Alameda High junior Catherine Boles qualified to swim in two events at the inaugural California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) meets this weekend, May 22 and 23, in Clovis, Calif.

The top high school swimmers from throughout the state of California will converge on Clovis to compete against each other for the very first time, after meeting the qualifying times and placing in the finals at their respective division championships.

Mayor Trish Spencer recently joined the children and coaches of the Don Grant Youth Track Club. Coach Ralph Walker is putting together an elite youth track club this summer for boys and girls between the ages of five and 14 years old. The kids will get a chance to run in the USA Track & Field Junior Olympics at Chabot College in Hayward in June and the West Coast Junior Olympics in Reno the first weekend in July. Tryouts and practices take place Mondays and Wednesdays at 6 p.m. on the track on the College of Alameda campus, 555 Ralph Appezzato Memorial Parkway.

The Alameda Attack varsity high school lacrosse team won the Northern California Junior Youth Lacrosse Association playoffs last Saturday, May 9, in just its second year at the varsity high school level.

The Alameda Attack team is a unique partnership between the Alameda Attack lacrosse club and St. Joseph Notre Dame High School.  The partnership allows girls from Alameda’s high schools the opportunity to play lacrosse. Girls from 10 different high schools participate.

The St. Joseph Notre Dame men’s golf team (above) won the Tri-County Athletic League Tournament last Monday, April 27, at Franklin Canyon Golf Course in Hercules.

Women’s Golf Club hosts ‘Charm Day’

In an unusual twist, the Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) decided to play its May Charm event in April. The event was held last Thursday, April 30 on the Earl Fry Course.

The event was moved up to accommodate AWGC’s upcoming 85th Annual Match Play Tournament held on the Fry course the first three Thursdays in May.