Gerardo Recinos

Gerardo Recinos is a journalist currently living in Concord, Calif. He is a recent graduate of San Francisco State University, with a degree in Journalism (History minor). Gerardo covers sports throughout Martinez and Pleasant Hill. It's his lifelong mission to get people in the U.S. to stop calling football "soccer," and to call American football "handegg."

Lady Dogs come up short in coach’s final home game

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune With the bittersweet mood hovering over the pool at Alhambra on Wednesday evening, it was uncertain what you would get out of the Alhambra girls. On the one hand, they knew they had taken care of what they needed to get into the playoffs. But …

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Bulldogs withstand Eagles’ late onslaught

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s boys don’t really like to play defense, it seems, but they survived a second-half onslaught from Clayton Valley Charter-Concord to escape with a 19-17 win on Wednesday night. Their Oct. 26 win really showed two different sides to the team. One where they can …

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Defense creates points in Homecoming win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For the 110th time Alhambra High School celebrated their Homecoming last week. They played their 62nd football game and came out the victors over Mt. Diablo-Concord. It seems appropriate that the oldest school in Contra Costa County played against the second-best (Mt. Diablo was founded …

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Alhambra Girls Tennis succeeds against Berean

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Alhambra girls’ tennis team got back to its winning ways on a breezy Tuesday afternoon when they took on Berean Christian. The Oct. 18, win went 7-2 in favor of the Bulldogs, leaving Alhambra with a season sweep of the Eagles from Walnut Creek. …

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Berean Christian takes down Alhambra in fiery battle

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Big players can take over big games and in their game against Berean Christian Friday night, the Bulldogs saw up close that they can also live up to the hype. Four-star rated Rivals.com recruit Isaiah Hodgins and the Eagles hosted the Bulldogs at Clayton Valley …

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Eagles hand Bulldogs first defeat of DAL campaign

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s volleyball teams loss on Tuesday could be blamed on a planet shift, or maybe full moon? Maybe a black cat made it’s way into the locker room pre-game? Those could be the only sound reasons that the volleyball team, which had not even lost …

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Girls golfers take home DAL title

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune There’s a group of six girls at Alhambra who are breaking new ground for the school, and what’s even better is that they beat College Park to do it. Sydney Cave, Julia Quontomatteo, Maddie George, Jordan Davis, Claire Jensen and Julia Lloren are all members …

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Lady Dogs stay perfect in league play, win in straight sets

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune No team has managed to do it yet this season, and with half the league campaign done, it doesn’t seem like any one will be able to. It’s not that the Bulldog girls haven’t been beat. They haven’t even been challenged. Take their 3-0 win …

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Carondelet comes back in overtime thriller

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Lady Bulldog water polo team were unlucky to get the result against a resilient Carondelet team that came from behind on Tuesday afternoon. From the get go the Bulldogs were on the ropes in their Oct. 11 12-8 overtime loss. They took on a …

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Lady Dogs breeze past title foe Eagles

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune A season ago we were talking about winning the girls volleyball team winning a pair of games in league play and loving life. Here we are a year later and not only have the Bulldogs won all their league games, but as of their Oct. …

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