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  • Baseball: A cloud of dust

    Hilltopper Jared Mang (14) tries to field a throw at second base as Hope Christian’s Ian Sutton slides into the bag. Hope Christian won Thursday’s game at Bomber Field 13-5, dropping Los Alamos to 0-6 on the 2011 season.

  • Tennis: LA boys sweep all comers, girls go 1-2 at Clovis Quad

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys tennis team went 3-0 at last weekend’s Clovis Quadrangular, with two of those wins coming handily over two Class 5A teams.
    Both the Hilltopper boys and girls teams took part in the quad, which included Clovis, Portales and Rio Rancho’s Sue Cleveland.
    Los Alamos’ boys earned a 7-2 victory over Clovis Friday, then followed that up with a 6-3 win over Portales and a 9-0 win against Cleveland.

  • Sports update 03-15-11

    U19 rugby team hosting dinner Thursday night
    The Los Alamos U19 Girls Rugby Team will host a St. Patty’s Dinner Thursday.
    The dinner will be held at the Elk’s Lodge. It starts at 5:30 p.m.
    Price is $10 for adults, $5 for kids. Proceeds will go to offset the team’s travel expenses.   For more information, contact Lisa Harris, 690-4620.

  • Girls track and field: Passing the Baton

    Hilltopper Kayla Martinez hands the baton over to teammate Mariah Zerr during Saturday’s girls 800-meter relay at Milne Stadium.

  • 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

  • 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.

  • Sports update 03-11-11

    LALL Majors spring training starts Saturday at North Mesa
    Los Alamos Little League’s spring training, preparation for tryouts for its Majors division, will start Saturday.
    Spring training sessions are scheduled for Saturday and Monday. Saturday’s session will be from 10 a.m.-noon and Monday’s from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Majors field on North Mesa.
    Those interested in playing Majors baseball are encouraged to attend the spring training sessions in preparation for tryouts, which are scheduled for March 17 and 19.

  • Softball: LA cannot hang on to late lead vs. Storm

    The Los Alamos softball team was nipped at Sue Cleveland High School Thursday.
    Cleveland, a Class 5A school in Rio Rancho, pushed two runs across in the sixth inning, coming back from a 1-run deficit to win 5-4.
    Los Alamos (1-5) scored runs in both the fourth and fifth innings Thursday to claim a 4-3 lead, while the team’s ace, Monika Teter, held Cleveland’s Storm scoreless during the middle innings.
    However, the Storm (2-0) strung together a pair of hits, a walk and a sacrifice bunt off Teter for its sixth-inning runs to pick up the win.

  • Skiesta marks end of tough ski season

    Long before the ski season started, Pajarito Mountain got its first bit of bad news. That would be a harbinger of things to come in 2010-11.
    Saturday, Pajarito will celebrate Skiesta, the unofficial ending of the ski season. While in past years the mountain has been able to operate into late March, this season is one Pajarito may just as soon pretend never happened.