Sports

Alameda Recreation and Park Department will team up with the Alameda Gators Swim Team tomorrow, Friday, Aug. 2, through this Sunday, Aug. 4, to host the city’s 65th annual City Swim Meet. 

Swimmers of all ages will enjoy this fun and low-key meet at the Encinal High School Swim Center, 230 Central Ave. The meet includes novice events, age-group races and masters’ events.  

Pam Curtis won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club net tournament event Thursday, July 18, after shooting a net 67 on the Jack Clark Course.

Curtis competed in the fifth flight among golfers with a handicap of 38 to 40. Janet Kirk posted a net 69 for second place in the flight. She was also tied for second place in the overall tournament with Judy Eng. Kay Park finished third in the flight with a net 70. Lynette Mladinich shot a net 76 for fourth flight. Siv Richards and Jean Eddy tied for fifth place in the flight with net 82s.

The 2019 Junior Golf Association of Northern California championship (JGANC) take place on July 15 and 16 on the Jack Clark Course.

Travis Miller from Castro Valley was the boys’ overall winner. He posted a 73 and 71 in his two rounds of play for a combined 144. Cindy Wong of San Jose won the girls’ overall tournament with a 73 in round one and a 75 in round two for an overall 148.

The Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) recently recognized Alameda alum and Wrocester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) atendee Christine Hovermale for her achievments in academics and athletics.

Hovermale’s team was led by three-time selections Eva Barinelli and Madeline Burke and 2019 NCAA Elite 90 honoree Sarah St. Pierre. The association recognized a total of 10 WPI women’s rowers as National Scholar-Athletes for their work on the lake and in the classroom.

Dot Moody won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club’s net tournament event Thursday, July 11, on the Jack Clark Course. Moody posted a net 66 in the first flight among golfers with a 13 to 23 handicap. Moody also posted the best gross score of the event with an overall 88.

Tracey Perkins shot a net 68 for second place in the flight and second place in the overall tournament. Maggie Lindquist shot a net 72 for third place. Peggy Miller shot a net 75 for fourth place, while Candy Tom posted a net 76 to round out the top five in the flight.

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