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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."

Lady Dogs come up short in NCS

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The best season in Alhambra volleyball came to a close on Wednesday night in Albany, but despite the bitter sweet ending there were very few sad faces. The varsity girls volleyball team walked off the court quickly, but were gracious sports and accepted their 3-2 …

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Bulldog football flattens Las Lomas

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alan Hern had a checklist of things he wanted his team to get done at Friday night’s game, and the Bulldogs delivered – and then some. First, he wanted to win. That was taken care of by the first unit in the first half. In …

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Lady Dogs blocked out by Acalanes Dons

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It was a neat, tidy, 59-minute match on the road in Lafayette for the Lady Bulldog volleyball team. In short, it was everything they didn’t want. Acalanes’ height, hitting and overall dominance was put on display on Tuesday night during their senior day celebrations as …

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Alhambra knocked out by golden goal against Dragons

Martinez Tribune Sprint control isn’t an attractive aspect of water polo, but it’s a fundamental, and there’s a reason coaches always preach fundamentals. Because they can burn you. Ryan Fowlar was six-for-six on sprints going into the golden goal over time on Wednesday against Bishop O’Dowd, but one member of …

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Bulldog tennis ends on high

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It’s been an unlucky season for the Bulldog tennis team. They play in one of the toughest leagues in the East Bay, and they didn’t win any matches in League play. They had solid performances in preseason, and then, on their senior day on Oct. …

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Lady Bulldog volleyball wins fourth game in a row

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune We’re running out of superlatives to describe this volleyball season. Alhambra’s latest victory, a commanding 3-1 effort over the Dougherty Valley Wildcats, was their fourth in a row in the Diablo Foothill Athletic League. Last season they were only able to win one DFAL match. …

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Bulldog boys polo pummeled by Acalanes

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Just because they’ve already qualified for North Coast Section, doesn’t mean the Bulldogs will have wanted to go into the NCS meeting on such a sour note. All season the Bulldogs have matched up against Division I teams, and the Acalanes Dons are no different. …

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Alhambra frosh football falls to Dougherty Valley

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Anyone who has ever played the sport of football knows it’s really hard to score if you don’t have the ball. The freshman boys, who have been flying high all season, have a chink in their armor now after a 36-21 loss over the Dougherty …

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Alhambra bests Dougherty Valley 35-7

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For nine weeks, the Oct. 30 bye week seemed like a cruel joke, the league’s sick punch line to a long, brutal season. But now that it’s here, and the Bulldogs have reached it in such commanding fashion with a 35-7 win over Dougherty Valley on …

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