By Easton Heuertz and Emily Monie
The 2023 golf season is underway. The spring golf season had its first practice on February 27. The team’s coach is Ryan Behmer, who is entering his sixth year leading the Mustang golfers. When talking about the upcoming season, he stated, “There are 5 people that have participated in golf in the past and there are 4 new people who are joining the team this year.” Given the mix of experiences and new players, Coach Behmer is excited about his golf season he believes, “We should have a more competitive team overall this year compared to previous years.” The returning players include juniors Lana Swanson, Taylor Hanson, and Ashley Bonifas; sophomore Emma Strampher; and Marissa Erickson is the lone senior. The newcomers include juniors Jordan Faimon and Tayten Menke and freshmen Trevor Kral and Beau Bonifas. Their meets will be held at Red Cloud and Franklin golf courses. Districts will be held at the Indian Head golf course in Grand Island. Coach Behmer was asked what he was excited about this upcoming season: “Every year I get excited to see the progress that is made from the beginning of the season to the end of the season. I always enjoy seeing the students grow and have fun.” The greatest goal for him this season is for his team to cut their score and have fun. The season kicks off Thursday, April 6.