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Today's Sports

  • Tennis: LA, Farmington to meet...

    For this weekend, at least, Española Valley will be located at Taos’ Quail Ridge Inn.

    Los Alamos’ tennis teams will take part in the Española Valley Quadrangular this weekend which will be held in Taos. Competition starts at 3:30 p.m. Friday and continues through Saturday, although the schedule is dependent on the weather, the forecast of which is dicey.

  • Wrestling: LAMS coaches tout...

    The Los Alamos Middle School wrestling team wrapped up their season with a celebration to honor the effort put out by the team last month.

    Coaches Ben Salas and David Rendell said the 2008-09 season best one to date.

    “We were in five tournaments and placed first in four and second in one,” Salas said. “We’ve consistently been the top two or three school in northern New Mexico, usually behind Las Vegas Robertson and sometimes St. Mikes in Santa Fe, but not this year, we were on top of the pile the whole year.”

  • Baseball: LA trounces Pojoaque...

    Despite an 8-0 loss to the Piedra Vista Panthers four days earlier, Los Alamos Hilltopper manager Mike Gill thought his team might have turned a corner.

    Los Alamos’ baseball team played Piedra Vista, the defending Class AAAA champions, to a 2-0 contest through six innings before the Panthers pushed six runs across the plate in the final inning.

  • Baseball: LA returns home to...

    After three straight weekends at tournaments, the Los Alamos Hilltopper baseball team will be back at home this afternoon.

    Los Alamos will host Pojoaque in a nondistrict game today at Bomber Field. That game is scheduled for 4:30 p.m.

    The Hilltoppers (3-8) have finished seventh in all three of their season tournaments, including last weekend’s Aztec Invitational.

    Los Alamos lost its first two games of the tournament to Farmington 12-2, and Piedra Vista 8-0, before coming back to beat Aztec’s Tigers 20-9.

  • Sports update

    Today’s softball game canceled

    Today’s softball game between Santa Fe and Los Alamos, which was scheduled for 4 p.m. at Santa Fe High, has been canceled.

    Santa Fe scheduled two games to be played today and will keep its game against Capital.

    Los Alamos’ next scheduled game is its District 2AAAA opener April 1 against Taos.

    Atomic City Roadrunners start pace race season April 7

    The Atomic City Roadrunners will open the 2009 pace race season April 7.

  • Girls track and field: LA picks...

    ALBUQUERQUE – It’s still early in the season, but the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls track and field team may be starting to emerge as a serious contender.

    The Hilltoppers won a decisive team victory at Friday’s Buddy Robertson Invitational, held Friday at Milne Stadium. The Hilltoppers grabbed 121.5 team points, easily outdistancing second-place Cibola and nearly doubling the point total of third place Albuquerque Academy.

    Along the way Friday, Los Alamos had some big early season individual finishes and picked up eight state qualifying marks.

  • Boys track and field: Toppers...

    ALBUQUERQUE – Things continue to look bright for the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys track and field team, even when the clouds are rolling in.

    Despite thick storm clouds hanging over Wilson Stadium and the Buddy Robertson Invitational late Friday afternoon, Los Alamos still put together a good showing against some tough competition.

  • Softball: Toppers take third...

    Heading into the final game of the 10-game Los Alamos Softball Tournament, second place was still up in the air.

    With the Raton Tigers securing first place after going 4-0, the Santa Fe Indian School Braves and the Los Alamos Hilltoppers were tied 2-1 in the standings and facing off in Saturday’s finale at Overlook Park.

  • Gymnastics: Sutherland wins...

    Allie Sutherland earned a state championship title for the Los Alamos Atomic Tumblers at the New Mexico State Championship level 5-6 meet.

    The Los Alamos Atomic Tumblers Level 4-6 gymnasts competed in the New Mexico State Championships in late February and early March.

    G-Force Gymnastics of Albuquerque hosted the Level 4 State meet the weekend of Feb. 28-March 1 and Precision Gymnastics of Albuquerque hosted the Level 5 and 6 state meets March 7-8.

  • Golf: Fees to increase at LAGC

    Golf enthusiasts will soon pay just a little more if they intend to use the Los Alamos County golf course.

    During Tuesday night’s county council meeting held in White Rock, council approved golf course fee increases for the 2009-2010 season, which were sponsored by Community Services Director Stephani Johnson and Recreation Division Manager Randy Smith.

    Councilors Ralph Phelps and Sharon Stover were not present for the weekly meeting.