Jackie Suh made a miraculous comeback in the third and final round to win the Alameda Women’s Golf Club President’s Cup event last Thursday, June 25 on the Earl Fry Course.
Suh began the final round eight strokes behind overall leader Bernice Herzberg — Suh, who competed in the second flight with golfers with a 22 to 26 handicap, sported a net 148 after two rounds, while Herzberg posted a net 140. In fact, Suh entered the final round in fourth place behind Tai Chewpanich (net 142), Kay Park (net 144) and Juanito Solano (net 147).
The Alameda Merchant college-level baseball team is midway through its 2015 summer season and secured a huge win last weekend.
The Merchants got a huge performance from pitcher Peter Nyznyk against the Nevada Big Horns last Sunday, June 28, at the College of Alameda baseball field. Nyznyk kept the Big Horns off the scoreboard pitching seven shutout innings in the contest. He struck out seven batters and allowed three walks and just three hits.
Anthony Jones, a member of the Don Grant Track Club, won the 9- to 10-year-old boys 100-meter dash competition with a time of 13.70 at the 2015 Region 14 Track and Field Junior Championship Saturday, June 27, at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill.
Jones beat out six other racers in the event including La’Rico Tezeno who finished in second place with a time of 13.80. Jones improved on his time from a week prior at the Pacific Association Junior Olympics Championship where he ran a 13.82 in the 100-meter dash.
USA Football is hosting an interactive player safety clinic for coaches aimed to teach proper and safe football techniques this Saturday, June 27, at the Oakland Raiders’ Alameda facility at 1220 Harbor Bay Parkway.
The Alameda Junior Golf Club began its summer season on June 17. At the first event participants played on the Fry Course and the new Mif 9-hole course at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex.
Henry Lambert won the boys’ 12- to 13-year-old bracket with a 94. Griffin Geary shot a 115 for second place. Jacob Katanski shot a 79 to win the 14- to 15-age bracket. He beat Beck Anderson and Joseph Katanski who both tied with an 83. Thomas Lee shot a 72 to win the 16- to 18-year-old bracket. Brandon Mills posted a 77 on the Fry Course.