Encinal High School Jets
The Encinal High football team continued its dominant season with a 35-6 victory over league rival Berkeley High last Friday, Oct. 12, at Stargell Field.

The Jets jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter. Encinal junior running back Archie Cole started it off with a 20-yard touchdown run. Later in the quarter Jets quarterback David Romero-Rienholz hit senior receiver Landis Green for a 16-yard touchdown pass. 

The 2018-2019 swim season marks a new beginning for the long-running Alameda Gators Swim Team. The swim squad is merging with Alameda’s other prominent youth swim team the Alameda Island Aquatics. 


The Alameda Elks along with the Alameda Recreation and Park Department will kick off the 46th annual Hoop Shoots contest Monday, Oct. 15.

The contest competition will be at the park level. The first competitions will be held at Bayport, Franklin, Leydecker, Lincoln, Longfellow, Tillman and Washington parks and Alameda Point Gym during program hours. The contest consists of shooting free throws. Each contestant has 25 shots at the hoop. A child may compete as many times as he or she wishes. Contestants must be Alameda residents or attend an Alameda school.


St. Joseph Notre Dame athlete Emily Perez finished first in the 5,000-meter small school women’s cross-country competition at Asics Clovis Invitational Saturday, Oct. 6, at Woodward Park in Clovis, Calif. 

The senior completed the race in 18:06.7 to claim the top individual time. Second place went to sophomore Mila Barnett from Village Christian Sun Valley with a time of 18:50.6. Senior Kaia Hoak from Big Bear High School rounded out the top three with a time of 19:09.8. 

Tai Chewpanich won the 87th annual Alameda Women’s Golf Club’s Club (AWGC) Championship event last Thursday, Sept. 27. The three-round tournament took place on Thursdays between Sept. 13 and Sept. 27, on the Jack Clark Course. 
This is Chewpanich’s third straight Club Championship.

The Club Champion was determined by the best total gross score accumulated over the three days of play, unlike most AWGC events that are decided by net scores. Chewpanich won the event with an overall 257. She shot an 86 in the first round, an 85 in the second round and an 86 in the final round.