Sports

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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Bulldog boys polo pummeled by Acalanes

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Just because they’ve already qualified for North Coast Section, doesn’t mean the Bulldogs will have wanted to go into the NCS meeting on such a sour note. All season the Bulldogs have matched up against Division I teams, and the Acalanes Dons are no different. …

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Alhambra frosh football falls to Dougherty Valley

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Anyone who has ever played the sport of football knows it’s really hard to score if you don’t have the ball. The freshman boys, who have been flying high all season, have a chink in their armor now after a 36-21 loss over the Dougherty …

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Alhambra bests Dougherty Valley 35-7

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For nine weeks, the Oct. 30 bye week seemed like a cruel joke, the league’s sick punch line to a long, brutal season. But now that it’s here, and the Bulldogs have reached it in such commanding fashion with a 35-7 win over Dougherty Valley on …

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Logano sweeps second Sprint Cup Championship round; Jeff Gordon in narrowed field

By DONNA-BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Joey Logano swept the Contender Round of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase for the Championship at Talladega, Alabama, Sunday afternoon in a controversial green-white-checker finish with Dale Earnhardt Jr. in hot pursuit. The calamity happened behind Logano, who got the lead for good when Greg …

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Bulldog girls bow to Knights, 15-4

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Some teams will be able to rest in the final week of play for the fall water polo season, but the Alhambra girls will be working down to the wire. With their 15-4 loss against Las Lomas on Wednesday night, the Bulldogs set up a …

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