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LAHS Girl’s Wrestling Team Takes 3rd In Jaguar Open

LAHS Girls Wrestling Team Saturday at the 2022 Jaguar Open, from left, Natalie Crawford, Mikiaela Guillen, Molly Castille, Jade Blackhart, Xylin Patterson, Wendy Sheppard and Claire Bullock. Courtesy Photo

The referee raises the arms of winners from left, Jade Blackhart, Xylin Patterson and Claire Bullock. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Sports News:

The Los Alamos High School Hilltoppers finished in 3rd place at the 2022 Jaguar Girls Wrestling Tournament Saturday at Capital High School in Santa Fe.

“The team had a fantastic showing,” Coach Emily Tew said. “All of the Hilltoppers

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This Week In Sports: Dec. 6-10, 2022

This Week in Sports:

Dec. 6 Tuesday

  • Boys Basketball vs St. Pius Home – 7 p.m. – Broadcast on Daily Post You Tube channel

Dec. 7 Wednesday

  • Wrestling Meet at Capital – 4:15 p.m.

Dec. 8 Thursday

  • Boys Basketball vs Valencia Home – 7 p.m. – Broadcast on Daily Post You Tube channel

Dec. 10 Saturday

  • Wrestling Tournament at Bloomfield – 9 a.m.
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Weekly Fishing Report: Dec. 3, 2022

By GEORGE MORSE
Sports And Outdoors
Los Alamos Daily Post

Thanksgiving is behind us and Christmas just a few weeks away. Traditionally, this is a time to spend with family giving thanks for our blessings.

Outdoor enthusiasts, hunters, anglers and those who simply enjoy the New Mexico landscape through the windows of their vehicles sometimes take the abundance of wildlife that we now enjoy for granted.

The reality is that at the beginning of the 20th Century, wildlife populations here in New Mexico and throughout the nation were dwindling. In New Mexico, elk had been exterminated, including Read More

LAHS Girls Wrestling Team Competes In Season Opener

Los Alamos High School (LAHS) Girls Wrestling Team, coaches and athletes from left, Coach Stone, Claire Bullock, Wendy Sheppard, Xylin Patterson, Miki Guillen, Jade Blackhart, Natalie Crawford, Molly Castille, Emmeline Weaver, Gala Nelson and Coach Tew. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost.com

Natalie Crawford dueling as LAHS coaches and referee watch closely. Photo by KayLinda Crawford/ladailypost

SPORTS News:

The Los Alamos High School Girls Wrestling Team had their season opener Wednesday against Cleveland High School and Atrisco Heritage High School at Cleveland High School Read More

Op-Ed: Answers, Background On Proposed Tennis Courts

By Board of Directors
Los Alamos Tennis Club
Los Alamos Pickleball Club

The proposed new complex of 8 tennis courts at Overlook Park, which the Parks and Rec Board recently voted to deliver to County Council for their consideration, may cause some citizens to have questions, like “why now?” or “why do we need more tennis courts?” or “what about pickleball?” or “why is Overlook Park the right place?’’

Hopefully this letter can answer those questions and provide some background to explain the proposal.

We are blessed to have a variety of sporting activities in town and engaged community members Read More

LA Boys Basketball Drops Opener At St. Mike’s

Niko Garcia steals the ball from Santiago Sandoval in the second quarter. Garcia had 10 points for the game including 1 three pointer. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Enrique Tafoya looks to pass the ball as Josh Sanchez guards him. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

By MIKE COTE
Sports
Los Alamos Daily Post

The season opener for the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys basketball team was a bit of a mixed bag.

The Hilltoppers opened the season Tuesday night at St. Michael’s. While the defense was very good throughout Tuesday’s contest, the Hilltoppers couldn’t slow down the Horsemen on the boards Read More

Community Services Hosts Golf Shop Holiday Sale Dec. 10

Courtesy/LAC

COUNTY News:

The Community Services Department has announced that the Golf Shop at the Los Alamos County Golf Course will be hosting its Annual Holiday Sale 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 10.

Finger foods and holiday refreshments will be provided, and each shopper will be given a balloon to pop to get their discount amount. They will then be eligible to putt for a chance to increase their savings. Discounts will range from 5 to 25 percent.

The community is invited to join the Community Services Department for holiday savings and some fun! Read More

2022 Football 2-5A All-District Awards Announced

SPORTS News:

Below are the All-district awards for football this season.

The Los Alamos High School Hilltoppers had 10 selections on 1st team Offense, and 8 on 1st team defense.

Topper football won district for the first time since 2011. Teke Nieto also was selected to play in the NMHSCA All-Star game Dec. 3. 

All-State awards will be released in the coming weeks.

All-District Awards:

1st Team Offense:

  • Teke Nieto – RB
  • Zach Stidham – QB
  • Melaki Gutierrez – WR
  • Haiden Jorgenson – Slot
  • Kenny Suazo – Slot
  • Zach Schwarzkopf – Tackle
  • Nic Rey – Guard
  • Kyler Young
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2022 Turkey Trot/CROP Walk/Run Results Announced

Scene from the 2022 Turkey Trot/CROP Walk/Run, which began in the parking lot Sunday at Los Alamos Middle School on Hawks Drive. Photo by Joan Williams

Scene from the 2022 Turkey Trot/CROP Walk/Run, which began in the parking lot Sunday at Los Alamos Middle School on Hawks Drive. Photo by Joan Williams

COMMUNITY News:

The 2022 Turkey Trot/CROP Walk/Run was held Sunday beginning in the parking lot outside Los Alamos Middle School.

Approximately 90 runners/walkers participated in the event and turkeys and pumpkin pies given out randomly after the race ended.

Top Ten Finishers In The 2.57 Mile Read More

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