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  • Off to College

    Los Alamos’ Andy Thoma, seen here during the 2010 season, is one of three Hilltoppers scheduled to sign their National Letters of Intent to play college soccer today. Thoma is expected to sign with Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.

  • Hockey: Toppers win three straight

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper hockey team survived a tight contest at home Friday night, then took a couple of blowout victories Saturday.
    The three victories by the Hilltoppers this weekend, against St. Pius X, La Cueva and Cleveland, put the team back into second place in the New Mexico Interscholastic Ice Hockey League standings, a half-game ahead of Albuquerque’s OutKast.
    Los Alamos topped St. Pius Friday at the county’s ice rink, 2-1, then thumped both La Cueva, 6-1, and Clevleland 6-0 to round out the weekend.

  • Swimming and diving: LA's Griffin Invite results

    Here are Los Alamos’ results from the Griffin Invitational:

    Girls

    Team scores
    1. Clovis, 129; 2. Los Alamos, 112; 3. Alamogordo, 63; 4. Sandia Prep, 58; 5. St. Pius X, 40; 6. Santa Fe, 37; 7. St. Michael’s, 33; 8. Los Lunas, 24; 9. Taos, 23; 10. Desert Academy, 15; 11. Santa Fe Prep, 12; 12. Bosque, 3; (tie) Artesia, 3.

    200 medley relay
    4. Los Alamos A (Maria Musgrave, Yuliya Matlashova, Kerry Song, Justine Yang), 2:08.51; 16. Los Alamos B (Alice Shao, Farida Ismail, Molly Finn, Helen Lu), 2:25.84.

  • Wrestling: LA has solid outing at Robertson Invite

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper wrestling team had three grapplers advance to the gold round of the Las Vegas Robertson Invitational this weekend.
    Jodi Cull-Host, Cory Geyer and Diego Madrid were all solid on day one of the two-day tournament and got to compete in the top bracket of double-elimination competition Saturday.
    The tournament was hosted by Robertson, a longtime top-shelf program in New Mexico.

  • Boys basketball: Toppers lose to Jaguars on Friday

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys basketball team again kept things close Friday night, but couldn’t knock off a tough opponent.
    The Hilltoppers lost their third straight district game Friday night at Capital, succumbing to the Jaguars 59-50.
    Los Alamos head coach Matt King said it was a frustrating loss for the Hilltoppers (5-17 overall, 1-3 in 2AAAA), who felt just a few possessions late in the game could’ve changed the outcome.

  • Schedule for Jan. 31-Feb. 5

    Tuesday
    Boys basketball: LAMS at Taos, seventh grade, 4 p.m.; eighth grade, 5 p.m.

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

    Swimming: Los Alamos at APS Invite, TBA.

    Saturday
    Wrestling: Bryan Sanchez Memorial Invite, 8 a.m.

    Swimming: Los Alamos at APS Invite, 8:30 a.m.

    Boys basketball: Los Alamos at Bernalillo, 4 p.m.; JV, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.

  • Sports update 01-30-11

    Baseball tryouts are Monday

     

    Tryouts for the Los Alamos High School baseball team will be held Monday at Bomber Field.

    The tryouts are open to all players in grades 8-12. Interested players must have their physical examination and all paperwork filed with the high school.

    Tryouts will start at 3:40 p.m.

    For more information, call manager Mike Gill at 690-5908.

     

    Run for Her Life will benefit breast cancer research

     

  • Girls basketball: Toppers hold on late to top Jaguars

    With one minute remaining, the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls basketball team looked well on its way to picking up its third win of the District 2AAAA season.
    With 21.6 seconds remaining, everything was up in the air.
    The Hilltoppers survived a scare Saturday night to pick up the victory. Christine Larribas picked off a pass on the Capital Jaguars’ side of the court to break up a potential game-tying drive and the Hilltoppers hit some big late free throws to win 58-55.

  • Football: LA honors its top performers of '10

    Following the conclusion of the 2010 football, the Gridiron Booster Club recognized the 2010 Hilltopper football teams for their efforts on and off the field.
    “This is about honoring these young men,” said head coach Garett Williams. “That’s what we’re celebrating tonight, their commitment. Hopefully they’re learning something every time they step out on the field.”
    In all, 39 varisty awards were presented throughout the evening both offensively and defensively.

  • Ski report 01-28-11

    Angel Fire
    27-32 inch base of packed powder and machine-groomed snow. No new snow reported. 50 trails and 6 lifts open.

    Enchanted Forest
    15-inch base of packed powder. No new snow reported.

    Pajarito
    16-inch base of variable conditions. Operations have been suspended pending more snowfall.

    Red River
    25-30 inch base of packed powder and machine-groomed snow. No new snow reported. 35 trails and 6 lifts open.

    Sandia Peak