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Tuesday, November 7, 2006

Donovan signing on as a Dukie

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(Hopkinton High School's Kim Donovan tees off on the first hole during the recent Division 2 State High School Boys Golf Championship, Globe Staff Photo by Robert E. Klein)

Hopkinton High senior Kim Donovan will officially sign a letter of intent tomorrow morning to attend Duke University on a golf scholarship next year.

Donovan, a two-time Most Valuable Player in the Tri-Valley League and a key performer on the Hillers' back-to-back Division 2 state championship teams as a freshman and sophomore, had verbally committed to the Blue Devil program this past summer.

"This just justifies the time and effort she has put into the game since she was 7 and 8 years old," said Hopkinton golf coach Dick Bliss. "She has such a passion for the game, and she sacrificed a lot to play golf. She had talent, but she made herself better every day. And I see nothing but great things ahead for her at Duke."

-- Craig Larson

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