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Hilltopper Volleyball Loses 5th Game 15-13 to St. Pius, Drops Match 3-2

Hilltopper Volleyball Team member Erin Kirk with kill shot. The Hilltoppers lost their 5th Game 15-13 Saturday to St. Pius, dropping the match 3-2. Photo by Alan Kirk
Hilltoppers Mikala Pigue and Claire Stewart with block at net. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Savannah Romero provides Claire Stewart with quick set. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Morgan Schake digs serve for return. Photo by Alan Kirk Read More

Hilltopper Volleyball Team Loses to Piedra Vista 3-1

Los Alamos High School Hilltoppers Volleyball Team members Claire Stewart and Brianna Montano on Block at net. The team lost 3-1 Saturday to Piedra Vista. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Morgan Schake setting teammate with pass. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Erin Kirk blocks at net. Photo by Alan Kirk

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Hilltopper Volleyball Team Beats Pojoaque 3-0

Los Alamos Hilltopper Danielle Ortiz on floor for dig. The Hilltoppers beat Pojoaque 3-0 Saturday in Piedra Vista tournament. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Claire Stewart at net for block. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Savannah Romero gives quick set to Samantha Fenner. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltoppers Dannielle Ortiz and Ashley Flores return serve. Photo by Alan Kirk Read More

YMCA Fall Adult Volleyball League Registration Underway

FAMILY YMCA News:
 
The Family YMCA is taking registrations for the Fall Adult Volleyball League.
 
Games will be 1-4 p.m. Sundays Oct. 7 through Nov. 18 at the YMCA, 1450 Iris St.
 
This is a casual 4 on 4 co-ed league for ages 16 and older. Price per player is $20 or $15 for Y members.
 
Get some friends together, choose a captain and witty team name, and come down to the Y to play some fun volleyball matches.
 
Scholarships available thanks to The Family YMCA annual fundraising campaign.
 
For more information, call, click, or stop by. Contact YMCA Sports and Adventure
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Hilltopper Volleyball Team Repeats Win

Hilltopper Vollyball team beats Bernalillo 3-2 last weekend.

Hilltopper Claire Stewert with Block. Photo by Alan Kirk
Hilltopper Brianna Montano with Kill. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Erin Kirk with Kill. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Volleyball team beats Capital 3-1.

Hilltopper Erin Kirk with Kill. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Claire Stewart with Block. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Brianna Montano with Kill. Photo by Alan Kirk

Hilltopper Samantha Melton with Block. Photo by Alan Kirk

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Bob Weeks Top Predictor in Weekly Pace Race

ATOMIC ROAD RUNNERS News:
 
Bob Weeks was only 3 seconds off his prediction at Tuesday’s pace race.
 
There were many good predictions in the weekly Tuesday pace race in Pajarito Acres. There were 28 people who competed. The course was a fairly-flat one mile paved-loop mainly on Estante Way.
 
One could run any number of loops but with a requested predicted time of 45 minutes or less. All distances from 1 to 5 miles were done. Most did 1 or 3 miles.
 
The fastest for 1 mile were Duncan Fuehne (6:49), Sue Kinkead and Lynn Kluegel (both 13:43). The faster 3-mile runners were Roxana
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Running Technique, Posture and Pain

Column by Jessica Kisiel

There are no sports beyond our body’s capability! When we have pain playing a sport though, it is easy to blame the activity for our pain.

Running, the primary functional movement our body was designed for, has a reputation for being hard on or even bad for the body.

It is often the first sport we are advised not to do if we have any lower extremity pain. If running were the problem then everyone who runs should hurt as a result of participating, right?

The fact is, some people suffer while others are pain free. Why?

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Los Alamos Singletrack Assoc. Hosts First Time Trials

LASA News:

The Los Alamos Singletrack Association (LASA) held its first mountain bike time trials Wednesday evening. A course was setup northwest of the Diamond Drive/San Ildefonso Road roundabout. LASA plans to hold more Wednesday evening time trials. For information, contact Scott Weiss at 661-4499. Visit the group’s Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/LosAlamosSingletrack.

Randy Flores on the time trail course Wednesday evening. Photo by Greg Kendall/ladailypost.com

Marcus Leibrecht moves along the route of the time trail course Wednesday evening. Photo by Greg Read More

Candia Has a Perfect Prediction

ATOMIC CITY ROAD RUNNERS CLUB News:
Courtesy photo
 
Roxana Candia was perfect in her prediction/finish of 23.30 and was also the fastest female on the 3 mile course, which was held in the La Senda area of White Rock.
 
Ted Romero was the top male runner in the 3 mile race at 19:47 and had an excellent prediction of 8 seconds off.
 
Other noted predictors were: Matt Fair at 9 seconds off; Steve Shook with a 12 second differential; Katie Gattiker at 26 seconds off; and Tom Sandford recording a 33 second delta.
 
On the 1 mile course Sue Kinkead was the top female finisher at
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