Alameda Junior Golf season drew to a close last Wednesday, Aug. 11. The golfers, ages 7 to 13, played their last rounds for the 2021 season at the Mif Albright Par-3 Golf Course in Corica Park. The players then received bronze medals and posed for this picture.
This Saturday, July 11, the Oakland Colonels will treat Alamedans to a base ball (two words, please) game that follows 1886 rules and etiquette. The players will use 1886 equipment and just might remind you of the base ball team pictured above.
Encinal Women’s Water Polo defeated Alameda 7-5 on May 29 for the WACC League Championship. With the win the Jets finished a perfect 8-0 this season.
“I was super proud of the team,” said senior Selma Malkic. “We played so well as a team and communicated a lot.”
(Pictured at the right): Pepper and Paige thank each other with a golf-club tap after a match during the Alameda Junior Golf Club’s (AJGC) successful 2020 season. The players all wore masks, as Pepper and Paige are doing, and practiced social distancing during their matches.
Encinal High School (EHS) has recognized six scholar-athletes for their work in the classroom and on the field. Volleyball player Madelyn Macaskill has been named EHS Female Athlete of the Year and baseball player Jeriah Lewis has been named Male Athlete of the Year.
Encinal High School graduates including Danielle Payopay, left, celebrated their graduation at Alameda Theater on May 26. The Alameda Sun is planning a graduation special edition to be mailed to every address in town later this month. To advertise, call (510) 263-1824.