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Topper Band Performance At Football Game Friday

The Los Alamos High School Marching Band presented another outstanding performance at the Friday night football game at Sullivan Field. The 112 member band under the direction of Zane Meek performed another variation of the Black Orphas theme to the delight of the crowd. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com


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Topper Girls Volleyball Wins Another District Contest!

Gracie Swenson bumps a serve into play in the first set. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Natalie Gallegos dinks a ball over the defenses of Kassie Coey and Evan Segura in the 2nd set. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

 
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Thirty four kills with just two service errors led the way for the Hilltoppers to silence the Pintos Thursday evening in Moriarty.
 
Los Alamos played well and persevered through a tough first and second set. The Hilltoppers continued to improve and defend their district title.
 
Elise Olivas played a tremendous game overcoming

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Topper Girls Varsity Soccer Defeats Los Lunas Tigers

The Topper Girls Varsity Soccer Team played at home at Sullivan Field Saturday against the Los Lunas Tigers. The Toppers dominated the game, with Kaya Krantz playing an exceptional game with four goals and one assist. Tara McDonald, Kaitlyn McGrane and Alyssa Parker all scored a goal each to cap off a 7-0 victory for the Toppers. During halftime, parents and fans had the opportunity to donate to the annual Kick-for-the-Cure fundraiser, which raised more than $2,200 for breast cancer research. The Toppers have three remaining games before the State Tournament. Pictured is Kaitlyn McGrane and


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Community Invited To Hear Bill Geist Talk About Adventures In The Alps At Mountaineers Meeting

Hear about Bill Geist’s adventures in the Alps 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22. Courtesy/PEEC

 

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Hear about Bill Geist’s adventures in the Alps at the October Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22.

 

The Mountaineers’ meeting begins at 7 p.m. and covers information about upcoming outings. This event is free to attend and open to the public.

 

In August 2019, Geist and his teammate Jason Halladay participated in a 180-mile team run with a cumulative elevation gain of 80,000 feet. The race, called the Petit Trotte à Léon (PTL), traveled around


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Letter To The Editor: Concern For Our Young Athletes

By BARBARA SMITH
Los Alamos

I am concerned about the safety and welfare of our young athletes.

Particularly our Football players. I have attended the last two home games and was shocked by what I witnessed. The players were not given any chance of recovery as they were played over and over.

Several players experienced severe cramps that took them off the field only to be put right back in.

I saw several more players injured during the game, and a couple of those injuries I can say were the results of fatigue and the mistakes made due to fatigue.

Even past injuries, you could see that as the


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Scenes From 2019 Los Alamos Ski Swap At LAMS

Scene from the annual ski swap Saturday in the gymnasium at Los Alamos Middle School on Hawks Drive. This marks the 40th year that the ski swap has been held at LAMS. In the early days, 1966, the ski swap was held in the building now used by Los Alamos Little Theatre and was very informal compared to today’s event. The ski swap is sponsored by the Los Alamos Ski Racing Team and proceeds go to help fund the Los Alamos Racing Club. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

So many gloves to choose from as well as new and lightly used skis, snowboards, boots, bindings, helmets and ski clothing at the annual


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Girls Soccer Triumph Over Pojoaque Elkettes

Alyssa Parker scored three goals in this game against the Pojoaque Elkettes played Tuesday afternoon at the Pojoaque High School. The final score was 11-0 for the Toppers. As a result, the lady Hilltoppers recorded their third district win against Pojoaque. The Toppers put together a solid attack that caught the Elkettes on their heels. Alyssa Parker had three goals and one assist. Tara McDonald netted two goals. Kaya Krantz, Kaitlyn McGrane, Andi Soto, Jenna Harris, Annika Fox and Izzy Hodges were credited with a goal. Krantz, Soto, Hodges, McGrane, Harris, Katie Osburn, and Aaliyah Walker


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Los Alamos Takes Over First Place In District 2-4A

The Topper Volleyball team celebrates their 3-2 win over the Pojoaque Elkettes played Tuesday evening in the Pojoaque High School Gym. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

 

By GEORGE MORSE
Sport and Outdoors
Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos High School volleyball team started playing their style of volleyball and came back to defeat rival Pojoaque Valley High School 25-17, 15-25, 23-25, 25-13, 15-10 in a District 2-4A showdown Oct. 15 at Pojoaque. Both teams came into the match undefeated in district play. With the victory, Los Alamos takes over sole possession of first place in


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Topper Boys Soccer Defeats Taos Tigers 3-1

The Topper Soccer team poses for a photo before taking on the Taos Tigers in a district game Tuesday at Sullivan Field. The two teams had nearly the same record, so the game was very close in spite of the score. Both teams charged hard on offense, but the Topper defense was the deciding factor to take the match 3-1. The game was very exciting with both teams having chances to score and play aggressive soccer. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Westley Parker battles for the ball against #5 Kian Morgan and #19 Sam Hastings in the first half. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Syler Sylvester makes


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