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Dogs lose to Concord, but show improvement

Alhambra’s Ryan Fretwell takes a free kick in the Bulldogs’ 2-0 loss on Jan. 27 to Concord High School. Fretwell, who plays in defense, had a goal-line clearance that kept the Minutemen from securing a third goal in the contest. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune On their current run of form the Alhambra boys soccer team looks like a brand new side. Their last week and a half of play says one thing: this team isn’t lying down. You’d forgive them if they did, especially with how the season started, ...

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Stingy defense shines in girls’ win

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By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Only four days after putting up a season-high 78 points, the Bulldog girls basketball team nearly matched that effort in their latest win. Only two points short of their season-high in points, they decided instead to beat their previous mark on point differential in their ...

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Alhambra winning streak snapped at 14

Alhambra freshman guard Kaylee Pond (10) dives for a loose ball in the Bulldogs’ 66-50 loss to the Concord Minutemen on Jan. 20, 2017. The loss was Alhambra’s first in 50 days. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After nearly two months of winning, the Lady Bulldog basketball team had an unprecedented streak of 14-straight wins across 51 days. That streak was broken last Friday, Jan. 20. For only the second time this season, Alhambra’s girls lost. The 66-50 loss on the road ...

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Athlete of the Week: Jack Fuller


Alhambra High School senior Jack Fuller (6) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Fuller’s last three-game run was unlike anything Alhambra soccer has seen in quite some time. Coincidentally, it also happened to launch one of the more successful runs ...

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Alhambra boys drop fifth straight

Alhambra senior Jackson Norried takes a contested shot in the Bulldogs’ 70-52 loss to the Clayton Valley Charter Eagles on Jan. 24, 2017. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It only took three minutes and 45 seconds for Clayton Valley Charter to effectively seal the fate of the reeling Bulldogs on Tuesday night. Prior to that stretch, every thing looked peachy for Alhambra. But a 16-0 Ugly Eagle run was the key turning point ...

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