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Toppers Beat Academy 29-25

on October 7, 2012 - 1:31pm

Arnaldo Ortiz carries the ball. File Photo by Salvador Zapien/

Los Alamos Hilltoppers beat Albuquerque Academy 29 to 25 Saturday at Academy. Senior Arnaldo Ortiz scored two touchdowns and rushed for a season high of 219 yards. 

Hilltopper Volleyball Loses at Santa Fe 3-1

on October 7, 2012 - 12:13pm

Morgan Schake returns serve. Photo by Alan Kirk

Danielle Ortiz returns serve. Photo by Alan Kirk

Front line blocking ball. Photo by Alan Kirk

Front line with block. Photo by Alan Kirk

Reservations Open for Oct. 27 Halloween Carnival

on October 7, 2012 - 11:35am

Courtesy Photo


Join the Los Alamos County Recreation Division Oct. 27 for the pirate themed Pumpkin Splash and Halloween Carnival at the Larry Walkup Aquatic Center.

This family event runs 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and includes pirate themed carnival games, jumping into the pool and finding a pumpkin to decorate, and watching pirate movies.

The cost for the event is $ 7 per person. Sign up today at the Aquatic Center as the event is limited to 150 participants.
For further information, contact the Recreation Division at (505) 662-8173, visit the website

Registration Still Open for Fall Adult Volleyball League

on October 6, 2012 - 9:20pm
The Family YMCA is still taking registrations for the Fall Adult Volleyball League. Games are 1-4 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 14 through Nov. 18 at the YMCA at Iris and 15th streets
This is a casual four on four co-ed league for ages 16 and up. Price per player is $20 or $15 for Y members. Get some friends together and come down to the Y to play some volleyball matches.
For more information, call The Family YMCA at 662-3100.

Hilltopper Volleyball Loses to Academy 3-0

on October 5, 2012 - 12:25pm
Savannah Romero sets teammate. Photo by Alan Kirk
Savannah Romero blocking at net. Photo by Alan Kirk
Michaela Pigue and Samantha Fenner block at net. Photo by Alan Kirk
Erin Kirk hits kill shot. Photo by Alan Kirk

Public Invited to LAMS Turf Field and Track Ribbon Cutting

on October 5, 2012 - 11:58am

LAMS News:

The community of Los Alamos is invited to a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the new Los Alamos Middle School Turf Field and Track at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11.

The ceremony takes place at the LAMS football field prior to the start of the Hawks football game vs. McCurdy.

The new turf and track project started back in 2009 with the LAPS Athletic Department investigating the benefits of a turf field. 

Following the construction of the Sullivan Field Turf project, the LAMS football field and track project got underway. 

The project began in April 2012 and the turf was completed in

Hilltopper Volleyball Opens District Play With 3-0 Win Over Bernillilo

on October 4, 2012 - 10:54am

Samantha Fenner blocking at net. Photo by Alan Kirk
Brianna Montano with kill shot. Photo by Alan Kirk
Claire Stewart with block kill. Photo by Alan Kirk
Savannah Romero uses quick set to Samantha Fenner. Photo by Alan Kirk