Today's Sports

  • Sports Update

    LAHS not selling advance tickets for Saturday

  • Girls basketball: Toppers thump...

    In retrospect, Los Alamos girls basketball head coach Gerry Washburn might have seen what happened in the second quarter coming.“From the get-go, we set up a play off the tip,” Washburn said. “We didn’t run it. We just threw the ball when we ‘d see someone open.”After several failed attempts to run the floor Saturday against the St.

  • Boys basketball: LA opens 2AAAA...

    The solution to winning the District 2AAAA boys basketball race this season could come down to a very simple equation.“The district champ’s got to hold home court,” Los Alamos Hilltopper head coach Alan Kirk said.Taos will have a crack to see if it can hold its home court Wednesday when it hosts the Hilltoppers in the 2AAAA opener for both schools.Winning the district, as usual, won’t be easy.

  • Girls basketball: Best time of...

    Now it counts.

    Tonight the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls varsity basketball team will host the Taos Tigers in the District 2AAAA opener for both teams.

    This is the favorite time of year for basketball fans around the state, as most prep hoops teams get their respective districts started this week.

    The players are psyched, too.

    "It all starts when district starts," Los Alamos two-guard Sarah Ethridge said.

  • Girls basketball: A quick look...

    Bernalillo Spartans

    Record: 5-11

    2006-2007: 4th place (missed playoffs)

    Head coach: Chrissy White-Duran

    Key wins

    Nov. 24 vs. Laguna-Acoma, 54-51

    Jan. 12 vs. Cuba, 43-32

    Key losses

    Dec. 22 at St. Michael's, 54-13

    Jan. 10 at Belen, 50-29

    Jan. 19 vs. Capital at Aztec Invite, 49-33

  • Boys basketball: A quick look at...

    Bernalillo Spartans

    Record: 9-8

    2006-2007: 5th place, 2AAAA (missed playoffs)

    Head coach: Terry Darnell

    Key wins

    Dec. 20 vs. Belen at Capital City Invite, 66-61

    Jan. 11 at Kirtland Central, 83-60

    Jan. 19 vs. Aztec, 72-35

    Key losses

    Dec. 8 vs. Pojoaqaue, 64-56

    Dec. 18 vs. St. Michael's, 72-61

    Dec. 21 vs. Espanola Valley at Capitol City Invite, 73-64

  • Wrestling: Toppers look solid in...

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper wrestling team picked up right where it left off.After a big showing at the Albuquerque Academy Invitational wrestling tournament Jan. 12, Los Alamos followed up with perhaps its best showing of the season.

  • Diving: Hendricks finishes...

    ALBUQUERQUE — While there was plenty of competition to go around at Friday’s diving meet, divers from Los Alamos were scarce.Hilltopper diver Lisa Ann Hendricks was awarded a high score of six-and-one-half with her back dive straight and sixes in five of her 11 dives Friday as she tied for fifth-place at the Albuquerque Academy Invitational diving meet.Hendricks was the only diver from Los Alamos competing among 17 entrants in the girls competition Friday.The 11-dive routine, as well as the large field for the event, made things slow-going.<

  • Swimming: LA girls finish second...

    ALBUQUERQUE — All in all, just about everything’s going according to plan.Several swimmers from Los Alamos turned in season- and career-best performances at Saturday’s Albuquerque Academy Invitational as the Hilltopper girls took second place in team standings and the Hilltopper boys grabbed third overall.In Saturday’s meet, held at the Natatorium on the Academy campus, Los Alamos’ girls won three events including the finale, the 400-yard freestyle relay.

  • Girls basketball: LA drops two...

    It’s not often that the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls varsity basketball team is going into a game with the smaller lineup.But the St. Pius X Sartans sport some height on their roster, and that height paid dividends for them in Saturday’s game.St.