Sports

LAHS XC Take On Tough Competition At Joe Vigil Invitational

Delaney Ulrich crossing the line in 1st place. Courtesy/Steven Montoya

Tommy Oldham has a great kick and runs a career personal best. Courtesy/Steven Montoya

By STEVEN MONTOYA
LAHS

The boys and girls Hilltopper cross country teams traveled across our northern border to take on some tough Colorado competition at the Joe Vigil Invitational hosted by Adams State University. 

The boys varsity team was able to come away with a hard fought victory over the Titans from the Classical Academy of Colorado Springs, the state’s top ranked 3A team. The final score was separated by just 5 points, 81-86. Read More

Thank You Sponsors Of Joel M. Williams Tennis Tournament!

By BOB NOLEN
Los Alamos Tennis Club Board Of Directors 

The 4th Annual Joel M. Williams Tennis Tournament was a HUGE SUCCESS!!

The Los Alamos Tennis Club held the subject tournament in continuing honor of Joel M. Williams, who was a tremendous supporter of tennis in Los Alamos over the past 50-60 years.

We believe that the tournament was such a large success due to the efforts of the New Zealand duo of David Rutherford and Nicola Winch as the tournament directors. They did something we had never done before, held all games at Urban Park Courts!!  This created such a great comradery of all in attendance Read More

Topper Boys Soccer Fall To The Rams In Overtime

Ty Hinojoso makes a centering pass in front of the Ram’s goal in the first half. Photo by John McHale/ladailypoat.com

Jaime Terrazas finds a hole in Ram’s defense and kicks in the second goal in the first half. Photo by John McHale/ladailypoat.com

By MIKE COTE

In the waning moments of the first overtime period, the Rio Rancho Rams scored on a quick-strike chance to knock off the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys soccer team.

In the 90th minute, Rio Rancho’s Jamal Bynum banged in a header from close range to lift the Rams to a 3-2 victory over Los Alamos at Sullivan Field. It was just Los Alamos’ second loss of Read More

Mountain Club News For 2021/2022 Season

Mountain Club swimmer Sonya Parkin, daughter of Scott Pakin and Anna Matsekh. Courtesy/Mountain Club

By COACH ANNA
Mountain Club

Hello everyone, we are finally back to the pool after a long wait!

First, I would like to take a moment to appreciate everyone, our wonderful parents and dear swimmers, for your support and commitment to OUR Mountain Club, especially during the difficult covid period. As a swim coach, it is my pleasure to contribute my share to keep our swimmers healthy mentally and physically.

Our swimmers have worked hard and made a huge progress with your support during the last year. Read More

Rojas Has Perfect Prediction In Weekly Pace Race

Runners gather Tuesday for the ACRR weekly pace race on the Aquatic Center Trail. Courtesy/ACRR

ACRR News:

Aurea Rojas had a perfect prediction for her 33:00 time in the weekly pace race held Tuesday on the Aquatic Center Trail. 

Other accurate predictors are: 

  • Zach Medin with a 3 second differential;
  • Ted Atkins, Senior at 6 seconds off;
  • Roxana Candia with a 21 second difference; and
  • and Felix Candia at 24 seconds off.

In the 1 mile paved course, Adrian Medin, 10, was the best finisher recording a 7:09 and the first female finisher was Anna Ferenbaugh, 12, at 10:11.

Logan Nolan, 11, had 10:44 for top Read More

Updated Topper Weekly Sports Schedule

SPORTS News:

The Los Alamos High School Hilltopper Sports Schedule for Sept. 14 through Sept. 18:

 

Sept. 14 Tuesday

  • Girls Soccer vs Rio Rancho Away 6 p.m.
  • Boys Soccer vs Rio Rancho Home 6 p.m. – Broadcast on Daily Post YouTube Channel
  • Volleyball vs Santa Fe Prep Home 6 p.m.

Sept. 15 Wednesday

  • Volleyball vs Sandia Prep Home 6 p.m. – No Broadcast Today

Sept. 16 Thursday

  • Boys Soccer vs St. Pius Away 3:30 p.m.
  • Girls Soccer vs St. Pius Home 4 p.m. – Broadcast on Daily Post YouTube Channel

Sept. 17 Friday (HOMECOMING)

  • Football vs Gallup Home 7 p.m. – Broadcast on Daily Post YouTube
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Scenes From Topper Varsity Boys And Girls Albuquerque Academy Invitational Soccer Tournament Sept. 9-11

Jaime Tarrazas takes a direct kick during their game against Piedra Vista. Photo by Nate Limback/ladailypost.com

Tara McDonald in a footrace against a Piedra Vista defender. Photo by Nate Limback/ladailypost.com

Westley Parker makes a big save in the game against Hobbs. Photo by Nate Limback/ladailypost.com

SPORTS News:

The varsity boys and girls soccer teams traveled to the annual Albuquerque Academy Invitational soccer tournament Sept. 9-11.

Despite the extremely hot weather, both teams played very well, each winning two of their three matches.

The girls opened the tournament with Read More

Range Safety Is Part Of Everyday Life At Los Alamos Sportsmen’s Club … Find Out More On Open Range Day Sept. 26

Members of the LASC Board chatting with members of the LAFD at the conclusion of the ‘Stop the Bleed’ training held recently at Fire Station 3 in White Rock. Courtesy/LASC

Los Alamos Sportsmen’s Club News:

On a recent Saturday morning, members of the Los Alamos Sportsman’s Club (LASC) Board of Directors met with members of the Los Alamos Fire Department for instruction in the “Stop the Bleed” training needed to provide emergency first aid for trauma victims suffering serious blood loss, including those who have suffered gunshot wounds.

The training lasted for the morning and included an emergency Read More

LA Moves Ball Well But Can’t Score Points Vs. Horsemen

The Topper football team bursts out of the helmet onto Sullivan Field Friday evening to host St. Mikes Horseman. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Teke Nieto picks up some blocking to move the ball downfield in the first quarter. Nieto ran 127 yards in 13 carries for the night. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

By MIKE COTE
Sports

There was no shortage of good chances for the Los Alamos Hilltopper football team’s offense Friday night at home.

Los Alamos had several short fields to work with and moved the ball effectively most of the night until it got into the red zone. All but one of those very Read More

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