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.
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.
Charles Scanlon, a 1995 Encinal High School (EHS) graduate, has been selected as one of eight swimmers from Northern California to participate in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle, Wash., from July 1 to 6.
Scanlon was a four-year letterman in swimming and water polo while attending EHS. Additionally, he participated in the Special Olympics as a starting guard on the Alameda Islanders 1994 State 3A Championship basketball team. He also won numerous medals in powerlifting routinely exceeding 400 pounds in the deadlift.
Several Alameda athletes competed in the North Coast Section Meet of Champions Final Saturday, May 26 at UC Berkeley.
Alameda High (AHS) senior Ramir Smith finished third in men’s 100-meter race, out of eight participants, with a time of 10:96. Smith was less than a tenth of a second behind eventual winner Armauni Archie of El Cerrito who finished with a time of 10:89.