Alameda Recreation and Parks Department -- As the popularity of pickleball in Alameda grows, finding an available court to play in might become a problem

Pickleball Frenzy Sweeps the Island

Jan 26,2023

Pickleball, the latest craze in racket sports, experienced a surge in popularity as Americans sought a socially distant outdoor activity during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Crystal Le -- Encinal High senior Diego Cerna scores a layup against Alameda on January 21.

Hornets Complete Season Sweep of Jets

Jan 23,2023

The Alameda High School (AHS) men’s basketball team held off a spirited late comeback attempt by the host Encinal High School (EHS) to season sweep over their city rivals on Jan. 21.

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Malia Gordon -- Encinal High sophomore Jazzy Alcantar scrambles for a loose ball against SJND on Jan. 10.

High School Sports Results: Jan. 9 to 15

Jan 16,2023

Men’s Basketball
• St. Joseph Notre Dame (SJND) lost to Bishop O’Dowd of Oakland, 53-45 (Jan. 11); lost to San Leandro High School, 48-47 (Jan. 13); lost to Saratoga High School, 59-47 (Jan. 14).

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Alameda Girls Softball Registration Still Open

Jan 11,2023

The Alameda Girls Softball Association (AGSA) extended its spring season registration. Registration for the 8-and-under, 10-and-under, 12-and-under, and 14-and-under divisions were extended to Jan. 13, while the 6-and-under league registration was moved to Jan. 20.

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