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Lady Dogs take NCS Division II title

The Alhambra High School Varsity Girls Softball Team takes home the North Coast Section Division II Championship June 4, 2016. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By CLAIRE PULKOWNIK Martinez Tribune The Lady Dogs are champions once again. Alhambra sealed the three-peat on Saturday, June 4, with the perfect blend of great pitching, three home runs and that bulldog mentality. Top seeded Alhambra beat the number two seeded Newark Memorial in a seven inning battle of ...

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Alhambra gets back to big game

Alhambra senior Sam Whitworth threw seven innings in her 17th win of the season in a 5-1 win in the NCS semi-final over Carondelet on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For the third year in a row, the Alhambra Lady Bulldogs will be playing for the North Coast Section crown. It’s only fitting that the twice defending champions should get a chance to defend their title as their swan song in Division II. The Bulldogs ...

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Lady Dogs shine bright on senior night

Bulldogs infielders Karlee Sparacino (pictured above against College Park) had seven RBIs in the 20-1 win over Las Lomas  on May 19. That takes her regular season total to 53, a new record for Alhambra’s softball program. (GERARDO RECINOS / Martinez Tribune)

By CLAIRE PULKOWNIK Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s seniors went out with a bang on their senior night on Thursday, May 19, with a 20-1 win over the Las Lomas Knights. The three seniors, Madeline Cervantes, Cara DiMercurio and Sam Whitworth, were all honored in a ceremony before they took care of ...

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Lady Dogs beat Acalanes in final road game

Bulldogs pitcher Briana Edwards threw four innings of shout out pitching in the Bulldogs’ 10-2 win over Acalanes on May 17, 2016. (MARK FIERNER / Martinez Tribune)

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune For the sixth time in the seven years Paul Buccellato has been at the helm of the Alhambra softball program, the team has eclipsed the 20 win mark. The Lady Bulldogs beat Acalanes 10-2 on a hot Tuesday afternoon, with sophomore Briana Edwards taking the ...

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Lady Bulldogs break out the bats against Mats

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune By now we know that there is a formula to Alhambra softball games, but twice this season that formula has been disrupted. And twice it has come at the hands of Miramonte, who sits in fifth place in the Diablo Foothill Athletic League after their ...

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Whitworth no-hits St. Mary’s in Stampede

In what has been perhaps Sam Whitworth’s finest moment as a Bulldog, the senior right-hander capped off her performance in pool play against St. Mary’s-Stockton with a no-hitter and a first place finish in Pool D, or the “group of death.” Whitworth got the win as a result of gritty ...

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