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AHS Athletic Boosters
PO Box 2286
Alameda, CA 94501
Booster News --
Roberts Memorial Fund
Roberts, who recently passed away at the age of 94, was a 1937 graduate of
Alameda High and was an active supporter of Hornet sports his entire life,
including working on the chain gang at football games and officiating at
track meets. He was also one of the founders of the AHS Athletic
Supporters/Boosters back in the 1970s.
a long time supporter of Hornet athletics, Bernie's family has arranged for
a Boosters Donation fund to be set up in his name.
make a (tax deductible) donation to the 'Bernie Roberts Memorial Fund',
out your check to "Alameda Hornet Boosters".
In the memo portion
of the check, be sure to write "Bernie Roberts Fund".
PO Box 2287
Alameda, CA 94501
Donors: Ann Rossi &
Sheila A. Doan...
Roberts Family and Alameda Hornet Boosters thank you for your generous
in memory of Bernie.
Join New Athletic League!!
Alameda Hornets are saying goodbye to the Alameda Contra Costa Athletic
League (the ACCAL) of which they've been a member for nearly 25 years. (For
decades before that, the league was called the ACAL.) Starting in the fall
of 2012, Alameda is joining the newly formed WACC (Western Alameda
County Conference), which is largely made up of teams from the old Hayward
Athletic League (HAL).
some old ACCAL rivals will be coming along. Berkeley and Encinal will also
play in the WACC, as will Piedmont who's making the jump from the BSAL.
new super conference will be broken down into two divisions: An upper-level
(the Foothill Division) and a lower/developing level (the Shoreline
Division). Which sports play in which division will vary, depending on each
sport's recent level of success. So, while our highly successful Golf
program may play in the upper division, some of our other developing sports
may play in the lower division. The teams/sports in each division will be
re-assessed every few years, so if a lower division team is winning year
after year, they may be moved up; and a team continually struggling at the
upper level may be moved down.
are all the teams that will be competing in the new WACC:
O'Dowd - Dragons
Valley - Trojans
Eden - Monarchs
Leandro - Pirates
Lorenzo - Rebels
the new WACC era begin!!!
On-Site Athletic Trainer!!
New for 2012
High and the Hornet Boosters are thrilled to announce the hiring of a new
on-site athletic trainer to work with the school's student-athletes. Please
join us in welcoming Jasmine Gittens to our Hornet family.
has a degree in Athletic Training from East Stroudsburg University
(PA) and received her Masters degree in Kinesiology and Athletic Training
from San Jose State University.
Hornet student-athletes, families and fans.
am very happy to be the new Athletic Trainer at Alameda High School.
I have been an athlete all of my life. I played basketball in
college and overseas and have been an Athletic Trainer for almost
- I have provided evaluation,
treatments, and rehabilitation programs to athletes of various
ages, genders, and socio-economic backgrounds.
- I have treated and trained
athletes anywhere from Medicare to Olympic levels.
- I am a big advocate for injury
feel free to use me as a resource to help develop new strength and
conditioning programs. My goal is to prevent as many injuries as possible.
The best way to do so, is to incorporate a proper flexibility and
sport-specific training program in the off-season, in-season, and
and when a student-athlete is hurt, my job is to get them back on the
playing field as safely and quickly as possible.
Treat and rehabilitate ALL
injuries, no matter how big or small
student-athlete is sent to the doctor, I will work with the doctor to
build a rehab program that will allow the student-athlete to return to
play as soon as possible safely.
functional training programs for all teams that want one.
Coaches can use
me as a resource for injury prevention programs year round (in-season
athletes are my first priority).
in-person or on-call coverage for all home contests.
If there are
multiple home contests, I will do my best to make my rounds to each one.
There will be a sign on the athletic training room door, indicating
where I am on campus. Different seasons will have different needs.
Fall - cover
home and away football games - when I travel with football, I will set
my injured student-athletes up with exercise programs that they can
perform at practice with their teams.
Give all coaches
an updated list of all injured players and what they can and can not do.
On Campus Monday
- Friday (25 hours a week)
Trainer's Room next to old gym.
to cover Saturday contests if necessary.
are 1:00pm-6:00pm. (Subject to change in the Fall.)
Athletes are free
to come and see me at anytime; however, the athletes need to check in with
their coaches, so the coaches know where they are.
The following local businesses
have signed up with WorldPay credit services, who have a fundraising
arrangement with the Hornet Boosters. For each business that signs up, the
Boosters get a $50 referral fee + a percentage of funds for each
credit/debit card transaction. So please, support these local businesses
and when you do, thank them for supporting the Alameda Hornets.
you know a local business who might benefit by signing up with WorldPay
credit processing -- and/or for more info -- contact their Account Manager
(and Hornet parent/Booster) Tony Kuttner.
Jay Photography Offer
has been a tireless volunteer and supporter of Alameda High
athletics and one of the principal contributing photographers for
the school's athletic program for years. Whether team photos or
action shots, Ed's high-quality photographs are always highly
anticipated by our fans, parents and especially the
always a pleasure to work with and he seems to bring out the best
in his subjects.
professional assignments have included the Macy's Passport
Fashion Show, the Hard Rock Cafe's 25th anniversary fundraiser,
the Crucible's gala soiree and fire ballet, Dracul, the
President's Cup PGA event, various professional sporting events
and private portraits for clients.
images have appeared in a number of publications and media outlets
including the San Francisco Chronicle (Style section), the New
York Times, Alameda Sun, Alameda Magazine and various websites
including KCBS.com and Sportsillustrated.com. Ed is the perennial
photographer for the Eyewitness Blues Band and is a contributing
photographer for ACLO and Alameda High School sports.
Now, Ed is
offering a great deal for all Hornet families:
With the purchase
of any prints or services from Ed Jay Photography, Ed will
donate back 10% of the sale to the Hornet athletic team of your choice.
Just mention this offer and your favorite Hornet team at the time of
great family gift for the holidays!
No package requirements. You only
purchase what you want.
Below are links to several popular
The following is reprinted from the Alameda High website:
Students should set a good example in the
matter of sportsmanship. To this end, they should:
Remember that a student spectator
represents his/her school in the same manner as does the participating
Recognize that the good name of the school
is the primary concern.
Learn the rules of the various athletic
Respond with enthusiasm to the calls of
Appreciate and applaud an exhibition of
fine play or good sportsmanship by any player or team.
Accept the decision of the officials.
Refrain from going onto the court or field
at any time particularly at the end of the contest.
Be considerate of the injured on both
Do not make abusive remarks or use
Respect the opponent's campus.
Never belittle an opponent or cheer
Never direct abusive remarks at individual
players during a contest.
Never boo a penalty.
Remain quiet during attempted free throws.
Respect the name, colors, symbols,
insignia, etc., of the opposing school.