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Hilltopper Softball Sweeps Santa Fe 5-3, 14-5!

on April 7, 2013 - 11:56am

Erin Kirk beats tag to 2nd base. Photo by Alan Kirk

Kiana Zerr throwing pitch. Photo by Alan Kirk

Coach Zerr attempting to avoid play at 1st Base. Photo by Alan Kirk

Micaela Christensen dives for ball in Center Field. Photo by Alan Kirk

Emily Jones picks up ground ball at 2nd. Photo by Alan Kirk

Erin Kirk stretches for throw from Emily Jones for out. Photo by Alan Kirk

Alleta Marciano slides into 2nd base. Photo by Alan Kirk

Micaela Christensen heads to home plate and waiting teammates after homerun hit. Photo by Alan Kirk



LAHS Softball Beats Albuquerque Academy 14-0!

on April 7, 2013 - 8:59am
The Los Alamos High School Softball Team lost its first district game to Bernalillo 4-2 Wednesday and came back to beat Albuquerque Academy Friday night 14-0. In that game, Cristina Perez, Micaela Christensen and Kristin Christensen all hit home runs. Emily Jones pitched a complete game shutout and earned her season victory of the season. Here Aletta Marciano hits a double Against Academy. Photo by Rod Christensen
Cristina Perez hits a home run on the top of the 3rd to start a big rally against Academy. Photo by Rod Christensen
Jodi Thomas gets a base hit against Academy. Photo by Rod

Los Alamos Athletes Compete in USASA Southwest Freeride Series

on April 7, 2013 - 7:58am

The Pajarito Freeride Team including Los Alamos High School sophomores Charlie Herrmann, Austin Salmon and Steven Calhoun, led by Coach Tony Hinojosa as they enter Opening Ceremonies of Nationals Saturday evening. The Pajarito Mountain Freeride Team is a competitive ski and snowboard team that trains at Pajarito Mountain and competes in the USASA Southwest Freeride Series. Competition begins Monday at Copper Mountain, Colo. Photo by Ryn Herrmann

LANL Trails Near TA 70, 71 Being Rerouted

on April 6, 2013 - 9:05am



LANL News:

  • Compliance ensures long-term use

Trails on Los Alamos National Laboratory property in White Rock, between Pajarito Acres and Bandelier National Monument in Technical Areas 70 and 71 are being rerouted to protect sensitive resources.

Trail user should expect to see signs that indicate new routes and trail use requirements.

Unlike other Department of Energy (DOE) sites, LANL allows backcountry use by hikers and equestrians but the privilege comes with requirements, primarily that resources such as plants, animals and culturally significant areas must

Registration Opens for Summer Video/Animation Classes

on April 6, 2013 - 6:25am

PAC 8 News:

PAC 8 is offering Summer Video and Animation classes for children in second through ninth grades.

New, this summer, will be a Beginning Video session, open to second through sixth graders, called "A Peek at PEEC" in which the students will create a short documentary at the Pajarito Environmental Education Center.

Also new this summer, are two sessions (session 1 and 2) geared towards the home-schooled students in town.

All classes arefocused on fun. Students make music videos, news shows, documentaries, commercials and comedies.

Beginning Classes learn basic camera

LAHS Teen Named 2013 Santa Fe Rodeo Princess

on April 5, 2013 - 10:19am

Abigail Woodmansee

Los Alamos High School junior Abigail Woodmansee is the 2013 Santa Fe Rodeo Princess.

Woodmansee tried out for the Santa Fe Rodeo Royalty in April of last year.

The competion included horsemanship, modeling, giving a speech, answering impromptu questions and a personal interview.

The competition had a panel of two judges. The winners for princess and queen were crowned the last night of Rodeo de Santa Fe and reign one year.

Throughout the year, Rodeo Queen Alex Tapia and Princess Abigail Woodmansee have been traveling to rodeos, parades and different functions

LAHS Taps Robin Reynolds for New Varsity Head Volleyball Coach

on April 4, 2013 - 10:27am


Los Alamos High School just announced that Robin Reynolds has been name the new Varsity Head Volleyball Coach. 

Reynolds was recently the C team volleyball coach at Los Alamos High School. 

He was the JV coach under Coach Stokes in 2000-01 and then had been the C team coach since 2010. 

Reynolds has also worked with club and YMCA programs since 1994. 

Coach Reynolds is looking forward to the challenges that face him as the Head Volleyball Coach of the Los Alamos Hilltoppers.