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  • School of Hard Knocks

    Campers taking part in the Hilltopper Youth Football Camp hit the hand-held shields and get instruction from the Los Alamos High School coaching staff during this week’s sessions. The camp concludes today.

  • LA Majors get knocked out

    The Los Alamos County Majors All-Stars were knocked out of the District 1 baseball tournament Wednesday night.
    Facing Pojoaque’s All-Stars in an elimination game at Lou Caveglia Field, Los Alamos struggled to get much offense going against Pojoaque’s hard throwing right-handed pitcher Nate Aguilar. Aguilar sparkled through five innings before reaching his Little League-mandated pitch count limit, giving up just one run.
    Pojoaque took advantage of Los Alamos’ struggles in the fourth inning, scoring four times to pick up a 6-3 victory and advance to the finals of the tournament.

  • Sports Update 07-11-12

    Sanchez earns ace on July 4

    For the second year in a row, Eddie Sanchez scored an ace at Los Alamos Golf Course.
    Sanchez hit a hole-in-one on the No. 17 hole at LAGC on Independence Day. Sanchez was using the same club, a 5-hybrid, that he hit his hole-in-one on March 26, 2011.
    Sanchez’s ace on the 167-yard, par-3 was witnessed by his match play opponent Jamie Aslin, along with John Stam and Mark Sandoval.

    Indoor soccer tourney hosted by Y

    The Family YMCA of Los Alamos is hosting an indoor soccer tournament July 21-22.
    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.

  • LA Majors fall to Española in semifinal

    It could be a long road to hoe for the Los Alamos All-Star Majors baseball team.
    Los Alamos was tripped up by the Española All Stars in the semifinals of District 1 tournament, going on this week at Lou Caveglia Field on North Mesa. Los Alamos now drops into the loser’s bracket in that tournament and needs to win three straight contests to grab the district title.
    Los Alamos, which knocked off Santa Fe Metro Sunday to advance to the semifinals, will face Pojoaque in an elimination game tonight. Game time is set for 7 p.m. Pojoaque defeated a big-hitting Santa Fe American squad Tuesday night to stay alive in the loser’s bracket.

  • Sr. men’s golf results

    Here are the results from the Northern New Mexico Senior Men’s Golf Association’s tournament June 26 and June 27:

    Grandote Peaks Golf Course
    June 26

    Championship flight

    1st low gross: Fred Anschutz, South Fork, Colo., 77
    2nd low gross: Mac McCormick, South Fork, Colo., 80
    1st low net: George Kelloff, Monte Vista, Colo., 70

    First flight

    1st low gross: Steve Martinez, Santa Fe, 84
    2nd low gross: Sol Zamora, Trinidad, Colo., 85
    1st low net: Ralph Hey, Westcliffe, Colo., 67

    Second flight

    1st low gross: Ron Krantz, Los Alamos, 86
    2nd low gross: Dennis Melia, Santa Fe, 86

  • LA-WR picks up 16-8 win to advance

    After falling behind the Pojoaque All-Stars early, the Los Alamos-White Rock All-Stars put up big numbers in the middle innings to win the opener of the District 1 Junior baseball tournament.
    Pojoaque scored eight runs on just three hits in the first three innings Monday at Senior Field on North Mesa, but the LA-WR squad scored five runs in the third, three in the fourth and five more in the fifth to win going away, 16-8.
    The game was a marathon affair, taking over 3-1/2 hours to finish up seven innings.
    The game was slowed by a slew of walks and a protest by Pojoaque that required a ruling from Little League officials in Waco, Texas, before being denied.

  • LA-WR Majors All-Stars face Española

    The combined Los Alamos-White Rock All-Star Majors division team will play Española’s All-Stars tonight at Lou Caveglia Field.
    In its opener Sunday, LA-WR topped Santa Fe Metro to advance to tonight’s contest, while Española topped Santa Fe National. Española defeated Pojoaque in the tournament opener Saturday night while LA-WR had a bye.
    The winner of that game will have two shots at the District 1 championship while tonight’s loser will have to win three straight games to earn the district title. Tonight’s winner will also have the added bonus of getting Wednesday night off.

  • Fenton, Larson are big winners at Firecracker 5K

    Aggies roped in the competition at this year’s Firecracker 5K.
    The Firecracker 5K, which was hosted by the Family YMCA of Los Alamos, took place Wednesday morning. The course stretched from the YMCA’s building on 15th Street to Canyon Road, winding through the Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church and back.
    In all, 175 runners and walkers took part.
    Ryan Fenton, a former prep individual cross country champion and current member of the New Mexico State University cross country team, won his second consecutive Firecracker 5K with his time of 16 minutes, 11 seconds, the only runner to break 17 minutes.

  • Sports Update 07-04-12

    Indoor soccer tourney hosted by Y

    The Family YMCA of Los Alamos is hosting an indoor soccer tournament July 21-22.
    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.

    Golf tourney is July 21

  • LAHS 2012-2013 sports passes on sale

    The Los Alamos Public Schools athletic office announced its price for athletic tickets and passes for the 2012-13 school year.
    Passes may be purchased by calling the LAPS athletic office at 663-2531 or visiting the athletic office at Los Alamos High School.
    Price for an all-sports family pass, good for two adults and two students for admittance to all regular season LAHS athletic events, is $100.
    Individual passes may be purchased for $50 for adults and $30 for students and senior citizens.
    Additional student and senior citizen all-sports passes can be purchased for a reduced price.