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Today's Sports

  • Sports update

    Meeting for mid-school tennis set for Wednesday

    An organizational meeting for the middle school club tennis team is scheduled for Wednesday.

    The meeting is for sixth, seventh and eighth grade students interested in playing fall tennis, along with parents of interested players. It is scheduled for 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Mesa Tennis Courts, located directly behind Sullivan Field.

    For more information on the girls tennis club, call Bruce Cottrell at 660-1440. For more information on the boys tennis club, call Giri Raichur at 310-0429.

  • Los Alamos Triathlon: Archer,...

    Los Alamos is turning into Jeff Archer’s home away from home, in just about every sense of the phrase.

    Archer, who currently resides in Boulder, Colo., took his second straight men’s title at the Los Alamos Triathlon Saturday. Archer won the men’s overall competition with his time of 1 hour, 32.55 seconds, defending his 2008 title at the event.

  • Mixed Martial Arts: Jemez Pueblo...

    From the deck of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower to the cage, the past few weeks has been something of a whirlwind for Victor Masayesva.

    Masayesva, originally from Jemez Pueblo, will make his mixed martial arts debut Saturday at the Rage in the Cage.

    The Rage in the Cage, which takes place at Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, has 19 MMA fights scheduled for Saturday night. Bouts start at 7:30 p.m.

    Masayesva is on the undercard. He will face Albuquerque’s Jesse Jallamio in the 145-pound weight class.

  • Running: Sandford wins at...

    Tom Sandford had the top prediction in this week’s pace race.

    The pace race is a weekly event hosted by the Atomic City Roadrunners racing club. In all, 15 participants took part in the race, held Tuesday on North Mesa.

    Sandford had the best prediction, missing his prognosticated finish time by just 11 seconds.

    On Tuesday’s 1-mile course, Nathan Romero was the top finisher, crossing the finish line in 6:27. Lauren Bucklin finished the 1-mile course in 14:01.

  • Los Alamos Triathlon: More than...

    The longest continuously-run triathlon in the country will keep that streak going in 2009.

    Over 300 athletes are scheduled to compete at this year’s Los Alamos Triathlon.

    The Los Alamos Triathlon, celebrating its 35th running this year, is scheduled for Saturday. The triathlon starts just outside the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center.

    With registration closing today, 261 individuals, 12 two-person teams and 21 three-person teams have already signed up for Saturday’s event.

  • Golf: Senior men’s...

    A trio of local golfers made a push for a flight victory at the Aug. 3-4 Northern New Mexico Senior Men’s Golf Association tournament.

    The two-day tournament was held Piñon Hills Golf Course in Farmington.

    Los Alamos’ Jeff Brown finished with a gross score of 84 in day-one play, finishing two shots behind Wally Bryniarski of Durango, Colo., in first flight play.

    On day two, Ron Krantz of Los Alamos finished second in low gross score to Ralph Hey of Westcliffe, Colo. The two were vying for the second flight title.

  • Golf: NNMSMGA recent results

    Here are the results from the Northern New Mexico Senior Men’s Golf Association tournaments at Cattails Golf Course in Alamosa, Colo., and the Rio Grande Club in South Fork, Colo.

    July 21

    Cattails Golf Course, Alamosa, Colo.

    First flight

    First low gross

    Grover Hathorn, South Fork, Colo., 81.

    Second low gross

    Cole Proctor, Texas Creek, Colo., 82.

    First low net

    Carl Liddell, Alamosa, Colo., 67.

    Second low net

    Mike Porter, Alamosa, Colo., 71.

  • Boys basketball: Topper big man...

    Not that at 6 feet, 11 inches, he needs to stand out more than he usually does, but Alex Kirk has been trying to keep as a high a profile as possible this summer.

    With deep runs in recent amateur tournaments, lots of people got to see Los Alamos’ premier basketball player in central Florida.

  • Girls rugby: U19 team picks up...

    The sun slowly bobbed below the emerald-green rolling hills of Gorey, Ireland, as the Los Alamos Girls Rugby team battled to a 7-5 victory over Gorey High School June 19.

    Despite fighting jetlag, Los Alamos rallied from behind late in the match in the unforgettable victory.

    “The first couple of minutes everybody was kind of discombobulated and all over the place but then we just worked together and it was a good game,” fly-half Liz Dinkel said. “Everyone pulled their weight.”

  • Golf: Normans win big at...

    Curt and Jason Norman, two top local golfers, took top honors at the Ransom Reynolds Cup last weekend.

    The team of brothers cruised to a big victory at the tournament, played at the Twin Warriors Golf Course at Santa Ana Pueblo, topping their nearest competitors by five shots in the two-day event.

    What had been a pretty solid golf month of July for the two Norman brothers spilled over at least a little bit into August.