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.
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.