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Today's Sports

  • Baseball: MLB replay usage may...

    NEW YORK (AP) — Shane Victorino charges hard from center field, chasing a sinking line drive. His glove, the ball and the grass all smack together at the same time. What’s the call?
    Next year, it well could be: Let’s look at the replay!
    Major League Baseball is leaning toward expanding replay for the 2012 season to include trapped balls and fair-or-foul rulings down the lines, a person familiar with the talks tells The Associated Press.
    Commissioner Bud Selig and a group of umpires discussed the extra video review at spring training and were in agreement, said the person, who spoke on condition of anonymity because the matter is still being discussed.

  • Running: Kratzer is tops at Pace...

    Sarah Kratzer was the top predictor at Tuesday’s Pace Race.
    The Pace Race is a weekly run hosted by the Atomic City Roadrunners in various spots around Los Alamos County. The race was held in Bayo Canyon.
    Kratzer, running on the 3-mile course, not only finished with the best prediction but was also the first female to complete the course. Kratzer’s time of 28:55 was just five seconds off her predicted finish time.
    Ted Romero was 10 seconds off his prediction on the 3-mile course, while Georgia Pedicini was 21 seconds off and Tom Sandford was 23 seconds off.

  • Track and Field: Letting it Fly

    Los Alamos’ Brady Stokes launches a javelin during the Los Alamos Classic last week.

    The Hilltopper boys and girls will compete at the Capital City Invitational Saturday. Most schools from around the area are expected to attend the meet, hosted by Santa Fe High School.
     

  • Baseball/Softball: Girls crack...

    Here are this week’s Class AAAA baseball and softball coaches polls. The polls are conducted by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association. First-place votes are in parentheses.

    Softball, Class 4A

        Team        Total pts.      Pvs.

    1. Piedra Vista (11)    119    1
    2. Farmington (1)    103    2
    3. Artesia        86    3
    4. Los Lunas        72    5
    5. Kirtland Central    64    4

  • Topes Notes 04-14-11

    Isotopes hold on to top I-Cubs, 10-7

  • Baseball: Bonds guilty on one...

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Just like the whole Steroid Era: We’ll never really know.
    Even the one charge that left Barry Bonds a convicted felon didn’t specify steroids.
    Instead, a federal court jury found the home run king guilty of obstruction of justice Tuesday for giving an evasive answer under oath more than seven years ago. Rather than say “yes” or “no” to whether he received drugs that required a syringe, Bonds gave a rambling response to a grand jury, stating: “I became a celebrity child with a famous father.”

  • Baseball/Softball: Toppers,...

    Both the Los Alamos Hilltopper baseball and softball teams are sitting atop the District 2-4A standings, but two big tests await both teams Friday.
    Los Alamos will host both a softball and baseball doubleheader against Bernalillo Friday. The doubleheaders will start at 3 p.m. at both Bomber Field on North Mesa and Overlook Park in White Rock.
    The circumstances are different in the two games, but should the teams sweep the Spartans Friday, both will take big steps to securing the 2011 district title.
    In baseball, Los Alamos and Bernalillo have met twice before this season, splitting those two contests. However, Los Alamos won the one that affected the district standings, holding off the Spartans 4-3 in Bernalillo March 30.

  • State Notes 04-13-11

    Aggies’ Troy Gillenwater declares for NBA draft

  • Sports update 04-13-11

    Softball registration to be held at Bun Ryan Field

    Los Alamos Little League softball will have an open registration session for the 2011 season today.
    The registration session will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Bun Ryan Softball Field on North Mesa. Girls ages 6-14 are eligible to play LALL softball.
    For more information, call 690-4228.

    Tennis match for today canceled

    The scheduled boys and girls tennis matches between the Los Alamos Hilltoppers and the Las Vegas Robertson Cardinals has been canceled.
    The teams were scheduled to meet today in Los Alamos.

    LAHS baseball waffle breakfast is Saturday

  • Track and field: Over the Top

    Cameron Staples, an eighth grader for the Los Alamos Middle School Hawks, clears the final hurdle in the 100 hurdles during a meet Tuesday at Sullivan Field.