Eight St. Joseph Notre Dame student-athletes made their college choices final at a signing day ceremony on the school’s campus Wednesday, April 17.

Family, friends and school employees gathered at the school’s auditorium to celebrate the college choices of Marcus Abendanio, Caroline Bridges, Jason De Ocampo, Hudson Hennigh, Emily Perez, Richard Reid, Andrea Rodgers and Julian Vaughns.

Seven Island City runners competed

Several Alamedans took part in the 123rd Boston Marathon Monday, April 15.

Seven Alameda residents traveled to the East Coast to take part in prestigious long-distance race. Connie Shieh finished the 26.2-mile race with a time of 3:12:11. The 31-year-old hit the halfway mark at 1:31:12. She finished 4,777th overall and 464th in the women’s 18- to 39-year-old division.

Alameda native Race Roizen won the gold medal in the Skier Cross competition (seven-and-under) at the USA Snowboard and Freeski Association (USASA) National Championships April 9, in Copper Mountain, Colo.

Roizen (aka Branson, Race is his middle name) beat nine other division opponents in the final race to win the gold. He completed his trip down the slopes in 66.63. He earned a tournament score of 1,150.

Jason Anthony held on to his lead entering the second weekend to win the 92nd Alameda Commuters Golf Tournament Sunday, April 14.

On the same day Tiger Woods won the Masters, Anthony, a Fresno State alum, won the tournament with an eight-under-par 280 after 72 holes on the Jack Clark Course. Anthony was tied with Daniel Robertson at two-under 142 entering the second weekend. However, Anthony, a Fairfield native, posted a six-under 66 on Saturday to separate from the rest of the pack. It was the best score of the round. Anthony shot an even-par in round four.


Susan Logan won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club April Ham Shoot event last Thursday, April 4, with a net 66. 

Logan beat Jamie Totsubo-Hamano in a tiebreaker to win the tournament. The match was played in Ham Shoot format. The Ham Shoot is a special tournament where no one knows who has won until all the scoring is done and the winner is announced. After all the scorecards are completed, the committee chooses to discard the scores from multiple holes.