Dennis Evanosky  Alamedan Mike Fennelly, third from left, is flanked by more than 30 years worth of head coaches for UC Berkeley’s rowing program. Left to right: Mark Zembsch; current head coach Mike Teti; Fennelly; a statue of famed late coach Ky Ebright; Steve Gladstone and Tim Hodges.

Cal Crew’s Rigger Retires After 35 Years

Jan 19,2017


Longtime Alameda resident Mike Fennelly received a grand send off at his retirement party last month. Fennelly worked for 35 years as the rigger for the University of California, Berkeley’s varsity men’s crew team. 

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44th Annual Elks Hoop Shoots Finals Saturday

Jan 12,2017


The 44th Annual Elks Hoop Shoot City Finals were held on Friday, Jan. 6, in the Alameda Point Gym. The contest consisted of shooting free throws; each contestant received 25 opportunities to shoot a basketball into the hoop. 

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File photos  The St. Joseph Notre Dame High School Pilots won the state basketball championships in March.

2016: Alameda Sports Year in Review

Dec 27,2016


Part One
The year is winding to a close so it is a good time to review the major feats acheived by Alameda student athletes in their respective sports over the first half of the year.

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Courtesy photo  Members of the Alameda Islanders U-12 team.

Islanders Take Soccer State Cup

Dec 22,2016


The Alameda Soccer Club’s (ASC) 2005 Girls Islanders White Competitive team won the prestigious State Cup tournament on Sunday, Dec. 11. The 2005 team — 2005 indicates the year the players were born — beat Merced United Soccer Club 1-0.

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Basketball Season Starts

Dec 15,2016


The 2016-2017 high school basketball season is in full swing and Alameda teams already picked up some impressive victories last week.

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