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2017 Knights Of Columbus Free Throw Results

on February 7, 2017 - 10:55am

2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship participants and coaches Jan. 29 in Griffith Gymnasium. Courtesy photo

Champion Owan Geiger of the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw competition in the 12-year-old division with K of C Youth Director Roger Anaya, left, and Grand Knight David Jolley. Courtesy photo

Champion Lukas Ulibarri of the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw competition in the 10-year-old division with K of C Youth Director Roger Anaya, left, and Grand Knight David Jolley. Courtesy photo


Six boys and one girl ages 9 to 14, were named local champions of


Los Alamos High Flyers Compete In Colorado

on February 7, 2017 - 9:55am

Local YAPS Attend National Ski Patrol Jamboree

on February 7, 2017 - 8:03am

Los Alamos Young Adult Patroller (YAP) Kai Coblentz is lowered in a sled during high-angle rescue training last weekend at Wolf Creek, Colo. The compressed gas avalanche tool injects gas under the pack and the pipe is used as an anchor. Courtesy photo

A belayer's eye view of the 'knife ridge' as YAP Kai Coblentz remains visible in the orange high angle rescue device far down below at the end of the rope during a training exercise last weekend at Wolf Creek, Colo. Courtesy photo


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Four young adult patrollers (YAP) from Pajarito Mountain Ski Patrol

Toppers Volatile Victory Over Devils

on February 7, 2017 - 7:05am
Jack Stewart showing his frustration after a call by the referee. Photo by Niccolo Snyder/
Student Intern
Los Alamos Daily Post

Monday’s monster match up could only be described in one word: berserk. The Toppers and Espanola faced off at Griffith gym for a fiery rivalry. The atmosphere of the gym was very tense during both games. Plenty of law enforcement officers attended the game to keep things in check, but nearing the end of the JV game, blood emerged from one of the fans in an alleged scrapple, making the atmosphere even edgier.

Before the


Los Alamos Sports Weekly Wrap-up For January

on February 6, 2017 - 4:21pm
Los Alamos Bell Larribas drives against Espanola. Photo by George Morse/
Los Alamos' Natalie Gallegos attempts a pass to a teammate against Espanola Valley. Photo by George Morse/
Sports and Outdoors
Los Alamos Daily Post
The Los Alamos High School Lady Hilltoppers lost to Espanola Valley High School 53-33 in a girls basketball game Jan. 27 at Espanola.
The Lady Hilltoppers kept it close in the first quarter and trailed by just a point 7-6 heading into the second quarter.

LA Slam Basketball Girls Tryouts Feb.12

on February 6, 2017 - 3:41pm


Los Alamos Sportsman’s Club Hosts Archery Night

on February 3, 2017 - 2:37pm
Archery coach Kathy Brooks demonstrated the correct stance at the youth archery program at the Los Alamos Sportsman’s Club Tuesday night. Photo by Maire O’Neill/
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If you were to stop by the Los Alamos Sportsman’s Club on Youth Archery Night, you would be surprised to find a large group of elementary - and middle school-aged archers along with their parents ready to shoot their bows indoors.
What used to be a sport dominated by men in camouflage, has become a popular activity for many boys and girls here in Los Alamos, many

The Tale Of The Trampled Toppers

on February 2, 2017 - 11:11pm
The girls and coaches huddle up to motivate and plan for their attack at Wednesday's game against Capital at Griffith Gym. Photo by Niccolo Snyder/

Ashley Atencio feels the pressure from Maria Chavez under the basket in the1st period. Photo by John McHale/


Student Sports Reporter Intern
Los Alamos Daily Post

Wednesday night's district clash between the Lady Toppers and Capital at Griffith Gym was a jumble of emotions that led to heartbreak. The tale begins with a splashed three point shot by Sienna Ahlers, which riled up the crowd.


Hilltopper Girls Basketball Beats Academy Chargers

on February 1, 2017 - 5:09pm
Elena Abeyta had a very BIG night with 11 points and was the high scorer for the game. She made steals at critical times and scored 4points in the over time. Photo by John McHale/
Isabell Larribas drives to the basket for two of her 9 points for the game Monday night. The Chargers were a very physical team but the Toppers were able to respond. Photo by John McHale/

Becca Green, left, Natalie Gallegos and Susana Gallegos are all over Savina Gomero under the Topper basket. The Topper defense was in full swing all through the game.

Scenes From 2017 Bill Hudson Memorial Open

on February 1, 2017 - 4:37pm
Start of the 50 yard Freestyle. Photo by John McHale/
The Bill Hudson Memorial Open played host to 278 participants and 36 swimming events over the weekend.
The two-day event is for swimmers 8-18 years of age and takes place at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center and is sponsored by the Los Alamos Aquatomics Swim Team.
This year ran very smoothly thanks the the officials and many volunteers from the Aquatomics Swim Team.
Asher Koh, 9, competing in the 50 yard Freestyle, swimming for the Aquatomics Club. Photo by John McHale/

Los Alamos Hawks Win Against Memorial Cardinals

on February 1, 2017 - 4:28pm

Noah Bridgewater encounters heavy traffic under the basket. Photo by John McHale/
Cameron Haag takes on the nose as he dives in for a basket attempt. He finished the game with 8 points. Photo by John McHale/
Cooper Frank goes up for two of his 10 points for the game. Photo by John McHale/
The Los Alamos Hawks played host for the Basketball Invite played at Brousseau Gym last weekend. 
The Invite is a two day event with middle schools from Memorial/Las Vegas, Santa Fe Indian School and St. Michaels.

Three LAHS Athletes Sign Letters Today

on February 1, 2017 - 3:21pm

The Los Alamos High School Athletic Department held a signing of letters of intent for three athletes, from left, Jacob Marison signed to play football for the UNM Lobos, Sienna Ahlers signed with Wingate University to play soccer and Tristen Roach signed to play soccer for Adams State. Photo by Camille Bickson

LAHS Vs. EVHS Basketball Rescheduled To Feb. 6

on January 31, 2017 - 9:09am


The Los Alamos High School boys basketball game originally scheduled for Jan. 28 vs. Espanola Valley High School has been rescheduled to Feb. 6 at Griffith Gymnasium in Los Alamos.

Game times are 4 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. and the community is encouraged to attend the game and show support for the boys!

LAMS Baseball Parents/Players Meeting Jan. 31

on January 30, 2017 - 9:40pm


Community Encouraged To Attend Hilltoppers Basketball Vs. Espanola Valley At Griffith Gym Saturday

on January 26, 2017 - 9:04am


The Los Alamos High School boys basketball team plays a crucial district game versus longtime rival Espanola Valley High School this Saturday at Griffith Gymnasium. 

The Hilltopper boys are currently in a three way tie for second place in the district, and a win would propel them to the top of the standings. The players and coaches are asking the community to both attend the game as well as wear green or gold as a symbol of support for the program.   

Games begin at 4 p.m. for the C team (Frosh/Soph), 5:30 p.m. for the JV, and 7 p.m. for the Varsity.

Pajarito Mountain: Stunning, Snowy, Scenic...

on January 25, 2017 - 12:16pm

It's a beautiful bluebird day at Pajarito Mountain after this latest cycle of storms that left the ski area with 47 inches of snow over the past seven days and 8 inches in the past 24 hours. The base depth is 60 inches and the skiing is fantastic! Pajarito is open 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesdays through Sundays. Photo by Tom Stockton

Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Photo by Tom Stockton

Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Photo by Tom Stockton

Pajarito Mountain Ski Area. Photo by Tom Stockton

Second Walk-In Registration For Youth And High School Lacrosse Teams Jan. 26

on January 25, 2017 - 10:27am
Courtesy photo
A second walk-in registration for youth and high school lacrosse teams is 6:30-8 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Los Alamos County Ice Rink, 4475 West Road.
Students from age 9 through high school seniors are welcome. Registration is $125 for high school and $115 for youth.
Practices are scheduled to start in mid-February for the high school team, and typically are held four evenings per week at the Dara Jones Field at Overlook Park in White Rock. Practices for the youth team will begin TBD.
For information, email

Los Alamos Wrestling Wrap Up

on January 24, 2017 - 3:26pm

Los Alamos’ Milo Light defeated Del Dorte’s Michael Chino at a District 2-5A Duals meet Jan. 18 at Espanola Valley High School. Courtesy photo


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The Los Alamos High School wrestling team completed its District 2-5A duals competition Jan. 18 facing Espanola Valley High School and Albuquerque’s Del Norte High School in head-to- head competition at Espanola.
The Hilltopppers defeated Espanola 51-28, but came up just short against the Knights, losing 41-34 in competition that came down to the last match.
Leading the way for the Hilltoppers was

High Flyers Sports News

on January 23, 2017 - 5:14pm

High Flyers Level 4 gymnast Siena Rolfe, left, took first place all-around at the Gravitational Invitational Jan. 7 in Albuquerque. Teammate Megan Martinez, center, placed second on balance beam and third on uneven bars, while Elaina Irving, right, placed second on vault. The girls compete again this weekend in Albuquerque. Photo by Robin Kelly

Knights Of Columbus Free Throw Competition Jan. 29

on January 23, 2017 - 4:39pm
2016 Participants. Courtesy photo
KOC News:
All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship.
The local competition is 1-3 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 29, at LAHS Griffith Gymnasium. Registration is free of charge and will be held onsite beginning at 12:30 p.m., on the date of the event.
Parental consent is required, so a parent/guardian must be present during registration.

Hayley Schake On Hastings College Dean’s List

on January 22, 2017 - 8:35am

Hayley Schake at LAHS in 2014 signing to attend Hastings College on a track scholarship. Photo by Leland Lehman/


HASTINGS, Nebr. – Hastings College has announced the Dean’s List for its fall 2016 semester. Hayley Schake of Los Alamos is named to the list after she earned a 4.0 grade point average for the semester. Schake graduated from Los Alamos High School in 2014 and received a track scholarship from Hastings College.

For the semester, 359 students from 18 states were named to the Dean’s List, with 216 students achieving a 4.0 grade point.

Tonight's LAHS Girls Basketball Games Are Canceled

on January 21, 2017 - 11:08am


The Los Alamos High School girls basketball games scheduled for tonight are canceled due to the weather.

The Los Alamos High School boys basketball games vs. Goddard also are canceled.

Both the girls and boys games are rescheduled for Monday, Jan. 30. 

Boys Games Vs. Goddard Canceled Today!

on January 21, 2017 - 8:16am


The Los Alamos High School boys basketball games vs. Goddard are canceled today.

A decision is pending on the girls games.

A Foot Of Snow Falls At Pajarito Ski Area

on January 21, 2017 - 7:49am
Pajarito Ski Lodge. Photo by Maire O’Neill
Pajarito Ski Patrol Medical Director Dr. Robert McClees, left, chats with Young Adult Patroller Ethan Aulwes. Photo by Sheila McClees
Pajarito Ski Area General Manager Tom Long. Photo by Mike O'Neill

Los Alamos

Despite a challenging start to the season due to warm weather, Pajarito Mountain Ski Area is now enjoying “really good snow”, including more than a foot in the past week General Manager Tom Long said Monday.  The ski area, known for its short lift lines, friendly staff and extraordinary views, opened Dec.

Toppers Drop Opening District Game To Del Norte

on January 18, 2017 - 6:22pm
Adam Paulson hangs 10 after his slam dunk ... his thanks for his effort was a technical foul for hanging 10 ... the crowd loved it. Photo by John McHale/


Isaac Fason turnes the cornar in the first quarter. He finished the game with 9 points, 6 of those in the first half. Photo by John McHale/

Tuesday night the 8-9 Hilltopper boys basketball team played host to the 8-8 Del Norte Knights.
The Toppers were playing without the services of Michael Naranjo, one of their leading scorers. Michael had to sit out because of a concussion protocol.