Two Los Alamos teams won State Championship Awards at the third annual New Mexico FIRST LEGO League Championship held Jan. 26 at Albuquerque Academy in Albuquerque. Front Row from left, “Banoona Skunk Band” members Emily Holmes, Risa Bridge, Maddie Ovaska, Brooke Weatherbie, Jessica Erkkila, Eleanor Henderson, Ellie Rightley, Elia Vasquez and Coach Karen Doebling. Back row from left, Coach Vicki Erkkila, “Atomic Flying Pickles” members Coach Susannah Rousculp, Evelyn Doebling, Lauren Stubben, Haylee Richardson, Summer Bronson and Catherine Rousculp.Read More
Contrary to popular belief your knee is not a fragile joint. It is designed to run, jump, ski and perform all the activities you ask of it. The knee is actually a simple joint with a complex job.
Acting as a hinge joint, the knee flexes and extends the lower leg. The complexity of the joint lies in its role in coordinating and synchronizing the movement between the hip and ankle.
Your body is linked together in a kinetic chain and works as a unit. No joint or muscle works in isolation. Just try to bend or extend your knee without involvement from the hip, ankle or pelvis. It’s Read More
The Pajarito Mountain Freeride Team last weekend in Red River before their competition back row from left, Coach Marshall Jansen, Cade Van Etten and Austin Salmon. Front row from left, Coach Tony Hinojosa, Charlie Herrmann, Kyle Cash, Steven Calhoun, Vikki Lee and Carmen Bouquin. So far, three skiers/boarders have qualified for Nationals. Courtesy photo
There’s a new team in town … The Pajarito Mountain Freeride Team!
It is a competitive ski and snowboard team that trains at Pajarito Mountain and competes in the USASA Southwest Freeride Series.
Boys and girls ages 10 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship.
The local competition will be held 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 from at Los Alamos High School’s Griffith Gymnasium.
Registration will be held onsite beginning at 12:30 p.m. and it’s free of charge.
Parental consent is required, so a parent/guardian must be present during registration. All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation and winners from each age division and gender will be presented with a Read More