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Today's Sports

  • Week 5 results from Duke City...

    Here are the results from Los Alamos Football Club teams in Duke City Soccer League play for week 5:

    On the girls’ side, the U12 KIXX 2000 team defeated the NM Rush Barca 2-1 to push its record to 3-2.
    Valerie Li scored off an indirect kick started by Serenity Maestas. Daniela Salazar beat   two defenders to score the game-winner after receiving a through-ball by Hannah Littleton.
    The U14 Kixx 99 team won its third game of the season, beating the Albuquerque Challenge FC Eruption 2-0.
    In boys games, the U16 Lasers 96 lost a hard fought match to Durango United, 3-0. The Lasers were down 1-0 at the half but allowed two late goals.

  • Vance is dual winner Tuesday

    Linda Vance was the fastest runner and had the best prediction at this week’s Atomic City Roadrunners’ Pace Race.
    The Pace Race was Tuesday along the dirt road in lower Pueblo Canyon.
    Vance, running on the 1-mile course, finished in 7 minutes, 36 seconds, and was just 42 seconds off her predicted finish time.
    Jennifer Leon, who had the second-best prediction of the race, was also the top finisher on the 3-mile course. Leon clocked a 28:22.
    Jim Clifford, with an 87-second error and Bob Reedy with a 99-second error were also among the top predictors.
    The next Pace Race will be Tuesday at 6 p.m. The race will start near the Mountain Meadows Playlot near Chamisa School and run on Cañada del Buey trail.

  • Ealey wins shot put and 100...

    Los Alamos girls track and field multi-discipline star Chase Ealey appears once more to be the one to beat in her two best events.
    Ealey, a senior for the Hilltoppers, won the 100 meters and the shot put at the Marilyn Sepulveda Meet of Champions Monday. Ealey, the three-time reigning sprint champ and the 2011 state Class 4A shot put champ, picked up wins in both events Monday in what is a mid-season All-Star track meet.
    Ealey had been out during the preseason with a hamstring pull, but has since healed and appears now to be back in championship form.
    On the boys side, Jacob Brown took third in the triple jump and Sean Reardon was fourth in the 1,600 meters.

    Girls

    100 meters

  • Teter strikes out 11 Spartans as...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team broke open a close game with five runs in the sixth inning while pitcher Monika Teter did the heavy lifting Wednesday afternoon.
    The Hilltoppers picked up the season sweep over the Bernalillo Spartans at Overlook Park Wednesday, earning a 9-0 victory. The win tightens the clamps on the Hilltoppers’ control over District 2-4A, who now effectively own a four-game lead over the second-place Spartans with five games to play.
    “Winning district is very important to us,” Los Alamos manager Roger Anaya said. “We’re 7-0 now, but we have our sights set on going through district undefeated. Our goal is to win one game at a time and play one pitch at a time. We need to continue to play good ball.”

  • Toppers close out Spartans in 6...

    With one of its two biggest challengers officially dispatched, the Los Alamos Hilltopper baseball team can turn its attention to the other.
    Los Alamos erased an early two-run deficit Wednesday against the Bernalillo Spartans, then poured it on in the late innings. First baseman Steven Williams and third baseman Jake Downs both went 2-for-3 and drove in two runs as the Hilltoppers dispatched the Spartans 12-2 in six innings.
    The win moves Los Alamos to 5-1 in the District 2-4A standings.
    With five of its remaining games against the two bottom teams in district, Santa Fe and Capital, Los Alamos appears to be in excellent position to earn its fourth straight 2-4A title.

  • True’s run will continue in 2013

    ALBUQUERQUE (AP) — An ultra-marathon that honors the running traditions of a Mexican tribe will go on next year, even though its founder died last month in southwestern New Mexico.
    Ultra-runner Micah True’s body was found March 31 after he failed to return from a routine run. His agent, Scott Leese, says a foundation and memorial fund have been created to honor the 58-year-old.
    Leese says the Caballo Blanco Foundation will focus on True’s support for the indigenous Tarahumara of Mexico, their running traditions and the annual 50-mile-plus ultra-marathon through Copper Canyon. Nicknamed Caballo Blanco, True started the race in 2003 as a way to highlight the Tarahumara’s extreme running prowess.

  • Hawks at Home

    The Los Alamos Middle School Hawks boys track and field team hosted a home meet Tuesday at Sullivan Field.

  • Topes Notes 04-11-12

    Fields’ homer wins it in ninth

  • LA boys trump Taos on road

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys tennis team picked up a solid win over the Taos Tigers Tuesday on the road.
    Los Alamos won five of the six singles matches to coast to a 7-2 victory at Taos.
    The Hilltoppers and Tigers were District 2-4A rivals until last season and had invariably finished 1-2 in district since 2000. Taos now competes in District 2-A-3A.
    Stephen Townsley at No. 1 singles, came up big again, sweeping Erik Christian 6-0, 6-2. Nos. 3-6 singles, Paul Graham, Dalton Smith, Steven McCrory and Forrest White were all winners as well, with Smith, McCrory and White all winning in straight sets.

  • Sports Update 04-11-12

    LAHS baseball waffle breakfast is Saturday
    The Hilltopper baseball program will hold a waffle breakfast fundraiser Saturday at the Masonic Lodge on 15th Street.
    Breakfast will be from 7:30-10 a.m. Price is $6 per person. The menu includes waffles, eggs, sausage, bacon and beverage.
    Proceeds will go to purchase equipment for the program and cover travel expenses.

    LA’s rugby teams host Eldorado Friday
    The Los Alamos boys and girls rugby clubs will host matches Friday night at Sullivan Field.
    Both teams will play Eldorado. The Los Alamos girls match will play at 6:15 p.m. and the boys match will start at 7 p.m.
    Admission to both games is free.