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Kids and their families are invited to take part in a Downtown Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 20, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Businesses will be providing free treats, as well as a variety of other family friendly activities. The annual event is in partnership with downtown businesses, the Downtown Alameda Business Association and Kiwanis Club of Alameda.

The 2004 Alameda Islanders soccer team will travel to Europe this summer to take part in a 10-day soccer tour of France and England. This unique soccer experience will combine professional training sessions run by highly acclaimed French and English coaches. They will test their skills against local teams and cheer on their “WoSo” heroes while attending two Women’s Soccer World Cup matches in France. To help offset the cost of the trip and ensure all players can attend, the 2004 Islanders are launching a fundraising campaign.

 

Vivian Kang and Claudia Leed won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club net tournament event last Thursday, March 21, on the Jack Clark Course. Kang and Leed both posted net 69s. 

Leed competed in the third flight among golfers with a handicap of 28 to 31. She beat out Fran Mori (net 70), Linda Hallsey (net 73) and Sarah Valentine (net 74) to win the flight. Debbie Adams shot a net 77 for fifth place in the flight.

 

An Alameda High School (AHS) graduate played on the German National women’s basketball team that failed to qualify for the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) EuroBasket 2019 tournament. 

Encinal High School (EHS) senior Shelby Nelson won the women’s varsity 1,600-meter race at the San Leandro Invitational Saturday, March 16, at Burell Field.

Nelson completed the race with a time of 5:27.69. She won the competition with relative ease as the next participant to finish came in with a time of 5:44, nearly 17 seconds behind Nelson. That time belonged to San Leandro High sophomore Ariana Chavez. Arroyo High of San Lorenzo senior Netzali Can rounded out the top three with a time of 5:50.17. Eleven runners competed in the race.

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