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Today's Sports

  • LAHS Athletics: Reagor,...

    A pair of soccer standouts were given the highest student-athlete honors at Los Alamos High School’s Athletic Awards Ceremony.

    Jason Reagor and Maneesha Chitanvis were given the Leon Clendenen Award for the 2008-09 school year, the highest award bestowed by the school to its student-athletes.

  • Senior Olympics: LA athletes...

    Several local seniors are taking part in the New Mexico Senior Olympic Games, which started today in Las Cruces.

    Los Alamos will send nine seniors to the state games, which will run through Sunday.

    The competitors include Mary Billen, Roy Cope, Bill Hudson, Maureen Hudson, Dan Miles, Lawrence (Pat) Nelson, Frank Pabian, Inez Ross and Ted Williams.

    The local athletes are all veterans of the Senior Olympics, with Miles and Bill Hudson being among the most decorated senior swimmers in the history of the New Mexico Senior Olympics.

  • Sports update

    Mountain bike race registration closing

    Registration for the 2009 Pajarito Punishment mountain bike race closes at midnight Thursday.

    The Pajarito Punishment will be held on and around Pajarito Ski Area Saturday and Sunday. The race is part of the New Mexico Off Road Series.

    Price for participation is $35 for adults, $15 for juniors. A NORBA license is also required and may be purchased for $5.

    For more information or to register, visit nmmtb.org on the Internet.

    New gymnastics club starting in June

  • Two tie up pace race

    David Kratzer and John Ullman deadlocked for best prediction at this week's Atomic City Roadrunners’ pace race.

    This week’s pace race was held at American Springs Road, off N.M. 4. In all, 28 runners and walkers took part in Tuesday night's race.

    There was more than one tie Tuesday, however.

    Kratzer and Ullman were just two seconds off their predicted finish times in the event, while Connor Schultz and Jennifer Reglien both tied for third-best prediction of the night, with both finishing just six seconds off.

  • Aquatomics release pentathlon...

    Here are the results from the Los Alamos Aquatomics Pentathlon held May 9 at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center.

    Competing teams were as follows: LAA-Los Alamos Aquatomics; MC-Mountain Club; PAC-Pajarito Aquatic Club; Taos – Taos Swim Team; CNMA – Central New Mexico Aquatics; BLUE – Santa Fe Blue Sharks; UN-unattached.

    Complete results are in Sunday's Monitor.

  • New mother wins the 50-mile...

    Darcy Africa delivered at the Jemez Mountain Runs May 16, just three months after a delivery of a completely different sort.

    Africa, from Boulder, Colo., was the women's overall winner at the Jemez Mountain Run's 50-mile event.

    The Jemez Mountain Runs, which started and ended on North Mesa and traversed the local mountainous terrain, attracted more than 400 runners in three events. The long race, totaling out at 50 miles, is considered by more than some competitors to be the toughest race in the country, going over three mountains measured at more than 10,000 feet.

  • Health and fitness: Ask good...

    Many who are just getting started or thinking about starting a workout program consider getting advice from a personal trainer.

    Doing so ensures that you will get the most out of your exercise program and, even more importantly, allows you to address your health and fitness issues in a safe and effective environment.

    The American Council on Exercise — which has been certifying personal trainers since 1985 and has over 40,000 certified professionals in 107 countries — has seven criteria you should consider before selecting a personal trainer.

  • Swimming: Aquatomics Suntan...

    Here are the Los Alamos Aquatomics results from the Las Cruces Aquatic Team’s Suntan Classic held May 1-3 in Las Cruces.

    Results are listed as follows: name, age division, event, place, time.

    Jennifer Barich-Mooday, female 13 and over

    1500 freestyle, 2, 20:20.31; 50 freestyle, 3, 29.98; 100 backstroke, 8, 1:19.90; 200 individual medley, 8, 2:47.49; 100 butterfly, 7, 1:16.91; 400 freestyle, 5, 5:09.05; 100 freestyle, 3, 1:04.99; 200 backstroke, 10, 2:53.07; 100 breaststroke, 17, 1:35.31.

    Christopher Calhoun, male 13 and over

  • Track and field: Class AAAA...

    Here are the final results from the Class AAAA state track and field meet. Athletes are from Los Alamos unless otherwise indicated.

    Girls

    Team scores

    1. Los Alamos, 120; 2. Albuquerque Academy, 73; (tie) St. Pius X, 73; 4. Kirtland Central, 32; 5. Roswell, 29; 6. Goddard, 27; 7. Aztec, 25; 8. Artesia, 14; 9. Volcano Vista, 12; 10. Santa Teresa, 11; (tie) Del Norte, 11; 12. Belen, 7; 13. Silver, 5; 14. Grants, 3.

    400 relay

    1. Los Alamos, 50.32; 2. Aztec, 50.81; 3. St. Pius X, 50.86.

    100 hurdles

  • Girls golf: LA in eighth place...

    Things didn’t start off as the Los Alamos Hilltopper girls golf team had hoped in the first round of the Class AAAA state tournament.

    Los Alamos was sitting in eighth-place in team competition following Tuesday’s first round of the tournament, being held at New Mexico Tech Golf Course in Socorro. Today’s second round started at 8 a.m. No information about today’s round was available as of press time.