Sports Update

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By Mike Cote

LA-Taos hockey game to be carried on KRSNLos Alamos’ Hilltoppers’ will take on the Taos Ice Tigers tonight in New Mexico Interscholastic Ice Hockey League play.Tonight’s game is scheduled to start at 8 p.m. It will be broadcast live on KRSN AM 1490 from the Taos Family Center.Los Alamos (16-6) beat Taos’ Ice Tigers 7-1 in the teams’ first meeting Dec. 20 at home. It has won nine straight games heading into tonight’s contest, outscoring its opponents 79-20 during that streak.

LASRC holding race SaturdayThe Los Alamos Ski Racing Club will host a Locals Ski Race Saturday at Pajarito Mountain.The race will be held on Aspen run.Registration for the event will start at 9 a.m. A small entry fee will be charged.The event is open to all participants.

Diggers program starting soonThe Family YMCA of Los Alamos is now accepting registrations for its Diggers youth volleyball program.Diggers is open to boys and girls in grades three through six.The season lasts from March 10-April 25.Practices and games will be held twice a week.Los Alamos participants will meet at the YMCA gym and White Rock participants will meet at Piñon Elementary School’s gym. White Rock sessions will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, times to be determined. Los Alamos sessions will be scheduled later.Play will be modified with softer and larger volleyballs and lowered nets.Price for participation is $30 for YMCA members, $42 for non-members. Registration ends Feb. 24.Volunteers for the program are also being sought.For more information, call the YMCA at 662-3100.