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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."

Bulldog tennis opens league play with tough Matadors on the road

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldog tennis team powered through rainy conditions in their Diablo Foothill Athletic League opener against Miramonte, but the weather wasn’t the only foe they had to deal with. The Matadors have a stout program that has given the Bulldogs problems in recent memory. That …

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Rainy days taking effect on Alhambra

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune El niño has really put a damper on things over the last few weeks at Alhambra High School. Not only did it have a part to play in the girl’s soccer teams early exit from the North Coast Section playoffs, it also forced the cancellation …

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Boys LAX beaten for the first time this season

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune If you’ve ever met coach Al Boyce, chances are you’ll have heard him say this at least once, “it’s not the size of the Dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the Dog.” The quote, most commonly attributed to Mark Twain, …

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Lady Dogs stall in opening loss

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune There will be a few goals for the Alhambra girls lacrosse team to cross off their list this season, and one of them will probably be to play complete matches. The Bulldog girls have steadied a formerly shaky program by making big strides over the …

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Bulldogs get first DFAL win in final game

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune As students stormed the court in jubilation after a first league win of 2016, the scene that presented itself was emblematic of everything the program could become in the following years. The 55-50 win over Acalanes on Friday, Feb. 19, was a sigh of relief …

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Martinez native breaks record for 3-pointers

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Martinez native and St. Catherine of Siena graduate Natalie Romeo adds to the accolades of her sophomore season with one game left until the Big Ten Tournament. Romeo has shot the ball from beyond the arc at an alarming pace. The former Carondelet-Concord guard nailed …

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Lady Dogs sputter in season finale loss to NCS-bound Acalanes

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Two teams at different ends of the spectrum met on Friday, Feb. 19. One team, Acalanes, was playoff-bound with a high seed coming. Alhambra, however, was just hoping they could end the season with a positive showing. As has been the case most of the …

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Alhambra alum named Pac-12 Player of the Week

Alhambra alumnus and former MVP softball player Kylee Perez was named Pac-12 Player of the Week on Tuesday morning, Feb. 23, after a big weekend performance for the UCLA Bruins. Perez, who was a three-time Diablo Foothill Athletic League MVP during her time at Alhambra, has started off her sophomore …

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Bulldog boys suffer biggest defeat of season

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune As the season winds to a close, if you listen closely to the February winds, you can hear a sigh of relief coming from the Alhambra gym. Players and coaches have still been giving their best efforts for the team, but even after a string …

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Abono signs on for San Jose State, gets No. 76 jersey

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After a stellar 2015 season, one Alhambra lineman will be continuing on in his football career, as senior Dante Abono signs on to play with the San Jose State Spartans. The 6-foot-6 defensive tackle signed on with the Spartans despite interest from UC Davis, Hawaii, …

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