St. Joseph Notre Dame High School’s Pilots have done it again. For the fifth time in the school’s history, the men’s basketball team has been named state champions. Above, Temidayo Yussuf and Lamont Banks congratulate each other while other team members do the same.
I’m a sports fan — my dad coached championship teams in several sports, and I know what winning can mean — having been a Mets fan for decades before moving here thoroughly acquaints me with the alternative.
Alamedans Logan Chen and Clara Verdickt took first place in the California Beach Volleyball Association Santa Cruz Tour Stop 1 girls’ 12-and-under U division Wednesday, June 15. Chen and Verdickt beat out seven other teams on their way to winning the tournament.