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Girls’ Golf Preview: Striving to make it to CCS a third year in a row

Mara Zenger, Staff Writer

September 8, 2015

With the start of the Girls’ Golf season at Palo Alto High School, the players have been working hard to get ready for the upcoming season. Coach Doyle Knight is looking to see who will step up and fill the role of their star player Michelle Xie ('15), as she is now in college. “We recognize...

Girls’ Golf Preview: Team looking to build on inaugural season

The 2013-2014 Girls' Golf team poses with Coach Doyle Knight.

Reuben Kramer, Staff Writer

September 5, 2014

The second year of Girls’ Golf has just started at Palo Alto High School and players are already practicing their swings, drives, and putts as the new season commences. There are big expectations for the young team after last season, their inaugural year , was a huge success for the program. The...

Athlete of the Year: Michelle Xie

Athlete of the Year: Michelle Xie

Anna Dukovic, Features Editor

May 28, 2014

Unlike professionals in many sports, such as gymnastics, athletes usually peak in their twenties; however, the average age of professional golfers is early to mid-thirties and these athletes can continue to play the sport into their retirement. “Golf is a sport you can play until you are old,” ...

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