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Sports Update 05-23-12

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Senior Athletic Awards Night is Thursday at Duane Smith

Los Alamos High School will host its Senior Athletic Awards Night Thursday.
The awards ceremony will start at 7 p.m. in the Duane Smith Auditorium. Any LAHS senior who earned a varsity letter during the 2011-12 academic year is invited to attend.
For more information, call the LAHS athletic office at 663-2531.

Burkett fires an ace

Mike Burkett scored the first hole-in-one of the 2012 season at Los Alamos Golf Course last week.
Burkett scored his ace on the 17th hole May 16. It was his first ever hole-in-one, which he scored with an 8-iron.
Burkett’s wife Karen witnessed the ace.

Hershey’s Track & Field returns to Los Alamos June 6

The Los Alamos County Recreation Division is hosting the Hershey’s Track & Field Program June 6.
The program is open to boys and girls ages 9-14. The competition will be at Sullivan Field starting at 10 a.m.
Interested participants must provide a copy of their birth certificate along with registration materials. There is no charge for participation.
For more information, call 662-8173 or visit losalamosnm.us/rec on the Internet.

Tuesday is deadline for ’Topper Soccer School registration

The Los Alamos High School boys soccer program is hosting its annual Soccer School starting June 4.
The Soccer School is for boys and girls ages 3-9.
Session 1 is set for June 4-8 at Sullivan Field. Session II will be June 18-22 at Rover Park in White Rock.
Price for participation is $35 for one session or $50 for both sessions. Registration deadline for the first session is Tuesday.
Registration forms and further information can be found at laschools.net/athletics under the “Camps” tab. Other questions can be directed to Marsha Parker at 672-1558.

Jim Thorpe Race set for June 16

Registration opens this week for the fifth annual Jim Thorpe 5K Race.
The race serves as the Native American 5K national championship. It will be held June 16 at the Southwestern Polytechnic Institute, 9169 Coors Road NW, in Albuquerque.
The race is open to all Native Americans in Alaska and the contiguous 48 states. Registrants must be USA Track and Field members in good standing.
A community 5K race is also scheduled June 16. All interested persons may compete in that race.
For more information, call 505-710-3323 or visit sportswarriorstc.com on the Internet.