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Today's Sports

  • Boys basketball: LA hangs on to...

    They will live to play at least one more day. That day is today.
    In the opening round of the District 2AAAA boys basketball tournament, Los Alamos’ Hilltoppers took control in the third quarter, then hung on in the tense late moments to pick up a win over the Bernalillo Spartans and advance to the quarterfinals.

  • Boys basketball: LA holds on in...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys basketball team survived some scary final moments but hung on to win its opening round game of the District 2AAAA tournament Monday.

    Los Alamos topped Bernalillo 41-40 Monday night. Brandon Saiz of Bernalillo converted the first two of a 3-shot attempt from the foul line with 2.7 seconds left in regulation, but the third shot, to tie the ballgame, was just a hair long.

  • Basketball: Tourneys will start...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys basketball team will host the first round of the District 2AAAA championship tournament Monday.
    The Hilltoppers, who finished fourth in the district regular season race, will host the Bernalillo Spartans Monday night. Game time is 7 p.m.
    Both the 2AAAA boys and girls tournaments will be played this week. The winners of the tournaments will get an automatic bid to the Class 4A state championship tournament, which is scheduled to start next weekend.

  • Swimming and diving: LA's...

    ALBUQUERQUE — The Los Alamos Hilltopper swimming and diving teams finished off their 2010-11 seasons this weekend at the state championship meet.
    The meet was hosted by Albuquerque Academy at its Natatorium and once again, the hosts proved to be the cream of the crop.
    The Albuquerque Academy Chargers grabbed victories on both the boys and girls sides. The Charger girls picked up 320.5 team points to earn their 15th team title, which tied them with Los Alamos for most girls swimming and diving titles in state history.

  • Wrestling: Geyer places fourth...

    RIO RANCHO — It was a big weekend for the Geyer family.
    Older brother Cory Geyer and younger brother Brian were the final two members of the Los Alamos Hilltopper wrestling team still alive heading into Saturday’s second round of the Class 4A championship tournament.
    The tournament was held at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho.

  • Fishing Report 02-18-11

    Northwest

    Animas River: The flow is 240 cfs. Fishing is reported as slow with little pressure. Best bet is through town at city park using worms and spinners.

  • Sports update 02-18-11

    WRLL registration to be held at Time Out Pizza
    White Rock Little League will have an open registration session for the 2011 season next week.
    The session is scheduled for Thursday from 6-8 p.m. It will be at Time Out Pizza in White Rock.
    For more information about WRLL registration, visit www.eteamz.com/WRLL2.
    Run to benefit breast cancer research
    The first Run for Her Life 5K and 10K runs will be March 20.
    The races will start at the Mesa Trailhead near East Park. Racing starts at 9 a.m.

  • Wrestling: Geyer advances to...

    RIO RANCHO - Cory Geyer scored a third round pin over Robbie Kellie of Del

    Norte to advance to the championship quarterfinals of the Class 4A state

    wrestling championship tournament.

    Geyer is 2-0 in the championship bracket. He's the only Hilltopper still

  • Boys basketball: Toppers fall to...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys basketball team made a push in the fourth quarter to get back into the ballgame, but fell short Wednesday night.
    In its 2010-11 regular season finale, Los Alamos lost to the Capital Jaguars 47-39 at Griffith Gymnasium. Los Alamos finishes the regular season in fourth place in the District 2AAAA standings and will play in the opening round district tournament game Monday.
    The Hilltoppers finish the season with a record of 6-19 and were 2-6 in District 2AAAA play.

  • Wrestling: Toppers taking six to...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper wrestling team will take six members to the state Class 4A championship meet this weekend, with one wrestler having a fair chance at grabbing a coveted top six seed.
    The New Mexico Activities Association will host its state tournament Friday and Saturday at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho. Friday’s opening round is set for 10 a.m.
    With six wrestlers qualified, it’s highly unlikely the Hilltoppers will be a factor in the team standings. Their focus heading in is on individual performance.