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Alhambra football bests Armijo

Alhambra running back Jonathan McCart ran for 177 yards and scored four times in the Bulldogs' 57-10 win over the Armijo-Fairfield Indians on Friday, Sept. 11, 2015.
(GERARDO RECINOS / Martinez Tribune)

After last week’s fiasco at Rancho Cotate, Coach Alan Hern had what he called “a page and a half of corrections” he felt the varsity Bulldog football team needed to make, and that was just offensively. After Friday night’s 57-10 battering of the Armijo-Fairfield Indians on the road, he said ...

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Edwards comes from behind to win Darlington

Vallejo native Jeff Gordon remains in the Chase Grid after finishing 16th, still looking for first win of 2015 By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Carl Edwards came back from being two laps down and survived a record 17 caution flags Sunday to win the Bojangles Southern 500 for the ...

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Alhambra sputters against Rancho

Alhambra senior wide receiver Damon Leonard goes up to win a ball in the air in the Bulldogs' 55-19 loss to the Rancho Cotate Cougars on Sept. 4, 2015. (GERARDO RECINOS / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune As the clock wound down and the celebration drew quiet after the Alhambra Bulldogs’ win over the College Park Falcons last Friday night, Coach Alan Hern spoke only of Rancho Cotate. He was adamant that his players would need to play a clean game against ...

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Lady Bulldogs take overtime victory

Alhambra junior goalkeeper Anna Bernard loomed large in the Lady Bulldogs’ 9-7 win in overtime over the Bishop O’Dowd Dragons on Sept. 2 at Alhambra High School in Martinez. (GERARDO RECINOS / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Last year’s young Bulldog squad crashed out of the playoffs in a rough way, and said goodbye to a couple of senior leaders. So it was expected that this year would be a transition year for Coach Frank Reichert. The Dragon’s didn’t qualify for last ...

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Falcons outmatch Dogs

Alhambra number three singles player Veronika Olson serves to her College Park opponent on Sept. 2, 2015, at Alhambra High in Martinez. (GERARDO RECINOS / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s tennis team ran into a tough match-up on Wednesday afternoon in a non-league scrimmage against the College Park Falcons. The Bulldogs recently beat Concord across the board in a scrimmage, and did the same against Mt. Diablo last week. “We did not win, but ...

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Gordon aims for big win at Darlington

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Some brightly-colored, retro-painted Sprint Cup cars will have earned their “Darlington stripes” Sunday as the NASCAR series draws closer to the season end. And one driver who is hoping to get a checkered flag Sunday is Jeff Gordon. Gordon, the Vallejo native who is ...

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Bulldog boys adjust, win polo 11-10

Alhambra senior captain Bailey Abbott unleashes a powerful shot on frame in the Bulldogs’ 11-10 win over the Bishop O’Dowd Dragons on Sept. 2 at Alhambra High in Martinez. (GERARDO RECINOS / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It took the Alhambra Bulldogs Water Polo team 21 minutes and 32 seconds to get ahead of the Bishop O’ Dowd Dragons on Wednesday night, Sept. 2. But after more than three periods of playing from behind (including a 4-0 deficit) the Bulldogs went ahead, ...

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