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Football: Toppers to unveil new look Saturday

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By Mike Cote

Things didn’t finish off very well for the Los Alamos Hilltopper football team in 2007.

This season, however, things started to look up even before preseason practices officially began.

Los Alamos had approximately 50 players come out regularly for its summer workouts and got a lot of weight room and conditioning work done. That extra work allowed the Hilltoppers to install a whole new offensive look.

In 2007, Los Alamos reeled off eight straight wins, but lost two of its last three contests, including what for all intents and purposes was the District 2AAAA championship game against Capital and in the first round of the state tournament to Moriarty.

The Hilltoppers finished the season 9-2 and were runners-up in district, which they felt they should’ve won going away.

Los Alamos head coach Bob Scott, returning for his 19th season, said those two losses, particularly the 37-0 drubbing in front of the home crowd his team took at the hands of Moriarty’s Pintos, left a bad taste in the Hilltoppers’ mouths.

That’s why Scott suspects the turnout was so good during the summer workouts.

The Hilltoppers get their season going Saturday. They play an afternoon road game against the St. Michael’s Horsemen.


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