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Today's Sports

  • Schedule for Nov. 23-28

    Tuesday

    Boys basketball: Kirtland Central at Los Alamos, C team, 4 p.m.; JV, 5:30 p.m.; varsity, 7 p.m.

    Girls basketball: Taos at LAMS, seventh-grade, 4 p.m.; eighth-grade, 5 p.m.

    Saturday

    Girls basketball: Los Alamos at Pojoaque, C team, 11 a.m; JV, 12:30 p.m.; varsity, 2 p.m.

    Boys basketball: Santa Fe at Los Alamos, C team, 2 p.m.; JV, 3:30 p.m.; varsity, 5 p.m.

  • Swimming and diving: LA starting...

    It appears that things will continue to go swimmingly for the Los Alamos Hilltopper aquatic teams as they head into the start of the 2009-10 season.

    Los Alamos boys and girls swimming and diving teams will open their season Saturday at their usual venue, Albuquerque Academy’s Natatorium, where they will take part in the Barney Relays.

    The Hilltopper teams have been among the most successful programs in the state and this season doesn’t appear to be an exception.

  • Fencing: Longo takes fifth in...

    Grace Longo was the top finisher for the Los Alamos Fencing Club at the New Mexico Open.

    The New Mexico Open was held this weekend at Santa Fe Preparatory School. LAFC sent five of its top local fencers to the event, which attracted more than 130 fencers from around the Rocky Mountain Section and as far away as Florida.

    Longo picked up a fifth-place finish at the Open, earning a bronze medal in the women’s saber competition.

  • Gymnastics: Kuzmack, Pulliam...

    Mikayla Pulliam and Megan Kuzmack were the top finishers for the Los Alamos Atomic Tumblers at the Eagle Ridge Gymnastics Autumn Invitational.

    The Autumn Invitational was held Nov. 7 in Rio Rancho. More than 140 gymnasts from eight New Mexico clubs took part in the event.

    Kuzmack finished with an all-around score of 34.00 to take fifth place in the level 6, 12-14 age division, while Pulliam had a 33.75 all-around score, giving her third place in the level 5, 12-and-over division.

  • Hockey: LA faces Taos Friday...

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  • Health and fitness: Tendonitis...

    Tendonitis is a painful condition that affects millions of Americans each year.

    Tendonitis is an inflammation of the connective tissue that attaches muscle to bone. The most common symptoms of tendonitis are pain, tenderness and limited range of motion.

    Every time a muscle contracts it places stress on the tendons that attach that muscle to bone. Too much stress placed on these tendons causes inflammation.

  • Volleyball update: LA advances...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper volleyball team survived a rough pool play Thursday to beat the Piedra Vista Panthers Thursday night in the opening round of the 2009 state Class AAAA tournament.

    The tournament is being held at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho.

    Los Alamos knocked off Piedra Vista 3-0 Thursday night and will meet the St. Pius X Sartans at 8 a.m. Friday for the right to play in Friday afternoon's semifinal.

  • Volleyball update: Toppers fall...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper volleyball team dropped its quarterfinal match Friday morning, ending its 2009 season.

    The Hilltoppers won the first game against St. Pius X, the No. 2 seed in the tournament, but dropped three straight following that opening game win to end their postseason stay.

    Read more about Friday morning's match in Sunday's Monitor.

  • Volleyball: All-District teams...

    The All-District 2AAAA volleyball teams have been announced and the Los Alamos Hilltoppers were well-represented.

    Los Alamos earned three first-team nods as well as the Most Valuable Player of 2009 in the district.

    Read tonight's Monitor for all the details!

  • Volleyball: Ealey named district...

    Los Alamos’ Taylor Ealey was named the District 2AAAA volleyball Most Valuable Player for the 2009 season.

    Ealey, a senior, was given the nod by the district volleyball coaches after a solid 2AAAA season.

    Los Alamos was well rewarded for its 9-0 district run in 2009, which was capped by a regular season and a 2AAAA championship tournament title. The Hilltoppers placed three players on the first team, as well as Ealey grabbing the MVP honors.