The Alameda High School Hornets will visit Encinal High School at Willie Stargell Field to face off against their cross-town rival Jets this Friday, Sept. 7, in the annual Island Bowl. The Hornets bring a 3-0 record into the game starting with an impressive 60-14 win over American High School of Fremont. The team then shut Berkeley High School out 16-0 and scored big against Pleasant Hill’s College Park High School, winning 52-14.  



Maggie Lindquist won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club net tournament event last Thursday, Aug. 23, at the Jack Clark Course.

Lindquist posted a net 65 in the first flight among golfers with a 12 to 24 handicap. Behind Lindquist was Stephanie Bellato who shot a net 67. Bellato also posted the lowest gross score of the event with an overall 79. Bernice Herzberg finished in third place in the flight with a net 71. Dot Moody was fourth with a net 74, while Candy Tom shot a net 75 to round out the top five in the flight.

The St. Joseph Notre Dame High School (SJND) women’s volleyball team’s attempt to start the season on the right foot did not go well after two losses at the Albany High tournament on Aug. 25. 

The Alameda Blaze girls’ 12-and-under softball team celebrated closing out its summer 2018 season with a first-place finish at the Watsonville Strawberry Jam last month. The Blaze defeated the Pleasanton Phantom 7-3 in the first game on July 21. They followed that with a 6-0 victory over the San Jose Twisters a few hours later in the Pool C round-robin tournament. The Phantom defeated the Twisters 18-0 in the other contest. The Blaze 10U team also went 2-0 with a 10-0 win over Mt. Dream of San Lorenzo and a 8-2 victory over the Seaside All-Stars of Oxnard.