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Newly promoted coach calls job ‘perfect fit’

Antony Ertola takes over varsity basketball program after three years on staff as assistant By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Last season was a dream one for the Alhambra High School boys basketball team, even though they were knocked about by a juggernaut in the second round in the playoffs. When …

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Alhambra boys out-muscled in opener

Dogs can’t stop Hawks on the boards, sent packing by 11-2 run in fourth By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It’s the beginning of a new season for the varsity boys basketball team, but the story remains the same. This team needs help rebounding the basketball. In their 61-49 loss to …

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It’s time to give thanks for the world of sports

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune This week in America we’ll all be reflecting on the things we are thankful for in our lives. In the sports world there is a lot to be thankful for, and we should acknowledge it. In the Bay Area this year, we were lucky enough …

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Kyle Busch wins race & Cup Championship

By DONNA-BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune Kyle Busch started the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season in Halifax Hospital. While his colleagues were fighting to win the Daytona 500 in Florida, Busch was starting his own battle, just to get back into the Joe Gibbs No. 18 Toyota. In an effort that …

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Alhambra alum notches a first

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Former Alhambra quarterback Josh Evans got his first collegiate snaps earlier than he probably would’ve expected, and in a situation he couldn’t have dreamed of. The University of La Verne Leopards had traveled to Minnesota to take on St. Thomas in the NCAA Division III …

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Bulldogs open season with Foundation game win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Anthony Ertola’s outset at the helm of the Bulldogs got off to a promising start with an (un)official first win on Tuesday night against the Encinal Jets, 64-58. The Nov. 24 win was not without its problems, but thats why the game is labeled a …

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D’Atri qualifies for CIF State meet in Fresno

By JOEL TIMBRELL Special to the Tribune More than 90 schools sent their best runners to the 2015 North Coast Section Championships at Hayward High School last Saturday, Nov. 21. Hayward has a long history of championship races, dating back to 1999. Throughout the years the distance has remained the …

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County takes next step in jail demolition

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Contra Costa County has taken its latest step in its quest to demolish the old county jail that is on the National Register of Historic Places. The county has published a notice of preparation of an Environmental Impact Report (EIR), a …

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Alhambra student to build grandfather clock

Students learn woodworking at Alhambra High under tutelage of Mr. Jay Heeb By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Matthew Webb’s interest in woodworking began when he was in sixth grade. As a Martinez Junior High School student, he heard about his school’s woodshop class, and thought he’d …

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Santa House in place for ‘jolliest elf’

By DONNA BETH WEILENMAN Martinez Tribune MARTINEZ, Calif. – Santa Claus is coming to Martinez. The city hasn’t just rolled out a welcome mat; it has set up a bright red house where children will be able to visit the jolly holiday elf. The house has been set up at …

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