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Today's Sports

  • Golf: Seniors champ won four...

    Former city golf champion and senior men’s golf champion Bernard Killoran died last month. He was 87.

    Killoran, a longtime member of the Northern New Mexico Senior Men’s Golf Association, which was founded by notable local athlete Lou Pierotti, lost his battle with cancer Feb. 5. During his years playing on the senior men’s tour, Killoran won four titles, which is still a tour record. The tour was founded in 1961.

    Killoran won the tour championship in 1972, 1985, 1986 and 1990. He and his son, Rick, also won 13 Los Alamos City Championships.

  • Track and field: JV results from...

    Here are Los Alamos’ results from the boys and girls junior varsity track and field meet held March 12 in Albuquerque.

    Girls

    400 relay

    Los Alamos (Izzy Coons, Sarah Ziemba, Megan Kelley, Kayla Martinez), 1:02.12.

    100 hurdles

    Naomi DeLay, 20.81; Marlie Apperson, 22.71; Nicole Howze, 22.84.

    100 meters

    Kim Boerigter, 14.35; Jackie Cook, 15.56; McKenna Schoonover, 15.53; Grace Liu, 15.79; Samara Fellows, 15.94; Kaytlin Collier, 17.78; Keiko Tanski, 18.40; Sarah Ziemba, 18.47.

  • 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.