The Encinal and Alameda high school cross country teams took part in the second West Alameda County Conference (WACC) meets last Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Hayward High.


Members of the East Bay Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association were given the opportunity to take part in a kayak tour around Seaplane Lagoon at  Alameda Point on Sunday, Oct. 2. 

The tour was conducted by Stacked Adventures, an outdoor guide, gear and concierge service in Alameda. The instructor was Joseph Stack, who owns Stacked Adventures, and also suffers from mild hearing loss. Tour goers said Stack was sensitive to the hearing loss of the participants. He spoke to the group regarding safety, do’s and don’ts, and paddling technique.


The water polo regular season came to a close today, and all four Alameda and Encinal teams have been stellar this season. 


The Alameda High women’s golf team sports an unblemished 8-0 record on the season.

In its most recent contest, the Hornets took down San Leandro 179-256. With the nine holes being a total of par 30, Elizabeth Scholtes and Lauren Tan led the way with matching two-over pars. Alexis and Allyson Esguerra both played in the same group and shot one stroke from one another. 


The St. Joseph Notre Dame women’s tennis team lost to Head-Royce of Oakland 4-3 last Wednesday, Oct. 5, but the Pilots’ top three players continued their dominant play at the exhibition. 

Sophomore Azaria Hayes and seniors Aysha Hayes and Nicole Bermudez scored victories in straight sets in the team matchup. Azaria took down her opponent 6-1, 6-1; Aysha beat her opponent 6-3, 6-0; and Bermudez beat her challenger 6-0, 6-1.