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U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce Attends First GOP Congressional Baseball Practice For 2018

on April 26, 2018 - 7:00am
U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce at the GOP Baseball Team’s practice Wednesday in Alexandria, VA. ScreenShot/LADP
 
From the Office of U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce:
 
WASHINGTON, D.C.  U.S. Rep. Steve Pearce attended the GOP Baseball Team’s first practice Wednesday at Simpson Field in Alexandria, VA in preparation for the 2018 Congressional Baseball Game for Charity.
 
“Last year, tragedy struck on this very field as my colleagues and I were practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity. A gunman with hate in his heart opened fire on our team to cause harm and to kill.

Scenes From LA Bombshells Rugby Games Saturday

on April 25, 2018 - 2:18pm

Los Alamos Bombshells under-19 girls rugby team members pose with their coaches, Kelcey Tietjen, left, and Daniel Sheppard following Saturday's rugby matches at Sullivan Field. Photo by Kim Selvage

Scene from Los Alamos Bombshells girls rugby matches Saturday at Sullivan Field. Photo by Kim Selvage

Scene from Los Alamos Bombshells girls rugby matches Saturday at Sullivan Field. Photo by Kim Selvage

Scene from Los Alamos Bombshells girls rugby matches Saturday at Sullivan Field. Photo by Kim Selvage

Scene from Los Alamos Bombshells girls rugby matches Saturday at Sullivan Field.
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LASG Competes In March Madness Meet

on April 25, 2018 - 12:12pm

From left, Anika Lovato, Danielle Trellue and Sara Gardner at the podium. During the March Madness Meet at Xtreme Gymnastics in March, Lovato placed fifth all around, Trellue placed in the top 10 and Gardner placed seventh all around. Courtesy photo

Hannah Gram on the beam. Courtesy photo

SPORTS News:

Los Alamos School of Gymnastics Gold, Platinum and Diamond teams travelled to Lafayette, Colorado (Denver) in March to compete against 15 Colorado teams in the March Madness Meet at Xtreme Gymnastics.

Gold Division - 15 teams, 238 competitors, 3 age divisions

Layla Warner had the highest

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Support Veteran Athletes April 28

on April 25, 2018 - 11:43am
NMDVS News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  The public is invited to a free event April 28 to support the 2018 National Veterans Golden Age Games (NVGAG).  
 
Doors open at 9 a.m., April 28 for the family-oriented, fundraising event that runs until 3 p.m. at the New Mexico Veterans’ Memorial, located at 1100 Louisiana Blvd. SE in Albuquerque.
 
There will be NVGAG registration booths for anyone wishing to sign up as volunteers or sponsors. Entertainment will include a car show, vendor booths, live music, dancing, food, clowns, face painting, balloons and much more.

2018 NMAA Spring State Championship Event Listing

on April 25, 2018 - 8:15am

NMAA News:

ALBUQUERQUE – The New Mexico Activities Association highlights the following important information regarding the upcoming 2018 Spring State Championships:

Track & Field

Official Championship Name:

  • NMAA State Track and Field Championships

Tickets:

  • Adults: $8
  • Students/ Seniors/ Military: $5

Championship Location:

  • UNM Track and Field Complex

Championship Dates:

  • Class A-3A: May 4-5
  • Class 4A-6A: May 11-12

Live Video Stream:

Championship Results:

  • Results will be updated at www.nmact.org throughout Championships. 

Parking:

  • UNM will
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Hilltopper Golf Takes Second At Prestigious Tournament

on April 24, 2018 - 5:56am

Los Alamos High School golfer Sean Rau was one of the leaders for the Hilltoppers during the Shoot Out In The Desert. Here, he plays at the LAHS Spring Golf Invitational golf tournament held April 16 at the County Golf Course. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

 

By RJ MONTAÑO
Los Alamos Daily Post
rjmontano@ladailypost.com  

 

ALBUQUERQUE – The Los Alamos Hilltopper boys golf team captured second place after being invited to participate in the 2018 Shoot Out In The Desert hosted by the Sun Country Amateur Golf Association and New Mexico State University PGA Golf Management Program at

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Scenes From Girls Lacrosse Game

on April 24, 2018 - 5:37am

Coach Whitney Pryce prepares her team to play the Santa Fe Prep Griffins lacrosse team Saturday, April 21, at Overlook Park. The Griffins are a well established team and the Los Alamos team were challenged to compete against them. The Griffins proved their strength and dominated the contest. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Marie Lee breaks away and makes her way toward the Los Alamos net. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Maya Claucen nets a loose ball near midfield. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Allina Bergemann goes face to face with a Griffin player for the ball.
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Scenes From Nukes Rugby Game

on April 24, 2018 - 5:30am

The Los Alamos Nukes Rugby Club played Cibola Owls Saturday in a double match at Sullivan Field. This year the Nukes are a very young team and with each game they grow in strength and technique. The Owls, on the other hand, are older and stronger. This did not deter the Nukes as they played to their limits and abilities. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from rugby match Saturday. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from rugby match Saturday. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

A line to bring the ball back into play after going out of bounds.
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Scenes From Richard Harper Memorial Track & Field Meet At Albuquerque Academy

on April 23, 2018 - 1:51pm

Sophomore Avery Koski leaves the blocks in the 100 m dash, enroute to a time of 13.73 seconds. Photo by Blake Wood

Junior Elijah Velasquez takes the handoff from Senior Ben Schauer in the 1600 medley relay. Velasquez ran a 1:58 800 m anchor leg to bring the 'Toppers in to a State Qualifying time of 3:38.85. Photo by Blake Wood

Freshman Lidia Appell qualified for the State Championship in the 1600 m with a time of 5:27.46. Photo by Blake Wood

Trystan Osburn completes the handoff to Leander Murphy in the 4x100 m relay. Photo by Blake Wood

Sophomore Becca Green won both the shot put and the
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NMAA Officials’ Appreciation Week April 23-27

on April 23, 2018 - 8:12am

NMAA News:

ALBUQUERQUE – The New Mexico Activities Association announces its third and final Officials’ Appreciation Week of 2017-18 season to honor and recognize the men and women who serve as interscholastic sports officials in the state of New Mexico.

The NMAA has promoted one Officials’ Appreciation Week for each of its competitive seasons:

  • Fall sports were honored Oct. 30 through Nov. 3 for football, soccer and volleyball;
  • Winter sports recognition was Jan. 29 through Feb. 2 for basketball, spirit, swimming and wrestling; and
  • Spring sports recognition is April 23 through April 27 for

8th Annual Run For Her Life 5K And 10K Results

on April 23, 2018 - 7:56am

Run For Her Life News:

 

Sunday's 8th Annual Run For Her Life 5K and 10K Races sponsored by the Los Alamos Chapter of Hadassah began at East Park in Los Alamos.
 
Donald Gleason was the overall winner of the 5K distance recording a 32:20 and the first female was Laura Loy with a 32:50.
 
In the 10K race Lynn Bjorklund was the top finisher coming in at 49:28 and her brother Mark Bjorklund was the best male finisher recording a 50:19.
 

8th Annual Run For Her Life 5K and 10K Race Results:

Men 5K,19 and under

1. 34:11, Benjamin Peterson, Los Alamos

Men 5K, 40-49

1. 36:04, Argust KeKsis,

Scenes From Hilltopper Softball Versus Academy

on April 22, 2018 - 7:30am

Katie Wimer had a big game; not only did she pitch the whole game against the Academy Chargers played Wednesday at Overlook Park in White Rock, but she pitched three strikeouts, hit a homerun and seven RBIs to her credit. She held the Chargers to five runs as the Toppers won 15-5 in a shortened game. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Katie Wimer picks up a grounder and makes the throw to first base in time for the out in the first inning. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Alicia Gonzales hits a long drive in the first inning. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Jayde Tucker held her
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Utah Ski Resort Joins Mountain Capital Partners Family Of Ski Resorts Including Pajarito

on April 22, 2018 - 7:25am
Nordic Valley Ski Resort. Courtesy/Nordic Valley Ski Resort
 
SKI News:
 
DURANGO, Colo.  James Coleman, managing partner of Mountain Capital Partners, which manages Pajarito Mountain, recently announced that he is entering into an operating agreement with Skyline Mountain Base, LLC to manage and operate Nordic Valley Ski Resort.
 
“We’re excited to add Nordic Valley to our family of ski resorts and begin working with the resort staff,” stated James Coleman, managing partner of Mountain Capital Partners.

Scenes From Hilltopper Baseball Versus Academy

on April 21, 2018 - 1:26pm

Jacob Rutten took over pitching duties in the fifth inning. At that point in the game the 'Toppers had a four run lead. However, the Academy bats came to life and were able to score five unanswered runs and pulled ahead to win 5-4. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Shortstop James Neal gets a pop fly for the first out in the fifth inning. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Arthur Steinkamp had to go high for this over throw to first in the fifth inning. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

The center fielder Hunter Swavely looks to have the ball in his glove but the ball was out of
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Hilltopper Golfer Jessica Osden Wins Los Alamos Invite

on April 21, 2018 - 1:08pm

Jessica Osden shoots an iron shot on the 15th green. She was the top girls finisher with a 74 for the day. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

 

 

By RJ MONTAÑO

Los Alamos Daily Post

rjmontano@ladailypost.com

 

Los Alamos High School Freshman Jessica Osden ran away with the individual championship at the Hilltopper Spring Invitational Monday afternoon at the Los Alamos County Golf Course.
 
Osden shot a 74, six shots better than second place finisher Carissa Padilla of St. Michael’s High School.
 
Jessica is really starting to come into her own.
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Hilltopper Golf Finishes Second At Home Invite

on April 21, 2018 - 7:01am

Davis Johnson blasts his way out of sand on the front nine. He was the top boys finisher with a 77 for the match. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

 

 

By RJ MONTAÑO

Los Alamos Daily Post

rjmontano@ladailypost.com

 

The Los Alamos High School boys’ golf team produced another strong showing during the 2017-18 season by finishing in second place at the 13-team Hilltopper Spring Invitational on Monday afternoon.
 
Los Lunas High School walked away with the narrow win, four strokes better than the second place Hilltoppers.
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New Mexico Senior Olympics Registration Opens

on April 21, 2018 - 6:26am
NMSO News:
 
ALBUQUERQUE  The New Mexico Senior Olympics is celebrating 40 years and gearing up for the 2018 State Summer Games July 18-22 in Albuquerque.
 
The Olympics are dedicated to providing adults ages 50 and over with opportunities for a healthy, active lifestyle. There will be more than 90 events in 24 sports. The games are an opportunity for people to stay active and for community members to get involved by volunteering. The Olympics will utilize hundreds of volunteers for all events.
 
“The New Mexico Senior Olympic State Games provide an incredible opportunity for people to

Hilltopper Girls Softball Routs Academy

on April 21, 2018 - 6:20am

Alicia Gonzales slides into third base ahead of the tag during a previous game against the Capitol Jaguars April 11. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

 

 

By RJ MONTAÑO

Los Alamos Daily Post

rjmontano@ladailypost.com

 

The Los Alamos Hilltopper softball team picked up a considerable 15-5 win over the Albuquerque Academy Wednesday afternoon, inching within a game of a second consecutive district championship.  
 
The Hilltoppers gained momentum as they picked apart an Academy team who seemed to lose concentration as the game moved along.
 
After two scoreless innings, Academy manufactured a
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Santa Fe Prep Defeats Hilltopper Boys Lacrosse

on April 21, 2018 - 6:18am

During a previous game, James Gutierrez feels the sting of a Scorpion player as he has the ball knocked from his basket. The Los Alamos boys lacrosse team played the Duke City Scorpions April 14. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

 

 

By RJ MONTAÑO

Los Alamos Daily Post

rjmontano@ladailypost.com

 

After getting routed by an all-star team comprised of players from around the Albuquerque metro area, the Los Alamos Hilltopper boys lacrosse team took the field against Santa Fe Prep Tuesday afternoon, dropping the match 13-5 when all was said and done.
 
Santa Fe Prep opened up the game with an
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AAU Northern New Mexico Believers Basketball Team Play Hall Of Fame National Showcase In Wichita

on April 20, 2018 - 3:39pm

The Northern New Mexico Believers, coached by Monica Romero, were invited to play April 14-15 in the Hall of Fame National Showcase in Wichita, Ks. The team took 2nd place. Top row from left, Jayla Abeyta, Jennifer Torrez, Monique Salazar, Destiny Valdez and Ariana Parrack. Bottom row from left, Coach Monica Romero, TeNika Dasheno, Christianne Sandoval and, Rayna Morales. Courtesy photo

Scenes From LAHS Spring Golf Invitational

on April 19, 2018 - 1:35pm

The Topper Boys and Girls golf teams hosted the LAHS Spring Golf Invitational golf tournament Monday April 16 at the County Golf Course. There were 13 teams and 100 players. Teams must have four players to form a team, the Topper Girls fielded only three players and were not considered a team. However Jessica Osden finished with the lowest score for all the girls with a 71. The boys team finished in second placed just four strokes behind Los Lunas at 322. The boys team practices their putting before the match started. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Davis Johnson blasts his way out of
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Scenes From Boys Lacrosse Match With Scorpions

on April 19, 2018 - 1:30pm

The Los Alamos Boys Lacrosse team had a match with the Duke City Scorpions April 14 at the Dara Jones Field in Whiterock. The Scorpions are a very strong well seasoned team and they wasted no time putting the sting on the Los Alamos team.  The goal tender, JD Carson, was very busy, here he makes a save in the first quarter. The final score was 3-17 but that did not represent the effort the Los Alamos team put fourth. The game was high action and fun to watch. The next games will be at 5 p.m., today at Dara Jones Field in White Rock and at 10 a.m.
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Sevanto Is Top Predictor In Weekly Pace Race

on April 19, 2018 - 5:34am
Scene from the weekly pace race Tuesday on the Canada de Buey Trail in White Rock. Courtesy photo
 
Scene from the weekly pace race Tuesday on the Canada de Buey Trail in White Rock. Courtesy photo
 
ACRR News:
 
Sanna Sevanto was the best predictor in the weekly pace race Tuesday on the Canada de Buey Trail in White Rock at 1 second off her predicted time. 
 
Other accurate predictors were: Aurea Rojas and husband Felix Candia at 13 seconds off, Tamara Jurado and Zac Medin with a 14 second differential, Jackie Peckham at 15 seconds off, and Ted Romero with a 46 second differential.
 
William

Los Alamos Nukes And Bombshells Rugby Teams Slated For Home Games Saturday

on April 16, 2018 - 3:48pm

Los Alamos Nukes under-19 boys and Los Alamos Bombshells Girls under-19 rugby teams are slated to play Saturday at Sulllivan Field with games scheduled 10 a.m. until done. Other teams joining them for the day are the San Juans, the Hermanitas and the Owls. Photo by Derek Lucero

LASG Boys State Meet Results

on April 16, 2018 - 8:56am
Daniel Fryer. Courtesy photo
 
LASG News:
 
Los Alamos School of Gymnastics boys team competed March 16-17 in the N.M. JO State Championships at Eagle Ridge Gymnastics in Rio Rancho. 
 
Daniel Fryer, Los Alamos' lone level 7 competitor placed fifth all around with 67.40. Fryer placed fourth on floor with 8.50, fifth on parallel bars with 9.10, fifth on hi bar with 9.10, sixth on rings with 9.80, and seventh on vault with 9.40. 
 
Kyle Hatler, Los Alamos' lone level 6 competitor missed the meet for a school function.
 
In the level 5 competition Marek Jablonski placed fifth all
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