By Greg KendallLogo courtesy Los Alamos Derby Dames
What do Thumper, Bampf!, Makeup Artist, Flashover, Lil’ Hoawatha, Princess Leia Hurtonya and Strawberry Tuffcake all have in common, besides their intriguing names? They are all part of the new Los Alamos Derby Dames Roller Derby League.
The Derby Dames plan to make high energy women’s roller derby a staple of excitement for local fans and participants alike. The Derby Dames invite all women of every skill level from never having skated to seasoned pro jammers to join the league. The league has training for “newbies” Read More
Rollar Derby News:
Roller Derby is coming Los Alamos! Check out the Derby Dames as they hold a practice scrimmage 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sunday March 25 at the Los Alamos Ice Rink.
This practice will allow officials and non-skating team members to participate in the Dames training.
Get in on the ground floor of this exciting new sport in Los Alamos or just enjoy the high adrenaline sport from the stands.
It’s action packed. Check back for more in-depth coverage of the Los Alamos Derby Dames. Read More
On Tuesday, March 20th, the Los Alamos Hilltoppers softball team beat Pojoaque 16 to 0.
Kianna Zerr hitting foul ball. Photo by Alan Kirk/Courtesy
For more photos, click on link below or go to the Sports & Rec Page: http://www.ladailypost.com/content/hilltoppers-softball-team-victorious-gallery
Atomic Tumbler Katya Skurikhin struck gold four times at the National Association of Women’s Gymnastics Judges (NAWGJ) optional meet on March 3rd. She and Los Alamos School of Gymnastics teammate Luvina Lucero traveled to Precision Gymnastics in Albuquerque, competing against Level 7 gymnasts from both New Mexico and Texas.
Katya Skurikhin performs a one and a half jump turn during her gold medal floor exercise at the NAWGJ meet./Courtesy
Skurikhin dominated the Level 7 junior division, earning first place on vault (9.30), uneven bars (9.35), and floor exercise (9.15), as Read More