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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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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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