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The 2018 high school football season is picking up earlier than usual with both Alameda and Encinal high school teams beginning their seasons tomorrow. 

Encinal High 
The Jets (11-1 last year) will begin the season with a battle against Washington of Fremont at Stargell Field. 

 

Kimmi Sung won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club’s net tournament event Thursday, Aug. 9, on the Jack Clark Course.

Sung posted a net 66 on the day. She competed in the third out of five total flights. Susan Yoon posted a net 69 for second place in the flight. Louise Eilhardt shot a net 76 for third place. Dee Dee Appleton, Flor Ventanilla and Jean Cho all shot net 77s to tie for fourth place in the flight. 

 

Registration for the East Bay Flag Football Alameda Conference fall season is now open to Alameda residents. The league offers three co-ed divisions: seven- to eight-year-olds, nine- to 10-year-olds and 11- to 12-year-olds. Players will play in the age group based on their age as of Aug. 1. Teams play in games of five-on-five. 

 

The Alameda Junior Golf Club season continued with another tournament event Wednesday, Aug. 8, at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex.

Conor Neal won the boys’ 16- to 18-year-old division. Neal fought off tough competition to win. He shot a 72, while Nolan Floyd posted a 73 for second place and Harrod Tang shot a 76 to round out the top three.

Henry Lambert won the boys’ 14- to 15-year-old division with a 78. Tyler Thai shot an 80 for second place, while Cooper Gunn shot an 85 for third place.

 

St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) graduate Aysha Hayes was the runner up in the 101st American Tennis Association (ATA) National Championships Monday, July 30. The tournament was held at the United States Tennis Association national training center in Orlando, Fla.

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