Tag Archives: Alhambra High School football

Bulldogs look to capitalize in season of change

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra Football has endured many changes over its decades as a program, but this season especially will be all about change. The first and biggest change will be the inception of a new league. The Diablo Athletic League is a 16-team super-conference with two conferences …

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Abono signs on for San Jose State, gets No. 76 jersey

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After a stellar 2015 season, one Alhambra lineman will be continuing on in his football career, as senior Dante Abono signs on to play with the San Jose State Spartans. The 6-foot-6 defensive tackle signed on with the Spartans despite interest from UC Davis, Hawaii, …

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Bishop O’Dowd outlasts Alhambra in NCS playoff

Alhambra’s varsity football team left the field at Bishop O’Dowd exactly 364 days after their playoff loss last year with the same result, a second-round loss. That game however could not have been more different than the gritty 17-14 loss the Bulldogs suffered at the hands of the Dragons on …

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Alhambra football advances in NCS playoffs

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune In what is likely the final game this season at Knowles Field, the Alhambra High School Varsity Football Team beat out the De Anza Dons in a tough first round match up. The Bulldogs 40-14 win on Friday, Nov. 13, was pretty convincing once the …

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Bulldog football flattens Las Lomas

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alan Hern had a checklist of things he wanted his team to get done at Friday night’s game, and the Bulldogs delivered – and then some. First, he wanted to win. That was taken care of by the first unit in the first half. In …

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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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Bulldog JV outlasts Dublin 14-12

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The junior varsity Bulldogs’ game was nearly a mirrored performance to the varsity team’s effort. The JV boys escaped with their second win on the season in an ugly battle with the Dublin Gaels, but emerged victorious as they did their part of the Homecoming …

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Alhambra grinds out win over Dublin

 On a night when everything was dressed in a blanket of blue and gold, and everyone looked their best, the product on the field was anything but attractive. When you look at Alhambra’s 14-13 win over Dublin on Friday night, it’ll be a game that you cringe at when you …

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Alhambra football pummelled by Campolindo Cougars

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune All odds were against Alhambra football on Friday night, and it was clear to see why when the Campolindo machine stepped onto the field. The game, which looked like the team’s homecoming parade with how they marched up and down the field, ended in a …

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