Sports Update 10-04-12

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Pickleball group playing at YMCA


The Family YMCA of Los Alamos is hosting an afternoon pickleball group at its gymnasium.

Pickleball is a tennis-like sport which uses wood paddles and a Whiffle ball that's played on a badminton court.

The pickleball group meets Tuesdays and Thursdays at the YMCA. Price for participation is $5 for YMCA members, $10 for nonmembers.

More information on the group is available by calling the YMCA at 662-3100.


Yum Run returns Oct. 27


The eighth annual Ruby K's Yum Run is scheduled for Oct. 27.

The Yum Run includes a 5K run/walk event and a 10K run/walk, as well as a 1K non-competitive fun run. All races start and finish at Ruby K's on Central Avenue.

Price for participation is $30 per person for the 5K and 10K races or $90 per family and $15 per person or $35 per family for the 1K. All proceeds from the races will go to benefit LA Cares.

Entry forms are available online at rubykbagel.com or may be picked up at Ruby K's Los Alamos Fitness Center, the YMCA or Mesa Public Library.


KRSN to air girls soccer game


KRSN AM 1490 will broadcast tonight’s girls soccer game between Los Alamos and La Cueva.

Gene Mortensen, the “Voice of the Hilltoppers” will be on the call live from Sullivan Field. The game is scheduled for 6 p.m.

Tonight’s game will also be streamed on the Internet at krsnam1490.com.