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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."

Strong defense by Dogs stymies Freedom shooters

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune A lot can change in a week. In Alhambra’s loss to John Swett, nothing fell for them. On Tuesday night, it was the opponent who couldn’t convert if the rim was the size of a beach ball. The Lady Bulldogs basketball teams’ 51-26 win against …

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Garcia tops Bulldog efforts at Faultline Dual Meet with 4-0 day

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s wrestlers had a busy weekend, starting with the novice tournament on Dec. 2, and continuing with the Faultline Dual Meet in Larkspur the following day. At the Novice Tournament, hosted by Campolindo, the 10 Diablo Athletic League school’s sent their youngsters to do battle …

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Northgate snatches a late winner in combative match

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune An injury-time winner snatched a share of the result for the Lady Bulldog soccer team on Wednesday night in Walnut Creek. The result was a bit unfair for the combative contest. Northgate certainly had their chances, and took them, but Alhambra created enough to at …

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Swett hangs on in tight contest against Bulldogs

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Some nights everything you touch turns to gold, and some nights you can’t buy a basket. In their 58-53 loss to John Swett, Alhambra’s girls couldn’t buy a basket. The Lady Bulldog basketball took their first loss of the season against John Swett on Wednesday …

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One-man team South SF takes down Bulldogs on opening night

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Opening night at Alhambra was spoiled by the one-man wrecking crew named Amir Boddie. The senior captain of the South San Francisco Warriors dropped a 37-point effort on the Bulldogs, making the Bulldogs’ new coaches first night at the helm less than perfect. Alhambra’s 56-48 …

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Historic season ends for volleyball team

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After a history-making season, it’s hard to imagine being happy after a loss. A 3-0 loss at that. But what the Alhambra volleyball team accomplished is far bigger than that. This year’s team brought the program it’s first North Coast Section win earlier this month …

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Softball players sign National Letters

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It’s hard to argue that the last four years of Alhambra softball haven’t been the school’s most successful. In fact they’ve been some of the best in the Bay Area and California. Three straight titles doesn’t just happen, and the four young ladies honored on …

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Romeo transfer to Washington upheld

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Martinez-born Natalie Romeo made the move from Nebraska to the University of Washington this year, and after a little bit of worry, had her NCAA appeal for immediate transfer eligibility approved. That allowed her to debut for the Huskies and start her season on Nov. …

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Bulldogs outlast Falcons in shootout

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Football fans in Martinez were smiling Friday night, and will probably carry that smile with them all week, because at Alhambra, it’s always a sight worth a smile when you beat College Park. The 46-42 win not only catapulted the Bulldogs into the North Coast …

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Marin Catholic ousts Lady Bulldogs 3-0 in NCS semi-final loss

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune If you watched Alhambra’s girls volleyball team on Wednesday night, any calls regarding an open volleyball section playoff can be directed to North Coast Section commissioner Gil Lemmon. The Lady Bulldogs were beaten in straight sets on Nov. 9 by Marin Catholic, the Marin County …

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