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Today's Sports

  • 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.

  • Girls cross country: Toppers...

    RIO RANCHO — The cross country course at Rio Rancho High School has been good to the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls cross country team in 2009.

    Saturday on that very same course, the Hilltopper girls thumped their arch-rivals, the Albuquerque Academy Chargers, to grab the Class AAAA state championship.

    Los Alamos placed three runners in the top 10 to claim a huge victory over Albuquerque Academy. Los Alamos finished with just 47 points on the meet while runner-up Academy finished with 80 points. 2007 state champion Belen was a distant third.

  • LA seeded 3rd in 4A tournament

    There weren’t a whole lot of surprises in the 12-team volleyball tournament when the Class AAAA state playoffs schedule was announced.

    The top four teams entering pool play, which gets going Thursday at the Santa Ana Star Center in Albuquerque, were the top four teams throughout the season according to the New Mexico High School Coaches Association weekly polls.

    The Los Alamos Hilltoppers were tabbed as the No. 3 seed entering pool play.

    They will take part in Pool C along with sixth-seeded Moriarty and 11th-seeded Volcano Vista.

  • Results from the state 4A meet

    Here are the results from the 2009 Class AAAA cross country state championship meet. Runners are from Los Alamos unless otherwise noted.

    Girls

    Team scores

    1. Los Alamos, 47; 2. Albuquerque Academy, 80; 3. Belen, 119; 4. St. Pius X, 145; 5. Española Valley, 167; 6. Kirtland Central, 203; 7. Aztec, 213; 8. Bernalillo, 217; 9. Volcano Vista, 229; 10. Valencia, 230; 11. Shiprock, 252; 12. Del Norte, 262; 13. Silver, 302; 14. Artesia, 371; 15. Deming, 405; 16. Goddard, 456; 17. Chaparral, 481.

    Individual results

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  • Boys soccer: Toppers fall to...

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  • Girls soccer: LA falls in AAAA...

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  • LA holds on for shutout win over...

    ALBUQUERQUE   —  With its 1-0 victory Thursday over the Roswell Coyotes, the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys soccer team is in the mix of a suddenly wide-open Class AAAA championship race.

    Los Alamos staved off a furious charge from Roswell at the end of Thursday’s AAAA quarterfinal game to preserve a shutout victory, pulling off a small upset at the Albuquerque Public Schools Soccer Complex.