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  • Fishing Report 03-16-12

    Northeast

     

    Charette Lakes: No report.

    Cimarron River: 3.6 cfs.  More open water but fishing still very slow.

    Clayton Lake: No report.

    Conchas Lake: Fishing for walleye is good at about 50-60 feet with minnows. White bass are also being caught; however fishing pressure is still very light.

    Costilla Creek: Still iced over.

    Coyote Creek: Creek is still iced over.

    Eagle Nest Lake: 15 inches of grainy ice. Warm weather this week may close the lake to ice fishing.  Fishing is good for yellow perch and rainbows with Power Bait and worms.

  • Ski Report 03-16-12

    Angel Fire

    47-inch base of machine-groomed snow. No new snow reported. 72 trails and 7 lifts open.

    Enchanted Forest

    20-inch base of packed powder. No new snow reported. 35 trails open.

    Pajarito

    44-inch base. No new snow reported. 33 trails and 3 lifts open.

    Red River

    50-inch base of spring conditions. No new snow reported. 57 trails and 7 lifts open.

    Sandia Peak

    34-inch base of spring conditions. No new snow reported. 34 trails and 5 lifts open.

    Sipapu

    49-inch base of spring conditions. No new snow reported. 41 trails and 5 lifts open.

    Ski Apache

  • Duke City Soccer League local...

    The Duke City Soccer League is in full swing for the spring 2012 season. Los Alamos is well represented in the DCSL.
    Here are the results from some of the Los Alamos teams playing in the league:

    During the week of Feb.27, Los Alamos’ girls U13 Kixx 99 beat the Classic FC Titans 2-1 in a  
    relegation match to move up into the Challenge One bracket.
    Goals for the Kixx were scored by Sienna Ahlers and Kayla Parker, while the win was secured through solid  midfielding by Rachel Thoma and Alix Hailey and a strong defense led by  Claire Ticknor and Ashley Logan.  
    Also that weekend, the U12 Kixx 2000 defeated the  Classic FC Tamales 1-0.

  • Lockhart wins Level 5 crown

    Los Alamos School of Gymnastics Atomic Tumblers’ Elizabeth Lockhart took all-around gold in the senior age division of New Mexico compulsory state championships Feb. 25-26.
    Lockhart, who competes in Level 5, picked up an all-around score of 36.125 to earn her second straight state title. Lockhart won the Level 4 state title one year ago.
    To earn the state championship, Lockhart medaled in all four events, taking first on vault (9.10), second on balance beam (8.90) and third on both the parallel bars (9.20) and floor exercise (8.925).
    Also for LASG, Ramya Stevens earned a bronze for her balance beam routine (9.00) and placed sixth overall (33.875).

  • New Mexico holds off Long Beach...

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The expectation back in New Mexico is that this will finally be the year the Lobos get past the first weekend of the NCAA tournament.

    They barely got out of the second round Thursday.

    Kendall Williams scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and bottled up Long Beach State star Casper Ware defensively as fifth-seeded New Mexico held off the 49ers for a 75-68 win in the West Regional.

    Drew Gordon added 18 points and 13 rebounds, but New Mexico's punishing forward was mostly a complement to Williams in the second half. The sophomore went 6 of 11 from the field, hitting a pair of important 3-pointers. The Lobos (28-6) then made their free throws in the final minute to close it out.

  • New Mexico holds off Long Beach...

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The expectation back in New Mexico is that this will finally be the year the Lobos get past the first weekend of the NCAA tournament.

    They barely got out of the second round Thursday.

    Kendall Williams scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half and bottled up Long Beach State star Casper Ware defensively as fifth-seeded New Mexico held off the 49ers for a 75-68 win in the West Regional.

    Drew Gordon added 18 points and 13 rebounds, but New Mexico's punishing forward was mostly a complement to Williams in the second half. The sophomore went 6 of 11 from the field, hitting a pair of important 3-pointers. The Lobos (28-6) then made their free throws in the final minute to close it out.

  • Powerful Storm offense downs LA

    Facing a big challenge in its 2012 home opener, the Los Alamos Hilltopper softball hung tough with a big-swinging ballclub.
    Unfortunately, the Cleveland Storm’s offense was too much for the Hilltoppers, despite some solid defensive play.
    Cleveland, a Class 5A school that was averaging better than 18 runs per game heading into Wednesday’s contest, slugged a pair of home runs in the third inning and pushed three important runs across in the top of the seventh to down the Hilltoppers 10-5 at Overlook Park.
    Cleveland, a very good hitting team from top to bottom, had three three-run innings in the contest to help propel it to the win. Only a couple of big defensive plays by the Hilltoppers limited further damage in the third and seventh innings.

  • Sports Update 03-15-12

    Rugby match is Friday

    The Los Alamos boys rugby team will host a match Friday.
    The match, against reigning state champion Rio Rancho, is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Sullivan Field. Admission for the match is free.

    LALL registration is open

    Registration for Los Alamos Little League baseball and softball is open through March 30.
    LALL is for youth ages 4 to 16 who live within the LALL boundaries.
    Interested participants can find more registration information at www.eteamz.com/lall-baseball/.   

    Coach starting new swim club

  • Felton fitting right in to top...

    While going into new, unfamiliar territory is usually enough to get one’s nerves fired up, Matt Felton isn’t feeling that way. Not by a long shot.
    Of course, Felton, the new head coach of the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys track and field team, has plenty of people around to offer him some friendly advice when he needs it, including the two previous head coaches of the program.
    Felton, who was hired this past fall, officially opened his tenure two weeks ago at the Rio Rancho Chili Quad. After a big showing at last week’s Albuquerque Public Schools kickoff meet, the team is readying this week for a meet hosted by District 2-4A rival Bernalillo.

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