Sports

 

Encinal High School (EHS) graduate Sherman Lee loves sports. Even better, he loves teaching sports. Lee graduated from EHS in 1957 and — along with his son Michael, EHS class of 1982 — is a member of the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame. 

The elder Lee played football, track and basketball for Encinal. His son played on the school’s 1980 NCS championship football team. Michael then attended Santa Clara University on a baseball and football scholarship.

 

Jenny Bae won the Alameda Golf Club’s net tournament event last Thursday, July 14, with a net 68.

Bae dominated the Earl Fry Course. Not only did she have the lowest net score, she also had the lowest gross score with an overall 80. In fact, Bae was the only golfer to post a net score in the 60s. Bae competed in the first flight among golfers with a handicap of 12 to 25. Maggie Lindquist shot a net 72 for second place in the flight. Dot Moody and Sherry Westernoff both shot net 73s to tie for third place. Pat O’Hara rounded out the top five with a net 75.

 

The 62nd Annual City of Alameda Swim Championships Alameda is ready to kick off at the Encinal High School Swim Center Friday, Aug. 5, through Sunday, Aug. 7.

The swim meet will bring together some of the best youth swimmers in Alameda — all participants must be Alameda residents — to take part in a challenging and fun competition.

 

“Be a Warrior & Donate” was the theme at the Alameda Theatre & Cineplex and Cinema Grill in the quest to raise funds for the Golden State Warrior’s Community Foundation during this year’s National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs. As an official Warrior’s watch party venue, the theater presented the games on its large screen. 

The theater also organized raffles, giveaways, trivia quizzes, dance contests and theme events to help raise money for the foundation. On “Swag Nite” fans competed to see who could don the most Warriors attire. 

 

Several sailboat racing teams based in Alameda are competing in the Pacific Cup (Pac Cup) “Fun Race to Hawaii,” which kicked off last week.

The Pac Cup is a sailboat race that spans 2,070 miles. Participants start at Point Richmond and finish at the Kaneohe Yacht Club on the island of Oahu. There are eight racing competitions in the Pac Cup. The series began on July 11 — some races started after July 11 — and it usually takes teams 10 to 14 days to complete. 

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