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Today's Sports

  • Boys tennis: LA takes top team...

    Even through the dust, things were sunny in Carlsbad for the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys tennis team.The Hilltoppers took top honors at the Carlsbad Invitational this weekend, placing all six of their singles players and all three doubles teams in the top three to earn top team honors despite sustained winds of 40 miles per hour Friday and gusts that reached upwards of 60.The wind actually delayed the tournament for about four hours Friday afternoon.“It was especially hard,” Hilltopper No. 1 single Patrick Raichur said of the gale.

  • Girls track and field: Trujillo...

    Getting three distance runners into the state Class AAAA meet Saturday might not have been all that surprising, but getting a young hurdler in may have been.Amanda Trujillo, running the 300 meter hurdles for the first time in a varsity event, finished with a time of 48.66 to win her heat and make the cut at Saturday’s Albuquerque Public Schools meet.Trujillo, a junior, snuck under the AAAA qualifying mark of 48.80, was one of four Los Alamos Hilltoppers to pick up a state time at the meet, held at Milne Stadium.Los Alamos finished third in team co

  • Boys track and field: LA grabs...

    When someone says they had a “great day at the track,” they’re not usually talking about track and field.In this case, however, Larry Baca was.Baca, head coach of the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys, saw his squad grab eight new state qualifying marks at Saturday’s Albuquerque Public Schools Invitational. Saturday’s meet was held at Wilson Stadium.Los Alamos finished second in team competition in its meet, grabbing 82.33 team points.

  • Softball: LA falls to Santa Fe,...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team fell in the opener of the St.

  • Girls tennis: Toppers looking to...

    Mum’s the word.There are plenty of reasons to be excited about the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls tennis team this season.

  • Boys tennis: LA has good depth...

    This season, the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys tennis team is happy with its depth.The trick is going to be getting that depth into the right order.Los Alamos heads into the Carlsbad Invitational today with a lineup that’s still somewhat up in the air, particularly on the doubles side.The Hilltoppers opened up their season last weekend at the Rio Rancho Invitational. Los Alamos split two contests with two Class AAAAA opponents, topping the Sandia Matadors but falling to the Rio Rancho Rams.

  • Sports Update

    LALL sign-ups are openRegistration for the 2008 Los Alamos Little League season has started and will be open through March 31.Registration for baseball is open to boys and girls 5-18, and softball is open to girls 9-18.Forms are available at Mesa Public Library, and additional information can be found at eteamz.active.com/LALL-baseball.

  • Boys basketball: LA knocked out...

    ALBUQUERQUE — Second verse, same as the first.Wednesday’s meeting was the second of the season between the Los Alamos Hilltoppers and the St. Pius X Sartans, and the two games weren’t all that different.Los Alamos held an edge for a good percentage of both games, St. Pius came back in both games, and the Sartans managed to get some breathing room and close it out at the end of both games.The difference was the stakes.The Jan.

  • Boys tennis: Toppers split two...

    To open its 2008 campaign, the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys tennis team split a pair of team contests Saturday.Los Alamos knocked off Sandia 6-3 but fell 6-3 to Rio Rancho at Saturday’s Rio Rancho Invitational.

  • LA falls in Wedneday's...

    ALBUQUERUQE Just when it looked like there was an upset in the making, the St. Pius X Sartans were at their best.

    St. Pius scored 10 unanswered points to close out the Class AAAA state quarterfinal game Wednesday morning, topping the Los Alamos Hilltoppers 57-50.

    Los Alamos led nearly the entire first three quarters for the game before St. Pius John Ramirez hit a 3-pointer with just 17 seconds left in the third quarter to tie the score at 36.