Sports

Major League Soccer (MLS) team the San Jose Earthquakes revealed its new jersey and mini-pitch court at an unveiling ceremony at Hornet Field in Alameda last Sunday, Feb. 11. 

The jersey is called the Navy SEAL Foundation Jersey. The jersey is a result of a partnership collective among the Earthquakes, the Navy SEAL Foundation and Adidas. Five percent of proceeds from jerseys sold at the Earthquake’s team store will go to the Navy SEAL Foundation to benefit the Naval Special Warfare force and their families.

 

Bobbie Hoepner and Phoebe Yu won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club net tournament with matching net 68s last Thursday, Feb. 8, on the Earl Fry Course.

Yu competed in the second flight among golfers with a handicap of 24 to 30. Dee Dee Appleton finished in second place with a net 71. Diane Hughes finished third with a net 73. Kim Sung and Madeline Sally tied for fourth place in the flight with net 76s.

 

The Alameda Attack Lacrosse Club is gearing up for the spring 2018 season next month. 

The Alameda Attack girls’ high school lacrosse team is the defending champions and will look to make it four straight titles this season. The team won its third-straight Northern California Junior Lacrosse Association (NCJLA) championship May 21, 2017, at Patelco Fields in Pleasanton. The team defeated the San Jose Extreme 12-6 to secure the “three-peat.” St. Joseph Notre Dame sponsors the team, which is comprised of girls from 11 different Bay Area high schools. 

 

Louise Eilhardt won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club February Charm event by shooting a net 64 last Thursday, Feb. 1 on the Earl Fry Course. 

Eilhardt stormed through the field in the tournament. She and Fran Mori (net 69) were the only golfers to shoot under 70. Eilhardt competed in the fifth flight among golfers with a handicap of 35 to 40. Kay Park was in second place, but several strokes behind Eilhardt with a net 75. Ann Ching and Pam Curtis both shot a net 76 to tie for third place. Ruby Soo rounded out the top five with a net 77.

Three members of Alameda Island Aquatics will represent Zone 2 at Pacific Swimming’s Zone All-Star Meet.

Hannah Boles, Kevin Habek and Sophie Klube earned the right to advance to the All-Star Meet based on their performances at the Zone 2 Championship Meet on Jan. 28 in Moraga (“Alameda Youth Swimmers Compete in Regional Championships,” Feb. 1).

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