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Today's Sports

  • Swimming and diving: LA's...

    Here are Los Alamos’ results from the Griffin Invitational:

    Girls

    Team scores
    1. Clovis, 129; 2. Los Alamos, 112; 3. Alamogordo, 63; 4. Sandia Prep, 58; 5. St. Pius X, 40; 6. Santa Fe, 37; 7. St. Michael’s, 33; 8. Los Lunas, 24; 9. Taos, 23; 10. Desert Academy, 15; 11. Santa Fe Prep, 12; 12. Bosque, 3; (tie) Artesia, 3.

    200 medley relay
    4. Los Alamos A (Maria Musgrave, Yuliya Matlashova, Kerry Song, Justine Yang), 2:08.51; 16. Los Alamos B (Alice Shao, Farida Ismail, Molly Finn, Helen Lu), 2:25.84.

  • Football: Polamalu voted top...

    DALLAS (AP) — Now that the voters have chosen Troy Polamalu over Clay Matthews for The Associated Press 2010 NFL Defensive Player of the Year award, the two stars can prove their worth against each other on the field.
    In the Super Bowl.
    Pittsburgh safety Polamalu received 17 votes Monday from a nationwide panel of 50 media members who cover the league, edging Green Bay linebacker Matthews by a hair — two votes.

  • NFL, union set up formal labor...

    DALLAS (AP) — After weeks of talking to fans, reporters and Congress about their lagging labor negotiations, the NFL and its players' union are getting around to talking to each other.

    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and union executive director DeMaurice Smith met Monday in New York in an effort to kick-start efforts toward a new collective bargaining agreement. They agreed to a series of bargaining sessions between now and the early March deadline for a deal.

  • Wrestling: LA has solid outing...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper wrestling team had three grapplers advance to the gold round of the Las Vegas Robertson Invitational this weekend.
    Jodi Cull-Host, Cory Geyer and Diego Madrid were all solid on day one of the two-day tournament and got to compete in the top bracket of double-elimination competition Saturday.
    The tournament was hosted by Robertson, a longtime top-shelf program in New Mexico.

  • Boys basketball: Toppers lose to...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys basketball team again kept things close Friday night, but couldn’t knock off a tough opponent.
    The Hilltoppers lost their third straight district game Friday night at Capital, succumbing to the Jaguars 59-50.
    Los Alamos head coach Matt King said it was a frustrating loss for the Hilltoppers (5-17 overall, 1-3 in 2AAAA), who felt just a few possessions late in the game could’ve changed the outcome.

  • Schedule for Jan. 31-Feb. 5

    Tuesday
    Boys basketball: LAMS at Taos, seventh grade, 4 p.m.; eighth grade, 5 p.m.

    Friday
    Girls basketball: Bernalillo at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.; JV, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.

    Swimming: Los Alamos at APS Invite, TBA.

    Saturday
    Wrestling: Bryan Sanchez Memorial Invite, 8 a.m.

    Swimming: Los Alamos at APS Invite, 8:30 a.m.

    Boys basketball: Los Alamos at Bernalillo, 4 p.m.; JV, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.

  • Sports update 01-30-11

    Baseball tryouts are Monday

     

    Tryouts for the Los Alamos High School baseball team will be held Monday at Bomber Field.

    The tryouts are open to all players in grades 8-12. Interested players must have their physical examination and all paperwork filed with the high school.

    Tryouts will start at 3:40 p.m.

    For more information, call manager Mike Gill at 690-5908.

     

    Run for Her Life will benefit breast cancer research

     

  • Girls basketball: Toppers hold...

    With one minute remaining, the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls basketball team looked well on its way to picking up its third win of the District 2AAAA season.
    With 21.6 seconds remaining, everything was up in the air.
    The Hilltoppers survived a scare Saturday night to pick up the victory. Christine Larribas picked off a pass on the Capital Jaguars’ side of the court to break up a potential game-tying drive and the Hilltoppers hit some big late free throws to win 58-55.

  • Men's basketball: Lobos...

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — Tony Snell hit three big shots down the stretch. Before that, he did a nice defensive number against the nation’s top scorer.
    Snell, a freshman, scored a career-high 16 points and made three  3-pointers in the final five minutes, helping New Mexico beat the No. 9 Cougars 86-77 Saturday.
    “I just tried to play as hard as I can,” Snell said. “Coach told me to be ready and shoot with confidence.”

  • Golf: Haas, Mickelson tied for...

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The way Phil Mickelson likes to play golf, he didn't have much fun Saturday at Torrey Pines.

    Based on how he needs to play the South Course, Phil was thrilled.

    Mickelson gave up on his swashbuckling style by playing it safe in the Farmers Insurance Open, making eight pars and a birdie on the back nine for a 4-under 68 that gave him a share of the lead with Bill Haas.