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Hilltoppers Rankings In 2014 District 2-5A All-District Selections

on November 25, 2014 - 3:14pm
The Los Alamos Hilltoppers have five 1st team selections, five 2nd team selections, and three Honorable mentions in the the 2014 District 2-5A All-District selections.

1st Team Offense

  • Derek Selvage – RB
  • Jonathan Schueler - OL

1st Team Defense

  • Scott Gasway – DB
  • Derek Selvage – LB
  • Elliot Hersman – LB

2nd Team Offense

  • John Dermer – OL
  • Scott Gasway – WR
  • Nathan Rogers - OL

2nd Team Defense

  • John Schueler – DL
  • Joseph Sorenson - OLB


  • Zach Sturgeon – OL
  • John Dermer – DL
  • Sincere Baha - QB



Espanola Sombrillo Vikings Win Two Championship Tournament Titles

on November 25, 2014 - 2:32pm

The Espanola Sombrillo Vikings won two Championship Tournament titles at the first Boys Basketball tournament at JHR Elementary Holy Cross Tournament of Champions. Front row from left, Daniel Bobadilla, Ricky Jimenez, Sean Esquibel, Edgar Hernandez, Jesse Montoya, Leon Esquibel and Luis Quezada. Back row from left, Coach James Lujan, Zack Hall, Bryan Valerio, Diego Martinez, Javin Lujan, Jorge Maganalles and Melaki Jones. The Espanola Sombrillo Vikings will play more tournaments in December. Courtesy Photo




Los Amigos Christmas Tree Sales Begin Friday

on November 25, 2014 - 1:34pm

Christmas Trees go on sale Friday. Courtesy photo


Los Amigos is working with the Valles Caldera National Preserve to offer Christmas Trees once again. All proceeds from the sale go to help projects on the Preserve including restoration of wetlands, roads, streams and recreation opportunities.

Trees will be sold 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday from Thanksgiving to Christmas at the Valle Grande Staging area just off N.M.

LASG Competes At Eagle Ridge Autumn Invitational

on November 25, 2014 - 1:15pm

LASG gymnast Addie Richie. Photo by Laura Trader

LASG gymnast Sarah Gardner. Photo by Laura Trader

LASG gymnast Kaeley Bustos. Photo by Laura Trader

LASG News:

The Los Alamos School of Gymnastics travelled to Rio Rancho Nov. 14-16 for the Eagle Ridge Autumn Invitational where 300 gymnasts represented 12 teams from New Mexico.

Mia Nuckols won the Los Alamos all-around total of the day with a personal best of 35.40. Nuckols, who is a first year competitor, won gold in the younger bronze division of the Xcel competition. She also took gold on bars (9.10), beam (8.90) and vault (9.10).   

Mountain Club Reopens For Swimmers

on November 24, 2014 - 11:34am

Swimmers competing. Courtesy photo


The Mountain Club is a member of USA Swimming.

The mission of the Club is to provide an opportunity for all ages to engage in physical fitness, proper conditioning, and recreational activity, to provide an environment for participant to effectively learn swimming skills and compete in organized swimming competitions, and to encourage young students to achieve the excellence in swimming as well as academics.

The Mountain Club is a relatively new swimming club in Los Alamos.

Results Of Sunday's 2014 CROP WALK/Turkey Trot

on November 24, 2014 - 8:03am

The 2014 CROP WALK/Turkey Trot held Sunday at Los Alamos Middle School on North Mesa drew 200 participants who ran or walked the 2.57 or 1.6 mile courses.
The top 24 finishers on the 2.57 mile course include:
1.  Grayson Venhaus - 16:17
2.  Ted Romero - 16:37
3.  Duncan Fuehne - 17:29
4.  Ryan Smetzer - 17:38
5.  Elias Velasquez - 17:54
6.  Tad Hughes - 18:24
7.  Nikol Strother - 18:38
8.  Jeremiah Palmer-Scott - 18:46
9.  Quinn Abfalterer - 19:03
10. Nick Parra-Vasquez - 19:04
11. Bill Rice - 19:35
12. Roxana Candia - 19:59
13. Paul Bradley - 20:02