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Public Safety Day At Isotopes Park May 20

on May 17, 2018 - 7:15am

From the Office of Attorney General Hector Balderas:

 
ALBUQUERQUE Today, Attorney General Hector Balderas is inviting New Mexicans to attend Public Safety Day at Isotopes Park for Sunday’s game against the Reno Aces. Special agents, police officers, first responders and their families from around New Mexico will be cheering on the Isotopes.
 
“I am encouraging New Mexicans to come out on Sunday to cheer on our Isotopes as they beat the Reno Aces, but also to support the hard working women and men of law enforcement from around New Mexico,” Balderas said.

LAHS Boys Tennis Finishes 2nd In State

on May 16, 2018 - 3:33pm
Front row from left, Sam Menefee and Donald Poston, middle row Ed Corely, Coach Lloyd Wilton, Seth Cook, Isaiah Martin, Eli Iramk-Bent, Daniel Lee and Amabilis Baca and back row Shawn Stokes, Martin Naud, Tim Martin, Thomas Chadwick, Joshua Posada, Jun Kim and Coach Eric Martinez. Courtesy photo
 
SPORTS News:
 
The LAHS Boys Tennis team finished 2nd in state for the third year in a row.
 
The Topper boys have played the Albuquerque Academy boys each time coming up short. Albuquerque Academy is the best overall team in the state in any class.

Los Alamos Derby Dames Host Triple Header

on May 15, 2018 - 7:29am

Scenes from May 5 Roller Derby in Los Alamos. Courtesy photo

Scenes from May 5 Roller Derby in Los Alamos. Courtesy photo
 
By JESSIE GAUNTT
Los Alamos

The Los Alamos Derby Dames hosted a triple-header Saturday, May 5 with games against the junior Las Vegas Extraterrestrials, the Santas out of Crossroad City Derby in Las Cruces, and a mash-up juniors match between Los Alamos, Las Vegas and the Duke City Marionettes of Albuquerque.

The Cherry Bombs of Los Alamos won the first juniors game 215-162, and Los Alamos Derby Dames also won the match against Cruces 254-92.

The mashup was played

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Junior Tennis Clinics Summer 2018

on May 15, 2018 - 6:51am

Errors Doom Hilltoppers At State Tournament

on May 14, 2018 - 2:19pm
Alicia Gonzales slides into third base well ahead of the throw in the first inning. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
 
 
By RJ MONTAÑO
Los Alamos Daily Post
 
Rio Rancho – It was the type of start you dream of while chasing a championship: timely hitting, flawless fielding, and a flustered and frustrated opposing pitcher. The Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team jumped out to a quick 5-0 lead after two innings against the Aztec Tigers, and were cruising in the play-in portion of the 2018 New Mexico Activities Association state tournament.
 
Enter the

Scenes: State Track & Field Championship At UNM

on May 14, 2018 - 9:00am

Sophomore Becca Green is State Champion in both the shot put and the discus with throws of 41' 11-1/2" and 130' 3", respectively. Her shot put was more than 6' farther than 2nd place! Photo by Blake Wood

Junior Elijah Velasquez outsprints the field to become State Champion in the 800 m with a time of 1:56.7. Photo by Blake Wood

Senior Ben Schauer placed 5th in the triple jump with a leap of 42' 0". Photo by Blake Wood

The 3rd place 'Topper Girls Track & Field team. Photo by Blake Wood

Sophomore Steven Strevell narrowly edges Ty McCray of Miyamura to finish 2nd in the 3200 m with a time of

Aquatomics Waffle Breakfast Masonic Lodge May 19

on May 14, 2018 - 7:32am

Toppers Golf Team Coast To 2018 State Championship

on May 13, 2018 - 8:58pm

The 2018 NMAA State Champion Hilltopper Golf Team. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Mike Lippiatt thanks the boy’s coaching staff including Head Coach Anders Ainsworth, center, and Assistant Coach Daryl Osden for a season to remember. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

 

By RJ Montaño
Los Alamos Daily Post

HOBBS – The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys golf team coasted to their first state championship in 12 years at the Rockwind Community Links Golf Course in Hobbs, winning by 25 strokes to take the 2018 title.

After the tournament, Head Coach Anders Ainsworth

Scenes From High Flyers Gymnastics Awards Banquet

on May 13, 2018 - 7:23am

Scenes from the recent High Flyers Gymnastics Team awards banquet. Courtesy photo

Scenes from the recent High Flyers Gymnastics Team awards banquet. Courtesy photo

Scenes from the recent High Flyers Gymnastics Team awards banquet. Courtesy photo

Scenes from the recent High Flyers Gymnastics Team awards banquet. Courtesy photo

Scenes from the recent High Flyers Gymnastics Team awards banquet. Courtesy photo

Scenes from the recent High Flyers Gymnastics Team awards banquet. Courtesy photo

Scenes From Topper Softball Game At State Championship Playoffs

on May 12, 2018 - 7:14pm

The Topper softball team gathers for a cheer before their first game in the State Championship Playoffs played at Cleveland High School in Albuquerque Thursday morning. The Toppers won their way into the playoffs by winning the district 2-5 A championship title. The Toppers were to face the Aztec Tigers for their first game at state and they had to win this game to progress to the next bracket.
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Knights Of Columbus Honor State Free Throw Winners

on May 11, 2018 - 2:59pm

The Sacred Heart Chapter 3137 of the Knights of Columbus held a ceremony Wednesday in the Knights of Columbus Hall on DP Road in Los Alamos to recognize the state winners of the free throw contest sponsored by the Knights of Columbus. Los Alamos sent three district winners to the state contest in Bernalillo earlier this year and all three won first place. This was the best showing ever for Los Alamos. Pictured front row from left to right, Ryan Aldaz, Lukas Ulibarri and Abraham Sanchez.

LA School Of Gymnastics Wins State Championships

on May 11, 2018 - 7:57am
First Place Diamond Team members Brianna Fryer, Kayli Lincoln, Chantel Bibeault and Hannah Gram. Courtesy photo
 
LASG sweep on vault with Anika Lovato, Layla Warner, Holly Martinez and Rafaela Rocha. Courtesy photo
 
LASG News:
 
Los Alamos School of Gymnastics traveled to Albuquerque School of Gymnastics this past weekend to compete in the New Mexico Xcel State Championships against 11 other teams from around the state.
 
In the highest level of competition, Diamond Division, Los Alamos won the banner for first place team.

Younglife Golf Tournament Friday May 18

on May 9, 2018 - 10:47am

Hinojosa Top Predictor In Weekly Pace Race

on May 9, 2018 - 9:11am

Scene Atomic City Road Runners Weekly Pace Race Tuesday in Bayo Canyon. Courtesy/ACRR

Scene Atomic City Road Runners Weekly Pace Race Tuesday in Bayo Canyon. Courtesy/ACRR

Scene Atomic City Road Runners Weekly Pace Race Tuesday in Bayo Canyon. Courtesy/ACRR

ACRR News:

Sixty-one runners participated in Tuesday’s Atomic City Road Runners Weekly Pace Race, 1 mile and 3 mile figure 8 courses in Bayo Canyon.

Uvaldo Hinojosa is the best predictor running the 3 mile course with only 14 seconds off.

LAHS Boys Golf Class 5A Wins State Championship!

on May 8, 2018 - 9:43pm

Los Alamos High School Boys Golf Class 5A have won the state championship! Final score: Los Alamos +53, Albuquerque Academy +72, Lovington +94 and Artesia +101. Courtesy photo
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Boys Tennis Team Finishes Second Behind Albuquerque Academy

on May 8, 2018 - 3:40pm

The 2018 Tennis Championships are in the books, but the Toppers did not make the records book. The boys team finished in second place behind Albuquerque Academy. The girls were eliminated by the Farmington girls team. Pictured are the boys double team of Martin Naud and Thomas Chadwick playing the team from Farmington. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The doubles team of Junseo Kim and Tim Martin playing the doubles team from Farmington. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Isaiah Martin plays his match against a Farmington opponent. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Tim Martin

LAFC U14 Boys Soccer Team Ties In Duke City

on May 7, 2018 - 11:17am

Aaron Phillips (green) on a fast break towards goal with teammate Connor Tepley in support. Courtesy photo

SPORTS News:

 
The LAFC U14 Lasers Boys competitive team played to two hard fought ties in the last two weeks at the Duke City Soccer League in Bernalillo. In the first game, the Lasers tied the Rio Rapids Northern SC Diamondbacks 2-2.
 
Down by two goals at half time, the Lasers played a tremendous second half, including great defending by Callum Mitchell and Donny De La Cruz and outstanding offensive pressure by Marcus Sintay.
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Scenes: Los Alamos Lacrosse Against Rio Rancho

on May 7, 2018 - 11:14am

For the U10 team, they won 2 games and lost 2 games and lost the tie breaker with Rio Rancho to play Durango in the Championship game. The team was lead by attackers, Tyler Jones, Colton Key, Nathan Duffield. The midfield was led by Gavin DeRoma, Cailyn Bingham, Aiden Alley, and Desmond Powers; while the defense shut down opposing offenses led by Presley Haight, Steven Romero, Django Salas, and superb play from our goalie Matthew Haight. In a great show of sportsmanship, the U12 team split up and helped the U14 team and the U12 team from El Paso. Courtesy photo

Gavin DeRoma (left). Courtesy
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Six Hilltoppers Qualify For State Tennis Tournament

on May 7, 2018 - 8:58am

Los Alamos High School Tennis Team Coach Lloyd Wilton, left, with his individual qualifiers to the State Tennis Tournament including, top row from left, Thomas Chadwick, Martin Naud, Tim Martin and Junseo Kim and bottom row from left, Sam Manefee and Donald Poston. Photo by Hyunjoo Kim
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Local Lindsey Montoya Shines At Boston Marathon

on May 6, 2018 - 8:35am

Los Alamos resident Lindsey Montoya participates in the 122nd Boston Marathon. Courtesy Photo

 

Lindsey Montoya meets up with family at the 19.5 mile mark of the Boston Marathon. Courtesy Photo

 

 

By RJ MONTAÑO

Los Alamos Daily Post

rjmontano@ladailypost.com

 
BOSTON – With the high altitude, steep rolling hills and strong running community, Los Alamos makes the perfect place to train for endurance competitions. That’s certainly the case for local runner Lindsey Montoya, who finished the 2018 Boston Marathon presented by John Hancock in a time of 3:22.17.
 
While Los Alamos

Scenes From District 2-5A Track & Field Championship

on May 6, 2018 - 7:56am

The Los Alamos High School ‘Topper Girls Track & Field team won the District 2-5A Track & Field Championship and the Boys placed second Friday and Saturday at Sullivan Field. Many ‘Topper athletes qualified for next Friday and Saturday’s State Championship at UNM in Albuquerque. Photo by Blake Wood

Senior Alex Bullock and freshman William McTeigue soar in synchrony in the 110 m hurdles. Photo by Blake Wood

Freshman Tia Hartzol qualified for the State Championship in the 100 m by placing second in a time of 12:87. Photo by Blake Wood

Senior Josh Strevell leads the pack in the 3200 m.
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LAHS Hires Head Girls Varsity Coach Lanse Carter

on May 4, 2018 - 9:55pm

Lanse Carter

LAHS SPORTS News:

The Los Alamos High School Athletic Department announces that Lanse Carter has been named Head Coach of the Girls Basketball Program. 

Since 2003, Coach Carter has had stints at Capital, Pojoaque, Santa Fe Indian School and Santa Fe High School. During his tenure at Pojoaque High School, he won two state championships.

Prior to his head coaching positions he also served as an assistant coach at Adams State and Western State in Colorado.

“Please welcome Lanse Carter as the Head Girls Basketball Coach of Los Alamos High School,” LAHS Athletic/Activities

Hilltopper Boys Golf District Champions

on May 3, 2018 - 3:47pm

Scene from the LAHS Spring Golf Invitational golf tournament Monday April 16 at the County Golf Course. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

 

 

By RJ MONTAÑO

Los Alamos Daily Post

rjmontano@ladailypost.com

 
ALBUQUERQUE – The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys’ golf team claimed the district 2-5A championship hosted by Albuquerque Academy Monday afternoon at the Tanoan Country Club.
 
The Hilltoppers were able to post low scores from multiple players, something Los Alamos has struggled with during the spring portion of the season.
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Hilltopper Girls’ Golf District Champions

on May 3, 2018 - 3:44pm

Muira Mowrer at the April 16 LAHS Spring Golf Invitational golf tournament. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

 

 

By RJ MONTAÑO

Los Alamos Daily Post

rjmontano@ladailypost.com

 

ALBUQUERQUE – The Los Alamos Hilltopper girl’s golf team captured the district 2-5A crown Monday afternoon at the Tanoan Country Club hosted by Albuquerque Academy.
 
Los Alamos shot a team low 381, 37 strokes less than second place Academy.
 
The Hilltoppers placed three golfers in the top five, including the top two scorers in Freshman Jessica Osden who won the individual championship, and Muira Mowrer who
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Hilltopper Track And Field Wins Valencia Meet

on May 3, 2018 - 3:41pm

Junior Elijah Velasquez takes the handoff from Senior Ben Schauer in the 1600 medley relay during the Richard Harper Memorial Track and Field Meet at Albuquerque Academy. Velasquez ran a 1:58 800 m anchor leg to bring the 'Toppers in to a State Qualifying time of 3:38.85. Photo by Blake Wood

 

 

By RJ MONTAÑO

Los Alamos Daily Post

rjmontano@ladailypost.com

 

LOS LUNAS – The Los Alamos Hilltopper Boys’ track and field team ran away with the team title at the Valencia Invitational last Friday, topping several class 5A teams on the way.
 
The Hilltoppers added a new state qualifier in
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