Local Sports

Alhambra football advances in NCS playoffs

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune In what is likely the final game this season at Knowles Field, the Alhambra High School Varsity Football Team beat out the De Anza Dons in a tough first round match up. The Bulldogs 40-14 win on Friday, Nov. 13, was pretty convincing once the …

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D’Atri & Tria medal among DFAL’s best

By JOEL TIMBRELL Special to the Tribune The seven DFAL schools clashed at the Diablo Foothill Athletic League Championships last Saturday, Nov. 7, at Martinez’s Hidden Valley Park on Center Avenue. Alhambra, which had the least amount of athletes out of any school, faced off against Miramonte, Campolindo, Dougherty Valley, …

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Dogs grab commanding win for seniors

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The final game of the season is always a chance for the team to honor the seniors, and allow them to enjoy their final game. In recent memory, the varsity Bulldog volleyball team’s final game of the regular season was a day to reflect. There …

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Lady Dogs come up short in NCS

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The best season in Alhambra volleyball came to a close on Wednesday night in Albany, but despite the bitter sweet ending there were very few sad faces. The varsity girls volleyball team walked off the court quickly, but were gracious sports and accepted their 3-2 …

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Bulldog football flattens Las Lomas

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alan Hern had a checklist of things he wanted his team to get done at Friday night’s game, and the Bulldogs delivered – and then some. First, he wanted to win. That was taken care of by the first unit in the first half. In …

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Lady Dogs blocked out by Acalanes Dons

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It was a neat, tidy, 59-minute match on the road in Lafayette for the Lady Bulldog volleyball team. In short, it was everything they didn’t want. Acalanes’ height, hitting and overall dominance was put on display on Tuesday night during their senior day celebrations as …

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D’Atri and Tria take top five in final DFAL dual

By JOEL TIMBRELL Special to the Tribune The second DFAL dual meet of the season was held at Shadow Cliffs Park in Pleasanton last Wednesday, Oct. 28. All runners from the seven DFAL schools raced either the 1.9-mile distance (Frosh/Soph and Junior Varsity) or the 2.95-mile distance (varsity). Shadow Cliffs, …

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Alhambra knocked out by golden goal against Dragons

Martinez Tribune Sprint control isn’t an attractive aspect of water polo, but it’s a fundamental, and there’s a reason coaches always preach fundamentals. Because they can burn you. Ryan Fowlar was six-for-six on sprints going into the golden goal over time on Wednesday against Bishop O’Dowd, but one member of …

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Bulldog tennis ends on high

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It’s been an unlucky season for the Bulldog tennis team. They play in one of the toughest leagues in the East Bay, and they didn’t win any matches in League play. They had solid performances in preseason, and then, on their senior day on Oct. …

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