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Today's Sports

  • Boys basketball: Hilltoppers...

    SANTA FE — Despite the fact Los Alamos wasn’t able to clinch a state playoff berth Thursday night, there appears to be little reason for boys basketball fans to panic.Los Alamos lost Thursday’s District 2AAAA semifinal game to Capital, 57-53 at Edward Ortiz Gymnasium.

  • Hockey: Rams PeeWees win state...

    The Los Alamos Hockey Association Rams PeeWees captured the first hockey state championship of the year by winning the New Mexico Recreational Hockey League state championship.The PeeWee championship game was held Sunday in Albuquerque. The Rams beat the New Mexico Amateur Hockey Association Scorpions 5-1."Everyone on the team played at their highest level the whole weekend," Rams coach Peter Pavlik said.

  • Hockey: LA to face Rio Rancho in...

    They ended with identical records and tied one another last weekend.Now, the Los Alamos Hilltoppers and Rio Rancho Rams will meet for the New Mexico Interscholastic Ice Hockey League championship.The championship game will be held Saturday at the Santa Ana Star Center. The puck is scheduled to drop at 2:30 p.m.Los Alamos’ Hilltoppers will be playing for their first state championship cup since 2001 and head coach Craig Wehner said the team is primed for a title.“It was a very successful season,” Wehner said.

  • Girls basketball: LA takes on...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls basketball team will try to lock up its third straight District 2AAAA tournament title tonight.Los Alamos, which finished a spotless 8-0 in District 2AAAA play, will host tonight’s 2AAAA tournament championship game when it hosts Española Valley.Española Valley tripped up second-seed Taos Thursday, winning 48-39 at Taos to qualify for tonight’s 2AAAA title game. It was the second straight victory by Española Valley’s Sundevils over Taos, including a 46-38 win in its regular season finale Feb.

  • Fencing tourney set for Saturday

    The Los Alamos Fencing Club will hold its annual team tournament Saturday at the YMCA's gymnasium.

    Teams from across the state and from El Paso are scheduled to compete at the tournament. In all, 11 epee teams and six foil teams are expected to compete.

    Epee competition starts at 9 a.m. and foil wil start at 1:30 p.m.

    Spectators are invited to attend. Admission is free.

  • Swimming: Local club qualifiers...

    Here are the Los Alamos Aquatomics (LAA) and Pajarito Aquatic Club (PAC) entries for the New Mexico Short Course Championship meet, which will be held Friday through Sunday at the West Mesa Aquatic Center in Albuquerque.

    Maggie Andrejczuk, LAA, 9200 medley relay, 200 freestyle relay

    Ashlynn Bennett, LAA, 11200 free relay, 200 freestyle, 200 IM, 800 free relay, 200 medley relay, 200 breaststroke, 400 IM, 400 medley relay, 100 freestyle, 100 IM, 400 freestyle relay

  • Boys basketball: LA, Capital...

    Los Alamos and Capital will square-off in the District 2AAAA boys basketball tournament semifinals.The winner of tonight’s game will play Española Valley Saturday for the 2AAAA championship and will guarantee itself a spot in the Class AAAA playoffs.The game is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Edward Ortiz Gymnasium.Los Alamos and Capital split their regular season district games, with each team winning at home. Los Alamos beat Capital 51-49 on Jan. 29 and Capital earned a 54-49 win Feb.

  • Golf: LAGC set to open Thursday

    Golfers who were teed off about the rough winter weather now can tee off at Los Alamos Golf Course.LAGC will be opening for the season Thursday and will be open daily, barring any late winter snowstorms. Tee times can be scheduled with the course’s pro shop.Course professional Dennis McCloskey said final preparations were being made today for Thursday’s opening.“The golf course looks like it came out of the winter in good shape,” McCloskey said.

  • Boys basketball: Toppers advance...

    Just in case they needed it, members of the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys basketball team had the Magic Kingdom on their side Tuesday.Or, more precisely, the Hilltoppers had it on their shoulders.The Hilltoppers sported Disney princess temporary tattoo line they bought from a Pizza Hut vending machine at a team dinner Monday.

  • Wrestling: Los Alamos'...

    Here are Los Alamos' results from the Class AAAA state wrestling tournament.

     

    Weight 112

    1st round: Paul Martinez decision over Ishmael Begay, Shiprock, 4-1

    2nd round: Martinez decision over Jesse Zavala, Santa Teresa, 4-1.

    Semifinals: Dezmond Martinez, Farmington, major decision over Martinez, 10-1.