Sports

 

Sarah Valentine holds a commanding lead after round one of the Alameda Women’s Golf Club’s three-round 66th President’s Cup tournament Thursday, June 7, on the Earl Fry Course.

Valentine, who competed in the first flight among golfers with a handicap of 11 to 23, shot a tournament-best net 62 in round one. Angie Vaccarezza is in second place with a net 68, six strokes behind Valentine. Vaccarezza competed in the fourth flight among golfers with a handicap of 36 to 40. 

Several Oakland Strokes rowing teams medaled at the US Rowing Junior National Championships Sunday, June 10, on Lake Natoma in Golf River, Calif. 

The Oakland Strokes rowing team brought four crews to the race. They qualified through their performance at the Southwest Regional Championship in early May. 

 

The second annual Alameda High School (AHS) Athletic Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony is scheduled for Saturday, June 9, at the Alameda Elks Lodge. The AHS Hall of Fame Committee will be inducting 10 more athletes that achieved great athletic feats while sporting the black-and-gold AHS colors.  

Eddie Fry, class of 1943, was the top-ranked junior golfer in the United States during the early 1940s. He won the Alameda Commuters while a student at AHS. At age 18 he enlisted in the Army and was tragically killed in action in 1944.

Two Alameda high school teams were crowned champions over the weekend.

Baseball

The Alameda High (AHS) baseball team won the North Coast Section (NCS) Div. II championship with a 4-3 victory over Maria Carrillo of Santa Rosa Saturday, June 2, at Diablo Valley College in Pleasant Hill.

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