Sports

Dee Dee Appleton and Nora Solmoro tied to win the first Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) tournament of 2014 at the January Charm event on Jan. 2 on the Jack Clark Course. Solmoro and Appleton tied to shoot a net 67. Solmoro pulled off the trifecta by shooting the lowest gross score with 83, lowest putts with 30, and tying Appleton for lowest net and the charm with a net 67. The weather was chilly by tee time at 8:30 a.m., but the jackets came off by 9:30 a.m. and the day was very pleasant and sunny for the rest of the event. 

The 40th Annual National Elks Hoops-Shoot contest will be held tomorrow Jan. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Alameda Point Gymnasium.
The program is open to both boys and girls, eight to 13 years of age. Each participant shoots 25 free throws, and the top three shooters in each age and gender group advance to the finals. 

The Alameda Women's Nine Hole Golf Club held its Holiday Party at Pier 29 on Friday, Dec. 9 where members collected donations for Toys for Tots and food for the Alameda Food Bank.

The College of Alameda women's volleyball team's 2013 season came to an end in the first round of the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) NorCal regional playoffs on Nov. 26.

The Cougars fell flat as Cabrillo College of Aptos came out armed with plenty of experience and talent that stifled the young Cougars team on both offense and defense. The Seahawks swept the Cougars 3-0 (25-8, 25-7, 25-14).

The 2013-2014 fall sports' season has come to an end and it is time to look back at the great accomplishments of Alameda high school athletes.

Cross Country

The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) men's cross-country team won its second straight California Intercollegiate Federation (CIF) Division V state championship Saturday, Nov. 30.

Pilots' senior Gabe Arias- Sheridan was the pace setter finishing the 5K race in 15:42. He was the fourth fastest to complete the track out of 198 participants.

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