Tanky Meier
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WWAY's Tuesday night sports - May 28
Submitted by John Rendleman on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 10:35pm.

videoIn 1950 Tanky Meier started coaching the New Hanover High boys tennis team. Meier was a volunteer coach from 1950 to 2011. The 90 year old died on Monday after a short illness. On our sports at 11pm we paid tribute to the first New Hanover grad to have a sports facility named after him. On Tuesday the Wilmington Sharks opened the 2013 season with a road win. Plus more!

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At 88, high school coach keeps serving up experience
Submitted by John Rendleman on Mon, 05/02/2011 - 3:51pm.

videoThe state playoffs for high school tennis start tomorrow. For one tennis coach in Wilmington, the playoffs are nothing new. That's because Tanky Meier has been coaching tennis at New Hanover High School since 1950.

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