After nearly quitting pro golf, Kim keeps her dream on course

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Lauren Kim, a Stanford University graduate from Los Altos, is on the LPGA Tour. Almost a year ago, she nearly quit pro golf.

It’s been nearly a year since Lauren Kim contemplated giving up golf – at least professionally.

The Los Altos native had finished her round at a tournament in Sioux Falls, S.D., when she got the call every competitive golfer dreads: She had been disqualified.

Spiders wrap up regular season of ultimate Frisbee league Friday night at Foothill

Courtesy of Bill Jent
San Jose Spider Nicholas Hirning, center, leaps to grab the Frisbee in a recent game. The team plays its home games at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills.

The San Jose Spiders will take the field at Foothill College in Los Altos Hills this weekend for their last regular-season match.

The Spiders (5-8) are set to take on the Seattle Cascades (4-8) 7:30 p.m. Friday in a matchup of teams from the American Ultimate Disc League’s West division.

Inkster to play in U.S. Senior Women's Open this weekend

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Juli Inkster of Los Altos is set to play in this weekend’s U.S. Senior Women’s Open at Chicago Golf Club.

Los Altos resident Juli Inkster has committed to play in the inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open, scheduled Thursday through Sunday at Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Ill.

A member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, Inkster was the second woman in LPGA history to complete the modern-day LPGA Career Grand Slam.

MVLA Wolves conclude soccer season with winning record, 3rd-place finish

Courtesy of Kirsten Hayes
MVLA Wolves coach Albertin Montaya, right, draws up a play for his team during a recent game.

The MVLA Wolves, the local team in the Women’s Premier Soccer League, finished the season with a 5-2-1 record that was good enough for third place in the Pac North Conference.

The Wolves capped their campaign with a 4-0 rout of the visiting Pleasanton Rage June 29.

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