Sports & Rec

Hilltopper Softball Team beats Bernalillo 9-0!

Kristin Christensen trys to avoid tag by leaping over catcher. Photo by Alan Kirk

Kiana Zerr safe at third. Photo by Alan Kirk

Micala Christensen gets hit by pitch. Photo by Alan Kirk


Ari Larkin hits a double. Photo by Alan Kirk

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Local Golf Course Gets Innovative

The 16th green at Los Alamos Golf Course was protected by a turf cover last winter and this shot shows the dramatic difference between covered verses noncovered following removal of the cover Feb. 22. Courtesy/LAGC

By Carol A. Clark

As springtime comes alive with bright sunshine, colorful flowers and grass growing greener throughout the community, the PGA Professionals at Los Alamos Golf Course are welcoming novice and seasoned players to enjoy the local links.

Course Manager Steve Wickliffe is excited about this year’s opening season because of an experiment conducted on the course last Read More

Vance is Top Predictor in Weekly Pace Race

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In the weekly pace race held on the road in lower Pueblo Canyon Linda Vance was the top predictor with a 42 second differential from her predicted time and she was also the fastest runner on the 1 mile course at 7:36.
Jennifer Leon has the next best prediction at 52 seconds off and also was the fastest participant on the 3 mile course with a time of 28:22.
Other accurate predictors were:  Jim Clifford at 87 seconds off and Bob Reedy with 99 second difference.
Next week’s race will be held at 6 p.m., Tuesday April 17 on the Canada del Buey Trail in
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Bjorkland is Best Predictor in First Pace Race of Season

Lynn Bjorkland was the top predictor in the opening pace race of the 2012 season held on the Canyon Rim Trail on the first Tuesday evening pace race of the 2012 season. The number of participants that showed up made for a successful event.
Lynn was 10 seconds off her predicted time and was also the 2nd fastest in the 3 mile run with a time of 23:50.
Other accurate predictors were:  Bob Weeks with a 13 second differential, Roy Cope at 23 seconds off, and Michelle Jones 65 seconds off her prediction.
There were four distances run in the race and the fastest
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