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Today's Sports

  • UPDATE: Softball postponed this...

    Los Alamos High School's athletic department announced this morning that today's softball games at Moriarty have been postponed.

    Los Alamos was scheduled to play a junior varsity and varsity game at Moriarty this afternoon, but the games have been postponed to April 29 due to Moriarty's poor field conditions.The Hilltoppers are scheduled to play at the Farmington Invitational starting Friday.

  • Gymnastics: Skurikhin wins pair...

    A quartet of Los Alamos School of Gymnastics’ Atomic Tumblers won gold medals in individual events at the level 4-6 compulsory state meet.

    The state compulsory meet was held in Belen Feb. 26-28.

    Sally Grindstaff, Luvina Lucero, Katya Skurikhin and Claire Garnett were all winners at the state meet, with Skurikhin winning a pair of events.

  • Boys tennis: Toppers win team...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys tennis team won its third straight Carlsbad Invitational this weekend.

    At the invitational, Los Alamos won five of the six singles flights and finished second in two of the three doubles flights to earn the team championship.

    Hilltopper head coach Giri Raichur said this season’s Carlsbad Invitational victory was particularly satisfying to him, feeling his team had the best outing he had seen from his top six individuals.

  • Baseball/softball:Today's...

    Both the Los Alamos Hilltopper baseball and softball games scheduled for today have been postponed.

    The Los Alamos teams were both scheduled to go on the road today, but both games wee called due to poor field conditions. The Hilltopper softball team was scheduled to play at Moriarty and the Los Alamos baseball team was slated to visit Santa Fe High this afternoon.

    Los Alamos High School’s athletic office said the softball game with Moriarty will be rescheduled for April 29. No date has been set for the baseball game.

  • Golf: Woods will return at...

    PALM HARBOR, Fla. (AP) — For Tiger Woods, this figures to be a Masters like no other.

    Woods said Tuesday he will end more than four months of seclusion and play at Augusta National in three weeks, shielded by the most secure environment in golf as he competes for the first time since a sex scandal shattered his image.

    "The Masters is where I won my first major and I view this tournament with great respect," Woods said in a statement. "After a long and necessary time away from the game, I feel like I'm ready to start my season at Augusta."

  • Men's basketball: Aggies...

    RENO, Nev. - New Mexico State junior guard Jahmar Young hit the game-winning shot with five seconds remaining in regulation to lift the Aggie men's basketball team over Nevada, 80-79, in the WAC Tournament semifinals at the Lawlor Events Center.

    The Aggies improved to 21-11 and advance to the title game against Utah State at 8 p.m. on ESPN2. NMSU is making its third appearance in the championship game in the last four years.

  • Boys track and field: Toppers...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys track and field team, due to weather, has been limited in how much work its throwers are able to do in preparation for meets.

    But Hilltopper head coach Larry Baca thinks he could have a solid unit going down the stretch, as evidenced at Friday’s Albuquerque Public Schools Invitational.

    Los Alamos finished third at Friday’s meet, earning 65.5 points. Rio Rancho won the team competition and Los Alamos’ biggest rival, Albuquerque Academy, finished a very respectable second.

  • Girls track and field: LA...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls track and field team got an immediate lift from its returning basketball athletes Friday.

    Los Alamos had another big showing at Friday’s Albuquerque Public Schools Invitational. Los Alamos finished second behind Class 5A contender Rio Rancho at Friday’s meet, scoring 100.5 points. No other team besides Rio Rancho finished with more than 61.

  • Schedule for March 15-20

    Tuesday

    Softball: Los Alamos at Moriarty, varsity, 3:30 p.m.; JV 5 p.m.

    Baseball: Los Alamos at Santa Fe, varsity, JV, 4 p.m.

    Thursday

    Baseball: Los Alamos at Piedra Vista Invite, varsity, JV, TBA.

    Friday

    Softball: Los Alamos at Farmington Invite, varsity, TBA.

    Baseball: Los Alamos at Piedra Vista Invite, varsity, JV, TBA.

    Saturday

    Track and field: Los Alamos at Rio Rancho, 8:45 a.m.

    Softball: Los Alamos at Farmington Invite, TBA.

  • Basketball: Roswell, KC grab 4A...

    The top seeds in both the boys and girls Class AAAA state championship basketball tournaments went on to win this weekend at The Pit.

    Kirtland Central, the girls top seed in Class AAAA, downed Shiprock, the No. 2 seed, for the fourth time this season, winning Friday night’s title game 71-52.

    The state title was the Broncos’ 18th since 1980. The Broncos are the winningest school in New Mexico playoff history and their first state title since 2005.

    Roswell, meanwhile, held on in the final seconds of the game to down Española Valley 63-60.