Skip directly to content

Sports

Sports

Hilltopper Softball Sweeps Bernalillo 8-5, 6-0

on March 31, 2012 - 4:27pm

Micaela Christensen Blocks the plate for an out during Wednesday's game. Photo by Alan Kirk

Photo by Alan Kirk

Photo by Alan Kirk
Tags: 

Hilltopper Softball Shuts Out Academy 10-0!

on March 29, 2012 - 11:15pm

Monica Teter pitches shut out. Photo by Alan Kirk

Amy Gutierrez hits a double to score 3 runs. Photo by Alan Kirk

Micaela Christensen congratulated at home plate after home run hit. Photo by Alan Kirk
 
Tags: 

Renew Boot Camp

on March 28, 2012 - 11:24pm

Instructor Rita Brake offers Renew Fitness Classes or Renew Boot Camp at the First Baptist Church-LA Gymnasium at 2200 Diamond Drive.

Renew Fitness Classes

This class is a boot camp style training that mixes traditional callisthenic and body weight exercises with interval and strength training. It also includes various forms of jogging, jumping rope, and interval training that involves bursts of high intensity work. This is a great work out!

These classes are comprehensive fitness programs specially designed by me to help you:

•             Become leaner, firmer, more toned and reshape

Hilltopper Softball Beats Santa Fe 17-5 in 6 innings!

on March 28, 2012 - 9:07pm

Krista Salazar makes a catch in Center Field during the game held in Santa Fe. Photo by Alan Kirk

Erin Kirk hits a home run. Photo by Alan Kirk

Monica Teter pitching her third District win. Photo by Alan Kirk

Kristen Christiansen gets a hit. Photo by Alan Kirk

 

Tags: 

Toppers Win Big at Los Alamos Classic Invitational

on March 26, 2012 - 10:38pm

Staff Report

Los Alamos High Schools girls took first place Saturday at the Los Alamos Classic Invitational with 164 points..  Hope Christian was second with 148 points.  The Topper boys took first with 171 1/2 points while Hope Christian had 124 1/2 points.

The weather was wonderful for the Saturday track meet. Photo by Topper's PA Announcer, Morrie Pongratz

It was a very successful day for the Toppers as several Los Alamos High School students qualified for the state meet.

Sean Readon qualified in the 800 m with a time of 2:01.81. 

Jacob Brown qualified in the Triple Jump with a distance

Tags: 

Derby Dames Jam Their Way Into Los Alamos

on March 26, 2012 - 4:56pm

By Greg Kendall

Logo courtesy Los Alamos Derby Dames

What do Thumper, Bampf!, Makeup Artist, Flashover, Lil' Hoawatha, Princess Leia Hurtonya and Strawberry Tuffcake all have in common, besides their intriguing names? They are all part of the new Los Alamos Derby Dames Roller Derby League.

The Derby Dames plan to make high energy women's roller derby a staple of excitement for local fans and participants alike. The Derby Dames invite all women of every skill level from never having skated to seasoned pro jammers to join the league.

Tags: 

Check Out The Derby Dames

on March 24, 2012 - 9:10am

Rollar Derby News:

Roller Derby is coming Los Alamos!  Check out the Derby Dames as they hold a practice scrimmage 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday March 25 at the Los Alamos Ice Rink.

This practice will allow officials and non-skating team members to participate in the Dames training.

Get in on the ground floor of this exciting new sport in Los Alamos or just enjoy the high adrenaline sport from the stands.

It's action packed. Check back for more in-depth coverage of the Los Alamos Derby Dames.

Tags: 

Hilltoppers Softball Team Victorious

on March 23, 2012 - 7:27am

On Tuesday, March 20th, the Los Alamos Hilltoppers softball team beat Pojoaque 16 to 0.

Kianna Zerr hitting foul ball. Photo by Alan Kirk/Courtesy

For more photos, click on link below or go to the Sports & Rec Page: http://www.ladailypost.com/content/hilltoppers-softball-team-victorious-gallery

 

 


 

Tags: 

Toppers Softball Takes Second

on March 21, 2012 - 3:29pm

Hilltopper Varsity Softball Team after winning second place in the Aztec Tournament this last weekend. Photo - Alan Kirk/Courtesy.

Tags: 

Katya Skurikhin Struck Gold

on March 19, 2012 - 11:58pm

 

Atomic Tumbler Katya Skurikhin struck gold four times at the National Association of Women's Gymnastics Judges (NAWGJ) optional meet on March 3rd. She and Los Alamos School of Gymnastics teammate Luvina Lucero traveled to Precision Gymnastics in Albuquerque, competing against Level 7 gymnasts from both New Mexico and Texas.

Katya Skurikhin performs a one and a half jump turn during her gold medal floor exercise at the NAWGJ meet./Courtesy

Skurikhin dominated the Level 7 junior division, earning first place on vault (9.30), uneven bars (9.35), and floor exercise (9.15), as well as the top

Tags: 

Lobos, Still Never Been Kissed!

on March 19, 2012 - 9:57am

The University of New Mexico Lobos Men's Basketball team lost their bid for their first ever sweet sixteen berth. The Louisville Cardinals defeated the Lobos 59-56 in the third round of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament in Portland Oregon on Saturday Night.

The game was a nail biter. The Lobos seemed to be in control of the ball initially and looked to be superior to Louisville but then Louisville gained their strength, leading by 15 at one point in the game.

The Lobos senior Drew Gordon had a good night with 21 points and 14 rebounds but was injured near the end of the first half.

Tags: 

64th Annual Skiesta is Saturday, March 24

on March 18, 2012 - 10:08pm

 

First the fire, then the dire La Niña forecast...Who’d a thought that Pajarito would have some of the best skiing in the Rockies this season? Come up and celebrate an unlikely and spectacular 2011-2012 ski season

Free Shuttle from LAHS Sullivan Field. Leaves on the Hour 8-5

8:00 am Pinhead Challenge  
All Mountain
Earn Your Turns - skin or skate up, ski down the mountain on established course.

10:00 am Giant Slalom Race  
Aspen Slope
Rip it, and do your best combined time from two runs

11:00 am Sloppy Slalom  
West Beginner
Shake your sillies out on this fun filled course

12:00 pm Tee

Run for Her Life a Big Success Despite Fierce Winds

on March 18, 2012 - 9:37pm

Photo by Bonnie J. Gordon/ladailypost.com

Sports News:

Local runners braved cold temperatures today to participate in the second annual Run for Her Life, a 5K and 10K race to raise awareness and funds to fight breast cancer.

The race was presented by the Los Alamos Chapter of Hadassah and Atomic City Roadrunners.

All donations and race proceeds will be donated to Hadassah for breast cancer research, education and treatment.

Kelly Sanchez was the 5K woman's winner with a time of 26:24.  Alexander Romero was the first male finisher as well as the overall 5K race winner with a 19:55 time.
Tags: 

Hilltopper Graduate to Swim at Division III NCAA Championship

on March 17, 2012 - 5:33pm
Kara Leasure
Kara Leasure, 2008 Los Alamos High School graduate and Bates College senior captain, is set to compete at the 2012 NCAA Division III Swimming & Diving Championships on March 21-24, at the Indiana Natatorium in Indianapolis.  Kara won the New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC) title in the 200 breaststroke on Feb. 19, finishing with a new personal best of 2:21.11, breaking her own Bates record.  She also topped off the regular season by recording national consideration times of 4:35.58 in the 400 individual medley, and a 5:04:09 in her 500 freestyle.
Kara will be
Tags: 

Lobos Move On To Third Round While Aggies Are Out At March Madness

on March 16, 2012 - 9:12am

The University of New Mexico Lobos have won their second round game in the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament. The Lobos, in a closely contested game, beat Long Beach 75-68 in Portland Oregon.  The fifth seed Lobos, with a record of 28-6, will move on to the third round of the Western Division Tournament when they take on the fourth seed Louisville Cardinals, with a record of 27-9, in a game scheduled for Saturday at 7:40 PM in Portland Oregon.

Meanwhile, the New Mexico State Aggies where eliminated from the tournament  in a defeated by the University of Indiana.

Tags: 

President Obama Picks Lobos for Sweet Sixteen

on March 15, 2012 - 9:20am

The 44th President of the United States,  Barack Obama, has picked the University of New Mexico Lobos college basketball team to make it all the way to the NCAA's March Madness Sweet Sixteen Tournament, which begins March 22nd. The Lobos will play Long Beach State tonight (Thursday, March 15) at 4:10PM ET in Portland Oregon. The President went on to predicted that the New Mexico State Aggies would lose to Indiana in tonight's second round match-up scheduled for 9:45PM ET.

Get more of the story from KOAT 7 Albuquerque.

Tags: 

Japan's Olympic Hopefuls Train in Los Alamos

on March 9, 2012 - 5:00pm

Members of the Japan National Swim Team workout three days a week at LA Fitness. The team is in Los Alamos training at the Larry Walkup Aquatics Center for the upcoming Olympics. Photo by Kent Pegg

Local Youth Help Team Win State Championship Meets

on March 8, 2012 - 12:00am

Charger Aquatics News:

Top row from left, Sara Shiina, Sarah Lott, Kaan Unal, Radhika Iyer.
Bottom row from left, Presley Gao, Katherine Elton, Takuma Shiina, Injie Mourad and not in picture Maria Venneri. Courtesy Photo

The 14 & Under under New Mexico State Short Course Swim Meet was held Feb. 24-26 at West Mesa Aquatic Center in Albuquerque.

Eighteen teams from across New Mexico participated in the 3-day event and 112 different events were raced.

Nine swimmers from the Charger Aquatics – Los Alamos (CAQ-LA) team helped cinch the win that brought the 14 & Under state banner back to Los

Tags: 

Skate Boarders are Keeping it Clean

on February 21, 2012 - 12:00am

Skate boarders clean away snow blanketing the skating area at the downtown skate park Sunday. Photo by Greg Kendall/ladailypost.com

Olympic Trials: Team AQLUB of Japan Will Train at Aquatic Center

on February 7, 2012 - 5:00pm

Team AQLUB from Tokyo Japan will train at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center Feb. 16-March 8 because of this year’s Olympic Trials. This is a great opportunity for local residents to visit with and watch an extremely competitive team train. Contact the Los Alamos Aquatic Center at 662-8170 for details on the team’s arrival and schedule.

The Aquatic Center is a world-class facility that offers diverse activities to users of all age, income, fitness and interest levels.

The facility offers affordable recreation, instruction, fitness, competitive programs, and therapeutic programs for all

Girls Hockey Team Young but Competitive

on February 7, 2012 - 5:00pm

Photo/Courtesy Scott Doebling

Now in its second season, the Los Alamos U12 Girls hockey team has improved substantially over its inaugural season. This group of 16 girls will face Gunnison at home Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 11 and 12.

In the 2010-11 season, the Los Alamos Hockey Association formed this team comprised of girls ages 12 and under. The team was young, drawing from three different hockey age groups to roster enough girls to play. In that first season, the team played and lost 15 games against other girls’ teams in the Mountain States Girls Hockey League.

Pages


Advertisements