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Today's Sports

  • Running: Doyle wins weekly pace...

    Patrick Doyle was the winner at this week’s Atomic City Roadrunners’ pace race.

    This week’s pace race was held Tuesday at Water Canyon Sandtrap off N.M. 4.

    Doyle finished 14 seconds off his predicted time, finishing well ahead of the other predictors in Tuesday’s race. Alexander Romero was second with a 39-second error. Several runners were off by 45 seconds.

  • Track and field: KSC sprint meet...

    Here are the results from the KSC Track Camp Meet held July 24 at Sullivan Field (25 meter time, 50 meter time, 75 meter time, total time).

    Girls 6-7

    1. Alana Goodwin, 5.1, 10.2, 14.9, 30.2; 2. Avery Koski, 5.2, 10.3, 15.0, 30.5; 3. Marin Kelly, 5.5, 11.2, 15.3, 32.0.

    Boys 6-7

    1. Jimmy Lillard, 5.4, 10.1, 12.5, 28.3; 2. Jared Carnes, 5.7, 10.1, 12.5, 28.3; 3. Tommy Lillard, 6.1, 12.0, 17.0, 35.1; 4. Caden Cionek, 6.6, 12.5, 17.1, 36.2; 5. Giustino Boyer, 6.8, 13.7, 20.1, 40.6.

    Girls 8-9

    1. Kenidee Hatler, 5.4, 9.7, 14.4, 29.5.

    Boys 8-9

  • Sports update

    Rau finishes third at Sun Country Junior Championship

    Golfer Sean Rau finished third in his age bracket at the Sun Country PGA Junior Tour Championship.

    The tournament was held July 29-30 at Albuquerque's Desert Greens Golf Course.

    Rau shot a 55 the first day and a 54 the second day in nine holes, finishing six shots back of the division co-champions Michael Elias and Cristoffer Rudosky.

    Elias and Rudosky finished with a two-day total of 101 in the boys 7-8 age bracket.

  • Sports update

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls soccer program will hold a meeting Monday, the first day of fall 2008 tryouts.

    The meeting will be held at Sullivan Field at 8 a.m.

    At the meeting, schedules and procedures will be reviewed and medical release forms will be collected. Players without medical release forms will not be allowed to participate.

    Tryouts will be held Monday-Friday 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Pueblo Complex.

    For the tryouts, all players must have soccer shoes, shin guards and bring their own water.

  • Health and fitness: Train the...

    Back injuries are one of the most common health problems, troubling millions of Americans each day.

    Weight lifting to strengthen and protect the back should contain four components: scapular retraction exercises, scapular depression exercises, shoulder rotation exercises, and lower back exercises.

    Scapular retraction exercises focus on the rhomboid and trapezius muscles between the shoulder blades. Strengthening these muscles helps pull the shoulder blades back.

  • Sports update

    LAHS cross country will meet Monday at high school

    The Los Alamos Hilltopper cross country program will meet Monday at the Auxiliary Gym at 3 p.m.

    At that meeting, coaches will collect paperwork and ensure physical examinations have been completed.

    Workouts will start at 7 a.m. the following morning.

    Attendance is required. Those without necessary paperwork will not be allowed to participate.

    For more information, call Rob or Kathy Hipwood at 662-9164.

    LAMS football, cross country get started Monday

  • Swimming: Local results from...

    Local swimmer Eric Dai was the overall high-point athlete in the boys 15-16 age group at this weekend’s New Mexico Long Course Championship meet.

    Dai, who swims for the Mountain Club, won three events at the championship meet and finished second in his other four events.

    Swimmers at the state championship meet, which was held at West Mesa Aquatic Center in Albuquerque, were limited to seven individual events.

    Dai won the 100-meter breaststroke, 200-meter breaststroke and 400-meter freestyle to take the individual high-point honors, grabbing 128 total points.\

  • Golf: Johnson, Sanchez will...

    A pair of reigning champions will look to defend their titles this weekend at Los Alamos Golf Course.

    Tim Johnson and Eddie Sanchez will be among the 47 men entered in the 2008 Los Alamos City Championship Tournament, which starts Saturday with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. The tournament is scheduled to continue through Sunday at LAGC.

    In 2007, Johnson took the men’s city title, topping Jason Norman by two strokes and Curt Norman by six strokes.

  • Baseball: Roadrunner tops...

    An improbable run through the bottom half of the state tournament bracket took Albuquerque Roadrunner all the way to the championship.

    Roadrunner, which lost its first game of the tournament on the final play Saturday, bounced back to win four straight games to get to the state playoff series. Then, Thursday night, Roadrunner swept a doubleheader from the Carlsbad All-Stars to claim the state Juniors Little League title.

  • Little League: 11-12s advance at...

    The White Rock Little League All-Stars are still alive and kicking at the Majors All-Star state tournament in Los Lunas.

    White Rock dropped its second round game to Enchantment Sunday, but bounced back to top Clovis American Monday night in an elimination game to move on.

    White Rock will face the winner of tonight’s elimination game between Eastdale and Mile High. That game will be played at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.