Sports Update 05-30-12

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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.

Soccer school deadline for registration is June 11

The second session of the  Los Alamos High School boys soccer program’s ’Topper Soccer School starts June 18.
The Soccer School is for boys and girls ages 3-9. The session will be from June 18-22 at Rover Park in White Rock.
Price for participation is $35. Registration deadline for the session is June 11.
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.

YMCA golf tourney is June 9

The Family YMCA will host a golf tournament June 9 at Los Alamos Golf Course.
The tournament, now in its third year, has changed its name to the Ed Griggs Memorial Strong Kids Classic. It is scheduled for a 1 p.m. shotgun start.
Price for participation is $75 per player. Proceeds go toward financial aid for YMCA youth programs.
For more information, call the YMCA at 662-3100 or visit laymca.org.

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.