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LAHS Student Athletes Sign Letters Of Intent

on April 26, 2017 - 7:09pm

A ceremony today at Los Alamos High School honors student athletes Elena Abeyta, left, and Samantha Miller who signed letters of intent to compete at the college level. Photo by John McHale/

Elena Abeyta signed a letter of intent today to compete in Track & Field with Adams State in Alamosa, Colo. Photo by John McHale/

Samantha Miller signed a letter of intent today to compete in Rifle at UTEP in El Paso, Texas. Photo by John McHale/

$15 Million In Improvements Across Five Mountains!

on April 26, 2017 - 4:24pm
SKI News:
DURANGO, Colo.   Resort officials with the largest ski area collective in the Southwest announced capital improvements that will be made for the 2017/2018 season at five southwestern mountains located in Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona, plus Colorado’s largest cat skiing operation. 
James Coleman, managing partner of  Purgatory Resort in Durango, Colorado;  Arizona Snowbowl in Flagstaff, Arizona; Sipapu Ski and Summer Resort near Taos, New Mexico; Pajarito Mountain Ski Area in Los Alamos, New Mexico; Hesperus Ski Area, west of Durango; and Purgatory Snowcat Adventures,

LAHS Track And Field In Great Shape For State

on April 26, 2017 - 4:10pm

Senior Kai Coblentz came from behind to nearly edge Volcano Vista runner Kaden Hamilton for the win in their heat of the 1600 m. Coblentz and Hamilton were given identical times of 4:41.98 at this weekend’s Harper Invitational at Albuquerque Academy. Photo by Blake Wood​


By George Morse
Los Alamos Daily Post
With just three weeks left in the spring sports season, Los Alamos High School’s varsity track and field  teams continue to try to earn their way into the postseason with state-qualifying times and distances.
Girls Track And Field
The Los Alamos girls track and field team

Topper Baseball Look To Gain Ground In 2-5A

on April 26, 2017 - 4:05pm


Los Alamos (10-13, 5-4) vs. Española (5-19, 3-6)
Today, April 26 • 4 p.m.
Bomber Field – Los Alamos

The Los Alamos Baseball team looks to make up ground on place against Del Norte High School when they face the Española Sun Devils in district action today at Bomber Field. The Toppers finish the regular season against Capital High School in Santa Fe this Saturday. Capital has only won 2 games this season.

Last Time Out

The Toppers are coming off a 7-4 upset victory over division leading Albuquerque Academy in Albuquerque.


SFNF Issues Closure Order For Jemez Cave

on April 26, 2017 - 4:05pm

SFNF News:

SANTA FE – The Santa Fe National Forest (SFNF) this week issued a closure order prohibiting the public from entering Jemez Cave and closing public access to user-created trails that lead to the cave as well as the area immediately surrounding it. This closure order, which replaces one initially issued in 2012, is effective until May 1, 2019, unless it is rescinded earlier.

Jemez Cave is located on the Jemez Ranger District in the Soda Dam Geologic Special Interest Area adjacent to N.M.

Topper Softball Host Sun Devils In Key District Game

on April 26, 2017 - 3:59pm


Los Alamos (14-7, 8-1) vs. Española (13-10, 8-1)
Today, April 26 • 4 p.m.
Overlook Park – Whiterock, N.M.

WHITE ROCK — First place in on the line today as the Los Alamos Softball team faces Española in a District 2-5A matchup in the final week of the regular season. The Toppers, winners of 9 of their last 12 games, finish the regular season against Capital High School in Santa Fe this Saturday.

Last Time Out

The Toppers are coming off a 10-5 loss to Moriarty in non-district action.


LAHS Baseball, Softball Compete For Spot At State

on April 26, 2017 - 7:29am

Antonio Gonzales hits a double in the ninth inning during the April 19 game against Albuquerque Academy. Photo by John McHale/ ​

Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos High School baseball team and the Los Alamos softball team continue to fight for a spot in the Class 5A state playoffs.

The Los Alamos baseball team did what it had to do to stay alive for an at-large bid to the Class 5A baseball playoffs. The Hilltoppers picked up what may be their biggest win of the season April 19 against Albuquerque Academy in Albuquerque, defeating the Chargers 7-4 in nine