Sports Update 01-04-11

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Registration closing soon for YMCA Jr. Wrestling program

Registration for the Family YMCA of Los Alamos’ Junior Wrestling program will close Jan. 8.
The Junior Wrestling program is a developmental league for boys and girls in grades 1-6. Practices will be held afternoons on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the YMCA. Practices start Jan. 10.
The program is for youth of all abilities. A separate competitive league is also being offered.
Price for participation in the Junior league is $55 for YMCA members, $82 for nonmembers and $83 for members and $123 for nonmembers in the competitive league. Financial assistance may be available.
Registrations may be completed at the YMCA or online at www.laymca.org.
For more information, call the YMCA at 662-3100.

Chama hosting X-C, snowshoe event

The City of Chama is hosting the Chama Chile Ski Classic Jan. 14-16.
The Chama Chile Ski Classic consists of seven cross-country and snowshoe races during the three days.
Clinics on cross-country skiing, as well as broom hockey, Frisbee golf, as well as a costume contest and ice sculpture contest will be held, along with other events.
For more information, call 575-756-2294 or visit www.chamisaski.com on the Internet.

Women’s Weekend starts Feb. 10

K2 Skis and Pajarito Mountain will host the fourth annual K2 Women’s Weekend Feb. 10-12.
The Women’s Weekend is a not-for-profit event. Proceeds will provide financial assistance for New Mexico residents suffering from breast or cervical cancer. About $10,000 was raised last year.
Sponsors for the event are being sought. For more information, email event coordinator Amy Bauer at albauer@umich.edu.

Youth hoops clinics are Saturday

The Jr. Toppers basketball skills clinics are scheduled for Saturday.
A session for preschoolers through second grade students is set for 9 a.m. at Mountain School. Students in grades 3-8 will be at Los Alamos High School, also starting at 9 a.m.
The clinics are free of charge and are for both boys and girls.
For more information or to register online, go to www.laschools.net.