A fast-pitch pick-up softball game that began at Cal and has survived 10 presidents and at least 10 locales, celebrated its 50th year Saturday.
The East Bay offers a wonderful choice of pools for swimming laps. Here's a roundup of a selection tried so far by a relative newcomer to Berkeley.
The new 2017 Berkeleyside Summer Camp Guide lets you browse a great selection of local camps that run the gamut from skateboarding to coding.
Berkeley resident Chris Corr-Barberis carried the torch at the opening ceremonies of the Northern California Special Olympics Softball Tournament on Saturday. The tournament, which brought together some 300 athletes from throughout the region, was held at Heather Farm Park in Walnut Creek.
By James Corr
Employees with offices under the bleachers have been ordered to vacate by Thursday after chunks of concrete the size of sneakers came loose at the facility.
Berkeley High's Ultimate Frisbee team is one of the best in the western U.S.
Cameron Fuller has persisted in being optimistic and worked hard to make it in professional football since he graduated Berkeley High School.
Jim Corr, Berkeley lawn bowler — and a periodic contributor to Berkeleyside — won the 2016 PIMD Men’s Singles Championship title last weekend at Sunnyvale Lawn Bowling Club. (PIMD is the Pacific Inter-Mountain Division of BowlsUSA, comprising clubs in Northern California, Utah, and Hawaii).
After a stellar undefeated regular season, the Berkeley Rhinos high school rugby club defeated Sacramento’s Kennedy High School in the first round of the Norcal playoffs on Saturday, 33-31.
Scoring two 3-pointers in the final minute, a team of Berkeley Police officers narrowly bested teen players from the Young Adult Project’s Twilite Basketball program in the “Battle of Berkeley” Friday night. The officers will now get to display a large trophy commemorating the win, at least until the teams face off again this summer.
After a long hiatus, Twilite Basketball returned this year to the Young Adult Project in South Berkeley. Friday night, local youth and Berkeley Police officers who have been coaching them are set to face each other on the court as the program winds down for the season.
Battling one of the nation’s top-ranked teams for the state title, the Berkeley High boys basketball team recovered from a 34-23 halftime deficit to grab a narrow 37-36 lead in the third quarter. But a dream ending for the underdogs wasn’t to be as Crespi-Encino went on a 9-1 tear and led the rest of the way.
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