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Pecos girls basketball coach Ron Drake and his team are expecting a high ranking heading into the state tourney. (Eddie Moore/Albuquerque Journal)

Possible lineups for the state tournament

With the high school basketball district tournaments winding down and the brackets set to be announced on Sunday, it’s a perfect time to break out the crystal ball and Tarot cards to take a quick peek at the upcoming state tournament.

Los Alamos resident Garrett Altmann will compete in this weekend’s Salomon Extreme Freeride Championships in Taos. (Courtesy of Jeremy Bernard)

The sport of freeriding encompasses every ski discipline

Garrett Altmann has skied all over the world and has already qualified for the World Cup of freeride skiing, so he doesn’t really have to compete this week in the Salomon Extreme Freeride Championships at Taos Ski Valley.

Los Alamos junior forward Cory Schramm, right, heads up the ice accompanied by junior forward Chris Bond. (Courtesy of Herbert Funsten)

Teams prepare for annual hockey clash

Although the landscape of high school hockey has changed dramatically over the past several years, one thing has remained a constant: Los Alamos and Taos will be among the contenders vying for the top of the hill.