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Today's News

  • Schedule for March 14-19

    Tuesday
    Tennis: Española Valley at Los Alamos, boys and girls varsity, 3 p.m.

    Baseball: Hope Christian at Los Alamos, varsity, JV, 4 p.m.

    Softball: Moriarty at Los Alamos, varsity, JV, 4 p.m.

    Thursday
    Baseball: Los Alamos at Piedra Vista Invite, varsity, JV, TBA.

    Friday

    Baseball: Los Alamos at Piedra Vista Invite, varsity, JV, TBA.

    Softball: Los Alamos at Farmington Invite, varsity, TBA.

    Saturday

  • Men's basketball: Aggies knocked out in WAC semifinals

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — La’Shard Anderson and Ryan Watkins scored 16 points each, and Boise State dominated the second half to rout New Mexico State 81-63 Friday night and reach the Western Athletic Conference championship game.
    Second-seeded Boise State (20-11) used its defense to create scoring opportunities in the first half, then hit a slew of 3-pointers in succession in the second to run away from the defending tournament champions.

  • Men's basketball: BYU’s Fredette toasts Lobos’ defense

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Jimmer Fredette didn’t need to pile on points from the foul line to score a career-high 52 in the Mountain West Conference semifinals Friday night.
    He took just one free throw while firing up 37 shots from all over the floor in leading No. 8 BYU to an 87-76 win over nemesis New Mexico.
    “That’s the way they called it,” Fredette said. “I was just fortunate enough to be making shots.”

  • Basketball: Sundevils come back to win title game

    It was a long time coming, but now the valley now has its biggest reason to cheer.
    The Española Valley Sundevils topped the Goddard Rockets Saturday to win their first ever boys basketball title. Rodney Coles scored eight points in the final 2:43 of the fourth quarter to lift the Sundevils over the Rockets 55-52 to claim the Class 4A title.

  • Track and field: LA girls 2nd, boys 3rd at APS Invite

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls track and field team earned a second-place team finish and four more state qualification marks Saturday.
    The Hilltopper girls and boys competed in the Albuquerque Public Schools Invitational Saturday.
    Los Alamos’ girls finished as the runner-up in the six-team competition, picking up 87 points. They finished behind Class 5A La Cueva, which won the meet with 115 points.

  • Baseball: D-backs’ outreach director visits WR

    Los Alamos isn’t generally a stop for a Major League Baseball team, but a visitor from the Arizona Diamondbacks was on-hand Wednesday at Chamisa Elementary School.
    Jeff Rodin, the Diamondbacks’ director of baseball outreach and development, gave a presentation to local baseball and softball coaches Wednesday night at the school’s media center.
    There are new ways to reach younger players, Rodin reiterated throughout his 2-1/2 hour presentation, which was attended by approximately 30 youth coaches.

  • Review: Rango’s charm is sure to wrangle viewers

    Rango, the main character in the film of the same name, lives up to his identity as a chameleon as he searches for his destiny in the middle of nowhere.
    Voiced by Johnny Depp, the well-meaning reptile finds himself in the middle of the Mojave Desert after his aquarium is tossed out of the family car in a near-accident.
    A run-over armadillo, named “Roadkill,” directs the chameleon with no name to go into the desert to find his destiny. This begins a fun and humorous adventure in the old west town of “Dirt.”

  • JMHS Debate team places first

    The Los Alamos Area Home Educators’ Speech and Debate team, “Jemez Mountain Home School” Team, brought home a First Place trophy from the New Mexico State Tournament in Hobbs, last weekend.
    The local team earned “First Place Limited Entry Sweepstakes.”
    “Every team member’s efforts contribute to earning a sweepstakes trophy,” said the team’s coach, Dr. Carolyn Conner.
    Team participants for the state competition included:

  • Shedding some light on MAPS testing

    Moans and groans echo through the hallways when word gets around that it is time for students to take Measure of Academic Progress tests. Students have a hard time seeing the importance of MAPS testing; however, there are many benefits that the tests provide.

  • Ready or not, teens’ lives are going to change

    Ready or not, here it comes. This is not a game of hide-and-go seek. This is about the near future…the future of teenagers. Soon they’ll have to leave the comfort of their warm homes with their bedrooms and mom’s home-cooked meals, go out into the real world, make their own decisions and transform into something more than teenagers.