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Players set goals for program turnaround

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune In the second week of November, the boys all sat around and in a team meeting established what their goals were for this season of basketball. Of the 12 players, seven of them are seniors who were staring straight into the teeth of their fourth …

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McDonald and Eglite lead boys over Tennyson

Over the last three games the Bulldogs’ point differential against their opponents has only been +10, but despite that, all three have been wins. Life hasn’t been too easy for Alhambra’s boys. They hung on in a tough contest against Tennyson-Hayward on Thursday night, winning 53-48. But it took a …

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Modesto cruises to rout in Vacaville tourney

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune No one said it was going to be easy, but the road to reviving the boys basketball program has taken many unexpected twists in the last few months. Newly hired coach Chris Petiti has a long climb to bring the program back to its former …

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Dogs capitalize on strong first half in win

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Alhambra’s boys basketball scratched off the first tally mark in the win column on Saturday morning to avoid coming in last place in their tournament in Vacaville. A nail-biter 61-58 win over Armijo-Fairfield on Dec. 10 allowed the Bulldogs to breathe a sigh of relief …

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One-man team South SF takes down Bulldogs on opening night

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Opening night at Alhambra was spoiled by the one-man wrecking crew named Amir Boddie. The senior captain of the South San Francisco Warriors dropped a 37-point effort on the Bulldogs, making the Bulldogs’ new coaches first night at the helm less than perfect. Alhambra’s 56-48 …

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Bulldogs outlast Falcons in shootout

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune Football fans in Martinez were smiling Friday night, and will probably carry that smile with them all week, because at Alhambra, it’s always a sight worth a smile when you beat College Park. The 46-42 win not only catapulted the Bulldogs into the North Coast …

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Broncos stun Bulldogs with fourth quarter comeback

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune There are two magic numbers for Alhambra’s football team. The first is one, and the second in eight. Despite a heartbreaking loss on Friday night, the deal is simple, win and you’re in. That’s one. The second is eight. Of the 35 players on the …

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Dogs turns it around after slow start

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune In a heavyweight fight sometimes a scrappy underdog can land an early knockdown. It takes a lot to get up, but when you do the huge momentum swing can be the spark. And it was the spark for the Bulldog football team. They got punched …

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Alhambra trounces Las Lomas 42-9

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune It’s finally happening, Alhambra is starting to gel and settle in as a team. And as a team they settled in all over George De Klotz Stadium in Walnut Creek, destroying the Las Lomas Knights. Alhambra’s 42-9 win on Sept. 16, saw them put up …

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Bulldogs get first DFAL win in final game

By GERARDO RECINOS Martinez Tribune As students stormed the court in jubilation after a first league win of 2016, the scene that presented itself was emblematic of everything the program could become in the following years. The 55-50 win over Acalanes on Friday, Feb. 19, was a sigh of relief …

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