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2020 State Spirit, Spring Sports & Activities Canceled

NMAA News:

ALBUQUERQUE — Based on the recent directive from the New Mexico Public Education Department that schools will close for the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year, the NMAA and its Board of Directors have canceled the 2020 State Spirit Championships, the 2020 Spring Sports Season, and all remaining activities for this academic school year.

This cancellation applies to practices and workouts in addition to contests and events. 

Due to the evolving COVID-19 public health threat, the Public Education Department has closed schools and additionally addressed interscholastic


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Los Alamos County Parks And Recreation Board Recommends Naming Softball Field To Honor Hope Jaramillo

Minors A Field at Overlook Park in White Rock may be renamed Hope Field to honor Hope Jaramillo. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

By KIRSTEN LASKEY
Los Alamos Daily Post
kirsten@ladailypost.c

Los Alamos resident Hope Jaramillo died in January, and community members and the Los Alamos County Parks and Recreation Board are considering naming a softball field after her.

Jaramillo, who died from cancer, was extremely active in the high school softball program. A player herself in school, Jaramillo went on to be a coach and a volunteer in the local softball programs.

In honor of her contributions,


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Scenes Of Construction On Sullivan Field House Today

Construction continues today on the Sullivan Field House adjacent to UNM-LA. The Field House will feature home and visitor locker rooms, an official’s room, training room, public restrooms, ticket booths and concessions. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene of construction continuing today on the Sullivan Field House adjacent to UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene of construction continuing today on the Sullivan Field House adjacent to UNM-LA. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

Scene this afternoon of the construction site for the Sullivan Field


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Scenes From Disc Golf Games On North Mesa Sunday

The Los Alamos County Parks and Recreation Department has provided the community with a Disc Golf Course near the North Mesa Picnic Grounds on North Mesa. The course was designed to meet the standards of the sport, so the course is an official course to be enjoyed by the community. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Dawna Russon and her friends enjoy a round of disc golf Saturday afternoon. Russon tees off from the area marked by the orange flag on the 7th basket target. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Victor Medina makes a throw from the spot his disc landed on the course on his way to the 7th


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Pajarito And Sipapu Close Due To COVID-19 Concerns

Pajarito Mountain is closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 ski season. Courtesy/Pajarito

SKI News:

VADITO – Pajarito Mountain and Sipapu Ski & Summer Resort are closed for the remainder of the 2019-2020 ski season effective today at the recommendation of Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham. 

“We are skiers at heart and today’s decision was a difficult one for all of us,” said James Coleman, a managing partner of Sipapu and Pajarito. “While many of our employees and customers wanted us to remain open, their health and wellbeing are of the utmost importance to us. We’ve decided to move forward


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Seven Topper Athletes Make All District Basketball Teams

The District 2-4A All District Teams for 2020 have been selected and the Toppers placed four girls and three boys on the teams. Senior Hannah Sanchez is selected to be on the first team. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Senior Rebecca Green is selected to be on the first team. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Freshman Harrison Frank is selected to be on the first team. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Senior Natalie Gallegos is selected to be on the second team. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Sophomore Wesley Stanfield is selected to be on the first team. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com


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New Mexico Students Receive National Spirit Of Sport Award

SPORTS News:

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Tyler Jenson and Max McGaha, students at La Cueva High School in Albuquerque, have been selected as the 2020 Section 6 recipients of the “National High School Spirit of Sport Award” by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS).

The National High School Spirit of Sport Award was created by the NFHS to recognize those individuals who exemplify the ideals of the spirit of sport that represent the core mission of education-based athletics.

Jenson and McGaha were involved in two different sports in two different parts of the state, but were


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Major League Baseball Suspends Spring Training

The scene of the last spring training game of the year for the Colorado Rockies Tuesday afternoon during which attendance was good but there were many empty seats at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale, Ariz. Wednesday’s scheduled game was canceled because of weather. Major League Baseball has now suspended the remaining spring training games and beginning Thursday delayed the season opening day for at least two weeks. Almost all professional sports have canceled or delayed activities due to COVID-19. Photo by Gary Warren/ladailypost.com


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On The Job In Los Alamos: At Beanie’s Bike Shop

On the job in Los Alamos Thursday afternoon is Rhiannon McIntyre holding Beanie of Beanie’s Bike Shop at 2101 Trinity Dr. Ste. A. McIntyre and her husband Ryan opened for business January 2019 ‘to help Los Alamos keep riding’. The shop is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Tuesday through Sunday. To make an appointment, call 505.695.1206. #worklosalamos #wherediscoveriesaremade. Photo by Jenn Bartram/ladailypost.com


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