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Bocce standings as of Friday, Dec. 11, 2015

The Martinez Bocce Federation Indoor Winter League consists of 63 teams for the inaugural league in excess of 500 players participating. The indoor courts are located at NorCal Courts, 360 Ferry St., Martinez, California. Standings current as of Friday, Dec. 11, 2015.

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Diaz preserves draw with man of the match effort

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune There is perhaps no better way to open the Diablo Foothill Athletic League’s last boys soccer campaign for Alhambra than by securing a draw and keeping a clean sheet against a tough opponent in Miramonte. With a superhuman effort from senior Jose Diaz in goal, …

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Injury-plagued Dogs fade late against Panthers

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldogs are banged up right now. They’re missing three players to injuries, they lost a player who left the team, and they’re heading into a stretch where they’ll play six games in two weeks before league play. It’s going to get interesting. Their 70-52 …

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Alhambra capitalizes in road victory

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Blustery conditions don’t make for very attractive soccer games, but while the weather in the air was bitter cold Monday night, the temperature on the field was always rising. It was a classic case of a referee who had lost control of the game, but …

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Lady Bulldogs beaten by rival Falcons in tight game

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For 27 minutes and 30 seconds College Park kept the Bulldogs at bay, then things were all squared. That lasted 17 seconds as the Falcons held their lead over the final four-plus minutes for the win. College Park came to Alhambra’s gym and shut down …

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Experience key to get Lady Dogs over playoff hump

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune There have been some changes for the varsity girls soccer team, but luckily they haven’t been on the field; they’ve been on the sidelines. New head coach Ed Marinelli, who served as an assistant under the previous coach, takes over a group of young ladies …

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Young team sets sights on old goals

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune We’d all like to believe that at our respective jobs, those with the most experience are given the opportunity to be promoted. While that may not always be the case, at Alhambra it is. With the recent hiring of Jason Bautista as the varsity girls …

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Lady Bulldogs show solid defensive work in win over Trojans

By DANNY YOEONO Martinez Tribune The Bulldogs showed intense vigor in their Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2015, win over Petaluma High School. Even with multiple players in foul trouble, the Lady Bulldogs showed maturity by maintaining a significant lead and not fouling out. In the end, the Dogs scored roughly 50 …

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Lady Dogs find net nine times in win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The pitch at Knowles Field on Monday night resembled a shooting gallery during the varsity girls soccer game against De Anza. The Lady Dogs fired in nine goals in a huge victory. Their 9-1 win over the Dons from De Anza is their biggest of …

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Alhambra draws on the road to Berean

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Tuesday afternoon’s varsity boys soccer opener was a tale of two halves. It included a dominant but wasteful first half, two second-half goals, four yellow cards and one red card. All that mayhem aside, Rory Gentry’s boys will have walked off the field kicking themselves …

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