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Sports Briefs 08-11-13

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Triathlon registration is open

Registration for the 39th Los Alamos Triathlon is underway online.
The event, which consists of a 20K bike, 400-meter swim and 5K run, is scheduled for Saturday. The first wave is scheduled for 7 a.m.
Individuals or 2- or 3-person relay teams may register. Registrations are being taken at active.com.
Price for participation is $50 per individual, $90 for 2-person team and $120 for 3-person team. Online registration closes Wednesday.
Race-day volunteers are also being sought for the event for traffic control, packet pick-ups and other duties.
More information can be obtained by calling Los Alamos County’s recreation department at 662-8173.

Girls soccer tryouts begin Monday

Los Alamos High School’s girls soccer program will start its tryouts for the fall 2013 season Monday.
Tryouts are open to any girl entering grades 8-12.
Players should meet Monday at Sullivan Field at 7 a.m. and have all necessary paperwork ready. Tryouts will be conducted at Sullivan Field and the Pueblo Complex.
All interested players must have soccer shoes, shin guards and bring their own water to each session.
More information can be obtained by calling head coach Jiri Kubicek at 662-4865.

LAHS volleyball opening preseason

Los Alamos High Schools’ volleyball program will begin its tryouts for the fall 2013 season Monday. Tryouts are open to all girls in grades 8-12.
Sessions are scheduled from 5-8 p.m. in Griffith Gymnasium.
All necessary paperwork and physical examinations must be completed prior to trying out.
More information can be obtained by calling head coach Robin Reynolds at 505-930-0502.

Golf tourney to benefit baseball, softball

The Los Alamos Hilltopper baseball and softball programs will host their annual Diamonds In the Rough golf tournament Aug. 17 at Los Alamos Golf Course.
The scramble format tournament is a fundraising event to help offset costs for both teams.
Price for participation is $80 per player.
The fee includes cart, greens fees and post-tournament dinner. Prizes will be given for the top gross and net scores, as well as longest drive and closest shot to the pin.
More information can be obtained by calling Jamie Aslin at 699-2320 or LAGC at 662-8139.

Bowling league starts Aug. 20

The Tuesday Housewives Bowling League is welcoming new bowlers for its upcoming season.

The league opens its 52nd year of competition Aug. 20. Events are held at the Santa Claran bowling alley.

Those interested in taking part in this year’s play are asked to call 661-6163.