Registration deadline for Bike for the Parks event looms
The “Bike for the Parks” committee has put together a fun, festive event for Saturday, Sept. 29, that helps the city’s parks and gets locals out enjoying biking in the Island City. The event starts and ends at Washington Park, 740 Central Ave. A 25-mile ride around the outer edges of Alameda Island and a shorter eight-mile ride for younger children and their parents will be held.
The Center for Impaired Living’s (CIL) competitive wheelchair rugby team, The California Storm, is seeking help to fund future competitions.
The team is based at the Alameda chapter of the CIL, located at 2490 Mariner Square Loop, Suite 210. The team is coached by Chris Cook.
The California Storm participates in tournaments around the country. Quad rugby is played indoors, on a gymnasium court, by players with some impairment in both arms and legs. Quad rugby is played in more than 25 countries and is considered a summer Paralympic sport.
The Alameda Women’s Golf Club and the Alameda Senior Men’s Golf Club held a joint tournament last Thursday, Aug. 30, on the Jack Clark Course.
The players competed in teams of four: each team composed of two members from the men’s club and two members from the women’s club.
In this tournament the lower two net scores of each team on each hole counted in the scoring, and the two higher net scores were discarded.
The Alameda High School Hornets will visit Encinal High School at Willie Stargell Field to face off against their cross-town rival Jets this Friday, Sept. 7, in the annual Island Bowl. The Hornets bring a 3-0 record into the game starting with an impressive 60-14 win over American High School of Fremont. The team then shut Berkeley High School out 16-0 and scored big against Pleasant Hill’s College Park High School, winning 52-14.
Maggie Lindquist won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club net tournament event last Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Jack Clark Course.
Lindquist posted a net 65 in the first flight among golfers with a 12 to 24 handicap. Behind Lindquist was Stephanie Bellato who shot a net 67. Bellato also posted the lowest gross score of the event with an overall 79. Bernice Herzberg finished in third place in the flight with a net 71. Dot Moody was fourth with a net 74, while Candy Tom shot a net 75 to round out the top five in the flight.