Sports Briefs 07-14-13

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Race will benefit disabled

The David Fellers Healing Arts Foundation will host a 3-mile/6-mile run and wheelchair roll July 20 in Los Alamos.
The event will start at 2:30 p.m. at the west end of the Canyon Rim Trail.
The foundation works to equip the disabled poor in all parts of the world. This year’s proceeds will benefit a project in Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua.
Price for participation is $25, $10 for youth. The entrance fee includes a post-race hot dog picnic and auction. Tickets for just the auction and picnic can also be purchased.
Those interested can contact Sally Fellers at 412-9006 or sallyfellers@gmail.com for more information. Information is also available by visiting healingartsfoundation.org.

Volleyball camp opens Monday

The Los Alamos High School and Los Alamos Middle School volleyball programs will host a technique camp for players entering grades 5-9 starting Monday.
The camp, which runs through July 18 at Griffith Gymnasium, will focus on teaching general volleyball skills and situations that players will face in middle school-level competition. There will also be breakout sessions that focus on individual positions.
Player registrations will be accepted in advance or at the door. Camp will run from 5-7 p.m. each evening.
More information can be found by contacting LAHS head coach Robin Reynolds at 505-930-0502.

Bowling league starts Aug. 20

The Tuesday Housewives Bowling League is welcoming new bowlers for its upcoming season.
The league opens its 52nd year of competition Aug. 20. Events are held at the Santa Claran bowling alley.
Those interested in taking part in this year’s play are asked to call 661-6163.

Splash N Dash returns July 24

The Splash N Dash series, which is hosted by Triatomics Multisport Club, will have its next session July 24.
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 but registration will be limited to 75 entrants.
More information can be obtained by calling Amy Regan at 672-3623 or by visiting the club’s website, triatomics.org.

Golf tournament to benefit local Big Brothers Big Sisters

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Mexico will host its second annual “Drive for Matches” tournament at Los Alamos Golf Course.
The Drive for Matches is scheduled for Saturday. Price for participation is $100 for each individual and $400 per team, which includes driving range balls, greens fees a golf cart, dinner and door prizes.
All proceeds from the tournament will benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northern New Mexico.
More information about the tournament can be found by contacting Dawn Brown at 505-614-4231 or dawn.brown@bbbs-nnm.org.

Wrestling clinic starts Monday

The Family YMCA of Los Alamos is hosting at junior wrestling clinic beginning Monday.
The clinic will be in the YMCA’s gym at its main facility, 1450 Iris St. It is for youth ages 5-12 of any experience level and will be taught by Ken Nadeau.
Price for participation is $40. Financial assistance may be available through the United Way of Northern New Mexico.
More information can be obtained by calling the YMCA at 662-3100 or visiting laymca.org on the Internet.

Mud volleyball tournament returns

The Los Alamos County Recreation Division will host its ninth annual High Mountain Mudfest volleyball tournament Saturday 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 Thursday.
More information can be obtained by calling the county’s recreation office at 662-8173.