Sports update 05-19-11

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Tour de Los Alamos returns June 19

The Roadrunners Cycling Club will host the 39th annual Tour de Los Alamos June 19.
The Tour de Los Alamos is a road cycling race for men, women and juniors. The race consists of several distance categories for cyclists of different abilities.
Price for participation is $25 prior to the day of the race, $45 on race day. All cyclists must have a USA Cycling license and an approved helmet.
For more information or to register, visit tourdelosalamos.org.

Registration is open for Bumpers volleyball class at YMCA

The Family YMCA of Los Alamos is accepting registrations for its Bumpers youth volleyball program.
Registration is open through June 27.
Bumpers is an introductory volleyball class for boys and girls in grades K-2. Play is on 4- and 5-foot nets with soft balls.
Price for participation is $32 for YMCA members, $48 for nonmembers. Volunteer coaches are also being sought.
For more information, call the YMCA at 662-3100.

Sod sale is Friday, Saturday

Los Alamos High School will be selling sod from Sullivan Field Friday and Saturday.
Sullivan Field is being renovated and artificial surface will be installed to replace the grass field. Renovation is scheduled to start Thursday.
Proceeds from the sale will benefit the Los Alamos Public Schools Athletic Department.
Sod will be sold at $.30 per square foot. Sod cuts will be approximately 5 feet by 18 inches.
Pre-orders will not be accepted.
For more information, call the LAHS athletic office at 663-2532.

NMMI holding open baseball tryouts

New Mexico Military Institute’s junior college baseball program will hold open tryouts June 1.
The NMMI Broncos will hold their tryout in Roswell. Any collegiate-eligible baseball player under age 22 is invited to attend. High school seniors interested in joining the Broncos for the 2012-13 season are also invited.
NMMI is a member of the Western Junior College Athletic Conference.
Registration information is available on the school’s website, www.nmmi.edu.

Firecracker 5K is July 4

The Family YMCA of Los Alamos is accepting registrations for its Firecracker 5K Fun Run.
The Firecracker 5K is scheduled for July 4. Race time is 8 a.m.
The race is for runners of all ages. Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female finishers as well as in other categories.
Walkers may also participate, but there will not be a separate walking division this year.
Price for participation is $10 for those registering in the month of May, $20 for those registering in June and $30 for those registering in July.
For more information, call the YMCA at 662-3100.