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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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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 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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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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Lady Dogs stun Mats in tiebreaker

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Twice this season the Bulldogs collapsed in tiebreaker sets in Diablo Foothill Athletic League (DFAL) play. Tuesday night against Miramonte looked like deja vu all over again. The Bulldogs had late leads in both tiebreakers against Dublin and Campolindo earlier this month, but squandered those …

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