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Alameda’s recently renovated South Course at Corica Park has earned the inaugural Water and Sustainability Innovation Award, presented by Audubon International and Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply. The renovation, which took inspiration from top courses in Australia, has resulted in a 60 percent reduction in water use, according to an article posted on turfnet.com Feb. 20.

 

Alameda High School (AHS) graduate and National Football League (NFL) hopeful Keelan Doss will participate in the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Ind., this weekend.

Doss, who graduated from AHS in 2014, will be among more than 300 athletes to participate in the seven-day, invite-only event designed for NFL prospects. They will undergo agility skills tests and one-on-one interviews with NFL team personnel. Prospects will also undergo a full health evaluation by NFL doctors. 

An Alameda High School (AHS) student was selected as one of the National Football Foundation’s (NFF) Northern California chapter’s scholar-athlete scholarship recipients last week.

Lars Wick, a senior, was one of three Alameda County scholar-athletes to receive the honor by the NFF and the College Football Hall of Fame.

 

Just two Alameda high school basketball teams survived the first week of the North Coast Section (NCS) playoffs last week.

St. Joseph Notre Dame
The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) women’s basketball team continued its domination of opponents in the first week of the NCS Div. III women’s basketball tournament. The third-seed Pilots won their first two contests by a combined score of 161-44. 

 

Tai Chewpanich and Cheryl Saxton each earned a share of the February charm at the Alameda Women’s Golf Club Charm event last Thursday, Feb. 7. Both players shot a net 72 at the event on the Jack Clark Course.

Chewpanich and Saxton both played in the first flight among golfers with a handicap of 11 to 18. Chewpanich had the best gross score of the event with an overall 84. Val Buschor finished third in the flight with a net 76. Maggie Lindquist finished fourth with a net 77, while Kathy Nakagura shot a net 78 to round out the top five.

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