INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Dana Pappas, deputy director and commissioner of officials of the New Mexico Activities Association (NMAA), will join the staff of the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Aug. 1.
Pappas will take on the role of Director of Officiating Services – a newly designed staff position devoted to officials programming, services and courses.
Theresia Wynns, who has served as NFHS director of sports and officials education since 2012, will retire July 31 after a 50-year career in education at the local, state and national levels.
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Purgatory Express, Lift 1, for lift-served mountain biking opens today, July 22. Courtesy/Purgatory Resort
Purgatory Resort announces the opening of Purgatory Express (Lift 1) for lift-served mountain biking today, July 22.
Purgatory installed 14 new Deason Built MTB carriers for increased capacity and efficiency to safely transport riders and their equipment to Durango’s only lift-served downhill mountain bike flow trail.
Purgatory’s Bike Park features podium-quality terrain for all abilities and serves as the gateway to over 400 miles of high alpine singletrack
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Los Alamos High School athlete Tyler Weiss signs a letter of intent Tuesday in the lobby of the high school flanked by his parents Holly and Doug Weiss. His coach’s relatives and friends also attended the signing. Weiss will run track for Adams State University. Tyler had an outstanding career participating in high school sports. Highlights include baseball, football, hockey, track and golf. He lettered in all sports; he lettered multiple times in football, hockey and track and was team captain in football, track and golf. Weiss also was Academic All-District every time he lettered and 2nd
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Dedicated runners gather Tuesday in Quemazon for the weekly pace race after a loud, wet thunderstorm. Courtesy/ACRR
Runners relax after the July 20 pace race held in the Quemazon Complex after a major thunderstorm. Courtesy/ACRR
Priscila Rosa is the best predictor at 16 seconds off as well as the first female finisher with a time of 34:44 in the 3 mile distance in the weekly pace Tuesday in the Quemazon Complex after a major thunderstorm.
Other accurate predictors are: Erofili Kardoulaki with a 27 second differential; Laura McClellan at 47 seconds off; Jan Velechovsky with a 103 second
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Topper Cheerleaders attending this year’s camp, Emily Cox (Head), Aliana Montoya (Head), Andrea Alarid, Ashley Casados, Lucia Chacon, Gabriella Gonzales, MiraBella Guerin, Hannah Jameson, Betty Kang, Megan Martinez, Savanna Martin, Janey Michel, Elizabeth Tafoya and Hailiegh Walkoviak. Photo by John McHaleladailypost.com
Scene from this week’s LAHS Topper Summer Cheer & Poms Camp. Photo by John McHaleladailypost.com
The Los Alamos High School Hilltopper Cheer Team ran a three-day Summer Cheer & Poms Camp this week for 80 campers at the LAHS Griffith and Auxiliary
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