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Today's Sports

  • Martinson picks up 6-shot...

    It was another huge showing at the Los Alamos City Championship for Tami Martinson.
    Martinson grabbed her fourth consecutive City title this weekend at Los Alamos Golf Course. Martinson carded the two low rounds of the women’s title flight, shooting an 81 Sunday to win the title.
    The City Championship was played Saturday and Sunday. More than 50 players took part in this year’s competition.
    Martinson, who has been dominant in City competition since she began her impressive title run, won by six shots over Ellen Stallings. Stallings, who played Martinson’s group Sunday, nearly kept pace with Martinson, shooting an 82. Stallings finished as this year’s runner-up.

  • Sports Update 07-29-12

    LA All-Stars finish in third place

    The Los Alamos Little League 9/10 All-Stars bowed out of the state baseball tournament with a 10-7 loss Thursday night.
    The loss to Carlsbad ended a solid run by Los Alamos in the tournament, which was played in Portales. Los Alamos picked up two straight wins to advance to the semifinals, but was topped by Albuquerque Eastdale in the semifinal round and Carlsbad in Thursday’s elimination game.
    Los Alamos finished the tournament in third place.
    “The Eastdale team is really good,” Los Alamos manager Lance Eaton said. “Against Carlsbad, we just made too many mistakes. We actually out-hit them, but just had some mistakes. That’s Little League baseball.”

  • Anast, Martinson lead after day...

    With a big opening round in the men’s championship flight, Kurt Anast will head into today’s play as the man to catch.
    Anast had the low round of the tournament Saturday, a red-hot 3-under par to take the day-one lead at the Los Alamos City Championship.
    The City Championship will continue at 9 a.m. today. The tournament is being played at Los Alamos Golf Course.
    Scores from the tournament were all over the place Saturday, with a 14-stroke spread in the men’s title flight and a 21-shot spread in the senior men’s flight. Early last week, a leak had been detected in an underground pipe that feeds LAGC’s front nine holes and watering the course has been an issue — work begins to repair the leak Monday.

  • City Championship Day One scores

    Here are the scores from Saturday's opening round of the Los Alamos City Championship.

  • Fishing Report 07-28-12

    Northwest

    Abiquiu Lake: Fishing was good using top water lures, tube jigs, night crawlers, minnows, jerk baits and crank baits for smallmouth bass. Fishing was fair using crank baits, bottom bouncer minnow and bottom bouncer night crawler combos for walleye. The best reports came from anglers fishing up river at night. They also reported catching good size catfish. The catfish were taken on shrimp, minnows and chicken liver. We had no reports on other species. The surface water temp was in the low 70s.
    Animas River:  As of Monday morning flow near Cedar Hill was 341cfs. Trout fishing was fair using streamers wooly buggers, San Juan worms, night crawlers and salmon eggs.

  • LATC tourney set for today

    The Los Alamos Tennis Club's singles and doubles tournament is slated for today and Sunday at Urban Park.

    The tournament will include both men's, women's and mixed doubles play.

    Last year, Stephen Townsley won the men's singles title, defeating Kevin Mitchell in straight sets. Jeena Kim was the women's tournament champion, picking up a pair of tournament victories in the round-robin women's format.

  • Topes Notes 07-27-12

    Express takes 3-2 win
    The Albuquerque Isotopes managed just two runs Thursday off Round Rock pitchers Zach Jackson and Yoshinori Tateyama, falling 3-2 on the road.
    Jackson (4-12) scattered six hits over 7-2/3 innings to pick up the victory for Round Rock. Albuquerque couldn’t provide much support for starting pitcher Will Savage (10-4), who pitched seven strong innings.
    Thursday’s loss, combined with an extra-innings win by Oklahoma City over Iowa, ties the two teams for the top spot in the PCL American Southern division.

  • WAC head coaches vote Aggies...

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – The New Mexico State University Aggie football team has been selected to finish fourth in the 2012 Western Athletic Conference football coaches poll and fifth in the media polls, released Thursday at the WAC Football Media Days.

    The Aggies received 22 points in the coaches' poll and 95 points in the media poll.

    In 2011, the Aggies were picked to finish eighth by the coaches and in the media poll, NMSU finished the 2011 campaign with a 4-9 overall record and 2-5 conference record. This is the highest preseason ranking in both polls for the Aggies since they joined the WAC in 2005.

  • Lobo football picked to finish...

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. — Lobo coach Bob Davie addressed a portion of the Mountain West media Tuesday, saying "the past doesn't have to dictate the future."

    However, the past that saw the University of New Mexico win three games in three seasons surely was a consideration for the media at the Mountain West Football Media Day, which picked the Lobos to finish last in the 10-team MW race of 2012.

    "I think it's a factor that we haven't performed well in the past," said Lobo quarterback B.R. Holbrook.

  • LA City golf championship is...

    The defending men’s and women’s Los Alamos City champions will be back to defend their crowns this weekend.
    Tami Martinson and Curt Norman are both expected to compete in the Los Alamos City Championship tournament. The tournament starts Saturday morning and continues through Sunday at Los Alamos Golf Course.
    Both Martinson, who has won three consecutive City championships and Norman, who has won two straight, are both favored again this year, but they will face plenty of competition in their quest to continue their streaks.