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Attention Los Alamos And White Rock Soccer Residents ... Volunteers Desperately Needed Right Now!

on July 26, 2019 - 8:00am
LAYSL News:
 
The Los Alamos Youth Soccer League is in DIRE NEED for both a recreational coordinator(s) and referees for the upcoming soccer season (2019-2020).
 
The LAYSL is a volunteer driven club that absolutely relies on community involvement to keep the program strong and vibrant.
 
Typically, we need one recreational coordinator for both the Los Alamos and White Rock training sessions, which are two days a week with games on Fridays. The recreational coordinator position is held for two years.
 
Unfortunately, without identifying at least one recreational coordinator for the

New Mexico Tourism Department: ‘Christmas In July’ Themed Night At Isotopes Park Home Game Friday

on July 25, 2019 - 9:55am
NMTD News:
 
SANTA FE The New Mexico Tourism Department announces the Albuquerque Isotopes home game at 6:35 p.m. Friday, July 26, will be themed “Christmas in July” to celebrate New Mexico’s contribution of the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree for 2019.
 
“We’re very fortunate that New Mexico was selected to supply the Capitol Christmas Tree for 2019 because this provides the opportunity to showcase New Mexico’s forests, outdoor experiences, and state pride on a national level,” Tourism Secretary Jen Paul Schroer said.

Weekly Fishing Report: July 24

on July 24, 2019 - 8:50am
By GEORGE MORSE
Sports And Outdoors
Los Alamos Daily Post

After a period of hot temperatures, the weather has fallen into a typical monsoon season pattern with clouds building over the mountains during the day and forming thunderstorms in the late afternoon and evenings. Some of these storms will move down into the valleys.

Storms at lower elevations can be hit-or-miss, with heavy rain falling in some spots while not too far away it can still be hot and dry.

Be sure to pack some rain gear with you when you head outdoors on fishing and hiking trips.

Streamflows have dropped throughout

Ninja Kidz Blast Into Los Alamos Beginning Aug. 1

on July 24, 2019 - 7:54am
 
Courtesy/LAHFG
 
LAHFG News:
 
Ninja Kidz is coming to Los Alamos High Flyers Gymnastics (LAHFG).
 
Ninja Kidz is a fun, recreational program designed for children ages 5 to 12 and combines aspects of gymnastics, parkour, and martial arts.
 
Starting Aug. 1, High Flyers will be offering six one-hour classes per week devoted to the new co-ed curriculum. The program includes four different events, with four different levels the ninja can progress through. The four events are practices of Form, Obstacle, Climb and Power.
 
In the classes, the ninjas learn flexibility, strength,

Scenes From 45th Annual Los Alamos Triathlon

on July 22, 2019 - 3:58pm

‘And They’re Off’ ... the start of the 45th annual Los Alamos Triathlon, the oldest continuously running Triathlon in the nation. The race is a sprint triathlon with a unique format of bike, swim and run at an elevation of 7,400 feet. This year 129 contestants entered to compete in several classes, from Elite to Junior and Clydesdale with teams comprised of male or female or both. The event went off without a hitch thanks to the efforts of County staff, the police force and many volunteers. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Shane Treadaway exits the pool after completing the swim portion

Scenes From Kid’s Triathlon In Los Alamos Saturday

on July 22, 2019 - 2:53pm

As part of the annual Los Alamos Triathlon Saturday in downtown Los Alamos, kid participate in a mini triathlon that includes several classes with different ages grouped together to make the race competitive for all participants. Jasper Ciano waits, not patiently for the race to start. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the annual Los Alamos Triathlon kid’s mini triathlon Saturday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the annual Los Alamos Triathlon kid’s mini triathlon Saturday in downtown Los Alamos. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Lana Martin Discusses Her Attempt To Climb Mount Elbrus During Mountaineers Meeting Tuesday

on July 20, 2019 - 11:19am
Lana Martin dicusses her attempt at climbing Mount Elbrus at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday at the Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting. The talk is free to attend. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
Hear about Lana Martin’s attempt at climbing Mount Elbrus, the tallest peak in Europe, at the Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting Tuesday, July 23.
 
This talk will start at about 7:15 p.m. at the Los Alamos Nature Center. The Mountaineers’ meeting will begin at 7 p.m. and cover information about upcoming outings. The event is free to attend and is open to the public.
 
In celebration of her fiftieth birthday,

NMG&F: Apply For Sandhill Crane & Pheasant Hunts

on July 19, 2019 - 6:52am
Sandhill crane. Courtesy/wikipedia.com
 
NMGF News:
 
SANTA FE The New Mexico Department of Game and Fish is now accepting applications for special sandhill crane and pheasant permits.
 
Applications can be made online at the department’s website or over the telephone with the department’s information center, 1.888.248.6866. The application deadline for special sandhill crane and pheasant permits is 5 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 21.
 
Information about pheasant and sandhill crane draw hunts is available in the department’s 2019-20 Small Game Hunting Rules and Information Booklet.
 

Los Alamos Little League 9, 10 And 11 All Stars Make It To Semi Finals In State Tournament In Clovis

on July 17, 2019 - 5:37pm

The Los Alamos Little League 9, 10 and 11 All Stars team. Photo by Connor Hoch/ladailypost.com

Staff Report

Los Alamos Little League 9, 10 and 11 All Stars made it all the way to the semi finals during the state tournament in Clovis.

“The boys did a great job,” Los Alamos Little League President Magdalen Miller said. “They got fourth out of nine districts (during) the semifinals.”

She explained the team started playing Friday, July 12, against Enchantment Little League from Las Cruces. Los Alamos lost 9-4. This, Miller said, put the team in the “loser’s bracket.”

Saturday, July 13, Los

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Knights Of Columbus Hosts 20th Annual Scholarship Golf Tournament At Los Alamos Golf Course

on July 14, 2019 - 7:14am
Scene of sponsor signs for the 20th Annual Knights of Columbus Scholarship Golf Tournament. Courtesy/KOC
 
KOC News:
 
The 20th Annual Knights of Columbus Scholarship Golf Tournament was held June 22 at the Los Alamos County Golf Course.
 
Forty eight golfers participated in a four-person scramble to help raise money for graduating Los Alamos High School seniors from the class of 2020.
 
The golf tournament was successful because of sponsorship from many local families, merchants, and corporations.

Purgatory Hosts Town Series Enduro MTB Races

on July 12, 2019 - 7:58am
Purgatory’s Bike Park. Courtesy/Purgatory
 
PURGATORY News:
 
Purgatory Resort is hosting Town Series Enduro MTB Races, Wednesday, July 17 at Purgatory’s Bike Park in Durango, Colo.
 
After the epic 2018/19 ski season, Purgatory’s Bike Park continues to open trails as conditions allow. Purgatory also continues to develop lift-access biking for recreational mountain bike enthusiasts, including the addition of two new expert trails, Links and Pirate.
 
Purgatory is in the process of building its first lift-served downhill trail for beginners, Shangrila, which is estimated to be

Suazo; Stanley Tie For Best Predictor In Pace Race

on July 10, 2019 - 9:40am
ACRR News: 
 
Cliff Stanley and Aurora Suazo, 9, tied for top predictor with a 12 second differential in the Atomic City Road Runners weekly pace race on the Los Alamos County Golf Course maintenance road.
 
Other accurate predictors are:
  • Ryan Smeltzer with 16 seconds off and also best finisher in the 3 mile distance recording a 23:57;
  • Mark Bjorklund with a 20 second difference;
  • Ted Atkins with 27 seconds off; and
  • Kathy Daly and Charles Ferenbaugh tied at 30 seconds.
On the 1 mile course:
  • Nate Pratt, 10, was the top male finisher with a time of 8:27; and
  • Priscila Rosa was the first

Los Alamos County Little League 8-10 Year Olds Play Espanola For District 1 Title

on July 9, 2019 - 7:23am

The Los Alamos Little League Allstars ages 8, 9 and 10 played the Espanola Allstars for the District 1 title this past Wednesday evening on the Lou Caveglia Field at the North Mesa Sports Complex. The lead changed many times and at the end of regulation play, 6 innings, the score was tied 10-10. This prompted two extra innings. In the 8th inning the Espanola team scored 8 runs to win the District title and a trip to the state playoffs to be played in Albuquerque July 12. After the game the teams posed for a red/green photo. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Josh Gartz flies into home
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Branson Wins 4th Straight Top Dog Award; Owner Steven Strevell Wins 2nd Top Male Runner Age 12-17

on July 6, 2019 - 2:25pm

Runners take off on the 4th of July in the annual YMCA Firecracker 5K Fun Run. Courtesy photo 

Local runner Steven Strevell and his dog Branson run on the 4th of July in the YMCA Firecracker 5K race. As the most famous runner, Branson won the Top Dog Award for the fourth year in a row and his owner, Strevell won the Top Male Award age 12-17 for the second year in a row. Courtesy photo

Local ultramarathon runner, sports photographer and Los Alamos High School Cross Country Assistant Coach Blake Wood, left, won the Top Male age 60+ in the 2019 YMCA Firecracker Fun Run 5K race. Courtesy photo

2019 YMCA Firecracker Fun Run Results

on July 6, 2019 - 1:02pm

Scene at the finish line of the 2019 annual 4th of July YMCA Firecracker Fun Run on 15th Street. Courtesy/YMCA

YMCA News:

Results of the 2019 annual 4th of July YMCA Firecracker Fun Run:

5 Km Men, 9 & under

  • 1,25:31.66,Thomas Daligault, Los Alamos
  • 2,25:55.93,Koen Christensen, White Rock
  • 3,28:27.08,Oliver Saenz, Los Alamos
  • 4,30:33.05,Marcus Kolman, Los Alamos
  • 5,32:24.85,Tomas Soto, Los Alamos
  • 6,35:53.19,Turin Wedel, Los Alamos
  • 7,37:47.48,Zach Branchf, Boston, MA
  • 8,38:59.72,Moody Zachary, Los Alamos
  • 9,39:15.47, Logan Nolen, Los Alamos
  • 10,42:31.93,Ferenbaugh Robbie, Los Alamos
  • 11,46:08.01, Wangler

Scenes From 2019 YMCA Firecracker Fun Run

on July 4, 2019 - 1:50pm

Runners near the finish line during this morning's annual July 4th Firecracker Fun Run hosted by The Family YMCA. Prizes go to the top male and female finishers in Kid, Youth, Adult, Adult 60+, Stroller (with a kid) and Dog Jogger. The best Costumed Participant wins Bagels-for-a-Year from Ruby K’s. All participants get the annual Fun Run t-shirt and are eligible to win one of many great door prizes. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Scene from the Firecracker Fun Run this morning along 15th Street. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/ladailypost.com

Scene from the Firecracker Fun Run this morning

Los Alamos County Little League 9-11 Year Olds Win District ... Head To State Tournament!

on July 4, 2019 - 7:42am

The Los Alamos County Little League hosted a three day baseball tournament this past week played at the North Mesa Sports Complex. Tuesday evening the 9-10-11 year old Little League teams played a final game on the Upper Minors Field. The Los Alamos team played the team from Espanola at 6 p.m. Both teams played very hard, but the pitching and strong hitting of the Los Alamos team was no match for the Espanola team and they won the game 14-4 and the District 1 title. The Los Alamos team will represent District 1 at the upcoming state tournament. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

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Scenes From Los Alamos Tennis Club Step Up Doubles League At Urban Park Courts Thursday

on June 29, 2019 - 12:39pm

Jaine Gomez returns a ball in a match played Thursday at the Urban Park Courts ... recently resurfaced courtesy of the County Parks and Recreation Department ... and they look great. The Los Alamos Tennis Club is hosting the Step Up Doubles League played 6:30-8:30 p.m., Thursdays featuring some of the top players from Northern New Mexico, mostly residing in Los Alamos. The program runs for 10 weeks and this match marks the 5th week. More information can be obtained from the LATC website, or by calling Tony Ballard at 505.610.5109. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

David Rutherford returns
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LAYF And Cheerleading Fall Registration Now Open

on June 29, 2019 - 7:00am

Members of Los Alamos Youth Football, cheerleaders and coaches. Courtesy/Don Taylor

SPORTS News:

Los Alamos Youth Football and Cheerleading registration is now open for our fall 2019 season.
 
Ages 4-12 can come participate in building athleticism, teamwork and fun! You don't have to have any experience, as our coaches will train up kids, teaching them proper form and safety while out on the field or cheering on the sidelines.
 
Last year both division 1 was undefeated and division 3 lost one game, but both teams came in first place, winning the championship over all in the league,
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Car Wash Underway Today & Saturday At Sullivan Field

on June 28, 2019 - 11:14am

A car wash is underway until noon and again 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today with the same hours Saturday in the parking lot at Sullivan Field. Cars cost $8 and trucks cast $10 and all proceeds go to support the volleyball program at Los Alamos High School. Courtesy photo

Scene from the car wash underway until noon and again 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today with the same hours Saturday in the parking lot at Sullivan Field. Cars cost $8 and trucks cast $10 and all proceeds go to support the volleyball program at Los Alamos High School. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Scene from the car wash underway

Marr Has Perfect Prediction In Weekly Pace Race

on June 26, 2019 - 7:29am

ACRR News:

Jackie Marr had a perfect prediction in the Atomic City Road Runners weekly pace race Tuesday on Barranca Mesa in the Deer Trap Mesa race. 

Other accurate predictors include:

  • Duane Marr with a 6 second differential;
  • Michael Cooper recording a 55 second differential;
  • Sean Thomas at 63 seconds off;
  • Mark Bjorklund at 72 seconds off;
  • On the 1 mile course Jonah Pratt, 12, was the first finisher at 8:41 and Sarah Stangl recorded a 9:41 for top female finisher;
  • On the 2 mile course Zach Medin was first with a time of 16:37. Roxana Candia finished first in the female category at 20:37; and
  • On

SFCC: Automotive Technology Center Groundbreaking

on June 24, 2019 - 4:52pm

Hilltoppers 2019 Fall Sports Schedules Announced

on June 24, 2019 - 10:13am

Los Alamos High School football players take to the field in 2018. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

SPORTS News:

Hilltopper Football Fall Schedule: 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 23 at Espanola; 7 p.m., Friday, Aug. 30 Home v. Taos; 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 6, Home v. Pojoaque; 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 13, at Bloomfield; 7 p.m., Friday, Sept. 20, Home v. Gallup; 6 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 28 at Hope Christian; 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 4, at Valencia; 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 18, Home v. Santa Fe High; 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25 at Home v. Capital; 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 1 at Del Norte.

LAHS boys soccer scene. Photo
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Ted Romero Top Predictor In Weekly Pace Race

on June 22, 2019 - 12:01pm
Ted Romero, left, is the best predictor in the ACRR pace race Tuesday on Power Line Trail. Here Romero and other runners gather at the start of the race. Courtesy/ACRR

A family participates in the ACRR pace race Tuesday on Power Line Trail off N.M. 4. Courtesy/ACRR
 
ACRR News:
 
Ted Romero is the best predictor in the Atomic City Road Runners weekly pace race Tuesday on Power Line Trail off N.M. 4 at 1 second off his predicted time.
 
Other accurate predictors:
  • Sean Thomas at 4 seconds off;
  • Noah Saenz, 7, had a 18 second differential; and
  • Michael Cooper recorded 20 second

Mountaineers: Extreme Skier Tom Jungst June 25

on June 22, 2019 - 10:19am
Hear about Tom Jungst’s adventures as an extreme skier at the June Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 at the Los Alamos Nature Center. Courtesy/PEEC
 
PEEC News:
 
Learn about Tom Jungst’s experiences as an extreme skier and climber at the Los Alamos Mountaineers meeting 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, June 25 at the Los Alamos Nature Center, at 2600 Canyon Road.
 
The meeting begin at 7 p.m. and covers information about upcoming outings. The event is free to attend and open to the public.
 
Jungst took extreme skiing to another level in the early 1980s by combining his

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