Sports

Alameda Recreation and Park Department Adult Open Gym is year-round every Sunday night. If you’re competitive, want to get some exercise or just getting back into your sport, check this out. We have volleyball and basketball for all to enjoy, Sundays from 6 to 9 p.m., excluding holidays and holiday weekends) at the Alameda Point Gym, 1101 West Redline Ave. There is a $6 drop-in fee. Softball, baseball, and multi-purpose fields for soccer, rugby and lacrosse are also available.

The Alameda Women’s Golf Club and the Alameda Seniors Golf Club held their annual joint tournament last Thursday, Aug. 27.

The four-member teams have two from each club — some teams have three members with a blind draw for scoring purposes. This is a team event, with each team composed of members of both clubs, scored by the best two net scores of each team. Each member plays each hole, with the two bet scores of each particular hole counted.

The beginning of the school year, also marks the beginning of the high school fall sports season. More than a dozen teams spread across the three Alameda high schools began their quest for state championship glory this fall.

The fall sports season consists of six sports: football, water polo, women’s volleyball, women’s golf, women’s tennis and cross country. Football season kicked off for Alameda’s two high school teams Alameda and Encinal last Friday.

The Alameda Vipers AAU basketball club will be holding tryouts for several of its boys’ and girls’ team s this week.

The Alameda Vipers have scheduled tryouts for boys currently in grades two to seven — eighth grade pending — and girls in grades four to seven. Tryout dates have been scheduled from Sept. 1 to Sept. 10.

This is a great opportunity for youths who enjoy playing basketball and would like to try out for the team. Alameda Vipers AAU basketball club has established teams for boys in grades two to high school and girls in grades four to eight.

The Alameda Theatre & Cineplex, located at 2317 Central Ave., will be showing live simulcasts of all Sunday, Monday and Thursday night nationally televised NFL games this season.

The theater will begin its viewing sessions with the showing of the preseason matchup between the Oakland Raiders and Arizona Cardinals this Sunday, Aug. 30, at 5 p.m.

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