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LAHS Wrestling Team Repeats 2-4A District Title

on February 17, 2013 - 8:47am

Corey Geyer, first, win by pinfall. Photo by Roger Brewer

John Dermer, third, forfeit. Photo by Roger Brewer

By Roger Brewer

Saturday, Feb. 16, the Los Alamos High School Wrestling Team took the 2-4A District title for the second straight year.

LAHS won by more than 30 points over second place Capital. Bob Geyer was honored as District Coach of the Year.

As a reward for their efforts at District, all LAHS Varsity wrestlers qualified for State.

Los Alamos was led by five wins in the following weight classes:

  • Chandler Lauritzen, first, win by pinfall
  • Lane Saunders,

Pinon PTO Hosts Fun Run/Walk

on February 15, 2013 - 6:52am


Pinon Elementary School PTO will host St. Patrick's Day-themed Fun Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday, March 23 at Pinon Elementary School.

Registration forms can be downloaded from the Pinon Elementary School website at

Early registration forms and fees are due March 1. Adults (18 and up) are $10 and $5 for youth. Late registration (after March 1) is $20 for adults and $15 for youth.

Sign up by the early registration deadline to guarantee a t-shirt. The community is invited.

Register for Spring Lacrosse Tuesday

on February 15, 2013 - 6:47am


It's not too late to register to play lacrosse in Los Alamos this spring.

Los Alamos Youth Lacrosse (LAYLAX) is conducting registration for the Spring 2013 season, which runs from the first week of March through the end of May.

The program is open to boys and girls aged 9 through high school seniors.

LAYLAX is holding a walk-in registration session, which will also be combined with a gear rental session 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb 26 at the Larry R. Walkup Aquatic Training Room.



Registration for Senior Olympics Now Open

on February 14, 2013 - 7:05am

YMCA News:

Registration for the local Senior Olympics is open at The Family YMCA until Feb 28.

Participants must be a resident of Los Alamos County and 50 years of age or older by Dec. 31, 2013.

Local games are March 12 to April 12. The regisitration fee is $20 and payable to The Family YMCA.

Stop by the YMCA on Iris Street and 15th Street for a registration form and complete list of events and schedule.

Contact Ann ReVelle at 662-3256 or for more details. 

Senators Reintroduce Measure to Make Valles Caldera a National Park

on February 12, 2013 - 3:28pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Tom Udall and Martin Heinrich reintroduced legislation today to transfer the management of the Valles Caldera National Preserve to the National Park Service (NPS.).
Udall and retired Sen. Jeff Bingaman first introduced this legislation in 2010 in light of inconsistent funding, the need for infrastructure improvements and concerns that the Preserve would not achieve financial self-sustainability by 2015, as directed by the Valles Caldera Preservation Act of 2000.
"Millions of years in the making, the Valles Caldera is a natural wonder, rich

Hilltopper Girls Beat Bernalillo 57-37

on February 10, 2013 - 8:28am

Cristina Perez after loose ball. Photo by Alan Kirk
Kiana Zerr defending shot. Photo by Alan Kirk

Amber Logan on baseline drive. Photo by Alan Kirk

McKenzie Logan over defender for layup. Photo by Alan Kirk

Erin Kirk for score. Photo by Alan Kirk

Kiana Zerr for score. Photo by Alan Kirk

Shanon Doyle defending. Photo by Alan Kirk

Athletic Posters & Media Guides 2013-14

on February 8, 2013 - 9:32am

LAHS News:

For the 2012-13 school year, Media All Stars and All-American Sports Posters will be creating the media guides for Los Alamos High School.

These are the only companies who have the right to create the local media guides.

For more information about the LAHS media guides, contact:

Businesses interested in advertising on the athletic poster, should visit