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."

Tribune Athlete of the Week: Trent Greene

Athlete of the Week: TRENT GREENE Alhambra High School junior Trent Greene is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Greene has been one of the Bulldogs’ most consistent hitters in his second season on the varsity team. In last week’s three-game …

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Lady Dogs stunned in 9-3 home opener loss

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The last time the Lady Bulldog softball team was beaten at Alhambra was May 29, 2013. Let that sink in. Prior to the Bulldogs’ season opening defeat to Heritage-Brentwood on Tuesday afternoon, the Bulldogs last loss on home turf came before any of the current …

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Bulldog boys tennis takes down Clayton

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For the first time so far this league campaign, the varsity boys tennis team won their second consecutive match when they beat Clayton Valley on March 16. Number one singles player Nick Atencio had a most unusual match for him. He was clearly the stronger …

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Cardinals take sting out of Bulldog bats

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune A week ago, the Bulldogs were able to rally against Albany to get their pitcher off the hook for a rough start. That day the benefactor was Jordyn Eglite. In Tuesday’s 7-2 loss to Cardinal Newman-Santa Rosa, Eglite again was tagged for three runs in …

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Alhambra bats absent in 3-2 defeat

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune If we can gather a large enough group of people to do it, telling the varsity boys baseball team the game actually starts in the fifth inning might wake up the bats sooner. In their 3-2 loss to Sonoma Valley on a blustery Wednesday afternoon, …

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Bulldogs beat down by Mats in home loss

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s boys were always going to have a tough time with Miramonte. The Mats were a playoff team in 2016, and their first contest with the Dogs showed why. The Bulldogs’ varsity side lost 17-7 on March 21, with the Matadors putting in a dominating …

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Perez named preseason All-American by MaxPreps

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune She’s already been named as one of the finalists for the Junior US Women’s National Softball Team, so what else could Briana Perez do to set up her exciting senior season? Be named to the MaxPreps 2017 Preseason All-American Team, for starters. Perez was the …

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Bulldog tennis falls to Dons in opener

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s boys tennis team started off their preseason on a solid note, going 2-2 against some future league opponents. Despite the restructuring of the league, the Bulldogs will continue to face up against some of their past foes. The first official league match was played …

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Benicia scores three times in first inning to beat Bulldogs at home

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It only took a half inning of less than perfect execution to doom the Bulldogs on Tuesday afternoon against Benicia. The Panthers scored three times in the opening frame of their 3-0 win on March 7, and that was really all they needed against Alhambra …

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Athlete of the Week: Cole Gifford

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: COLE GIFFORD Alhambra High School junior Cole Gifford is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Gifford has pitched in the Bulldogs’ two victories this season, and in both appearances he didn’t allow a single run. In fact, …

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