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."

Loss to Eagles puts dent into Bulldogs’ DAL finish

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Because of the way the schedule was laid out, the Lady Bulldogs will go into the playoffs with a pair of wins, if the results match up with the team’s first two meetings with their final opponents. But their 59-50 loss to Clayton Valley on …

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Alhambra boys thrash Ygnacio in 61-41 win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune As the games keep coming, the Bulldogs continue to keep their hopes alive for a playoff spot after a three-year drought. The boys basketball team took care of the first part of their two-legged journey when they beat up on Ygnacio Valley in a 61-41 …

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Lady Bulldogs score season high in YV win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s girls basketball team took care of business in a fairly easy win over Ygnacio Valley on Tuesday night by a score of 84-54. The Valentine’s Day win was Alhambra’s biggest scoring output of the season, and put them in position to have a happy …

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Lady Bulldogs flat in loss to Concord

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For about a quarter’s worth of play on Tuesday night it looked like the Bulldogs had solved the Concord High problem. But the girls basketball team only solved the riddle for a quarter, as the Minutemen claimed the Diablo Athletic League title outright with a …

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Alhambra girls stunned by Matadors

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Both teams looked like they fielded two different sets of 11 in the first and second halves of the Bulldogs 1-0 loss to Miramonte on Friday night. Each team had their more productive half in the thrilling Feb. 3 contest, but it was the Matadors …

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Alhambra boys fade after strong start at home

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Over the past two games the Bulldogs have made some improvements over their deficiencies from the earlier part of the season. But they still lacked a little extra, and were beaten by Concord High for the second time this season Tuesday night. The 54-48 loss …

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Alhambra girls see off Campo on Senior Night

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune A pair of second-half goals by two Alhambra juniors helped the team get their 10th win of the season, and has all but secured the Bulldogs second place league finish. After a 3-2 loss the last time the Lady Dogs faced Campo two weeks ago, …

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Athlete of the Week: Saelym Schmidt

Athlete of the Week: Saelym Schmidt Alhambra High School senior Saelym Schmidt (15) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Schmidt was the leading scorer for the Bulldogs in both their wins over Mt. Diablo and Berean Christian last week. On …

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Boys beat down Ygnacio in biggest league win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune They may not have let on too much in pre-game warm ups, but it was clear Alhambra’s boys basketball team needed this win. Staring down the barrel of a winless league campaign, the boys took care of Ygnacio Valley easily on Friday, Jan. 27. Alhambra’s …

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Athlete of the Week: Thomas McDonald

THOMAS McDONALD Alhambra High School senior Thomas McDonald (21) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. McDonald was the leading scorer for the Bulldogs in both their loss to Clayton Valley on Jan. 24 ( he scored 12 points on the …

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