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  • Eagles run over Hilltoppers

    While the Hilltoppers offense showed flashes of where it can be when it grows up, the defense had no answer for Belen’s running attack.
    Daniel Jarmillo rumbled for 178 yards on 19 carries behind a monster line led by 338-pound Samson Chavez in just three quarters.  The Eagles other first-team running back, Steven Contreras, also found plenty of openings in the Hilltoppers porous defense.

  • Missing woman found alive

    LAS VEGAS, N.M. – The New Mexico State Police have received word from authorities in Montana confirming that missing woman Robin Parrot was OK.

    New Mexico police will work with authorities in Montana to see how she ended up there and if criminal activity is involved.

    Parrot, 35, of Sapello, N.M. went missing in the Sapello area on or around Sept. 16.

    She is described as a pregnant 5’ 2” tall Anglo female, weighing approximately 115 pounds.

  • 'Topper Notes: LA has homecoming work cut out for it

    Homecoming week is often a reason for the hosting football team to celebrate.
    Los Alamos will have a lot to celebrate if it pulls off what would be the biggest upset in the state this season should it knock off its homecoming opponent Friday night.

  • Volleyball: ´Toppers pick up pair of home sweeps

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper volleyball team opened its 2010 home schedule with a pair of wins, including a sweep over one of Class AAAA’s most feared squads.
    In consecutive nights, the Hilltoppers topped both the Las Vegas Robertson Cardinals, usually a solid Class AAA program, and the Moriarty Pintos. The Hilltoppers dropped both the Cardinals and the Pintos 3-0 at Griffith Gymnasium.
    The matches were the first two home appearances of the season for the Hilltoppers, who will bounce back-and-forth for most of the rest of the season.

  • Soccer: ´Topper teams open district with wins

    Both the Los Alamos Hilltopper soccer teams opened their District 2AAAA seasons with victories Tuesday.
    Los Alamos’ boys and girls both opened their district seasons at Bernalillo with the teams playing a doubleheader against the Spartans.
    Los Alamos’ girls picked up a 2-0 victory over Bernalillo in the early game Tuesday, while Los Alamos’ boys earned a 4-1 victory in the nightcap.
    Both teams were glad to open their district schedules with wins, particularly after grueling predistrict schedules and a couple of rough recent outings.

  • Soccer: LA boys, girls take a dip in 4A polls

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys and girls soccer teams both slipped in this week's NMSoccer.com coaches' poll.

    Los Alamos' boys were ranked No. 4 in the poll, down one spot from the previous week, while Los Alamos' girls tumbled from No. 3 to No. 6 this week.

    The Hilltopper boys garnered 66 total points, five points behind Roswell.

    Los Alamos' girls, meanwhile, finished with 28 points, one point behind Aztec in the fifth position.

  • Boys golf: LA takes 5th at home invite Monday

    It was a day for low scores Monday on the boys’ side of the Los Alamos Fall Invitational.
    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys golf team hosted the tournament, which was played at Los Alamos Golf Course. The competition, played under near ideal conditions, boasted a dozen sub-80 rounds on the day.
    Nearly half of those low scores were posted by the Hope Christian Huskies. The Huskies, who play in the small-school classification, had all five of their top players shoot under 80 Monday, while their sixth player missed by just two strokes on joining them.

  • Girls golf: ´Toppers pick up 2nd win at home tournament

    It’s been a couple of years since the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls golf team has earned its way into the state Class AAAA tournament during the regular season.
    But with its win Monday at Los Alamos Golf Course, it’s just one tournament away from doing just that during the fall 2010 season.
    Los Alamos won Monday’s Los Alamos Fall Invitational, finishing with an overall team score of 386, 18 shots better than St. Pius X. The score gave Los Alamos its second state qualification leg in as many tournaments. Three are required for state qualification.

  • Football: LA topped by Bloomfield, 19-15

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper football team lost for the second straight week in the Four Corners area Friday night.
    The Bloomfield Bobcats came back from a late fourth quarter deficit to defeat the Hilltoppers 19-15 at Bloomfield.

  • Schedule Sept. 20-25

    Monday
    Golf: Los Alamos Invitational, boys and girls varsity, 9 a.m.

    Football: St. Pius X at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.

    Girls soccer: Taos at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.

    Boys soccer: Hope Christian at Los Alamos, JV, 4 p.m.

    Tuesday
    Girls soccer: Los Alamos at Bernalillo, varsity, 4 p.m.; Santa Fe at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.

    Boys soccer: Los Alamos at Bernalillo, varsity, 6 p.m.; Santa Fe at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.