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Oakland Public LIbrary, Oakland History Room

Enjoy Old-Time Baseball at Washington Park

Jul 08,2021

Dennis Evanosky

This Saturday, July 11, the Oakland Colonels will treat Alamedans to a base ball (two words, please) game that follows 1886 rules and etiquette. The players will use 1886 equipment and just might remind you of the base ball team pictured above.

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Alamedan Wins NCAA 5,000 Meter

Jun 15,2021

Last Friday, June 11, in Eugene, Ore. at the NCAA Track and Field Championships, Alamedan and University of Oregon runner Cooper Teare won the 5,000 meters (3.1 miles) with the second fastest time ever at that distance by a collegiate runner and a personal best time by five seconds.

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Hornets Swarm Jets in Season Finales

Jun 08,2021

Alameda High School (AHS) basketball swept the Island Bowl on Saturday, June 5. The men’s team defeated the Encinal High School (EHS), 49-34, while the Lady Hornets defeated the Lady Jets, 62-48. Both games were played on the Jets’ home court.

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Encinal High School’s Water Polo poses for Senior Night before defeating Alameda High School, 12-2, on May 21.

Encinal Water Polo Remains Perfect

Jun 03,2021

Encinal Women’s Water Polo defeated Alameda 7-5 on May 29 for the WACC League Championship. With the win the Jets finished a perfect 8-0 this season.

“I was super proud of the team,” said senior Selma Malkic. “We played so well as a team and communicated a lot.”

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