeff Rucchi had an unassisted empty netter and Mitchell scored his second goal off a Jesse Foskey assist.

Southlake finished its season 6-3 in regular time with an overtime loss, while Grapevine/Colleyville finished the summer schedule at 4-6.

Both teams now get set to open the summer playoffs this week.

Southlake will face Marcus, a team it's handled well, at 6:45 p.m. Thursday at the Euless Star Center Green Arena.

Taking the ice directly after them will be Grapevine/Colleyville vs. Birdville, another weaker team, at 8:30 p.m.

Early registration for i9 flag football

Registration for i9 Sports flag football for boys and girls age 4-14 ends Aug. 19.

The registration fee for Keller/North Fort Worth and Grapevine-Colleyville play is $140 until Aug. 19 and $155 after Aug. 19.

Leagues run for eight weeks through the fall and feature 5-on-5 teams with no intentional contact allowed.

Volunteer coaches are also sought, subject to mandatory background check.

For more information, visit

Southlake Tennis Center running junior summer programs

The junior summer program at Southlake Tennis Center will run through late August.

Programs include week-long tennis camps, classes once per week and tournament training. Throughout summer, the center will also feature Friday Match Days, Saturday Play Nights and Future Stars Tournaments.

The center aims to provide summer programs for both recreational and competitive junior players.

Junior tennis instructional programs begin at $75 and range to $135/week for more advanced levels and $130 for eight classes, which are scheduled through Aug. 23.

The Southlake Tennis Center uses the USTA QuickStart program for ages 10 and under, featuring modified balls, racquets and courts to build skills quickly, and an 8:1 student-to-professional ratio.

Southlake Tennis Academy Junior Tournament Training will take place through Aug. 23. The three-hour sessions are priced $150 for five sessions and $550 for 20.

Information: 817-421-8605 or

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