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."

Athlete of the Week: Jordyn Eglite

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: JORDYN EGLITE Alhambra High School senior Jordyn Eglite is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Eglite has been one of the Bulldogs’ top performers all season, and as a senior leader has been important to the program’s …

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Gifford handcuffs Hornets in 2-0 win

  By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra rode the arm of junior pitcher Cole Gifford for their second win of the season on Tuesday afternoon in a 3-0 win over Novato. The Feb. 28 win was also Gifford’s second win of his second varsity campaign, but the junior looked seasoned …

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Bulldog alum & Green Bay Packers WR Trevor Davis talks rookie year

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Before moving to Green Bay, Trevor Davis had never seen snow fall in his life. For a kid from Martinez, who went to college at Hawaii before transferring and graduating from UC Berkeley, Davis’ first season in the National Football League brought with it many …

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Lady Dogs stun Las Lomas in penalty shootout

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It took over 100 minutes of soccer for their to be a winner in the quarter-final clash between the Knights and the Bulldogs on Saturday night. In those 100 minutes both teams surely will have felt that they could have won the match. But the …

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Alhambra girls knocked out of NCS by Sonoma sharp-shooting display

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s Lady Bulldog basketball team only lost five games this season, and that run allowed them to qualify for North Coast Section after missing the playoffs last season. However of those five losses, three came in the last five games, as the dream season limped …

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Athlete of the Week: Carly Agostino

CARLY AGOSTINO Alhambra High School junior Carly Agostino is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Agostino, a member of the varsity girls soccer team, has not only had a hand in at least one goal for her team in each of …

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Northgate ends Bulldog dream in semi-finals

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune When Northgate hosted Alhambra in December in the fourth game of the season, the Broncos needed a pair of stunning goals to beat the Bulldogs. This time around the Broncos’ goals were far from pretty. Northgate beat Alhambra 2-0 on Wednesday night with a pair …

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Lady Dogs roll into playoffs with lopsided win over Mt. Diablo

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Unlike their male counterparts, the girls varsity basketball team was in the playoffs when they took on Mt. Diablo on  Feb. 17. Their destiny was sealed long before the 66-24 win on Friday night, and it would’ve taken something truly shocking to change that. What …

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Athlete of the Week: Trinity Oredina

TRINITY OREDINA Alhambra High School junior Trinity Oredina (right) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Oredina came in second place in the girls North Coast Section Wrestling tournament in her weight class (106 pounds). The junior came into the competition …

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Alhambra win sets up Las Lomas trilogy

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune When the Bulldog girls get home after their hard fought win on Wednesday night, they’ll settle in and see that their prize for a comprehensive victory is a second-round match up against Las Lomas. That’s what their 2-0 win over Novato buys you in the …

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