Sports

 

With winter break over, Alameda athletes are also back to their respective sports teams. Though there has been rainy weather as of late it has not stopped Alameda soccer teams from competing on the pitch.

All Alameda soccer teams have gotten off to slow starts, but they will look to turn things around in the second half of the season.

Ruby Soo won the Alameda Women’s Golf Club (AWGC) Charm Day event with a net 66 last Thursday, Jan 4, on the Earl Fry Course.

It was the first AWGC event of the new year. The club took the entire month of December off, so it was the first event since November.

 

The 45th Annual Elks Hoop Shoot City Finals was held Friday, Jan. 5, at the Alameda Point Gym.  The contest consisted of shooting free throws and each contestant had 25 opportunities to shoot a basketball into the hoop.

Isaiah Croxton won the boys’ eight- to nine-year-old division. Conner Kniep came in second, while Camilo Cheng took third place. Mia Wong won the girls’ eight- to nine-year-old division. Helena Beneam came in second place, while Daniela Lopez took third.

 

The Alameda Junior Golf Club (AJGC) registration for the upcoming summer season is now open. The season runs from June to August with tournaments every Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Chuck Corica Golf Complex, One Clubhouse Memorial Drive.

The junior golf club is open to boys and girls between the ages of seven and 18. The fee is $40.
Golf clinics will also be offered for interested parties. 

The Alameda Recreation and Parks Department’s (ARPD) adult basketball winter/spring league registration is now open. The league will begin Feb. 18 and will conclude May 26. 

Games will be played Sundays at Alameda Point Gym, 1101 West Red Line Ave. Participants must be at least 18 years old.

The fee is $721 per resident team and $773 non-resident team. The entry deadline is Feb. 2.
For more information, call  747-7586.

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