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Rainy days taking effect on Alhambra

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune El niño has really put a damper on things over the last few weeks at Alhambra High School. Not only did it have a part to play in the girl’s soccer teams early exit from the North Coast Section playoffs, it also forced the cancellation …

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Alhambra boys volleyball wins big

Alhambra boys volleyball is in the second year of a rebuilding plan that has gone just about perfectly. Last year they went from the bottom of the league to a playoff team and fourth place in the Diablo Foothill Athletic League. They won a playoff game, but ran into Campolindo …

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Boys LAX beaten for the first time this season

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune If you’ve ever met coach Al Boyce, chances are you’ll have heard him say this at least once, “it’s not the size of the Dog in the fight, it’s the size of the fight in the Dog.” The quote, most commonly attributed to Mark Twain, …

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Lady Dogs stall in opening loss

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune There will be a few goals for the Alhambra girls lacrosse team to cross off their list this season, and one of them will probably be to play complete matches. The Bulldog girls have steadied a formerly shaky program by making big strides over the …

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Six Bulldog wrestlers represent Alhambra at NCS tournament

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Six Alhambra wrestlers qualified for the chance to represent their school in the North Coast Section Wrestling tournament at James Logan High School starting on Friday, Feb. 26, and going through the weekend. The best of the best from the entire section converged in Union …

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Bulldogs get first DFAL win in final game

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune As students stormed the court in jubilation after a first league win of 2016, the scene that presented itself was emblematic of everything the program could become in the following years. The 55-50 win over Acalanes on Friday, Feb. 19, was a sigh of relief …

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Martinez native breaks record for 3-pointers

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Martinez native and St. Catherine of Siena graduate Natalie Romeo adds to the accolades of her sophomore season with one game left until the Big Ten Tournament. Romeo has shot the ball from beyond the arc at an alarming pace. The former Carondelet-Concord guard nailed …

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Lady Dogs sputter in season finale loss to NCS-bound Acalanes

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Two teams at different ends of the spectrum met on Friday, Feb. 19. One team, Acalanes, was playoff-bound with a high seed coming. Alhambra, however, was just hoping they could end the season with a positive showing. As has been the case most of the …

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