Tomorrow is the last day to apply for the 105th annual Alameda City Tennis Tournament. The event is the oldest continuous sporting event in the city. The tournament will be held the weekend of Friday, Sept. 7, through Sunday, Sept. 9. This year’s tournament will take place at the Fairfield Tennis Courts at Lower Washington Park, 740 Central Ave.

The entry fee is $35 for adult singles and $60 for adult doubles. Junior singles players will pay $25, while junior doubles teams pay $40. 

The Alameda Blaze girls’ 12-and-under softball team celebrated closing out its summer 2018 season with a first-place finish at the Watsonville Strawberry Jam last month. The Blaze defeated the Pleasanton Phantom 7-3 in the first game on July 21. They followed that with a 6-0 victory over the San Jose Twisters a few hours later in the Pool C round-robin tournament. The Phantom defeated the Twisters 18-0 in the other contest. The Blaze 10U team also went 2-0 with a 10-0 win over Mt. Dream of San Lorenzo and a 8-2 victory over the Seaside All-Stars of Oxnard. 


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.