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Young Bulldogs struggle with Campo

Alhambra senior Andrew Olvera is one of only two players returning to the Bulldog volleyball team after the NCS title winning season last year. Olvera and the Bulldogs lost 3-0 to Campolindo on March 7, 2017. (GERARDO RECINOS / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The defending North Coast Section champion Bulldogs hosted the team they beat in the semi-finals on Tuesday night. But there was a big difference between the team that won last season, and the team that fell in straight sets on March, 7. Only two players ...

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Dogs lose to Concord, but show improvement

Alhambra’s Ryan Fretwell takes a free kick in the Bulldogs’ 2-0 loss on Jan. 27 to Concord High School. Fretwell, who plays in defense, had a goal-line clearance that kept the Minutemen from securing a third goal in the contest. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune On their current run of form the Alhambra boys soccer team looks like a brand new side. Their last week and a half of play says one thing: this team isn’t lying down. You’d forgive them if they did, especially with how the season started, ...

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Dogs look to youth as an advantage

Alhambra head varsity soccer coach Rory Gentry (center) addresses his team prior to the Bulldogs’ 2-0 win over Hercules on Dec. 14, 2015. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Coach Rory Gentry’s possession-based attacking style of soccer has what he calls “checks and balances” that players must make to perform smart passes. Much like a government, the structure of his team’s style of play is also reflected in the style of leadership his captains ...

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