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Harvick wins, Gordon still in championship Chase

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Winning “straightforward” race Sunday keeps Bakersfield native and reigning Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick in this season’s Chase for the Championship. Meanwhile, Vallejo native Jeff Gordon also progresses into the next phase of NASCAR’s version of elimination playoffs. Harvick dominated the AAA 400 in …

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Sloppy second half dooms Alhambra football

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune A formula for the amount of yardage flagged by officials is still in the works so we can’t quantify it quite yet, but make no mistake – it had an effect on the Bulldogs on Friday night. For the opening 30 minutes of the Oct. …

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Alhambra girls fall against Campolindo Polo

Amanda Beattie scores all three goals for Alhambra’s Lady Bulldog Water polo team in rout on the road against Campolindo By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Lady Bulldog water polo team opened their Diablo Foothill Athletic League campaign with a rough 17-3 loss to the Campolindo Cougars, the team that’s …

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Bulldog boys polo roughed up in League opener

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune There was a definite size difference in a lot of things when you get to the Soda Aquatic Center on the campus of Campolindo High School. The pool, the size of the team. All things considered, the Bulldog varsity water polo team battled back from …

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Six Bulldogs win awards at Ram Invitational

By JOEL TIMBRELL Special to the Tribune The Bulldog cross country team traveled to Daly City’s Westmoor High School for the 34th Annual Ram Invitational this past Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015. Westmoor’s qualifications for medaling were to place in the top 25 finishers that were not on the overall winning …

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Alhambra Bulldog tennis blanked by Campo Cougars

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s Lady Bulldog tennis team is in the middle of their toughest stretch of the 2015 season, and was caught by a good Campolindo team that outplayed them 9-0 on Tuesday afternoon. Campo always boasts a good team, but Coach Sarah Gallagher was able to …

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Lady Dogs drop heartbreaker

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Lady Bulldog volleyball team dropped a real heartbreaker at home to Dublin on Tuesday night, ultimately losing in a tiebreaker fifth set after taking a 2-1 lead. Four of the five sets played on Tuesday night in the Alhambra gym were only decided by …

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Kenseth wins In Loudon, Harvick loses fuel gamble

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Bakersfield native and current NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Kevin Harvick gambled Sunday that he had enough fuel for the last three miles of the Sylvania 300 in Loudon, New Hampshire. He lost both the gamble and the race. Matt Kenseth sailed past Harvick’s sputtering …

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Alhambra drops DFAL opener to Miramonte 42-19

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The running joke in the Bulldog locker room at half time Friday night was that at least this time Miramonte spotted them five points, in reference to last year’s 34-14 deficit at the half. There weren’t many smiling faces when Miramonte came out in the …

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Tria and Nabeshima medal in Hayward

By JOEL TIMBRELL Special to the Tribune For the second meet of the 2015 cross country season, Alhambra’s distance runners met at Hayward High School for the 13th annual Farmer Invitational last Saturday. Unlike Martinez’s Ed Sias Invitational at Hidden Valley Park, which saw everyone race the two mile distance, …

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