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Junior Bella Castaneda said despite the importance of senior leadership in sports, in golf, skill level is more valuable.

No seniors, no problem

By Aviv Matas, Kevin Miao, and Annabelle Yip October 20, 2023

In high school sports, seniors are often the players with the most experience, who lead the rest of the team. But, for the girls golf team, this season has brought a significant change: there are no seniors...

From winning matches to having team dinners, the boys golf team has built stronger bonds.

A new team tradition

Throughout the season, the boy's golf team developed a new tradition — McDonald’s team dinners. Senior Kyle Ashe said the team went out for dinner together after both practices and games and the dinners...

Players from both the girls and boys golf team have to commute long distances for practices.

Accessibility and inclusivity for all

By Karuna Chandran, David Lin, and Gabriela Salazar November 28, 2022

HHS is home to a variety of sports and facilities for students to play on. There is a swimming pool, a football stadium and tennis courts. So why is there not an area for the boys and girl’s golf team...

Golf unites athletes and fosters improvement.

From newcomers to professionals

By Joss Broward, Nathan Gu, Brian Ling, and Lindsey Steel October 13, 2022

For those looking to try a new activity in high school, one sport gained the attention of several athletes: golf. While some sports require dedication from a young age, golf is welcoming toward newcomers...

TAKING THE SHOT: MacDonald said he is excited to continue next season.

Putting individually, succeeding as a team

By Leila Salam and Jack Xu May 17, 2022

At the ripe age of seven, freshman Anthony MacDonald had his first experience with the sport of golf, something that eventually led to him competing in tournaments. MacDonald said he was drawn to golf...

Meet The Girls Golf Team

Meet The Girls Golf Team

By Christine Kim, Lindsey Steel, and Macy Li October 10, 2021

Click the image to Meet The Girls Golf Team

Golf team experiences growth on, off course

Golf team experiences growth on, off course

By Renee Wang November 26, 2019

The girls varsity golf team ended their season with four wins, two ties and nine losses in the El Camino Division of SCVAL.  “Our overall record didn’t show the growth that we had on the course,”...

13 years of experience has paid off for Naomi Danner, this year’s girls golf captain

The clamor over girls golf’s key player

By Miya Liu November 18, 2019

N aomi Danner has had a golf club in her hand since she was three years old, but she only started playing competitively when she was 13. Now she is considered the best player on the HHS golf team and,...

Senior Mihika Deshmukh’s interest in golf started because of her father.

Golf emphasizes brains over brawns

By Katelynn Ngo November 6, 2019

S enior Mihika Deshmukh has been on the golf team since she was a freshman. She is greatly influenced by her father, she said, who would take her with him when he played golf.  “I started...

The golf team practices their swings at the range to prepare for the upcoming season.

Girls golf swings through season with earnestness and companionship

By Shruti Magesh October 21, 2019

As the wind picks up near Sunken Garden golf course, the golf team swings their clubs diligently, unaffected by the breeze. They position their golf balls on the range, set their stance, swing and...

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