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  • Soccer: LA girls jump up to 4th in new poll, boys move up one spot

    Here are this week’s Class AAAA boys soccer coaches’ polls. Voting is conducted by NMSoccer.com. First-place votes are in parentheses.

    Boys Class 4A

        Team        Total pts.      Pvs.

    1. St. Pius X (2)    80    1
    2. Belen (6)        76    2
    3. Los Alamos    59    4

  • C team football

    Los Alamos’ Skyler Venis corrals a fumble during the Hilltopper C team’s game Monday against Hope Christian. Hope won Monday’s contest 22-6 at Sullivan Field.

  • Sports update: LA soccer teams rout Santa Fe

    LA soccer teams rout Santa Fe

  • Schedule for Sept. 28-Oct. 2

    Today
    Cross country: LAMS at Albuquerque Academy Invite, boys and girls, 3 p.m.

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

    Wednesday
    Volleyball: Bernalillo at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.; JV, 5 p.m.; varsity, 6:30 p.m.; Taos at LAMS, seventh grade, 4 p.m.; eighth grade, 5 p.m.

    Boys soccer: Capital at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.

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

    Thursday

  • Cross country: LA boys take 3rd, girls 4th at Academy

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper cross country teams both finished in the top four at Friday’s Albuquerque Academy Invitational, but both also finished behind the host Chargers.
    Los Alamos’ boys came through with another solid performance, finishing third at Friday’s race, which took place on the Academy campus in Albuquerque. Despite a few lineup changes — Adam Lang got his first varsity start of the season — Los Alamos finished with 97 total points.
    On the girls’ side, Los Alamos scored 101 points to take fourth place overall.

  • 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.