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  • LA 9-10 team heads to state

    The Los Alamos Little League 9-10 baseball All-Stars will open state tournament play Saturday in Portales.
    Los Alamos rolled to an impressive District 1 victory earlier this month to qualify for the state tournament. Los Alamos won four straight contests by a run margin of 81-6 to advance.
    The state tournament continues through at least next Thursday and possibly through next Friday, depending on Thursday’s outcome.
    Los Alamos is one of nine teams that qualified for the state 9-10 tournament.
    It will face off against Deming in its opening game at 7 p.m. Saturday. The winner of that game will face the winner between Las Vegas and Albuquerque’s South Valley.

  • Marr wins Pace Race Tuesday

    Duane Marr had the best prediction at this week’s Pace Race.
    The Pace Race is a weekly event hosted by the Atomic City Roadrunners. This week’s race was Tuesday on 1- and 3-mile courses in Bayo Canyon and on North Mesa. In all, 25 participants took part.
    Marr finished with a prediction error of 15 seconds. He nipped Alexander Romero, who finished with an 18-second error. Ted Romero had a 30-second error.
    All but two runners on the 3-mile course finished in under their predicted times.
    The fastest runner on the 3-mile course was Daniel Romero, while Emily Pittman finished in 22:41.
    On the 1-mile course, Erik Leonard finished in 9:15 and Georgia Pedicini finished in 16:02.

  • Senior men's golf results

    Here are the Northern New Mexico Senior Men’s Golf Association’s results from its tournaments at Santa Fe Country Club July 9 and Paa-Ko Ridge July 10-11:

    Santa Fe Country Club
    July 9

    Championship flight
    1st low gross: Henry Hodde, Santa Fe, 77
    2nd low gross: Rob Schneider, Santa Fe, 78
    1st low net: Tom Stehle, Santa Fe 69.

    First flight
    1st low gross: Terry DeBiase, Placitas, 78
    2nd low gross: Dennis Saiz, Santa Fe, 82
    1st low net: Jerry Manzanares, Las Vegas, 65

    Second flight
    1st low gross: Don Holifield, Santa Fe, 80
    2nd low gross: David Cisneros, Albuquerque, 81
    1st low net: Jay Boettner, Los Alamos, 60

  • City Championship is July 28-29

    Los Alamos Golf Course is hosting the 65th annual Los Alamos City Championship tournament next weekend. The deadline for registration for the tournament is Tuesday.
    The tournament, which is set for July 28-29, is open to all residents of Los Alamos County and all members of the Los Alamos Golf Association and Los Alamos Women’s Golf Association who have an active PGA Sun Country handicap. Price for registration is $100.
    The City Championship consists of 36 holes of stroke play. Men’s and women’s flights will be determined by handicap and there are gross and net payouts for the top scores in each flight.

  • Ski Hill in July

    A competitive mountain biker goes on a run down the beginner’s hill at Pajarito Mountain last month. Pajarito will hold its next Bike & Hike July 28.

  • Sports Update 07-18-12

    Indoor soccer tourney hosted by Y

    The Family YMCA of Los Alamos is hosting an indoor soccer tournament Saturday and Sunday.
    Teams of four will face off in one of several divisions, adult men, adult women, coed, high school coed and youth. Price for participation is $15 per player.
    For more information, call the YMCA at 662-3100.

    Mud volleyball tourney is Saturday

  • Results from first two Splash 'n' Dash events

    With half the Splash ‘n’ Dash schedule over, it appears local athletes Clay Moseley and Gabe Katko are among those who are in pretty good shape.
    The Splash ‘n’ Dash is a bi-weekly event held during the summer months. The non-competitive races are geared for those trying to get in shape for the mid-August Los Alamos Triathlon and are hosted by the Los Alamos Triatomics multi-sport club.
    Both Moseley and Katko were the fastest finishers in the first Splash ‘n’ Dash June 25, then finished as runners-up in Wednesday’s event.
    The next event is scheduled for July 25. All the events are free but day-of registration is required and they are limited to 75 competitors.

  • Sports Update 07-15-12

    Indoor soccer tourney hosted by Y

    The Family YMCA of Los Alamos is hosting an indoor soccer tournament Saturday and Sunday.
    Teams of four will face off in one of several divisions, adult men, adult women, coed, high school coed and youth. Price for participation is $15 per player.
    For more information, call the YMCA at 662-3100.

    County’s mud volleyball tournament returns on Saturday

    The Los Alamos County Recreation Division will hold its eighth annual High Mountain Mudfest Saturday.
    The High Mountain Mudfest is a mud volleyball tournament. It will be played at the North Mesa Mud Pits. Games start at 9 a.m.
    To participate, teams must have 6-12 players, including a minimum of four women.

  • LAHS gridders hosting golf tourney

    Most people don’t associate yelling “fore” with football, but the Los Alamos Hilltopper football team hopes you will this week.
    The LAHS Gridiron Booster Club is emphasizing the green in the green and gold by hosting their annual fundraising golf tournament Saturday.
    “All funds will be used to improve our existing equipment and pay for travel costs,” head coach Garett Williams said.
    The chance to chase the little white ball will benefit the player as well as do a lot to assist the team as the 2012 season approaches.
    Each player will receive a $15 gift card from GolfDiscount.com and a free golf club from Warrior Golf.

  • LA 9-10s take district crown

    The Los Alamos 9/10 All-Star baseball team rolled to a big victory in the District 1 tournament last week, capped off by a 20-0 pounding of Española.
    Los Alamos thumped four straight opponents to take the district title.
    In the tournament, which concluded Wednesday, Los Alamos wore out home plate, scoring 81 runs in four games and had two shutout victories over Española’s All-Stars.
    With the district title, Los Alamos now advances to the state tournament, which starts Friday in Portales.