Sports

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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Vallejo native Jeff Gordon wins in Martinsville

By DONNA-BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Jeff Gordon jumped around like a kid, not a driver with a 23-year Sprint Cup career, after winning Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 under dusky skies in Martinsville, Virginia. “We’re going to Homestead! We’re going to Homestead!” he kept shouting. The win in the …

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Lady Bulldog polo can’t stop the Dons in loss

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Lady Bulldogs finished their season on a really rough note. They lost their final match against Acalanes by a respectable mark of 12-6, but with only two players on the bench, they just limped across the line. The team didn’t start off with huge …

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Lady Bulldog volleyball wins fourth game in a row

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune We’re running out of superlatives to describe this volleyball season. Alhambra’s latest victory, a commanding 3-1 effort over the Dougherty Valley Wildcats, was their fourth in a row in the Diablo Foothill Athletic League. Last season they were only able to win one DFAL match. …

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Tria wins another medal at Mt. San Antonio Invitational

By JOEL TIMBRELL Special to the Tribune Nine Bulldog cross country runners made the trip down to Southern California’s Mt. San Antonio College this past weekend. They spent the night at a hotel on Thursday to prepare for the 68th annual Mt. SAC Invitational on Friday, Oct. 23. With 25,000 …

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