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Southwest Nordic Ski Club Qualifier Results

on January 20, 2018 - 6:41am
Axel Niklasson of Los Alamos leads skiers from Durango, Crested Butte and Boulder Nordic Clubs in his group during freestyle mass start race. Courtesy/Southwest Nordic Ski Club
From left, Los Alamos skiers Mila Moseley, Axel Niklasson, Liv Niklasson, Quanah Moseley, Madalyn Baily and Samantha Baily. Courtesy/Southwest Nordic Ski Club
What a difference a year and more experience makes. That was evident for the kids on the Southwest Nordic Ski Club (SWNSC) team who traveled to the Rocky Mountain Nordic (RMN) Junior National Qualifier (JNQ), Jan.

Del Norte Lady Knights Beat Toppers 39-36

on January 20, 2018 - 6:16am

The Lady Toppers tipped off against the Del Norte Lady Knights Tuesday evening in Griffith Gymnasium. The teams were evenly matched and the lead changed hands back and forth all evening. The knights were able to take the lead in the final minutes of the game and won 39-36. Photo by John McHale/

Natalie Gallegos takes a jump shop in the first period; she scored 6 points for the game. Photo by John McHale/

Becca Green turns the corner under the Topper basket on her way to score two points, she had 8 points for the game and was a force on both offense and defense.

Los Alamos Collegiate Winter Classic

on January 19, 2018 - 7:39am
A Group photo of the blue team, Dallas Baptist University and the turquoise team, UNM Lobos. Photo by John McHale/
The Lobo goalie makes a nice save under fire. Photo by John McHale/
By RJ Montaño
Los Alamos Daily Post
What was supposed to be a practice for the University of New Mexico Men’s hockey team turned into an exhibition game matching two of the best division 2 and 3 teams in the country at the Los Alamos County Ice Rink Saturday afternoon.
The Lobos invited the team from Dallas Baptist University, who were already in

Los Alamos To Host National Swim Teams

on January 18, 2018 - 10:15am

Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center at 2760 Canyon Road. Courtesy/Los Alamos County


By RJ Montaño
Los Alamos Daily Post
Swimmers from the Meiji University out of Tokyo, Japan will host their training camp at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center in Los Alamos. Wendy Lott of the Aquatic Center said the athletes are preparing to qualify for the Japanese Swimming Federation National Team to participate in competitions leading up to the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.
The dates are not confirmed, Lott said, but they are tentatively set for late February to early March

Topper Hoops Split Series With Southern Teams

on January 16, 2018 - 1:33pm

Ramon Roybal goes in for a layup in the first period. Roybal was the high point shooter for the Toppers with 19 points. The Toppers played Artesia Friday night in Griffith Gymnasium and won 70-62. Photo by John McHale/

Michael Naranjo had a big night on both defense and offense and he was credited with 15 points. Photo by John McHale/

Coach Mike Kluke is interviewed after the game by Los Alamos Daily Post Sports Editor RJ Montaño. Photo by John McHale/


By RJ Montaño
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos Boys’


Los Alamos Ski Racing Team Competes At Purgatory

on January 16, 2018 - 1:14pm

Los Alamos Ski Racing Team Competes at Purgatory. Members from left, Jack Harris, Chris Schembri, Koji Park, Jackson Boone, Liam Brown, Alex Pantea, Silas Brown, Coach Lisa Kimura, Aidan Ortiz, Kyle Park and not pictured Will Hamilton. Photo by RMOrtiz

Los Alamos School Of Gymnastics Meet Results

on January 16, 2018 - 1:05pm
Sara Gardner, left, and Colette Bibeault, second from left, at the meet. Courtesy photo
LAAT News:
Los Alamos Atomic Tumblers opened their competitive season this past weekend in Rio Rancho. More than 400 gymnasts from 15 New Mexico teams competed.
In the Xcel competition, Los Alamos’ Diamond team won the team competition. Chantel Bibeault took the all-around gold with a 36.15. She also took silver in all four individual events with, 9.00 on vault, 8.95 on bars, 9.05 on beam, and 9.15 on floor. Team mate Hannah Gram took gold on bars and beam with 9.05 and 9.10 respectively.