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Men's Lobo Howl Dunk Contest

on October 13, 2012 - 2:02pm

Nick Banyard over Cory Alford for dunk. Photo by Alan Kirk

Testing the rim. Photo by Alan Kirk

Devon Williams on way to Dunk. Photo by Alan Kirk

Nick Banyard for Dunk. Photo by Alan Kirk

Jamal Fenton up and under Tony Snell. Photo by Alan Kirk

Pancake Thomas throwing one down. Photo by Alan Kirk

Nick take twoooo. Photo by Alan Kirk

Alek Kirk meets Lobo Luey at midcourt. Photo by Alan Kirk




Local Athlete Back on Team

on October 13, 2012 - 8:25am

By Kirsten Laskey

When rolling papers and a plastic baggy were discovered in a Los Alamos High School (LAHS) student’s car, it resulted in a month-long suspension and removal from LAHS's football team for a year.

Whether Los Alamos Public Schools responded to this situation correctly was debated during the school board meeting Tuesday night.

After hearing several presentations made by student and football player Grant Washburn, his family, coach and one of his teachers, the school board voted 3-2 to overturn the Washburn’s expulsion from the football team.

In an e-mail to the Los Alamos

Toppers Shut Out Spartans 34-0

on October 12, 2012 - 9:22pm

Los Alamos Toppers beat the Bernalillo Spartans 34 to 0 at Bernalillo for the Toppers opening district conference game. File Photo by Greg Kendall/



Bandelier Celebrates National Archeology Day

on October 12, 2012 - 9:01am


Bandelier National Monument invites the public to celebrate National Archeology Day Saturday, Oct. 20.

“This day is set aside to encourage exploration and discovery of the rich cultural resources in the monument,” Superintendent Jason Lott said.

Several events will be held in Bandelier for the public to enjoy.

Beginning at 8:30 a.m., join the monument’s archeologist, Rory Gauthier, for a hike to explore Duchess Castle and the Conquistador.

Participants will visit the complex site known as Duchess Castle which contains pueblo

sites occupied for over two hundred years and

Hilltopper Volleyball beats Espanola 3-2 in close match

on October 11, 2012 - 8:09am

Erin Kirk with one of 22 kills. Photo by Alan Kirk

Morgan Schake returns serve. Photo by Alan Kirk

Claire Stewart and Rhese Beevers block at net. Photo by Alan Kirk

Danielle Ortiz returns serve. Photo by Alan Kirk