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LASG Boys State Meet Results

on April 16, 2018 - 8:56am
Daniel Fryer. Courtesy photo
 
LASG News:
 
Los Alamos School of Gymnastics boys team competed March 16-17 in the N.M. JO State Championships at Eagle Ridge Gymnastics in Rio Rancho. 
 
Daniel Fryer, Los Alamos' lone level 7 competitor placed fifth all around with 67.40. Fryer placed fourth on floor with 8.50, fifth on parallel bars with 9.10, fifth on hi bar with 9.10, sixth on rings with 9.80, and seventh on vault with 9.40. 
 
Kyle Hatler, Los Alamos' lone level 6 competitor missed the meet for a school function.
 
In the level 5 competition Marek Jablonski placed fifth all
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Scenes From Pajarito Mountain Young Adult Patrollers Annual Trip To Silverton Mountain

on April 16, 2018 - 7:52am
Pajarito Mountain Ski Patroller Eric Schaller, left, and Patrol Medical Director Dr. Robert McClees accompanied Young Adult Patrollers (YAPs), from left, Ethan Aulwes, Natalie Aulwes, Elise Phillips and Meredith McBranch April 5-6 on their annual trip to Silverton Mountain. There is only one chairlift at Silverton and skiers have to hike up to their planned route with their skis on their packs. They also are required to wear avalanche beacons and carry avalanche equipment such as probes and shovels.

Scenes From Judges Cup Invitational Tournament At Los Alamos School Of Gymnastics Saturday

on April 15, 2018 - 9:11am

Scene from the Judges Cup Invitational Tournament Saturday at the Los Alamos School of Gymnastics (LASG) at 555 North Mesa Road. LASG is a non-profit, member-owned and parent-operated organization that offers recreational and competitive gymnastics for girls and boys ages two through high school. Photo by Maire O'Neill/ladailypost.com

Scene from the Judges Cup Invitational Tournament Saturday at the Los Alamos School of Gymnastics. Eleven teams from throughout the state competed in the annual event. Programs at the LASG include Summer Sports Camp for children ages 6 to 12, weekday

Los Alamos Tennis Takes On Las Vegas Cardinals

on April 14, 2018 - 7:43am

The doubles team of Thomas Chadwick, returning the ball, and Martin Naud playing in a match against the Las Vegas Cardinals Tuesday afternoon at Urban Park in Los Alamos. The Robertson Cardinal tennis team has been a premier tennis team for decades and their strength and experience was in full swing in their matches against the boys and girls tennis teams. The boys had a very good showing and lost by a score of 4-5, but the girls fell hard with a score on 0-9. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The doubles team of Tim Martin, returning and Junseo Kim played a tough match against the
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LAHS Track & Field Athletes Shine At Sundevil Invite

on April 14, 2018 - 6:45am

Los Alamos High School Track & Field athletes stood out Wednesday at the Sundevil Invite at Sandia Prep. Here Rafael Sanchez and Duncan Fuehne lead the pack in the 3200 m. Sanchez won the event in a State Qualifying time of 10:04.8, which also broke the LAHS freshman record. Fuehne was fourth in 10:21. Photo by Blake Wood

Freshman Tia Hartzol brings the 'Toppers home in first place in the 4x400 relay, in a time of 4:15.8. Hartzol's split was an excellent 59.7 seconds. Photo by Blake Wood

Sophomore Becca Green won the discus with a throw of 130' 10-3/4", more than 38 feet ahead of second
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Hilltoppers Softball Wins Against Jaguars

on April 13, 2018 - 4:02pm

Cheers ring out from the dugout as Lauren Harris hits a home run in the sixth inning of the Hilltoppers softball game against the Capital Jaguars played Wednesday afternoon in Santa Fe. The 'Toppers shut out the Jaguars until the sixth inning when the Jaguars scored six to bring the score 10-6 in favor of the 'Toppers. The 'Toppers managed to score two more runs in the seventh inning and won the game. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Alicia Gonzales slides into third base ahead of the tag. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Third baseman Megan Romero scoops up a grounder and makes the
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Los Alamos High School Senior Ryan McNiel Selected To Play In Nokaoi Senior Bowl In Hawaii In July

on April 13, 2018 - 11:03am
LAHS Senior Ryan McNiel heading to Nokaoi Senior Bowl in July. Courtesy photo
 
SPORTS News:
 
Los Alamos High School Senior Ryan McNiel has been selected to play in the Nokaoi Senior Bowl in Hawaii in July. 
 
Ryan McNiel
 
The Nokaoi Senior Bowl Committee selects top level senior athletes from all over the Country and combines them with 16 of the best college coaches from across the nation. The committee is made up of college coaches, recruiters, and other staff members that recruit college level athletes with the goal of furthering their football careers at the next level.
 
While in
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Registration Opens For IHM Youth Golf Tournament

on April 12, 2018 - 7:26am

IHM Youth Golf Tournament News:

Registration is now open for players interested in participating in the 1st Annual Golf Tournament for youth ministry at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church.

The format for the tournament is Two Person Las Vegas Scramble and begins at 9 a.m., May 5 at Black Mesa Golf Course in Espanola.

Proceeds from the event support youth programs at IHM.

The IHM Youth Ministry Office works to support high school aged youth and help them build a foundation of strong ideals that they can carry with them into the future as citizens and leaders.

For more information

Cunningham Top Predictor In Weekly Pace Race

on April 11, 2018 - 12:22pm
Runners in the weekly pace race Tuesday on the pollution control plant access road in lower Bayo Canyon. Courtesy photo
 
Scen from the weekly pace race Tuesday on the pollution control plant access road in lower Bayo Canyon. Courtesy photo
 
ACRR News:
 
Alexandra Cunningham was the best predictor in the weekly pace race Tuesday on the pollution control plant access road in lower Bayo Canyon with a 1 second difference off her predicted time. 
 
Other accurate predictors were: Kris Tuggle at 5 seconds off, Nikol Strother with a 10 second differential, Ted Romero recording a 14 second

Hilltopper Softball Dominates The Sundevils

on April 11, 2018 - 12:14pm

Lauren Harris leads the Hilltopper softball team in a cheer before the game against the Espanola Sundevils Saturday morning at Overlook Park in White Rock. This was double-header and the 'Toppers were the heavy favorites and won both games. They took the first game 11-1 and the second game 15-3. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Reyana Lucero was the lead pitcher and was credited for the win. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Second baseman Terri Jaramillo makes a catch in time for the out as short stop Lauren Harris moves in to back her up. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

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Los Alamos Junior Wrestling Completes 2018 Season

on April 10, 2018 - 3:14pm
Los Alamos Junior Wrestling team title, city and state champions and finishers: Jack and Miles Simon, Cade Rich, Peyton Johnson, Nathan Duffield, Tyven Beaux, Gunner Moore, Blake Roberts, Andrew and Isaac Manzanares, Dylan McKee and Matt Brousseau and coaches Ken and Chandler. Not pictured is Bryce Dispenette. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos Junior Wrestling team champions. Courtesy photo
 
SPORTS News:
 
The Los Alamos Junior Wrestling (LAJW) season has come to an end and has completed practices and all competitive events.
 
The team started with 20 wrestlers and 13 progressed to compete in

'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/ladailypost.com

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

By RJ MONTAÑO
Los Alamos Daily Post
rjmontano@ladailypost.com

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/ladailypost.com

 

By RJ MONTAÑO

Los Alamos Daily Post

rjmontano@ladailypost.com

 

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.
 
The
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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/ladailypost.com

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

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

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

Romero Top Predictor In Pace Race Season Opener

on April 6, 2018 - 6:33am
Runner Ted Romero, second from right, was just 1 second off his predicted time in the 45th annual season opener of the Atomic City Pace Race early Tuesday evening on the Canyon Rim Trail. Courtesy/ACRR
 
Runners bliss is evident as they head out for the first Pace Race of the season. Courtesy/ACRR
 
ACRR News:
 
Longtime Los Alamos runner Ted Romero was just 1 second off his predicted time in the 45th season opening Atomic City Pace Race Tuesday on the Canyon Rim Trail. 
 
Other top predictors include, Felix Candia with a 20 second differential, William Strother, 9, recording a 21

Boys U11 Krypton Lasers Win One, Lose One

on April 4, 2018 - 2:39pm
Theo Williamson (green) dribbling past a Corrales Copperheads player. Photo by G. Salazar-Brown
 
Krypton Laser Asher Koh (green) hustling back on defense. Photo by G. Salazar-Brown.
 
By LAFC COACHING STAFF 
 
The Boys U11 LAFC Krypton Lasers narrowly defeated the #2-seed Corrales Copperheads 5-4 in a back and forth match for their fourth win in four games. Aaron Doss scored 3 goals for the Lasers, the first off of a give-and-go with James Ito, the second dribbling solo past a handful of defenders, and the third off a Tyron Pietryga steal and assist. 
 
Theo Williamson scored the 2nd
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Pasta Dinner Benefits Hilltopper Baseball Thursday

on April 4, 2018 - 8:53am

Los Alamos Softball Wins, Loses One To Chargers

on April 3, 2018 - 12:41pm

Coach Randy Burditt brings the softball team together before their double hitter games Saturday at Academy in Albuquerque. The first game was led by the 'Toppers until the seventh inning when the Chargers tied the game 7-7. The final inning was bizarre for the Chargers but  they managed to score and win the contest 7-8. The second game was not as close and the 'Toppers won 10-8. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Lauren Harris manages to hold on to a line drive in the first inning for an out. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Reyna Lucero was the leadoff pitcher.
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Hilltoppers Fall To Chargers By One Run

on April 3, 2018 - 12:32pm

The Hilltopper baseball team traveled Saturday to Albuquerque to play the Academy Chargers in a double header. The first game got out of hand for the 'Toppers and they lost 15-5. The second game was a thriller with the 'Toppers ahead of the Chargers the entire game and in the seventh inning the 'Toppers had a two-run lead; the score was 9-7. In the last bat for the Chargers, they managed to put two runners on base with two outs.
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Scenes From Los Alamos Tennis Invite

on April 2, 2018 - 4:13pm

The Los Alamos tennis teams traveled Friday to Capital High School to host the Los Alamos Invite tennis meet. The event has been played in Santa Fe for a couple of years. It started when the courts in Los Alamos were under construction and has continued today. The boys placed fourth and the girls placed sixth. The tennis teams will have a home meet April 11 at the Mesa and North Road courts. Here, Martin Naud and McKenzie Cook prepare to take the court to play mixed doubles against a team from Las Vegas, N.M. They lost the match 3-8 but it was a good showing  for them.
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Local Rugby Teams Host Spaghetti Dinner April 6

on April 2, 2018 - 12:34pm

RUGBY News:

The Los Alamos Nukes and Los Alamos Bombshells under-19 boys and girls rugby teams are holding a spaghetti dinner fundraiser 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, April 6 at Crossroads Bible Church at 97 East Road.

The purpose of the fundraiser is to earn money to replace team uniforms, which have been used for  many years.

Dinner will include spaghetti, garlic bread, tiramisu or cookies and iced tea or lemonade. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for children under 12. Gluten-free spaghetti will be available but must be ordered ahead of time so that the cooks know how many to expect.

2018 Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Results

on April 2, 2018 - 12:34pm
Elizario Rivera, left, Lukas Ulibarri, Abraham Sanchez, Ryan Aldaz, Deondro Lopez and K of C State Deputy Patrick Mason. Photo by Roger Anaya

All competitors who placed 1st-3rd. Photo by Roger Anaya
 
K OF C News:
 
The Knights of Columbus State free throw contest was held Saturday, March 17 at Bernalillo High School Gymnasium.
 
Over 70 boys and girls ages 9-14 from around the state participated in this annual event including district champions from Northern New Mexico among them were three contestants representing the Los Alamos Sacred Heart council #3137. This year’s state free

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