The Encinal High football team improved to 4-1 on the year after a gritty 20-13 victory over Piedmont last Friday, Sept. 23.


kyhawks Sports, a skill-based sports program for kids, is offering several clinics for Alameda youth and their parents.

The Mommy/Daddy & Me program is for kids two-and-half to three years old. It will teach kids the fundamentals of baseball, basketball and soccer. The Tot Sports program is for kids three to four years old. Students will explore balance, body movement, coordination and teamwork. The Mini-Hawk Sports program for kids five to six years old will teach running, jumping and throwing.


Alameda and Encinal high school’s cross country teams had strong showings at the first West Alameda County Conference (WACC) 5K meet Thursday, Sept. 15.
Alameda finished in fourth place in the men’s varsity race, behind Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland, Berkeley and Piedmont while Encinal came in eighth place. Ten teams competed in the 5K, or 3.1-mile race.


Stephanie Bellato took a bite out of Tai Chewpanich’s lead after the second round of the Alameda Women’s Golf Club’s 85th annual Club Championship tournament. Chewpanich led by five strokes (80 to 85) after the first round. But Bellato shot another overall 85 — the tournament uses gross scoring — in the second round, while Chewpanich posted an overall 87. Chewpanich now leads 167 (80-87) to Bellato’s 170 (85-85) after two rounds of the three-round tournament. Bellato shot the best score in round two.


The Encinal Jets football team got back to its winning ways with a 49-12 blowout over Harker of San Jose last Friday, Sept. 16, on the road.