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Today's News

  • Fishing report 01-22-12

    Northwest
    Animas River: Slow with very little pressure.
    Chama River: Recent heavy snow storms have kept anglers off the water. No report.
    San Juan River: On most days, fishing has been fair to good using a size 24 midge pattern despite only having about two feet of visibility. Fishing has also been descent using a size 18 red larva and a grey midge pupa and scintilla patterns in size 24. Recent weather has slowed fishing down quite a bit. The quality water section was stocked with 20,000 6-inch trout last week.
    Abiquiu Lake: Fishing is slow for all species. No staff on site until spring.
    El Vado Lake: No report due to weather and a lack of anglers. Ice is forming around the edges of the lake.

  • ´Toppers take fifth place at Aztec Duals

    Heading into the Aztec Duals Saturday, the Los Alamos Hilltopper wrestling team thought it might be in for a rough outing.
    However, despite being short-handed, Los Alamos still picked up three duals victories and earned a fifth-place finish.
    Early Saturday, Los Alamos, which took only eight wrestlers to the meet, dropped a 45-34 decision to Bloomfield to open the tournament, but bounced back to beat Farmington 36-30.

  • Friday's prep scores

    Boys basketball

    Del Norte 65, Alb. Academy 55
    Farmington 62, Piedra Vista 49
    Kirtland Central 61, Aztec 28
    La Cueva 47, Volcano Vista 35
    Las Cruces 59, Onate 55
    Mayfield 51, Gadsden 37
    Pecos 66, Questa 53
    Roswell 53, Chaparral 44
    Santa Teresa 65, Artesia 52
    St. Pius 48, Atrisco Heritage 44

    Girls basketball

    Artesia 77, Deming 43
    Española Valley 68, Capital 12
    Gallup 69, Belen 33
    Hope Christian 74, Sandia Prep 23
    La Cueva 64, Rio Grande 53
    Roswell 49, Lovington 37
    Sandia 51, Cibola 43
    Valencia 55, Miyamura 36
    Valley 51, Albuquerque High 49
    Volcano Vista 61, Manzano 41

  • Santa Fe thumps LA in district battle

    SANTA FE – It was unknown heading into Friday’s District 2-4A girls basketball game whether the Santa Fe Demons scored a fluky win earlier in the week or if the Demons are for real.
    It appears the Demons are for real.
    Santa Fe has officially proclaimed itself a serious threat to the 2-4A title in the first week of district season play. After a stunning upset over the homestanding Española Valley Sundevils Tuesday, Santa Fe followed it up by pounding the Los Alamos Hilltoppers Friday night.

  • Sports Schedule Jan. 23-28

    Monday

    Boys basketball: LAMS at West Las Vegas, seventh grade, 4 p.m.; eighth grade, 5 p.m.

    Tuesday

    Boys basketball: Los Alamos at Española Valley, C team, 4 p.m.; JV, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.

    Wednesday

    Girls basketball: Española Valley at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.; JV, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.

    Friday

    Boys basketball: Capital at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.; JV, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.; LAMS Invite, eighth grade, TBA.

    Wrestling: Los Alamos at Las Vegas Robertson Invite, TBA.

    Diving: Los Alamos at Griffin Invite, TBA.

    Saturday

  • Sports Update 01-22-12

    K of C hosts free throw contest

    The Knights of Columbus will host its annual Youth Free Throw Championship Saturday.
    The contest is free to boys and girls ages 10-14. The local competition will be from 1-3 p.m. at Griffith Gymnasium.
    Registration and parental consent is required. Registration is on-site and will start at 12:30 p.m.
    Top local finishers in the free throw competition will advance to the district competition. Winners will continue to progress all the way to an international competition.
    For more information, call Roger Anaya at 670-6717.

    Ice rink to close for private event

  • Andrew and Mousie 01-22-12
  • Word on the Street 01-22-12

    Teen Pulse staff member and LAHS junior Courtney Collier asked LAHS students, “What’s the must-take class before graduating from Los Alamos High?”

  • Ask Alex: Snakes’ mystery revealed

    Editor’s note: In an effort to answer questions that have nagged mankind for eons, Teen Pulse staffer, Alexander Castillo has volunteered to proffer up some answers.

    After spending some time on the Google and the Yahoos while at the same time Binging this question to heck, I have discovered the answer. Would you like to know the answer? Of course you would. This is a question God barely knows the answer to.
    He told the snakes to be, and they were. They had to figure out how drain their bodily fluids all on their own. Needless to say, these snakes were hesitant to divulge their methods of waste expulsion. This only makes sense though. No one likes to be questioned about their bathroom habits.

  • Choosing a college can be tough

    In recent years, the college application process has become more competitive. According to a Jan. 13 New York Times article, the 2011/2012 application year has seen a change in early action trends.
    “Early admission to top colleges, once the almost exclusive preserve of the East Coast elite, is now being pursued by a much broader and more diverse group of students, including foreigners and minorities.”
    This is frightening news for Los Alamos residents, who live in a town that has a high concentration of college-educated residents. As such, their children tend to set very high standards for themselves and do many things in order to achieve their college dreams.