The Oakland Strokes Rowing Program put on a powerful performance to take a record-breaking 18 medals and advance a total of seven boats to the U.S. Rowing Junior National Championships. Most of the coaching staff and 30 of the Strokes’ high-school-age rowers hail from Alameda.
The varsity women’s team put on a commanding performance and earned a medal in every event they entered. This performance,combined with the success of the women’s novice team led to winning the Women’s Team Points Trophy by a convincing margin over cross-bay rivals Marin.
Three students-athletes from Alameda High School (AHS) signed their college national letters of intent on national signing day April 11, at the school’s gymnasium.
Elizabeth Scholtes signed on to play golf at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. The senior led her AHS women’s golf team to a West Alameda County Conference league title last October. Her team finished sixth at the North Coast Section (NCS) championships last fall. Scholtes also competes in Alameda Junior Golf Club tournaments during the summer.