Oakland Raider Hall-of-Fame player Willie Brown made a surprise appearance at the Alameda-based Pop Warner football team the Alameda Wolverines’ football practice last Tuesday, Aug. 26. Brown, along with representatives of the Oakland Raiders, traveled to the Wolverines’ practice at College of Alameda and invited them to watch the Raiders’ final preseason game last Thursday, Aug. 28, against the Seattle Seahawks at O.co Coliseum.
The Happy Cows Ultimate Frisbee Team, top row: Michelle Slaughter, Melissa Slaughter, Ali Mathews, Amelia Khoo (Alameda) Geoff Rexroth (coach), Robin Anthony-Petersen (Alameda), Lauren Carothers-Liske, Hannah Wells, Chloe Carothers-Liske, Audrey Horn, Rio Chuck and Jeff Korns (assistant coaches); second row: Conor Bauman, Jasper Tom, Isaac Mort, Aaron Hom (Alameda), Aaron Solomon, Nick Tolfa, Nick Maher, Brendan Champlin (Alameda), Patrick Huston, Ben Chiu; bottom row: Ian Sweeney, Joseph Paulukonis (Alameda), Caleb Ferguson.
In an effort to provide opportunities for friendly competition and access to athletic facilities, the Alameda Recreation and Park Department’s (ARPD) operates an Adult Open Gym program year-round.
People interested in participating in impromptu games, or with teams of their own, may use the gym on Sunday evenings from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Alameda Point Gym (1101 West Red Line Ave.) for a fee of $6 per person payable at the door.
Currently, ARPD is offering volleyball and basketball for those ages 18 years and older during the open gym.