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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

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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Alhambra High ties with College Park in JV face off

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Anyone who has ever watched a junior varsity football game would probably use the same words to characterize them: high-scoring, undisciplined, and chaotic. Friday’s bizarre 6-6 tie between the College Park Falcons and Alhambra Bulldogs was anything but. The two teams played rigid defense, in …

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Alhambra opens season with a win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Rivalry games are always a toss up. Teams gear up for them, fans mark their calendars for them, and we all watch eagerly as two teams battle for local supremacy. For the fourth year in a row the Alhambra Bulldogs sent the College Park Falcons …

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Falcon football field to be playable for season finale

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Currently undergoing an overhaul, the College Park Football field was supposed to be in and ready to go for the first game of the season, however it is not. However, according to new coach Joe Tenorio, the field will be ready to go for the …

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College Park turns the page on revered Head Coach Kepler

After a successful tenure at Encinal-Alameda, Joe Tenorio is looking to follow up program staple Bill Kepler, who was at the program for 35 years before stepping down By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It would be easy for the Falcons to hang their heads on last season. They finished at …

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Bulldog football comes back with something to prove

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Alhambra Bulldogs are not rebuilding. You look at that statement, back at the team’s current roster, then to the 2014 roster and it seems a hard pill to swallow. How can a team that lost its starting quarterback (both of them), best outside receiver, …

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Stephenson injury woes may hamper late call to bigs

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After a promising start to his time in Triple A, a right wrist strain may have just hampered Alhambra alumnus Robert Stephenson’s chances at making his big league debut in September. Stephenson was placed on the seven-day disabled list by the Louisville Bats on Aug. …

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My son’s initiation

By MARK BAZER Tribune Content Agency The Boston Red Sox have always been the only team, in any sport, that really mattered to me. My dad put a Carlton Fisk poster up on my wall before I knew who Carlton Fisk was, or what a wall was, and, well, that …

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