Sports update

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By Mike Cote

The Los Alamos Hilltopper girls soccer program will hold a meeting Monday, the first day of fall 2008 tryouts.

The meeting will be held at Sullivan Field at 8 a.m.

At the meeting, schedules and procedures will be reviewed and medical release forms will be collected. Players without medical release forms will not be allowed to participate.

Tryouts will be held Monday-Friday 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Pueblo Complex.

For the tryouts, all players must have soccer shoes, shin guards and bring their own water.

For more information, call head coach Jiri Kubicek at 662-4865.

The Los Alamos Hilltopper cross country program will meet Monday at the Auxiliary Gym at 3 p.m.

At that meeting, coaches will collect paperwork and ensure physical examinations have been completed. A workout will follow the meeting.

Attendance is required. Those without necessary paperwork will not be allowed to participate.

For more information, call Rob or Kathy Hipwood at 662-9164.

Fall sports at Los Alamos Middle School will start soon.

Practice for football and cross country is scheduled to begin Monday, while practice for volleyball and cheerleading will begin Aug. 18.

Football practices will be held from 3-5 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Cross country practices will be held in conjunction with Los Alamos High School practices the first week, including a meeting at 3 p.m. Monday at the high school’s Auxiliary Gym.

Cross country will continue for approximately eight weeks, after which eighth graders will have the option of joining the high school program.

Transportation during the week of Aug. 11 will be provided. See schedule below.

All students must have a current physical examination and all necessary paperwork completed in order to participate.

For more information, call LAMS at 663-2375. For information about the cross country program, send e-mail to taylorjesse70@yahoo.com.

Here is the transportation schedule for Aug. 11-15:

• Pick-up at Piñon Elementary School: 2:30 p.m.

• Pick-up at Chamisa Elementary School: 2:35 p.m.

• Pick-up at Los Alamos High School: 2:30 p.m.

• Pick-up at Mountain Elementary School: 2:33 p.m.

• Pick-up at Aspen Elementary School: 2:35 p.m.

• Pick-up at Barranca Mesa Elementary School: 2:45 p.m.

• After-practice departure from Los Alamos Middle School: 5:20 p.m.