Sports Briefs 07-04-13

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 Mud volleyball tourney returning


The Los Alamos County Recreation Division will host its ninth annual High Mountain Mudfest volleyball tournament July 20 on North Mesa.

The High Mountain Mudfest consists of adult co-ed teams playing volleyball in pits of mud.

Registration is underway. Participating teams must have between 6-12 players 18 years of age or older. All teams must have at least four women on the roster.

Price for participation is $130. Registration deadline is July 18.

Williams top predictor


Ted Williams was the best predictor.  Ted Williams was the last one to finish the race, but won the race prediction with a six second error.

Zachary Medin, pushing a stroller with 2 children, had a 25 sec error.  Tyler Geoffrion and Roxana Candia had a 48 second error. 

With a stormy cold front and windy rainy weather, 18 runners ran the Lollipop figure 8 loop at the turn-about with Paticia Burnside winning the 1 mile with a time of 8:44 and Tom Sandford winning with a time of 11:59. 

For the three mile, Paulina Burnside won with a time of 25:43 and Nathan Burnside won with a time of 26:07.

Next week’s Tuesday 6 p.m. pace race will be at Acoma Lane Cul de Sac in Pajarito Acres, White Rock.  More info at 672-1639.



Football camp July 8-11


The Hilltopper Youth Football Camp is scheduled for July 8-11 at Sullivan Field. Registration is currently underway.

The camp is for students entering grades 4-8. The camp will focus on basic offensive and defensive philosophies and proper techniques. 

Price for participation is $55. Registrations can be made to Garett Williams, 994 Nambe Place, Los Alamos.

 Splash N Dash returns July 10


The Splash N Dash series, which is hosted by Triatomics Multisport Club, will have its next session July 10.

The series is designed for those interested in training for the Los Alamos Triathlon, which is scheduled for Aug. 17.

Participants can choose either a 400-yard swim and 5K run or 200-yard swim and 3K run. An additional shorter course is also available for youth participants. 

All Splash N Dash events start at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center.

Registration for each Splash N Dash is done about 30 minutes prior to the start at the aquatic center. 

There is no fee for participation but registration will be limited to the first 75 entrants.