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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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Bulldog tennis falls to Dons in opener

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s boys tennis team started off their preseason on a solid note, going 2-2 against some future league opponents. Despite the restructuring of the league, the Bulldogs will continue to face up against some of their past foes. The first official league match was played ...

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Young Bulldogs struggle with Campo

Alhambra senior Andrew Olvera is one of only two players returning to the Bulldog volleyball team after the NCS title winning season last year. Olvera and the Bulldogs lost 3-0 to Campolindo on March 7, 2017. (GERARDO RECINOS / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The defending North Coast Section champion Bulldogs hosted the team they beat in the semi-finals on Tuesday night. But there was a big difference between the team that won last season, and the team that fell in straight sets on March, 7. Only two players ...

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Athlete of the Week: Cole Gifford

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: COLE GIFFORD Alhambra High School junior Cole Gifford is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Gifford has pitched in the Bulldogs’ two victories this season, and in both appearances he didn’t allow a single run. In fact, ...

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Athlete of the Week: Jordyn Eglite

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ATHLETE OF THE WEEK: JORDYN EGLITE Alhambra High School senior Jordyn Eglite is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Eglite has been one of the Bulldogs’ top performers all season, and as a senior leader has been important to the program’s ...

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