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Today's Sports

  • Sports Update

    Boys hoops games with Highland still on for tonightTonight’s Los Alamos-Highland boys basketball game is still a go.Los Alamos Public Schools’ athletic department confirmed this morning that the varsity and sub-varsity games, which will be played in Albuquerque, will go on as scheduled.Monday’s Los Alamos-St. Michael’s girls basketball games were postponed due to poor weather. The athletic office said it would try to reschedule with St.

  • Swimming and diving: Results...

    Here are the results from Saturday’s Los Alamos Quadrangular swim meet.

  • Swimming and diving: Girls win,...

    Following the toughest training stretch of the season, Los Alamos Hilltopper head coach Bev Leasure wanted to see how her teams would respond Saturday.The results at Saturday’s Los Alamos Quadrangular were generally mixed but not terribly surprising.“We had some good swims and we had some tired swims,” Leasure said following Saturday’s meet at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center. “The guys swam stronger than the girls did.

  • Boys basketball: Toppers drop...

    If the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys varsity basketball team had to lose one to the Capital Jaguars this season, Saturday was the night to do it.The night after a thrilling 63-61 win over the Roswell Coyotes, the Hilltoppers fell to their District 2AAAA rivals 52-44 in the finals of the Poe Corn Invitational Tournament.Los Alamos had several chances against Capital in Saturday’s tournament championship game, but couldn’t convert from the free throw line or on several chances from close range.

  • Wrestling: LA performs well on...

    When you’re understaffed, you do the best you can.That was the philosophy the Los Alamos Hilltoppers took into Saturday’s Los Lunas Invitational team duals tournament. And that philosophy worked out well.The Hilltoppers, fielding just a five-man unit Saturday, due to injury and illness, won 14 of 20 head-to-head contests at the tournament.

  • Girls basketball: LA upends...

    SANTA FE — On paper, the game-plan for the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls varsity basketball team is a pretty simple one.But if Los Alamos can continue playing like it has for the past three games, stopping said game-plan is going to be a pretty tall order.Los Alamos has made no bones about wanting to pound the ball inside on its opponents this season and did so about as well as it had done all season Friday night.Only a rough spot in the early portion of the fourth quarter, when the Santa Fe Demons cut into a 20-point Hilltopper lead, kept the game

  • Boys basketball: LA rolls to win...

    In the first round of Roswell’s Poe Corn Invitational, the Los Alamos Hilltoppers stole one.

  • Weekend sports: Swim teams hit...

    After a relatively quiet last two weeks, the Los Alamos Hilltopper teams will get back into the swing of things starting this weekend.All the Los Alamos varsity squads will be in action this weekend. The ’Topper swimming and diving teams will be at home Saturday, the wrestling team will travel to Los Lunas for a tournament, also on Saturday, and the girls basketball team will play at Santa Fe Friday.Los Alamos’ boys basketball squad will be at the Poe Corn Invitational through Saturday.

  • Health and fitness: Find and...

    Another new year is upon us and that means that many of you have resolved to get fit, lose weight or improve your health this coming year. Good for you! There is no time like the present to start out on your path to a healthier, more fit life.But often that’s easier said than done. If you don’t have a significant workout history it can be challenging to find the right exercise program and stick with it long term.

  • Wrestling: LA has rough outing...

    Wednesday’s triangular at Bernalillo didn’t go the way the Los Alamos Hilltopper varsity wrestling team was hoping.“It’s been better,” Los Alamos head coach Eric Sorenson said.The Hilltoppers lost both ends of the triangular, to Española Valley’s Sundevils and Bernalillo’s Spartans.