Sixth months ago the Alameda Unified School District explored the possibility of combining the Island’s two public high schools. Last Friday’s rivalry between Alameda and Encinal high schools reminded the community that the Island Bowl is a tradition worth keeping.
Eighteen days off between games is a long break for a team trying to find its rhythm. But rust wasn’t a factor for the Encinal High School (EHS) women’s basketball team when they defeated the St. Joseph Notre Dame women’s team, 64-7, on Dec. 21 on the Pilots’ home court.
Encinal High School men’s basketball team went 1-1 last week. The Jets lost, 41-39, to St. Mary’s High of Albany on Dec. 15 before bouncing back to defeat Piedmont High School, 64-60, on Dec. 17. Both games were on the road. The Jets are now 4-3 on the season.
Players selected to compete in Paradise Bowl in Hawaii
Four members of the Encinal High School (EHS) football team took part in the second annual Junior Prep Sports (JPS) Northern California Patriot Bowl Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019, at Diablo Valley College in Concord.