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Cardinals take sting out of Bulldog bats

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

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

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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Oakland A’s looking to the future in 2017

BY RICK PORCARO & DANIEL GLUSKOTER As the Oakland A’s prepare to return home from spring training in Arizona, many questions remain about what to expect from them in the 2017 season. While the prospects are strong for a noticeable improvement over last season’s 69-93 last place finish, the American …

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Perez named preseason All-American by MaxPreps

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune She’s already been named as one of the finalists for the Junior US Women’s National Softball Team, so what else could Briana Perez do to set up her exciting senior season? Be named to the MaxPreps 2017 Preseason All-American Team, for starters. Perez was the …

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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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Benicia scores three times in first inning to beat Bulldogs at home

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It only took a half inning of less than perfect execution to doom the Bulldogs on Tuesday afternoon against Benicia. The Panthers scored three times in the opening frame of their 3-0 win on March 7, and that was really all they needed against Alhambra …

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Young Bulldogs struggle with Campo

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

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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