Sports update 01-30-11

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Baseball tryouts are Monday


Tryouts for the Los Alamos High School baseball team will be held Monday at Bomber Field.

The tryouts are open to all players in grades 8-12. Interested players must have their physical examination and all paperwork filed with the high school.

Tryouts will start at 3:40 p.m.

For more information, call manager Mike Gill at 690-5908.


Run for Her Life will benefit breast cancer research


The first Run for Her Life 5K and 10K runs will be held March 20.

The races will start at the Mesa Trailhead near East Park. Racing starts at 9 a.m.

Registration forms are available at several locations around the county and online at www.atomicrunners.com.

Proceeds from the race will go to benefit breast cancer research.

For more information, call 672-1639.


Fencing course starts Tuesday


A beginning fencing course will start Tuesday.

The beginning fencing class is designed for those with no previous fencing experience. Instruction will focus on footwork and basic blade control. Emphasis will be on the foil.

All necessary fencing equipment is provided.

Interested participants must be 10 years of age or older. Class size is limited.

For more information, call Tom Hill at 672-1058.


Today's free throw competition is free for youth


The Knights of Columbus, Council #3137, will hold its annual local free throw contest.

The K of C Free Throw Championship will be held today at Griffith Gymnasium. Competition starts at 1 p.m.

The competition, for boys and girls ages 10-14, is free of charge, but participants must have written parental consent.

Winners at the local level can advance to district, state and international competition.

Registration will take place at 12:30 p.m. at Griffith Gym.

For more information, call Roger Anaya at 670-6717.


UNM volleyball camp registration is open


The University of New Mexico is accepting registrations for its 2011 volleyball summer camp.

The camp will be held at the Johnson Center in Albuquerque. Registration is open at GoLobos.com. Campers registering early can save $25 off the price of advanced skills, setters and libero camps.

For more information, contact Jordie Hadfield at 505-277-0102 or e-mail unmvbcamps@yahoo.com.