1944 Varsity Track Team
1944 Varsity Track Team is part of the foundation of the winning sports tradition at SJND. The headline of the 1944 Alameda Times Star article boasts, “St. Joseph's Track Team Dumps Hornets” when the Pilots beat rival Alameda High School. As Barry Reed ‘44 points out, “this win over rival Alameda High as superlative because three weeks later the Hornets won the North Coast State Sectional meet in Division 1. Being a parochial school in that era we were not allowed to enter the meet.” Jerry Minot remembers with pride the degree of success the team has with only simple practice and the unsophisticated training in 1944.