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Boys close season out on high note, qualify for NCS

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune EDITOR’S NOTE: Due to a scheduling conflict between the boys and girls basketball team’s playoff games, we were unable to attend the boys game. The boys lost 64-34 to Analy-Sebastapol on Feb. 21, 2017. All the pressure, all the effort of the season came down …

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Undefeated Ugly Eagles continue to soar in victory over Dogs

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune After improve performances against the second and third place teams in the Diablo Athletic League, the Bulldog boys basketball seemed to be trending upward. But when first place Clayton Valley Charter came to visit, all momentum gained over the past two weeks was flattened in …

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Alhambra boys fade after strong start at home

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Over the past two games the Bulldogs have made some improvements over their deficiencies from the earlier part of the season. But they still lacked a little extra, and were beaten by Concord High for the second time this season Tuesday night. The 54-48 loss …

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Boys beat down Ygnacio in biggest league win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune They may not have let on too much in pre-game warm ups, but it was clear Alhambra’s boys basketball team needed this win. Staring down the barrel of a winless league campaign, the boys took care of Ygnacio Valley easily on Friday, Jan. 27. Alhambra’s …

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Athlete of the Week: Thomas McDonald

THOMAS McDONALD Alhambra High School senior Thomas McDonald (21) is this week’s Tribune Athlete of the Week, sponsored by Matthew C Rinn of State Farm. McDonald was the leading scorer for the Bulldogs in both their loss to Clayton Valley on Jan. 24 ( he scored 12 points on the …

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Bulldogs late surge puts them ahead in win over Devils

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune If you saw the Mt. Diablo boys basketball team play the Bulldogs on Tuesday night, you’d be forgiven if you didn’t believe they were winless on the season. Not that they didn’t have fire in their play, and an extra incentive to compete hard in …

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Concord boys use height to beat Alhambra

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune The Bulldog boys are reeling. They’ve lost four in a row, they’ve yet to get their first Diablo Athletic League win, and they’ve hit the point of the season where winning out is the only way the playoffs are a reality. Their 62-46 loss to …

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Alhambra boys drop fifth straight

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It only took three minutes and 45 seconds for Clayton Valley Charter to effectively seal the fate of the reeling Bulldogs on Tuesday night. Prior to that stretch, every thing looked peachy for Alhambra. But a 16-0 Ugly Eagle run was the key turning point …

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Alhambra boys basketball runs into wall late in home loss

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune As the season wears on for the Bulldog boys, and the list of games left to play gets shorter, they’re going to want this one back. The facts are simple. Alhambra had a seven-point lead in the game before basically disappearing in the fourth quarter …

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College Park makes quick work of Bulldog boys

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s boy’s basketball team had it’s worst defensive performance of the season at the worst possible time. That’s because they were visiting College Park. If there’s anything either team on the opposite side of the rivalry wants to do, is lose against the other. Alhambra’s …

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