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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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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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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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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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Lady Dogs win 16th straight

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The day before the Lady Bulldog basketball takes on their next opponent, they will hit 50 calendar days since the last time they lost a basketball contest. To this day it’s still the only one they’ve lost all season. But on the 44th day of …

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Alhambra girls win Jamboree; 11th in a row

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It was clear from the get go that Friday night’s championship game of the West Coast Jamboree Quartz bracket was not going to go the rest of the tournament had gone for the Lady Bulldogs. There was no 30-point plus win, but the Bulldog girls …

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Team chemistry key in renewed push to playoffs

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune If there’s one word that Jason Bautista uses more than any other in reference to his team, its chemistry. The varsity girls’ coach made it clear that the time the girls spent on the court in the summer is the most important element to the …

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Lady Dogs win seventh straight, 54-30

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s girls basketball team extended their win streak to seven games on Tuesday night when they beat De Anza easily 54-30. And that was with the team looking a bit out of sync and coach Jason Bautista letting his girls know they were not at …

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