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Daytona 500 Drivers: ‘We’re ready to race!’

Daytona 500 Drivers: ‘We’re ready to race!’

| February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

“I want to race NOW!” past Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Champion Kyle Busch summed the activities leading up to Sunday’s race. The 40 competitors in the season-opening Daytona 500 today at Daytona International Raceway, Daytona Beach have been making sponsor appearances, participating in an all-day series of interviews with news reporters and taking side trips with their […]

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Racers gearing for new NASCAR season, new car package at Daytona 500

Racers gearing for new NASCAR season, new car package at Daytona 500

| February 14, 2019 | 0 Comments

NASCAR’s top drivers are in Daytona Beach, Fla., taking in sights and making public appearances in advance of Sunday’s season opening Daytona 500. Playtime will be over as the racers get to work, experiencing new car packages in one of the prime races of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Getting an early win is important, said […]

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Oregon beats Cal Bears 105-85

Oregon beats Cal Bears 105-85

| February 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

Senior Kristine Anigwe, right, poses with Colleen Galloway after breaking her career scoring record at Cal. Kristine Anigwe becomes the leading scorer for both men’s and women’s program in the school history, Anigwe is now in position to make more history Sunday against No. 7 Oregon State as she needs just three more rebounds to […]

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Hot shooting Gaels beat Pacific Tigers 78-66

Hot shooting Gaels beat Pacific Tigers 78-66

| February 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

Photos by Tod Fierner  (Martinez News-Gazette) Saint Mary’s College Photographer. A strong defensive second half helped the Gaels get past a pesky Pacific team Thursday night as Saint Mary’s moved in sole possession of third place in the West Coast Conference. Jordan Ford, the WCC’s leading scorer, had another dazzling game as he went off […]

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Saint Mary’s edge USF Don’s 86-80

Saint Mary’s edge USF Don’s 86-80

| February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Photos by Tod Fierner MORAGA, Calif. — Saint Mary’s Gaels and USF Don’s clashed in an offensive slugfest Saturday at McKeon Pavilion but the Gaels emerged victorious for a pivotal conference win. 86-80 Malik Fitts had an all-around stellar game and took control of the Gaels’ offense with a career-high 30 points. The 6-8 forward […]

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Warriors beat LeBron-less Lakers 115-101

Warriors beat LeBron-less Lakers 115-101

| February 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

Photos by Gerome Wright LeBron James was ruled out for the Los Angeles Lakers against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday night, two days after he returned from a 17-game absence. The Warriors won the game, 115-101, behind 28 points from Klay Thompson. The last time the Lakers played at Oracle Arena, on Christmas night, […]

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Bulldogs big home win keeps them atop DVAL standings

Bulldogs big home win keeps them atop DVAL standings

| February 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

By MATT SIEGER Martinez News-Gazette Contributor MARTINEZ, Calif. – The Alhambra High boys basketball team (15-8, 6-1 league) is tied for first place in the Diablo-Valley League. But they take no team for granted. So when the Ygnacio Valley Warriors (12-11, 2-5 league) stepped onto Alhambra’s court Tuesday night, the Bulldogs were not looking past […]

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Philadelphia 76ers beat Golden State Warriors 117-104

Philadelphia 76ers beat Golden State Warriors 117-104

| February 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Warriors coach Steve Kerr figured it would be a tough challenge for DeMarcus Cousins to keep up with Joel Embiid at this stage, given Cousins has just returned from almost a year-long absence recovering from a serious Achilles tendon injury. Embiid had 26 points and 20 rebounds to spoil Cousins’ home debut with the Warriors, […]

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Bulldogs run away from Red Devils 85-51

Bulldogs run away from Red Devils 85-51

| January 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

By MATT SIEGER Martinez Gazette Contributor MARTINEZ, Calif. – Ultimately, it was a blowout, as Alhambra defeated Mt. Diablo in Tuesday night’s Diablo-Valley league basketball game, 85-51. But in a fast-paced first quarter, junior guard Trevion Williams was scoring at will for the Red Devils, keeping his team in the game. It was 13-13 when […]

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Hammer converts free throw to push Bulldogs past Minutemen

Hammer converts free throw to push Bulldogs past Minutemen

| January 22, 2019 | 0 Comments

by Matt Sieger It came down to this: Alhambra High senior Wyatt Hammer drove hard to the basket against Concord and was fouled while shooting with 2.7 seconds left and the score knotted at 59 apiece. He missed the first free throw. Concord coach Mike Jaime called a timeout. In the huddle, Bulldog coach Chris […]

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