An Alameda teenager took part in an Arena Pro U.S. Swimming exhibition in Santa Clara June 3 through 5.
Alameda High School senior Catherine Boles competed in three events at the renowned swimming exhibition event. She took part in the 100-meter freestyle, the 100-meter backstroke and the 200-meter freestyle.
Boles, 17, finished in 56th place out of 94 competitors in the 100-meter freestyle preliminary round. She finished the meet in 1:00.04. However, her time was not good enough to make the final round.
Two Alameda high school baseball/softball teams won their respective league titles last week.
The Hornet softball team was one of the hottest team in the West Alameda County Conference (WACC) heading into the league tournament. They won seven straight games before they played San Lorenzo in the semifinal last Tuesday, May 17.
They took down San Lorenzo with ease to the tune of an 18-0 victory. The Hornets scored 12 runs in the first inning. The game was called off after the fifth inning due to the 10-run rule.
The Kiwanis Club of Alameda recently announced that it has awarded $35,000 in scholarships to five high school students in Alameda. Kiwanis awarded the scholarships based on the students’ submitted applications, their community involvement, educational factors and financial need. Parents and teachers attended a luncheon held at the Elks Club to honor the recipients.
Pictured above, Cheryl Saxton, Kiwanis president, far left, and Jim Franz, Kiwanis past president, far right, flank the scholarship recipients.
The Alameda High baseball team is putting together a stellar 2016 season on the diamond.
The Hornets had its five-game winning streak ended in a 3-1 loss to Castro Valley on Friday, April 22. But not before the Hornets beat five league opponents including Castro Valley 10-6 on Wednesday, April 20.
In the contest, Alameda gave up six runs in the top of the first inning. However, the Hornets rallied back with four runs in the bottom of the first and two more in the bottom of the second.
All six Alameda high school basketball teams are competing in the North Coast Section (NCS) playoffs in their respective divisions.
The Alameda men’s team (11-18) has been slotted in the 11th seed — out of 15 teams — in the Div. II playoffs. They faced six-seed Las Lomas of Walnut Creek on Feb. 23. The winner plays the winner of El Cerrito and Acalanes of Lafayette tomorrow.
Alameda native Grace Na earned a Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) tour card for the 2016 season after finishing tied for second place at the LPGA Final Stage Qualifying Tournament last Sunday, Dec. 6.
Both Alameda high school football teams were downed in the opening round of the North Coast Section (NCS) playoffs in blowouts last Saturday, Nov. 14.
The Alameda Hornets proved to be outmatched by Tennyson of Hayward Saturday afternoon. The Hornets, the 12th seed, lost 30-0 in a pretty remarkable fashion in the first round of the NCS Div. II playoffs. The Lancers, the fifth seed, scored all 30 of their points in the second quarter.