Sports

In an effort to raise funds for scholastic sports at Alameda High School (AHS), the Alameda High Athletic Boosters are holding the fourth annual Hornet Sting Social and Poker Night Saturday, April 12.

The party will take place at Rock Wall Wine Company (2301 Monarch St.) on Alameda Point and will feature live music, a silent auction, raffle and other activities.

Also included are complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a no-host wine tasting, beer and of course, the poker tournament.

The Alameda Powerlifting Team posted some positive results at the Pacific Coast Open Powerlifting Championship on Feb. 8 in Vacaville.

Bettina Lutman, who won the two divisions she entered, led the team. She entered the women’s submaster and open divisions in the raw bench press 165-pound class. Lutman completed all four of her lifts, two in each division. Lutman, 38, won both divisions with a winning lift of 137-and-a-half pounds. This was Lutman’s first meet.

The carefree summer days when you’d put on your team T-shirt and meet your pals in the park to play baseball are back. The Alameda T-Shirt League invites the public to its "First Pitch Benefit Party" on Thursday, March 20, at the Alameda Theater and Cineplex, 2311 Central Ave. VIP seating starts at 6 p.m.; doors open for general admission at 7 p.m.

Eight members of the Alameda Island Aquatics swim team were chosen to represent Pacific Swimming’s Zone 2 at the 2014 All-Star Developmental Meet, held last Sunday, March 2, at Burlingame High.

The North Coast Section (NCS) basketball playoffs are in full swing and five Alameda high school teams earned a shot to compete for a section title.

The Encinal Jets women’s basketball team finished off its 2013-2014 season with an 18-7 overall record and a 9-1 record in the West Alameda County Conference (WACC). The Lady Jets earned a number two seed in the NCS Division III playoffs and an opening round bye.

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