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Atomic Tumblers Take Gold, Silver, Bronze at AGS Meet

on March 8, 2013 - 9:23am

Los Alamos Gymnast Lilly Bueck in her gold medal bar routine. Courtesy/LASG

Los Alamos Gymnast Katie Wingo takes gold on beam. Courtesy/LASG

Los Alamos Gymnast Ramya Stevens performing her beam routine. Courtesy/LASG

LASG News:

Lilly Bueck took gold in the all-around competition and was the top all-around (36.55) scorer in the Level 5 Division for Los Alamos School of Gymnastics Atomic Tumblers’ at the AGS Meet Feb. 9-10 in Albuquerque.

Bueck, Level 5 Junior C Division, also earned gold on bars (9.3), silver on beam (9.5) and floor (9.1), and bronze on vault (8.65.)

Katie Wingo took


Announcing the Start of the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open

on March 7, 2013 - 10:37am


The 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open has officially begun. Welcome to week one: Constantly varied ... high intensity ... functional movement - CrossFit.

Current clients of CrossFit and Mesa Elite Fitness are invited to attend the local competition, which begins at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7 at CrossFit Los Alamos, 278-A DP Road.

Note: The public is welcome to come out and observe this intense and exciting competition.

The first event is a 17-minute workout. It's burpees and increasing load snatches.


Volunteer Opportunities on Santa Fe National Forest

on March 6, 2013 - 9:22am

SFNF News:

The Santa Fe National Forest is offering spring trail projects to volunteers to build new sections of trail.

Specific projects include construction of winding trails and retaining walls. There are six days from which to choose and there is no experience required.

The trail projects will be hosted on the Dead Dog Trail, located west of Santa Fe in the Caja del Rio for the following dates from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. each day:

  • Friday, March 8
  • Sunday, March 17
  • Saturday, March 30
  • Saturday, April 13
  • Friday, April 19
  • * * Saturday, April 20
  • Sunday, May 19

Trail workday attire for everyone

LAHS Softball Team Loses Season Opener

on March 6, 2013 - 8:39am
Emilee Jones delivers a pitch during the Los Alamos High School Softball Team's season opener Tuesday at Overlook Park in White Rock. The team lost 11-9 to the Belen Eagles. Photo by Craig Kelley
Kristin Christensen. Photo by Craig Kelley
Infield Discussion. Photo by Craig Kelley
Micaela Christensen. Photo by Craig Kelley

Dancie Smith, Aletta Marciano. Photo by Craig Kelley
Aletta Marciano. Photo by Craig Kelley

Perch Paperie Extends Hours; Adds New Classes

on March 6, 2013 - 6:25am

Perch Paperie News:

Now shoppers will have more time to get crafty at Perch Paperie. The store is extending its hours!

Perch Paperie will now be open M-F 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Perch Paperie has lots of fun classes coming up this month.

New classes are added all the time, so be sure and visit Perch Paperie online at or click on the Perch Paperie ad on the Los Alamos Daily Post to find out the latest.

Paper Straw Pinwheel kids class: 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, $7, all ages
CD Case Sticker Book: 1-2 p.m.

Mountain West Names Men's Basketball Co-Players of the Week Alex Kirk and Derrick Marks

on March 5, 2013 - 8:43am

University of New Mexico sophomore center Alex Kirk of Los Alamos sinks a basket at a recent Lobos game. Photo by Alan Kirk

LOBO News:

COLORADO SPRINGS - New Mexico sophomore center Alex Kirk and Boise State sophomore guard Derrick Marks have been named Mountain West Men's Basketball Co-Players of the Week for games through March 3.

This is the third career Mountain West weekly accolade for both Marks and Kirk.

A native of Los Alamos, Kirk averaged 20.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.5 blocks and 1.5 assists as New Mexico defeated San Diego State and Wyoming to clinch the 2012-13 MW


Let's Play Ball! Registration Underway for 58th Annual Los Alamos Little League Season

on March 5, 2013 - 8:23am

LALL News:

Registration is officially open for the 58th annual Los Alamos Little League Baseball/Softball season.

Registration is $55 for the first child and $50 per child thereafter. Financial assistance is available.

Register online here or i n person 6:30-8 p.m. today, Tuesday March 5 and Thursday, March 7 at Home Run Pizza.  

Direct questions regarding registration to one of the following individuals:


  • Saturday, March 9,