Steve Markey is the most decorated wrestler to come out of Alameda. Markey won titles at every level of wrestling, including state and regional championships while competing with the Bay Area Wrestling Association (BAWA) program as a youth. Below are the individual wrestling titles he won at the high school and college level:
1979 - CIF State Champion (138 lbs), Alameda High School
1980-81 - CA Community College State Champion (142 lbs), Chabot College
1984 - NCAA Division II National Champion (134 lbs), Cal State Bakersfield
He is a member of the Chabot College Athletic Hall of Fame.