Sports update 04-06-11

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Softball game will be on KRSN

This afternoon’s Los Alamos-Española Valley softball game will be broadcast on KRSN AM 1490.
The game, live from White Rock, is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. It will also be streamed on the Internet at krsnam1490.com.

Isotopes open against Omaha Storm Chasers Thursday

The Albuquerque Isotopes will open their 2011 season Thursday at Isotopes Park.
The Isotopes, the Class Triple-A affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers, will play the Omaha Storm Chasers, the top farm team of the Kansas City Royals, starting at 6:35 p.m.
Following that series, Albuquerque will host the Iowa Cubs, the Chicago Cubs’ Triple-A club.
Tickets can be purchased online by visiting www.albuquerquebaseball.com or at the Isotopes Park box office.

Dog Jog set for April 16

The 2011 Dog Jog is scheduled for April 16 in White Rock.
Registration is currently open for the Dog Jog, which features a 3.1-mile competitive race or a 2-mile fun run/walk. Dogs may take part in the event, but participants are welcome without a dog.
The race is open to anyone 12 and over. The early registration fee of $20 ends March 26.
The event is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Shelter. Entry blanks are available at Animal Clinic of Los Alamos, Ridgeview Veterinary Hospital, Pet Pangaea or on the Friends of the Shelter website, www.lafos.org.
For more information, call 672-2089.

Volunteers needed for track meets

Los Alamos Public Schools’ athletic department is seeking volunteers for upcoming home track and field meets.
High school meets are scheduled for Friday and April 30. Middle school home meets will be held April 12 and April 26.
Interested volunteers for the high school meets can call the LAPS athletic office at 663-2531 or e-mail v.nelms@laschools.net. Middle school meet volunteers are asked to call Daren Jones at 470-7367 or e-mail d.jones@laschools.net.

Atomic Man Duathlon is returning  to White Rock

Registration is open for the 2011 Atomic Man Duathlon.
The Atomic Man Duathlon, which features two separate races, is scheduled for May 1. Both races start in White Rock.
The duathlon’s Little Boy race (4K run, 15K bike and 4K run) will start at 9:30 a.m. and the Fat Man race (10K run, 40K bike, 5K run) at 10 a.m.
For more information, visit www.triatomics.org/duathlon.

Sullivan Field work starts May 12

Los Alamos High School’s athletic department announced that the installation of artificial turf at Sullivan Filed will start May 12.
Sullivan Field and the track will close from that time until the completion of the installation, which will be on or about Aug. 19.
During the installation of the turf, Mesa Field will also be closed. Mesa Field will be renovated into a new practice field for LAHS.
For more information, call the LAHS athletic department at 663-2531.