Sports

 

The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) softball team has been on a roll of late including two nail-biting victories on Saturday, April 28.

 

After several rain delays the Alameda Women’s Golf Club April Charm event was won by In Ja Hong who posted a net 69 April 19 on the Earl Fry Course.

Hong competed in the third flight among players with a handicap of 29 to 32. She beat out Louise Eilhardt who posted a net 70 for second place. Bonnie Kim finished with a net 72 for third place, while Agnes McKinlay, Barbara Mickle and Pat O’Hara each shot a net 74 to tie for fourth place in the flight.

After giving up his two-round lead, Ryan Grauman climbed back to win the 91st Alameda Commuters Golf Tournament with a nine-under 275 after four rounds of play Sunday, April 22, on the Earl Fry Course.

 

The fifth annual Alameda Bike Festival & Rodeo will take place Saturday, May 12, at Ruby Bridges Elementary School. The event will hold pre-festival free bicycle education classes to teach children how to ride a bicycle and the importance of being active. The “family cycling workshop” will begin at 9:30 a.m. and end at noon. The “learn to ride class” will take place from 10 a.m. to noon. The main festival will be held from noon to 4 p.m.

The Oakland Strokes designed their summer program to provide an enjoyable and no pressure introduction to the great sport of rowing. The Strokes, a nationally recognized junior-rowing program, has spots available for all levels of middle- and high-school rowers from beginner to advanced. The camps provide excellent training for learning rowers in rowing technique, teamwork, physical fitness and endurance. Within a week rowers will gain enough skill to row their first race!

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