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Alhambra successfully hosts first DAL dual

By JOEL TIMBRELL Martinez Tribune Just four days after the Martinez Relays, the Bulldog track team hosted another meet on their home turf this past Wednesday, March 15, against Berean Christian and Ygnacio Valley High Schools. The meet got started at 3:30 p.m. with the 4×100 relays, where Alhambra won ...

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Bulldog boys tennis takes down Clayton

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For the first time so far this league campaign, the varsity boys tennis team won their second consecutive match when they beat Clayton Valley on March 16. Number one singles player Nick Atencio had a most unusual match for him. He was clearly the stronger ...

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Wondrusch medals twice at Eddie Hart

By JOEL TIMBRELL Martinez Tribune A small group of Alhambra track and field athletes made the 20 minute drive to Pittsburg High School last Saturday, March 18, for the 4th annual Eddie Hart Invitational. Hart, who is the 1972 4×100 meter relay Olympic gold medalist (and Pittsburg graduate), was in ...

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Cardinals take sting out of Bulldog bats

Alhambra sophomore Andrew Costa laces a pinch-hit RBI single in the Bulldogs’ 7-2 loss to Cardinal Newman-Santa Rosa on March 21, 2017. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune A week ago, the Bulldogs were able to rally against Albany to get their pitcher off the hook for a rough start. That day the benefactor was Jordyn Eglite. In Tuesday’s 7-2 loss to Cardinal Newman-Santa Rosa, Eglite again was tagged for three runs in ...

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Tribune Athlete of the Week: Tony Moore

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Alhambra High School junior Tony Moore (right) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Dougherty Valley hosted their 4th annual swimming pentathlon this past weekend, March 18, 2017. Moore came in and competed hard in a large field of swimmers. Moore ...

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Alhambra bats absent in 3-2 defeat

Alhambra junior Garrett Swartz makes a throw to first basemen Jordyn Eglite at first base in the Bulldogs’ 3-2 loss to Sonoma Valley on March 22. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune If we can gather a large enough group of people to do it, telling the varsity boys baseball team the game actually starts in the fifth inning might wake up the bats sooner. In their 3-2 loss to Sonoma Valley on a blustery Wednesday afternoon, ...

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Bulldogs beat down by Mats in home loss

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s boys were always going to have a tough time with Miramonte. The Mats were a playoff team in 2016, and their first contest with the Dogs showed why. The Bulldogs’ varsity side lost 17-7 on March 21, with the Matadors putting in a dominating ...

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