Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) bestowed an honorary life membership to Bobbie Hoepner in recognition of her many years of untiring service to the Club. AWGC is the oldest Women’s club west of the Mississippi. The club celebrated its 90th anniversary in October 2019.
Alameda High men outfly Jets, 51-48, Lady Hornets buzz Lady Jets, 53-43
The Alameda High School (AHS) men’s basketball team scored six points in the final 19 seconds to defeat crosstown rival Encinal High School, 51-48, Saturday, Jan. 21, at the Hornets’ Nest.
The 47th annual Elks Hoop Shoots Alameda city finals contest was held Friday, Jan. 10, at the Alameda Point Gym. The hoop shoots contest consists of a free -throw shooting competition where each contestant has 25 opportunities to shoot a basketball into the hoop.
Alameda’s Flaming Skulls Over-40 soccer team recently won Bladium’s Soccer C League’s championship. The league plays every Thursday night. The playoffs ended with the Flaming Skulls winning the championship game, bettering their opponent on penalty kicks at the end of the match.
Alameda native James Hahn played his first Professional Golf Association (PGA) tournament of the year at the Sony Open Jan. 9 to 12. Hahn, 38, competed with more than 150 other PGA golfers in the tournament played at the Wai’alae Country Club in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Valor Games Far West, held annually at Alameda’s Coast Guard Island, provides a venue for more than 100 injured, ill and wounded veterans from the Western U.S. to compete in various sports. Now in its seventh year, the games will take place June 11 through 14.