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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."

Underclassmen step up to fill spots for senior tennis players

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s tennis team took on the Mt. Diablo Red Devils on Thursday, March 13. And they did it without some of their top players. The Bulldogs swept Mt. Diablo without number one single players Nick Atencio, number three player Jason Young, number four singles player …

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Foothill stuns Alhambra in opener

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It was exactly 364 days prior to the last time the Bulldogs faced Foothill that they beat the Pleasanton side in the opener of the Livermore Stampede Tournament. Nearly a year later, the revamped Falcons took down the Lady Bulldog softball team in a way …

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Eaves scores five in Bulldogs win over Dublin

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s lacrosse team cashed in on an opportunity to grab their second win of the season against Dublin on Tuesday night. But it almost didn’t happen for the Bulldogs. For nearly all of the contest, the Bulldogs trailed before eventually turning the tides in their …

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Bulldogs beaten in replay against Clatyon

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune A long-standing joke amongst baseball people is that a game could literally go forever. Unlike in most sports, the lack of a clock can turn a game from finite, to infinite. And while that will never happen, Alhambra and Clayton Valley Charter’s baseball boys decided …

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Lady Dogs prevail in pitcher’s duel

The ability to hit the snooze button when waking up in the morning and get some extra sleep — and not be late – is something to be treasured. So when they woke up on day two of the Livermore Stampede, and found out their contest against Mountain View was being …

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Bulldogs walk off in tournament semi-final over Pittsburg

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For the third straight year the Bulldogs will be playing in the championship game of their own Easter Tournament. It took an extra inning of action against a tough Pittsburg team, but the Bulldogs finally prevailed in the eight inning by a mark of 4-3. …

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Alhambra demolishes Mt. Diablo 23-0

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It took Alhambra’s baseball team only a half inning to get across the 10-run mark to trigger the mercy rule. And those 10 runs were scored before two outs were recorded. What a way to open your own tournament. A 23-0 win against Mt. Diablo …

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Dons see off Bulldogs in straight sets

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune A lot can change is a year. Just ask Alhambra and Acalanes’ volleyball teams. Last season the Alhambra boys were the toast of the league. The North Coast Section champions hadn’t lost to the Dons since May 2013. Seven straight wins later, the Bulldogs’ winning …

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Dogs baseball breaks losing skid

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After a pair of consecutive losses, the Bulldogs turned to their most consistent performer of the season to get them out of the hole. The Alhambra boys baseball team’s 2-0 win over St. Mary’s-Albany came behind yet another six shutout innings. In 28 2/3 innings …

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Rival Falcons beat down Lady Dogs

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune As the calendar turns to April, the competitive part of the Alhambra girls lacrosse team rears its head. The Lady Dogs started off hot with a 4-2 record. But their 12-2 loss to College Park on March 24 proved that the Bulldogs had a lot …

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