SJND Lady Pilots

The St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) female volleyball team upped its unblemished record to 7-0 after a 3-1 (25-17, 25-17, 24-26, 25-20) victory over Marin Academy of San Rafael last Thursday, Sept. 11.

Pilot’s senior Rebecca Langowski recorded a volleyball double-double with 22 kills and 19 digs. She was not the only Pilot player to have a good performance. Junior outside hitter Emma Doud recorded 11 kills and 16 digs.

Encinal Jets

The Encinal Jets varsity football team fell to 0-2 after a 45-21 defeat on the road at the hands of the Amador Valley Dons of Pleasanton on Friday, Sept. 5.

Encinal sophomore running back Brandon Duckett led all rushers with 153 yards on the ground, including a 70-yard touchdown run with 2:10 remaining that closed the gap to 45-19.

Encinal converted a two-point conversion to give them 21 points. The Jets’ sophomore David Taylor scored Encinal’s first two touchdowns on a three-yard reception and three-yard run, both in the third quarter.

September Charm winner Jackie Suh points to her right eye in which she recently had a cataract removed. The procedure made a difference in her golf game, as Suh reported being able to "actually see the ball." She won the charm with a low net 66 and also low putts with 27. (She is scheduled to have the other eye done in a few weeks.)

Jackie Suh won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) September Charm with a net 66 last Thursday, Sept. 4 on the Earl Fry Course.

The Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) held a joint tournament event with the Alameda Senior Men’s Club last Thursday, Aug. 28, on the Earl Fry Course.

The women and men were broken into teams of four — two men, two women. The teammates combined their personal net scores to determine which flight group the team would compete in.

Oakland Raider Hall-of-Fame player Willie Brown made a surprise appearance at the Alameda-based Pop Warner football team the Alameda Wolverines’ football practice last Tuesday, Aug. 26. Brown, along with representatives of the Oakland Raiders, traveled to the Wolverines’ practice at College of Alameda and invited them to watch the Raiders’ final preseason game last Thursday, Aug. 28, against the Seattle Seahawks at Coliseum.