Topper Girls Diving Team Takes First Place At Griffin Invite

The Topper girls diving team competed in the Santa Fe Prep Griffith Invite last weekend at the Genoveva Chavez Community Center in Santa Fe. The girls team finished in first place with 628 points. Emme Moody was the Toppers top girls diver with 180 points. Photo by John McHale/

Addie Richie finished 2nd with 170 points. Photo by John McHale/

Katie Wingo had 152 points for a 3rd place finish. Photo by John McHale/

Kyle Hatler finished with 213 points for 5th place. Photo by John McHale/

The Boys diving team finished in 3rd place with

2020 Knights Of Columbus Free Throw Competition Today!

Scene from the 2019 Knights of Columbus Free Throw competition in Griffith Gymnasium. Courtesy photo

K of C 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. today, Feb. 2 in Griffith Gymnasium at Los Alamos High School. Registration begins at 12:30 p.m. today onsite and is free of charge.

Parental consent is required, so a parent/guardian must be present during registration.

All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation and winners

Hilltopper Hockey Hosts Big Texan Bulls This Weekend

In a scene from the season opener in November against the Albuquerque Bears at the County Ice rink in Los Alamos Canyon, Cade Pimentel brings the puck down the ice flanked by Tom Oldham and Kevin Doors in the 2nd period. The Topper team dominated both games winning 8-3 for Friday night’s game and 9-3 for the Saturday morning game. Photo by John McHale/


This weekend the Los Alamos Hilltopper Hockey Team will host the Big Texan Bulls from Amarillo Saturday night and Sunday morning for the final home games of the season.

The topper senior players will be recognized just prior

Toppers Fall To Española Sun Devils 67-55

Harrison Frank charges his way past Garrett May on his way to the basket for one of his 11 points and 1-3 pointer in the game played Tuesday night against the Española Sun Devils in Ralph Medina Gymnasium in Española. The Toppers and the Sun Devils have been battling it out on the courts for years, and the Sun Devils have prevailed in most of the contests, so the Toppers were looking for an upset. The Toppers led at the half 30-29, but the Sun Devils came out in the 3rd quarter and ran up 14 unanswered points, which turned out to be the game winner. The Toppers played even in the 4th quarter but that was not enough,

Local Mogul Skier Stephen Boone Rising High In 2019/2020

Mogul skier Steve Boone of Los Alamos perfecting his latest trick. Courtesy photo

Local mogul skier Steve Boone wins 1st place at the (U15) in Vail, Colo. Courtesy photo


Mogul skier Stephen Boone of Los Alamos began his 2019/2020 Rocky Mountain Freestyle Season Dec. 21 at an event in Winter Park, Colo., where he finished 1st in his age class (U15) and 11th overall (U13-U19). 

Last weekend Boone had an event in Vail where he finished 1st for his age and 7th overall. He is the only male Competitor from New Mexico at the Comp level, but two other boys, Munayo Ferreira and Koji Park, are Pajarito

Topper Boys And Girls Swimmers Win Griffin Invite

Hayden Sutton at the start of the 200 yd medley relay. Both Boys and Girls Topper swim teams won the Santa Fe Prep Griffin Invite Saturday at the Genoveva Chavez Community Center in Santa Fe. The boys finished with 546 points for 1st place and the girls finished with 489 points to win 1st. Their next meet is the state competition Feb 21-22 at the Albuquerque Academy Natatorium. Photo by John McHale/

Andy Corliss swimming the breaststroke portion of the 200 yd medley relay. The relay team won this event. Photo by John McHale/

Konstantin Nelson swimming the free style

Toppers Defeat Moriarty Pintos In District Opener

The Toppers started district play with a big win over the Moriarty Pintos in Griffith Gym Thursday night. After a slow start the coach, Benito Maestas, called a time out and that changed the game for the Toppers who came out and played the best game they have put together this season winning 70-48. The Toppers dominated the game with an aggressive offense and a strong defense. They scored from all over the court with 8-3’s and converting most of their free-throws. On defense the Toppers blocked shots, stole the ball and caused turnovers which took the Pintos out of the game. Every player was a contributor.


Topper Girls Basketball Garners 10th Straight Win!

The Topper Girls basketball team won its 10th game in a row in a hard fought game against the Moriarty Lady Pintos Tuesday night in Griffith Gym. The Toppers trailed the entire game due to the fast pace offense and stiff defense of the Pinto’s until the closing seconds of the 4th quarter. The Toppers scored a basket to take the game into overtime and 4-minutes later the Toppers managed to pull off the victory 58-54. Here, Hannah Sanchez takes the ball out of the pack under the Pinto basket in the 1st quarter. Photo by John McHale/  

Michaela Gonzales scores the final shot in the 4th quarter


NMSU: Aggies Invited To Reconnect And Mingle Jan. 24


New Mexico State University Chancellor Dan Arvizu ’73 and President John Floros invite the community to reconnect with other Aggies and state legislators.

Everyone is going to gather at 5:30-7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 24 at Eldorado Hotel & Spa CAVA Lounge, 309 W San Francisco St. in Santa Fe.

The event is free to attend and includes complimentary hors d’oeuvres. Drinks will be available for purchase.

Call Rebecca Galves at 575.646.2345 to get a name tag ready or just show up.

Map to gathering at Eldorado Hotel & Spa CAVA Lounge, 309 W San Francisco St. in Santa Fe. Courtesy image