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Bears hibernate not because of the cold but because there is a lack of food during the winter months.
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Sipapu Resort opened for the season today – making ski history in opening nearly a month ahead of its usual schedule. Sipapu is recognized for having the longest ski season in New Mexico, being the first to open for the season and one of the last to close. Sipapu is the seventh ski resort to open in the U.S. this season. ‘The slope conditions are not your normal early season conditions,’ Sipapu general manager John Paul Bradley said. ‘With the cold temps and natural snow adding to snowmaking efforts, my first run on Thumper today was a legitimate great run! We even had people camp out overnight to get
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Toppers Norissa Valdez, Sophie Chadwick and Lidia Appell position themselves in the lead pack early in the race against Pojoaque Friday at the Los Alamos Golf Course. Photo by Blake W‘ood
Toppers Norissa Valdez and Sophie Chadwick lead a long line of runners a half mile into the race. Photo by Blake Wood
Freshman Jasmine Hornberger leads teammate Hannah Gartz a half mile from the finish. Photo by Blake Wood
Sophomore Norissa Valdez and freshman Sophie Chadwick ran most of the race together, leading the Hilltoppers in 2nd and 3rd places overall. Photo by Blake Wood
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The Topper Football team bursts onto Sullivan Field Friday night to play against the Capital Jaguars in their final home game for the 2019 season. The Jaguars scored early and often to shut out the Toppers 54-0. The Jaguars neutralized the Topper offense and defense to win the contest in 3 1/2 quarters. The Toppers will play their final game this Friday night when they travel to Albuquerque to play the Del Norte Knights in Milney Stadium. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Quarterback Jose Salazar throws a pass to Tyler Weiss in the first quarter as Devin Mayfield provides pass protection. Photo
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Kyrina Deschamp, 14, of Los Alamos, left, here with Cole Mcghahey racing out of Fort Worth Texas, wins USABMX National Title over the weekend in Houston, Texas. Courtesy photo
Kyrina Deschamp at USABMX Nationals in Houston, Texas. Courtesy photo
Kyrina Deschamp, 14, of Los Alamos takes home another USABMX National Title.
Deschamp attended the Lone Star Nationals over the weekend at the Rock Star Energy Bike Park in Houston, Texas.
Deschamp qualified for the main event each of the three days she competed. Deschamp completed her first qualifying round with a second-place
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Sophomore Wakei Hettinga leads sophomore teammate Keith Bridge with a half mile to go. They finished in 7th and 10th places overall, respectively. Photo by Blake Wood
Junior Rafael Sanchez mixes it up with Academy and Cleveland runners in the lead pack mid-way through the 5k race. Sanchez was the top Topper of the Day, placing 6th overall in a time of 16:40. Photo by Blake Wood
The Hilltopper Boys Cross Country team had their work cut out for them, competing against very strong teams from 4A rival Albuquerque Academy and 5A Sue Cleveland High School at Friday afternoon’s Home
The Los Alamos Hilltoppers Marching Band performing to the delight of fans in attendance of the football game played Friday night at Sullivan Field. The 100+ member band is under the direction of Zane Meek. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Jackson Bell performs with the Hilltoppers Marching Band Friday night at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Elisa Ovaska performing with the Hilltoppers Marching Band Friday night at Sullivan Field. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
Scene from the Hilltoppers Marching Band performing Friday night at
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Topper Girls & Boys Golf Teams Win 1st At Bosque High School Golf Invitational At Albuquerque Country Club
In their final tournament of the season, the Los Alamos High School Hilltopper Girls Golf Team won first place at the Bosque High School Golf Invitational today at the Albuquerque Country Club. Team members from left, Muira Mowrer, Jess Osden, Leah Mountain and Gabby Mowrer. Photo by James R. Mountain/valleydailypost.com
Jess Osden and Leah Mountain place 1st and 2nd with a 77 and 83. Photo by James R. Mountain/valleydailypost.com
In their final tournament of the season, the Los Alamos High School Hilltopper Boys Golf Team won first place at the Bosque High School Golf Invitational
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ALBUQUERQUE ― The New Mexico Activities Association would like to highlight the following important information regarding the upcoming 2019 Fall State Championships.
Official Championship Name:
Laguna Burger State Cross Country Championships
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The Toppers greet the lady Sundevils Thursday evening in Griffith Gymnasium in a district contest. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com
The Los Alamos Hilltoppers played the lady Sundevils Thursday evening in Griffith Gymnasium in a district contest.
Los Alamos overcame 14 errors in set 1 and turned it into a 3-0 sweep of the Espanola Sundevils.
The front row combined for 37 kills led by Natalie Gallegos with 18 and Eden Schmierer with 8. Ariel Edkin continued to deliver in the middle with 5 kills of her own.
The back row stepped up with 33 solid passes on 39 attempts and only 4 dig errors
Topper Seniors and their families were recognized prior to the game. Photo by Nate Limback
The Varsity Boys and Girls hosted the Pojoaque Elks Thursday afternoon for their last round of District play.
Both the girls and boys Topper teams dominated their games.
The Boys came out strong, beating the Elks 6-0. Excellent ball movement by the Toppers was key to the impressive performance.
The Girls played strong on both offense and defense, ending with a 10-0 victory. The game was called two minutes into the second half, when the 10th goal was scored by Alyssa Parker.
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