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LAHS Standout Jared Mang Named Gatorade® New Mexico Baseball Player of the Year

on June 1, 2014 - 12:24pm


CHICAGO — In its 29th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, has announced that Jared Mang of Los Alamos High School as its 2013-14 Gatorade New Mexico Baseball Player of the Year.

Mang is the first Gatorade New Mexico Baseball Player of the Year to be chosen from Los Alamos High School.

The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field, distinguishes Mang as New

Thirty Senior Olympians Qualify for State Games

on June 1, 2014 - 6:19am


The following 30 Los Alamos Senior Olympians qualified for the New Mexico State Games in Roswell in July. The Los Alamos Games included 48 events in 17 sports held over a one month period.
Participants ranged in age from 52 to 88. Eleven athletes were first time participants in the local games.
  • Bailey, Sheryl
  • Benelli, Michael
  • Billen, Mary
  • Bryant, Ernie
  • Cake, Helen
  • Castillo, Abel
  • Cope, Roy
  • Delanoy, Albert
  • Dudziak, Donald
  • Ellis, Margaret
  • Gillani, Louisa
  • Goodwin, Terry
  • Holcomb, Lilia
  • Jakubowski, Cyril
  • Jaramillo, Selmo
  • Jennings, George, Jr.
  • Johnson, Elizabeth
  • Johnson, Timothy
  • Krohn,

Results of Tuesday's Pace Race Announced

on May 30, 2014 - 8:56am
Pace racers on the move Tuesday. Courtesy photo


Twenty nine runners and walkers participated in Tuesday night’s pace race. 

Two courses were available, a paved course on the shoulder of route 501 or a rugged and challenging course on an old wagon road in the hills overlooking S-site with magnificent vistas of the mesas to the east all the way to Rio Grande valley and beyond.

One mile course results:

  • Susan Krohn (error adjusted for 3 miles) 72 seconds
  • Inez Ross (error adjusted for 3 miles) 120 seconds
  • Patricia Burnside (error adjusted for 3 miles) 144 seconds, also fastest

Ann Stewart Selected New Athletic Director of LAHS

on May 29, 2014 - 10:43am

Ann Stewart

LAHS News:

Los Alamos Public Schools has announced that Ann Stewart has been selected as the next athletic director of Los Alamos High School. 

Stewart was born in Los Alamos and attended Chamisa, Aspen, Pinon, Los Alamos Middle School and Los Alamos High School, where she graduated in 1991. She earned All-State honors in both soccer and basketball as a student athlete for Los Alamos High School. She attended Creighton University on a soccer scholarship until a back injury ended her soccer career. 

Stewart has a bachelor’s degree from the University of New Mexico and a


Celebration of Coach Jiri Kubicek's Career June 5

on May 29, 2014 - 10:35am

Coach Jiri Kubicek in the early days and more recently. Courtesy photo


Los Alamos soccer enthusiasts, friends, and families are invited to celebrate Jiri Kubicek's contributions to Los Alamos Soccer. The party will be 5-8 p.m. Thursday, June 5 at Rover Park in White Rock. Bring a side dish to share: veggies, fruit salad, appetizers or dessert. Beverages, cake and some BBQ will be provided.

Coach Kubicek retired from coaching Los Alamos High School (LAHS) Girls Varsity Soccer (1991-2013 with a record of 332-143) and Boys JV Soccer (1983-1991). Coach Kubicek also coached for,


Valles Caldera Board of Trustees Names New Executive Director

on May 28, 2014 - 2:59pm

Jorge Silva-Bañuelos

VCNP News:

JEMEZ SPRINGS – The Valles Caldera Trust (Trust) today announced the appointment of Jorge Silva-Bañuelos to the position of executive director. Silva-Bañuelos was selected from a competitive field of 24 applicants to fill the position vacated when Dennis Trujillo retired in January.

“Jorge has extensive experience in natural resource policy, management and leadership of government agencies,” said Kent Salazar, chairman of the Valles Caldera Trust Board of Trustees. His experience working with a broad citizen constituency on public lands issues will also be

Registration Opens For 2014 Tour de Los Alamos

on May 27, 2014 - 8:11am
Tour de Los Alamos racers in 2013. Photo by Carolyn Zerkle
The 2014 edition of the Tour de Los Alamos is the 42nd consecutive running of the Southwest's oldest bicycle race, and will be held Sunday, June 8.
Registration options:
  • Registration can be done on-line by clicking here;
  • In-person registration for the standard entry fee of $25 can be done 7-8 p.m. Saturday, June 7 at the Los Alamos National Bank;
  • In-person registration for the race-day entry fee of $45 can be done 6:30-7:30 a.m., Sunday at the starting area near El Parasol.
Packet pick-up can be done either at