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Taft grad Hatton ties career-low round in College of Idaho’s opener

Taft High graduate Maya Hatton shot a career-low 81 Tuesday to finish 14th in the College of Idaho's season opener in the Multnomah Invitational at OGA Golf Course in Woodburn

Taft girls finish sixth in Special District 2 golf championships

The following news release was issued Wednesday by Taft High girls golf coach Heather Hatton regarding her team’s season, which concluded Tuesday with a...

Young Tigers place fifth at boys golf District championships

Maintaining "it takes the first shovel of dirt or the first brick to begin a new structure," Taft High began building a foundation for...

Taft High boys stand fifth at District golf championships

Saying, “as a team, we feel we are 25 strokes above our potential,” Taft High stands in fifth place entering today’s final round of...

Taft boy golfers wind down regular season with third-place finish

The Taft High boys golf team spent a weekend on the links and touring Central Oregon in preparation for next week's Class 3A/2A/1A Special...

Taft girls tune up game for upcoming District golf championships

The Taft High girls golf team tuned up Monday for next week's Class 3A/2A/1A Special District 2 Championships by touring Santiam Golf Club in...

Three Taft boys golfers post best scores, Brooks leads way to team win

The Taft High boys golf team tuned up for next weekend’s annual trip to Central Oregon for the Special District 2 season finale by winning an 18-hole league match Monday in Dallas.

Taft girls get golf games in gear in two-person scramble

Taft senior Lydia Prins and sophomore Veronica Jin represented Class 3A Taft under near-perfect, windless conditions in preparation for the District tournament May 6-7 at Santiam Golf Club in Aumsville.

Taft girls weather modified event; honor departing senior golfers

The weather wasn't inviting, but the post-match hot chocolate was Thursday as Taft High continued its tradition of using its annual home tournament to honor...

Taft boys slog way to sloppy finish in 18-hole season debut

Golf is a four-letter word, but it probably wasn't the one heard most often Wednesday from Taft High boys coach Andy Morgan while his...

Taft girls make gains in preparation for annual home golf tourney

Taft junior Sammy Halferty and senior Olivia Baker shot 108 and 114, respectively, Monday to take more than 20 strokes off their scores from last year on the same Creekside Golf Club course in the Blanchet Invitational.

It’s tee for two for Tigers in tuneup tourney

Two members of the Taft High boys golf team represented the squad Monday at 6197-yard, par-72 Creekside Golf Club in Salem. The following recap is provided...

Taft golfers go to school on tournament play, etiquette

Taft High’s golf teams opened their seasons Monday with an orientation into tournament play at the Salem Area Youth (SAY) event at Santiam Golf Club.

Youthful Tigers set sights on rebuilding from tee to green

“Our team goals are to improve, have fun and return Taft Tigers golf to excellence,” Morgan said. “Competitively speaking, we would love to compete for a spot in the State championships, but we must be realistic.”

Tigers reach first tee with bagful of goals for promising season

The Taft High girls golf team has been assessed a penalty stroke of sorts entering the 2019 season – a handicap, if you will, but not one that will lower its net score, rather present a major hazard in its quest for a fourth straight trip to the State championships.

Taft girls finish sixth, boys ninth at State golf championships

The Taft High girls golf team made the biggest march up the leaderboard Tuesday to finish sixth behind champion St. Mary’s in the OSAA Class 4A/3A/2A/1A State Girls Golf Championships in Banks.

Taft girls struggle to 10th place on opening day of State golf

The Tigers, who finished second in last week’s Special District 2 finals behind senior medalist Maya Hatton, toured the 5,416-yard par-72 layout in Banks in 432 strokes to stand in 10th place in the 12-team field.

Taft boys in 12th place through first day of State golf play

Taft struggled to a 12th-place standing behind first-place Bandon in the 13-team event at 6,346-yard, par-72 Quail Valley Golf Course entering Tuesday’s final round.

Tigers hope to growl loudest in State golf tourney appearance

Members of the Taft High boys’ golf team might as well be caregivers, then, because the stakes will be high and the pressure immense over the next two days when the small-school OSAA State Golf Championships are contested at Quail Valley Golf Course near Banks.

Hatton wins District golf title, leads Tigers to State

Maybe it was fate that allowed senior Maya Hatton to arrange a date with State with her Taft High mates in the District 2 girls golf championships.

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