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2020 Century Bank City Golf Championship Results

Los Alamos County Golf Course at 4244 Diamond Dr. Courtesy/LAC

By ANDRE TROTTIER
Los Alamos Golf Association

The 73rd Los Alamos City Championship was held June 27 and 28.

Introduced for the first time in a Los Alamos competition was the World Golf Scoring System. The system factored in slope and course rating with handicaps to yield a World Golf handicap for all players.

There was a lot of exciting play for the two days. Scoring was very tight among the participants. Following the completion of the event the Los Alamos City Championship shootout took place.

The shoot-out takes the winners of each


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Scenes From Tour Of Sullivan Field House On Diamond

Site Superintendent Jason Barela of Franken Construction during a tour Thursday afternoon gives visitors an overview of work underway on the Sullivan Field House adjacent to UNM-LA on Diamond Drive. Barela explains that the exterior of the building is not peeling away but that people are actually seeing the protective material that is covering the exterior panels. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

View of the concession area, which provides enhanced access to food for sports fans. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Herb Mclean leads the tour and stands in the walkway to the bleachers.


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Larry Baca Memorial Scholarship Awarded To Steven Strevell

Larry Baca Memorial Scholarship.recipient Steven Strevell. Courtesy/LAPSF

LAPS Foundation News:

The Los Alamos Public Schools Foundation announces Los Alamos High School Class of 2020 graduate Steven Strevell as the winner of the Larry Baca Memorial Scholarship.

This scholarship is awarded based on students meeting an academic requirement and having participated in track or cross country.

The scholarship is named for Larry Baca, a renowned coach in Los Alamos for 30 years and member of the Los Alamos High School Hall of Fame and New Mexico Coaches Hall of Fame. He was a tremendous athlete


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New Mexico Fishing Report: June 24

A fisherman helping load his friend in wheelchair into and accessible drift boat. Courtesy/NMGF

NMGF News:

In this week’s fishing report, Dustin highlights how people in the angling community can work together to ensure equal access for all.

Dustin is founder and executive director of Albuquerque-based GO Unlimited, an organization that creates access to outdoor recreation opportunities for people living with disabilities. Learn more about Dustin and GO Unlimited here:

If you choose to go fishing this weekend, make sure to practice #ResponsibleRecreation. 

Accessible fishing and


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Scenes Of LAHS Girls Summer Basketball Practice

Los Alamos High School Head Coach Ray Romero and his staff welcome the players as they check in Monday for their first basketball workout of the summer. Coach Romero plans three practices a week, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday during the summer months. About 20 girls attended the first day of workout and Coach Romero had five coaches on hand to help with the practice. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Each player is screened for COVID-19 Monday as they enter the Griffith Gymnasium. Assistant Coach Katie Romero checks the temperature of players as they check in for practice. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com


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Purgatory Activities, Mountain Bike Trails Open Saturday

Enjoy a scenic chairlift ride on Lift 1 at Purgatory Resort. Ride round-trip, or hop off at the top and enjoy the breathtaking views of the San Juan Mountains. Courtesy/Purgatory Resort

PURGATORY News:

DURANGO, Colo. — Purgatory Resort opens Saturday, June 20 for the summer season.

The resort will be open for daily activities through Aug. 16. Weekend operations will run Aug. 22 to Oct. 4, with the resort open on Labor Day as well.

New this season, Purgatory will offer two activity sessions daily: a morning session 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and an afternoon session 12:30-4:30 p.m.

Summer activities will


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County Mud Volleyball Event Moved To July 25

Annual Mud Volleyball Tournament rescheduled to July 25. File photo

COUNTY News:

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the Los Alamos County Recreation Department has rescheduled the Mud Volleyball Tournament to July 25.

This annual event was originally scheduled for June, however, after some research and careful consideration, the recreation department hopes to see 10 teams of at least six players register and be ready to get dirty in July.

Check out the Los Alamos County Recreation Program and Events page for updates: https://losalamosnm.us/government/departments/community_services/parks_recreation_and_open_spaces/programs


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Los Alamos Preseason Practice Gets Underway

As preseason practice gets underway Monday morning, Los Alamos High School Head Football Coach Garett Williams screens each player this morning before they can participate in the preseason workouts. This safety precaution applies to all sports in preseason workouts and the participants must follow social distancing while practicing. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Head Football Coach Garett Williams leads his players Monday morning in workout routines. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

LAHS Girls Head Wrestling Coach Emily Tew shows the preseason wrestlers maneuvers


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