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Today's News

  • Hall of Fame center fielder Duke Snider dies at 84

    Duke Snider, the Hall of Fame center fielder for the charmed "Boys of Summer" who helped the Dodgers bring their elusive and only World Series crown to Brooklyn, died Sunday. He was 84.

    Snider died at the Valle Vista Convalescent Hospital in Escondido, Calif., said the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, which announced the death on behalf of the family. Snider had been ill for months. His family said he died of natural causes.

  • AP IMPACT: Ugly US medical experiments uncovered

    ATLANTA (AP) — Shocking as it may seem, U.S. government doctors once thought it was fine to experiment on disabled people and prison inmates. Such experiments included giving hepatitis to mental patients in Connecticut, squirting a pandemic flu virus up the noses of prisoners in Maryland, and injecting cancer cells into chronically ill people at a New York hospital.

  • Air travelers may have been exposed to measles

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Public health officials are warning travelers and workers present at four U.S. airports on two recent days that they may have been exposed to measles from a traveler arriving from London.

    Authorities said Saturday that a New Mexico woman later confirmed to have measles arrived at Washington Dulles International Airport late in the afternoon of Feb. 20. Two days later, the measles-infected traveler departed from BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport near Baltimore on an evening flight to Denver, Colo., and then on to Albuquerque, N.M.

  • Schedule for Feb. 28-March 5

    Tuesday
    Baseball: Los Lunas at Los Alamos, varsity, JV, 4 p.m.

    Wednesday
    Boys basketball: LAMS at Ortiz Invite, eighth grade, TBA.

    Thursday
    Boys basketball: LAMS at Ortiz Invite, eighth grade, TBA.

    Friday
    Softball: Los Alamos at Piedra Vista Invite, varsity, TBA.

    Tennis: Los Alamos at Bosque Quad, TBA.

    Boys basketball: LAMS at Ortiz Invite, eighth grade, varsity, TBA.

    Saturday

  • Sports update 02-27-11

    Run for Her Life set for March 20

    The first Run for Her Life 5K and 10K runs will be held March 20.
    The races will start at the Mesa Trailhead near East Park. Racing starts at 9 a.m.
    Registration forms are available at several locations around the county and online at www.atomicrunners.com.
    Proceeds from the race will go to benefit breast cancer research.
    For more information, call 672-1639.

    Y hosting youth volleyball program

  • Football: NFLPA still hoping for labor deal as clock ticks down

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — NFL teams want to ignore the clock and keep it business at this week’s annual scouting combine.
    With the league’s collective bargaining agreement expiring at the end of Thursday and the looming lockout less than a week away, the hype over this year’s top draft prospects has suddenly been overshadowed by talk about contingency plans, mediation and unification.
    It’s a whole new universe for the NFL, which hasn’t had a work stoppage since 1987.

  • Basketball: LA girls are 15th in power rankings

    Kirtland Central and Gallup top the list of the girls and boys basketball power rankings.
    The power rankings, a summation of voting in the Class 4A prep basketball polls for the season, put both teams ahead of all comers, according to the New Mexico High School Coaches Association.
    The Kirtland Central Bronco girls, the winningest program in the history of New Mexico girls basketball, earned a grand total of 894 points during the two month tracking by the NMHSCA, which runs statewide coaches polling throughout the season in several major sports.

  • Tennis: LA girls are 3rd at Carlsbad

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls tennis team opened its season with a third place finish this weekend.

    Los Alamos grabbed 43 points to take third place at the Carlsbad Invitational tournament this weekend, good enough for third place at the 8-team tournament. At the same tournament, the Hilltopper boys finished sixth with 13 points.

    The host Carlsbad Cavemen earned wins in both the boys and girls sides. Los Alamos' boys had their three-year winning streak snapped this weekend.

  • Girls basketball: Toppers fall in 2AAAA title game vs. Sundevils

    ESPAÑOLA — Trying to pry the District 2AAAA title out of Española Valley’s grip proved difficult for the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls basketball team, even with Española Valley struggling to get the ball in the hole.

    Los Alamos had its best team defensive effort of the season against Española Valley in the District 2AAAA tournament championship game Saturday, holding its opponent to just a 14-for-41 shooting night (34.1 percent).

  • Stroke neurologist to talk about risks

    According to the American Stroke Association, on average every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke and every four minutes someone dies from a stroke.

    Now is the time to learn more about the connection of heart disease and stroke.  

    The Los Alamos Heart Council is sponsoring a free seminar titled, “A Stroke Neurologist Talks about Stroke,” Tuesday at the First Baptist Church, 2200 Diamond Dr.  The program begins with a light supper at 5:15 p.m.