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Lady Dogs beat Division III opponent Kennedy 70-31

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After Alhambra’s 70-31 win over Kennedy-Richmond, Jason Bautista inquired as to how the team did from the free throw line. The answer: 0/10 from the line in the first quarter alone. “Make sure you put that in print,” Bautista said. “I want them to see …

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Girls soccer looks to avenge playoff losses

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For three years now, the Class of 2017 has left the pitch with a bad taste in their mouths after being eliminated in the playoffs. As if any extra motivation was needed, the fact that they’re seniors now means this season could be one of …

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Lady Dogs rout Broncos in eighth straight win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Many things happened in the month of December, but one important thing hasn’t happened: the Bulldog girls basketball team hasn’t lost. Not only have they not lost, they haven’t been close to losing. During their eight-game win streak, the Bulldog girls basketball team has won …

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Players set goals for program turnaround

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune In the second week of November, the boys all sat around and in a team meeting established what their goals were for this season of basketball. Of the 12 players, seven of them are seniors who were staring straight into the teeth of their fourth …

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Bullpup eighth-graders win Brentwood Invite

By DAVE ALLRED Special to the Tribune On Dec. 10, the Martinez Jr. High Bullpups 8th grade girls basketball team finished off the Brentwood 2016 Invitational basketball tournament in a dramatic fashion. The Bullpups took the championship in an overtime win by a score of 35-28 over Knightsen Middle School. …

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Boys soccer looks to reverse its fortunes

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune These past two seasons haven’t gone to plan for Coach Rory Gentry, but as he winds down his time as a coach at Alhambra, all the elements could be in place for him and his team. Last year the team lost its last link to …

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Martinez Winter Bocce Standings

The Martinez Indoor Winter League consists of 58 teams, and over 500 players participating. Courts are located at NorCal Courts, 360 Ferry St., Martinez. Standings current as of  Friday, Dec. 23, 2016.

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Division I Freedom steam rolls Alhambra boys

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After a string of good results had gone their way, the boys soccer team were harshly brought back down to reality. Their 6-0 loss to Freedom could be expected, especially when you consider the fact that the Falcons not only play in Division I, but …

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Team chemistry key in renewed push to playoffs

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune If there’s one word that Jason Bautista uses more than any other in reference to his team, its chemistry. The varsity girls’ coach made it clear that the time the girls spent on the court in the summer is the most important element to the …

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