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Today's News

  • Millions without food, water, power in Japan

     

    TAGAJO, Japan — The death toll in Japan's earthquake and tsunami will likely exceed 10,000 in one state alone, an official said Sunday, as millions of survivors were left without drinking water, electricity and proper food along the pulverized northeastern coast.

  • Baseball: Japanese players try to get news

    Boston pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka tried to get in touch with his grandmother. Oakland slugger Hideki Matsui prayed for the victims. Mets reliever Ryota Igarashi stayed up all night to see the devastation.
    All across spring training, Japanese ballplayers worried Friday about those at home. Hundreds of people were killed or missing after Japan was struck by its biggest recorded earthquake and a massive tsunami.

  • Football: Lockout, potential lawsuits put 2011 NFL season in doubt

    WASHINGTON — Welcome to The NFL Lockout.
    As far back as May 2008, it became a possibility.
    As recently as a week ago — when owners and players agreed to extend the deadline for a new collective bargaining agreement — Commissioner Roger Goodell made it sound avoidable.

  • 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.”