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Alhambra girls knocked out of NCS by Sonoma sharp-shooting display

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s Lady Bulldog basketball team only lost five games this season, and that run allowed them to qualify for North Coast Section after missing the playoffs last season. However of those five losses, three came in the last five games, as the dream season limped …

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Lady Dogs roll into playoffs with lopsided win over Mt. Diablo

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Unlike their male counterparts, the girls varsity basketball team was in the playoffs when they took on Mt. Diablo on  Feb. 17. Their destiny was sealed long before the 66-24 win on Friday night, and it would’ve taken something truly shocking to change that. What …

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Loss to Eagles puts dent into Bulldogs’ DAL finish

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Because of the way the schedule was laid out, the Lady Bulldogs will go into the playoffs with a pair of wins, if the results match up with the team’s first two meetings with their final opponents. But their 59-50 loss to Clayton Valley on …

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Lady Bulldogs score season high in YV win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s girls basketball team took care of business in a fairly easy win over Ygnacio Valley on Tuesday night by a score of 84-54. The Valentine’s Day win was Alhambra’s biggest scoring output of the season, and put them in position to have a happy …

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Lady Bulldogs flat in loss to Concord

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For about a quarter’s worth of play on Tuesday night it looked like the Bulldogs had solved the Concord High problem. But the girls basketball team only solved the riddle for a quarter, as the Minutemen claimed the Diablo Athletic League title outright with a …

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Wiebalk overcomes the odds for senior season

By GERARDO RECINO Martinez Tribune Karissa Wiebalk didn’t use to take so many shots from beyond the arc, but the one she sunk on Dec. 20, 2016, was the start – or end – of a long journey. It was 322 days earlier that the senior basketball player was on …

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Stingy defense shines in girls’ win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Only four days after putting up a season-high 78 points, the Bulldog girls basketball team nearly matched that effort in their latest win. Only two points short of their season-high in points, they decided instead to beat their previous mark on point differential in their …

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Alhambra winning streak snapped at 14

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After nearly two months of winning, the Lady Bulldog basketball team had an unprecedented streak of 14-straight wins across 51 days. That streak was broken last Friday, Jan. 20. For only the second time this season, Alhambra’s girls lost. The 66-50 loss on the road …

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Alhambra girls rebound after losing streak with road win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For teams that come off of long winning streaks, there is one surefire cure to getting back on track: winning the next game. It can be a shock to the system to lose after a winning streak, especially one that lasted 51 days. But with …

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Athlete of the Week: Karissa Wiebalk

Alhambra High School senior Karissa Wiebalk (21) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. Wiebalk has made a triumphant return to the Bulldog lineup after an ACL tear and broken meniscus halfway through the last basketball season. She scored 21 points …

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