Sports

Turn Saturday, Sept. 13 through Monday, Sept. 15, into a three-day weekend while playing for a good cause. Alameda’s Friends of the Parks Foundation presents its "Play for the Parks" golf tournament.

The foundation supports the preservation, knowledge and awareness of Alameda’s natural resources by sponsoring community programs and projects in cooperation with the community and the Department of Recreation and Parks.

The 60th Annual Alameda Swim Championships will take place this weekend Aug. 8-10 at the Emma Hood Swim Center on 2256 Alameda Ave.

Swimmers will be placed into one of three categories: novice, open or masters division. Gold, silver and bronze medals will be awarded to the first three finishers in each event. Awards will be given out in the following age groups: eight and under, nine-10, 11-12, 13-14 and 15-18.

Alameda’s Pacific Fencing Club (PFC) will hold a Junior Demonstration Fencing tournament Saturday, Aug. 9, at the club located at 2329 Santa Clara Ave.

The foil tournament is open to all members of PFC who are under 20 years of age and have qualified by demonstrating the required level of fencing skill.

Preliminary rounds will begin at 1 p.m. and continue until all eliminations are complete and the final four competitors have been determined.

The finals — the medal bouts — will take place on Saturday evening at 6 p.m.

The Alameda Junior Golf Club held its Summer Co-ed Scramble at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex, Jack Clark Course on July 23.

Glenn Van Winkle, Bernadette Perene, Alpiu Esguerra and Ricky Lam were named overall low gross champions with their scores of 61.

First place went to Kevin Thai, Baron Lock, Moe Flynn and Jada Delaney.

Second place went to Nicholas Lum, Harrod Tang, Beck Anderson and Trevor Olofson. Third place went to Thomas Flynn, Carl Penny, Kyle Lam and Penny Chai.

The College of Alameda baseball park was flooded with over 100,000 gallons of water over the weekend after vandals opened the main water valve and destroyed six sprinkler heads last weekend.

The vandalism took place some time between 9 p.m. Saturday, July 26, and 7 a.m. Sunday, July 27, on the eve of three important Alameda Babe Ruth baseball league games, according to the Alameda Babe Ruth senior league general manager Eric Schuler. The three games had to be cancelled.

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