Thursday, May 23, 2024



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...

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.”

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.

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