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Los Alamos County Little League Baseball Ages 9-11 Division All-stars Beat Pojoaque All-stars 8-7, Santa Fe National 20-1 And Advance To Championships!

on June 24, 2017 - 5:20pm

Los Alamos County Little League Baseball Ages 9-11 Division All-stars beat the Pojoaque All-stars 8-7 Thursday and Santa Fe National 20-1. The team advances to play in the championhip games Monday night. Courtesy photo

Los Alamos and Pojoaque teams shake hands following their 8-inning game Thursday. Courtesy photo 


Los Alamos County Little League Baseball Ages 9-11 Division All-stars fought hard Thursday and beat the Pojoaque All-stars by a score of 8-7 in a contest that took eight innings on the opening night of the District 1 tournament.

Play continued today at Franklin

Los Alamos Softball Advances To State

on June 24, 2017 - 6:34am

Los Alamos softball progresses to state after winning against Pojoaque Thursday. Photo by John McHale/

Pitcher Savana Luster and first baseman Terri Jaramillo reach for an infield fly but the ball managed to slip between them and fall to the ground. Photo by John McHale/ 

Pojoaque's first baseman Madison Gonzales catches a throw from the catcher in an attempt to tag Alicia Gonzales offbase. Photo by John McHale/



The Senior Softball District Tournament is underway and the Los Alamos County Little League senior team played the


Los Alamos County Little league Senior Softball Wins District Title ... Advances To State Tournament!

on June 23, 2017 - 9:36am

Los Alamos County Little league senior softball beat Pojoaque in two games Thursday to win the District Title and advance to the State Tournament! Photo by Hope Jaramillo

Chamber Holds Golf Tournament Aug. 18

on June 23, 2017 - 7:29am


The Los Alamos Chamber of Commerce is holding its annual Chamber Golf Tournament Benefitting United Way of Northern New Mexico Aug. 18 at the Los Alamos County Golf Course.

Early registration is $400 per foursome until Aug. 4, after that date registration is $500 per foursome. Individual golfers can register for $125. Registration includes breakfast, golf, cart and lunch. Sign up now at

Sponsorships are available for holes, beverages, lunch, breakfast and at the Gold, Silver and Bronze levels.

Local Swimmers Brave Alcatraz Sharkfest Competition

on June 23, 2017 - 7:10am
Nathan Romero, a lifeguard at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Center in Los Alamos, competing June 4 in the Alcatraz Sharkfest swimming event. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos native Daniel Preston competes in the Alcatraz Sharkfest event. Courtesy photo
​Los Alamos Daily Post 

Locals Nathan Romero and Daniel Preston were strangers until a unique swimming competition tied them together. Both competed June 4 in the Alcatraz Sharkfest.

Los Alamos School Of Gymnastics Regional Results

on June 22, 2017 - 5:01am
Colette Bibeault and Danielle Trellue. Courtesy photo
Danielle Trellue. Courtesy photo
Los Alamos Atomic Tumblers travelled to Galveston Texas during the May 19th weekend to compete in the 2017 Region 3 Xcel Championship meet. 
Over 780 gymnasts competed representing 94 teams from, Texas, New Mexico, Colorado, Wyoming, Arkansas, Oklahoma and Kansas. This was the first ever USA Gymnastics sponsored Xcel Regional Championship for Region 3.
There were 433 Gold division, 248 Platinum Division and 30 Diamond Division gymnasts competing, throughout the weekend.

Maness Is Top Predictor In Weekly Pace Race

on June 21, 2017 - 4:04pm
Pace Race runners head out Tuesday at Fireman’s Park near the Mitchell Trailhead. Courtesy photo


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ACRR News:
Lauraine Maness was the best predictor in Tuesday's weekly pace race that started at Fireman’s Park near the Mitchell Trailhead with a 12 second differential of her predicted time.
Other accurate predictors were: Linda Vance at 13 seconds off, Sophia Pieck recording a 15 second difference, Jeanette Trujillo-Rondeau at 16 seconds off, and Laura Woodroffe with a 25 second difference.
On the 1 mile course the top finisher was Susua Hangor at 7:40 and the fastest

Local Crossfit Athletes Break State Records

on June 21, 2017 - 3:41pm

Mairen Hoch, 11, center, of Los Alamos broke the youth state record in the clean and jerk in the Olympic weightlifting competition at the New Mexico Games June 3 at UNM Athletic Center. Courtesy Photo​

Kim Hoch of Los Alamos earned gold during the Olympic weightlifting competition. Courtesy photo​

Kelly Gill of Los Alamos broke the state record in the snatch during the New Mexico Games June 3. Courtesy Photo​


Athletes from Crossfit Los Alamos competed in Olympic weightlifting in the New Mexico Games held June 3 at the UNM Athletic Center.

Los Alamos Deputy Police Chief Wardlow Herrera To Fight In 911 Rumble At Buffalo Thunder Saturday

on June 21, 2017 - 7:54am

LAPD Deputy Chief Jason Wardlow Herrera, left, wins his match against Manny Gallegos during a charity fight in March in Albuquerque. Photo by John McHale/

LAPD Deputy Chief Jason Wardlow Herrera with his son Jordan following his winning fight in March at Rumble in Rio in Albuquerque. Photo by John McHale/

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Los Alamos Deputy Police Chief Jason Wardlow-Herrera will put his gloves on again Saturday night at Buffalo Thunder for 911 Rumble, a charity boxing event to raise funds for Boys & Girls Clubs in Northern New Mexico.

Call For Volunteers For Splash N Dash + Atomic Man

on June 21, 2017 - 7:31am
An old school registration for the Atomic Man Duathlon is 6:10-6:50 p.m. today at at splash n dash.
Bring the filled out registration form with the appropriate $ amount in cash or check to help things run smoothly. Modern day registration with credit card payment will be available through Friday at New Mexico Sports Online at
Volunteers needed:
  • For splash n dash thsi evening, two more people are needed to help with timing and one person is needed to mark the course; and
  • For Atomic Man

Scenes From 19th Annual Butterfly Run

on June 19, 2017 - 3:07pm
Runners take off at the start of the Butterfly Run June 18 at the Pojoaque Wellness Center. Photo by George Morse/
Los Alamos High School boys track and field coach Stephen Montoya was fourth in the 10-kilometer race at the Butterfly Run. Photo by George Morse/
Lindsey Montoya, a coach at Los Alamos Middle School, took second in the women’s division of the 10-kilometer run at the Butterfly Run. Photo by George Morse/


Sports and Outdoors
Los Alamos Daily Post
The 19th annual Butterfly Run hosted by

Scenes From Friday's Elks Club Tournament

on June 17, 2017 - 7:19am

The Elks Golf Tournament began with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Friday at the Los Alamos Golf Course and benefits the Make A Wish Foundation. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Scene from Elks Golf Tournament, which benefits the Make A Wish Foundation, Friday at the Los Alamos Golf Course. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Scene from Elks Golf Tournament, which benefits the Make A Wish Foundation, Friday at the Los Alamos Golf Course. Photo by Jennifer Bartram

Los Alamos County Little League Marlins Top Yankees

on June 15, 2017 - 8:19am

Los Alamos Little League Yankee Second Baseman Haydon Watkins reached for a grounder as it passes second base in the first inning. Photo by John McHale/ 

Los Alamos Little League Yankee Shortstop MacLain Griffin readies to catch a line drive in the second inning. Photo by John McHale/

Los Alamos Little League Yankee Josh Gartz successfully steals third as Marlin Owen Wylie tries to tag with an empty glove. Photo by John McHale/



Los Alamos Little League’s Marlins and Yankees squared off at 6 p.m.


Rodeo de Santa Fe Kids Exceptional Rodeo June 17

on June 11, 2017 - 6:27am

Los Alamos Major League Softball Wins Against Pojoaque

on June 9, 2017 - 1:53pm

Lead off pitcher for Los Alamos Savanna Luster. Photo by John McHale/  

Lauren Harris slides into home plate well ahead of the throw in the second inning. Photo by John McHale/

Jenna Harris waits for the throw but was too late for the out in the second inning. Photo by John McHale/




The Major League Softball, ages 13-16, which consists of teams from Los Alamos and Pojaque, met at softball field Tuesday, June 6, in White Rock.  


Coach Harris’s team from Los Alamos, put four runs on the board in the first inning, and Coach


Rockies Best Red Sox In Monday's Little League Game

on June 9, 2017 - 8:03am
Short stop Jerone Vilbarri, reaches for the ball but the throw was late and low so she was unable to make the out. Joseph Dunwoody was safe. Photo by John McHale/
Red Sox Kyle Jerkatis moves in to catch a ball as Kyler Young backs him up. Photo by John McHale/
Eddie Hooks catches the throw, but Estevan Trujillo manages to evade the out in the fourth inning. Photo by John McHale/


The Los Alamos County Little League season is winding down, coming up on the All Star tournament mid-month.

The Los Alamos Red Sox and the Los Alamos


Free Entries For Atomic Man Duathlon

on June 8, 2017 - 4:10pm
Two lucky athletes or relay teams will get to race the Atomic Man Duathlon for free.  
How will this work you ask? At 10 a.m., on race morning, the race director or his designee will pull two numbers from a hat (one solo Little Boy competitor or relay team + one solo Fat Man competitor or relay team). 
No need to be present at the drawing to win, all you have to do is register for this great local race! So delay no more & go to this registration link at New Mexico Sports online:

Los Alamos Badminton Players Bring Home 2017 NM Games Gold

on June 8, 2017 - 2:29pm
Doubles pair Po-E (Paul) Li and Blake Hovde from Los Alamos, took home the gold in the Men’s Doubles. Courtesy photo
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Los Alamos Badminton players dominated the field in the 2017 New Mexico Games Badminton tournament, bringing home gold and silver medals in men’s singles and gold and bronze in men’s doubles competition.
In the men’s singles tournament, Blake Hovde was victorious over fellow Los Alamos teammate Po-E (Paul) Li in a dramatic final, taking the championship match 17-21, 29-27, 21-14.
In men’s doubles Paul Li and Blake Hovde also took home

Strother Is Top Predictor In Weekly Pace Race

on June 8, 2017 - 2:26pm
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ACRC News:
William Strother, 8, was the best predictor in the weekly pace race held in White Rock on the upcoming Atomic Man Dualthlon course with a 60 second error. 
Other accurate predictors were: Pavel Semin at 62 seconds off, Bob Weeks with a 78 second differential, and Sue Elkins recording a 120 second difference as well as the first female finisher on the 1 mile course.
Diego Leonard, 7, was the top finisher on the 1 mile course at 9:11.
On the 3 mile course Aaron Jackson was the top finisher recording a 24:39 and Sanna Sevanto was the first female

Summer And Fall Field User Meeting June 28

on June 8, 2017 - 6:38am
The Summer and Fall Field User Meeting is 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., June 28 at the Parks Division Conference Room in Building 5 at 101 Camino Entrada.
Bring all schedule requests and a copy of the organization’s Liability of Insurance naming Los Alamos County as additional insured to the meeting. Mandatory attendance is required. Anyone unable to attend, should designate someone to attend in their place.
Direct questions to Kim Trujillo at 505.662.8159. Forms can be obtained on the County website

Los Alamos Coach Josh Archuleta Building Chemistry

on June 7, 2017 - 2:11pm
The Los Alamos Lady Hilltoppers, in white, battled West Las Vegas High School at a Basketball Jamboree June 3 at Pojoaque Valley High School. Photo by George Morse/
Los Alamos High School girls basketball coach Josh Archuleta, right, begins his second season, but his first summer, at the helm of the Lady Hilltoppers looking to build team chemistry with a busy schedule of 34 games that began with a Basketball Jamboree and Official’s Camp June 2-3 at Pojoaque Valley High School. Photo by George Morse/
Los Alamos Daily Post 
Entering his

Topper Football Car Wash Saturday

on June 7, 2017 - 7:18am

Sportsmen’s Club Hosts Community Event June 10-11

on June 6, 2017 - 6:31am

Shotgun ranges at the Los Alamos Sportsmen's Club will be open for the public Saturday and Sunday, June 10-11. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos Daily Post

The Los Alamos Sportsmen’s Club is opening its shooting and archery ranges Saturday and Sunday to offer people a chance to learn the basics of how to safely handle, load, shoot and maintain their firearm or shoot their bow.

The event runs 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Club in Rendijo Canyon. Rendija Road is off San Ildefonso Road on Barranca Mesa.

Additionally, the Club is sponsoring a

Scenes From Special Olympics Golf Tourney

on June 4, 2017 - 6:18pm

Donnie Torres, left, registers players for the Special Olympics Golf Tournament with Art Montoya and Addy Montoya. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Art Brown, left, and James Merhege swap stories before Friday's Special Olympics Golf Tournament. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Getting everyone set up for Friday's Special Olympics Golf Tournament were, from left, Jenny Gonzales, Gabe Rau, Karen Rau and Jamie Sweers. Photo by Maire O'Neill/

Jim Evans is loaded up and ready to go Friday morning at the Special Olympics Golf Tournament.

'Topper Soccer School Kicks Off June 12

on June 3, 2017 - 6:26am

A scene from a past 'Topper Soccer School. Courtesy Photo


Do you love having fun, being active, and playing games? ​Then the ​'Topper Soccer School is the perfect experience for you! During the school, participants will be able to: 

  • Meet, receive coaching from, and play games with the actual players from the LAHS Boys Soccer program
  • Receive your very own Topper Soccer School t-shirt
  • Enjoy the beautiful June weather while getting exercise
  • Support the local LAHS Boys Soccer program in a truly meaningful way (proceeds from the Topper Soccer School will help purchase equipment and