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DFAL basketball: Top-ranked Mats too much for Dogs

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It could be decided by a human, a computer, a robot developing feelings for the first time, or an octopus with divine powers, but one thing’s for sure, Miramonte’s girls basketball program is one of the nation’s best. In fact, it’s the nations fourth best …

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Bulldog boys finish up season on low note in Senior Night loss

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune From the stands to the field, it was clear this season has long since been over for the Bulldogs. White flags being waved around the stands unintentionally declared that fact. Alhambra’s 2-0 loss to the Acalanes Dons on Tuesday, Feb. 9, was the latest in …

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Lady Dogs honor champions

On Tuesday night the Alhambra girls varsity basketball team did something that could only happen in a small town like Martinez. During their 45-31 victory over the Las Lomas Knights, they honored a group of eight grade girls who will soon enough be incoming Bulldogs in the class of 2020 …

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Bulldog grapplers battle Knights in final league dual

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune When you have a returning first team all-league sophomore on your opponents depth chart, you know you’re in for a rough one. John Welch’s Las Lomas is no joke. They came into Alhambra’s gym on Wednesday night and dominated on their way to a 73-3 …

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Dublin thrashes Alhambra boys

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It seemed as if even the weather knew what was coming on Friday, Jan. 29. As the referee’s first whistle sounded, the rain fell, and the Gaels struck. Alhambra’s 4-0 defeat at the hands of Dublin wasn’t something they could stop. You can’t stop a …

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Alhambra can’t complete mission; falls flat in road loss

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldogs played about three-and-a-half quarters of basketball before they imploded, or rather, the Wildcats exploded in a Feb. 2 win. It seemed as if this one would be one for the imaginary moral victory column. The Bulldogs were within six points late in the …

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Lady Dogs fight tough through a big injury

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune On paper, the Bulldog varsity girls’ basketball team took two losses against Dougherty Valley on Feb. 2. First they lost the game, then they lost their leading scorer. The game was tight. A 56-46 loss to a Wildcat team that beat Alhambra by almost 20 …

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Bulldog boys rescue point in draw with Alameda

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Jack Fuller’s second half brace rescued a point for the Bulldog varsity soccer team when it looked like they were set for another defeat on Monday night against Alameda. The junior wide man was keen to find the ball in the clash against the Hornets. …

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Lady Dogs earn 10th win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s girls varsity soccer team earned their 10th win of the season on Wednesday night, beating the Dougherty Valley Wildcats 1-0 at Knowles Field. The Lady Dogs avenged an earlier 2-0 loss on the road in San Ramon in January, and also are continuing to …

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Bulldog wrestlers fall short in Senior Night dual meet

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune There were only seven contested matches in the Bulldogs’ second-to-last Diablo Foothill Athletic League home dual meet of the year against the Miramonte Matadors Jan. 28. Before the matches got underway, Miramonte forfeited four matches, while Alhambra forfeited three, giving the Bulldogs a slim advantage …

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