The executive director of West Coast Fencing Archive will hold an informative program on the “History of Fencing in the Bay Area” Saturday, April 14, at the Pacific Fencing Club.

Doug Nichols, West Coast Fencing Archive’s executive director and archivist, is a renowned fencing archivist and director of the fencing documentary The Last Captain about the life and career  of Gyorgy Piller, an Olympic fencer in the 1930s. The presentation will take place from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.  


Pat O’Hara won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club’s annual Ham Shoot tournament with 49 points last Thursday, April 5, on the Earl Fry Course. She scored four more than Pam Curtis who had 45.

Three players with Alameda ties competed in the 2018 U.S. National Youth Table Tennis Tournament in Davie, Fla., March 29 to April 1. 

Kai and Aziz Zarehbin and Avery Chan were among the 79 participants to compete in the inauguralnational youth ranking tournament conducted by USA Table Tennis. 

Kai, 14, and Aziz, 12, are Alameda residents that attend Alameda Community Learning Center and are members of the Alameda Table Tennis Club. Chan is a Piedmont resident, but is also a member of the Alameda Table Tennis Club.

Two Alameda High student-athletes and an Encinal High student-athlete were invited to compete at the prestigious Stanford Invitational on Saturday, March 31.


The Alameda Football Association Wolverines football team is hosting open sign-ups Saturday, March 31. The sign-ups will take place at Estuary Park, 200 Mosley Ave., from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Participants must be at least five years old. Girls are eligible to play. Participants must bring a coies of their birth certificates, full 2017 report cards, photos and completed registration packets. Parents must pay the $300 registration fee at the event.