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Student-Athlete of the Week: Sam Hoover

 

August 31, 2018

Junior Sam Hoover (left, with older brother Jack) has improved significantly this season and hopes to help lead the Cougars back to the Class 4A state tournament.

During this first two seasons with the Niwot golf team, Sam Hoover was content to let his older brother Jack absorb the spotlight. In 2018, however, the younger Hoover is emerging from that shadow little by little. Not only is he playing the best golf of his career, he has also cultivated a rival he doesn’t share a last name with.

As Niwot’s number three golfer, Sam has scored among the top-five in three of six events this season, including a fourth-place finish at the third annual Resurrection Christian Chip Challenge at Windsor’s Highland Meadows GC on Aug. 22. There, he carded a p...



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