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'Toppers Triumph Over Sundevils

on April 9, 2018 - 5:23pm

The Los Alamos Hilltopper baseball team members gather around the posted player roster to see which positions they will play in their second game of the double header series against the Espanola Sundevils played Saturday at Bomber Field on North Mesa. The 'Toppers were heavily favored coming into these games and they won both. The first game was won 9-1 and the second game was won 17-0. The team's next game will be held 4 p.m. Wednesday at Capital. Photo by John McHale/

Luke Kirkland was the starting pitcher and Arthur Steinkamp came in as relief in the latter innings of the

Los Alamos Cardiologist Anthony Sandoval Elected To New Mexico Sports Hall Of Fame

on April 9, 2018 - 8:07am

Dr. Anthony Sandoval of  Los Alamos has been inducted into the 2017 New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame. Courtesy Photo

Dr. Anthony Sandoval of Los Alamos finishing a marathon in 1982 in Athens, Greece. Courtesy Photo

Los Alamos Daily Post

ALBUQUERQUE – In May of 1980, a 26-year-old medical student named Anthony Sandoval from Los Alamos set a U.S. Olympic Trials record with a 2:10:19 time in the marathon trial, earning his way on to the USA Olympic Team.

 “The ability to accomplish something this great in any individual athletic sport is statistically

Hilltopper Lacrosse Drops Match To Cougars

on April 9, 2018 - 7:50am

Garron Burgess turns the corner to move the ball toward the Los Alamos goal. Photo by John McHale/



Los Alamos Daily Post


The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys’ lacrosse team dropped a 9-4 decision Wednesday afternoon at Dara Jones Field in White Rock. A split squad consisting of players from Cibola and Bosque High Schools of Albuquerque’s Westside found their rhythm midway through the second quarter to earn the win.
The Hilltoppers played even with the Westside super team for the first 12 minutes, finishing the quarter tied at one.

YMCA Little Youth Soccer Registration Ends April 11

on April 7, 2018 - 6:59am
The Y Little Youth Soccer athletes get busy on the field. Courtesy photo
YMCA News:
Only one week left to register for the YMCA Little Youth Soccer program for ages 4-5 and 6-7. Players, Coaches and Team Parents are needed.
Registration is open for the YMCA’s developmental co-ed Little Youth Soccer program. Practices and games are twice a week April 23 – May 31 in Los Alamos or White Rock.
This program provides an introduction to soccer for girls and boys.

Scenes From Los Alamos Boys Lacrosse Team Battle Against Albuquerque

on April 7, 2018 - 6:14am

The team honored the memory of their fallen teammate Trevor Macuszak, who passed away in July 2017, by retiring his jersey. His parents Mick and mother Karen and sister Anna were in attendance to receive Trevor's jersey. Photo by John McHale/

Garron Burgess turns the counter to move the ball towards the Los Alamos goal. Photo by John McHale/

A cougar player goes high for a pass and almost falls on Dakota Duran on his way down. Photo by John McHale/

James Gutierrez brings the ball down field in a hurry in the Los Alamos Boys Lacrosse Teams game

Purgatory Extends Season Through April

on April 6, 2018 - 9:12pm
Pond Skim event Saturday March 31 at Purgatory Resort in Durango, Colo. Photo by Scott DW Smith

Photo by Scott DW Smith
DURANGO, Colo.  Purgatory Resort officials announced that the resort is once again extending its season through the end of April! Purgatory will offer skiing and snowboarding on weekends throughout April.
Purgatory is now open Fridays through Sundays through April 15; and Saturdays and Sundays, April 21 through April 29 with lifts turning 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Discounted lift tickets are available online when purchased 48-hours in advance.