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Los Alamos Little League Softball Plays Pojoaque

on June 28, 2018 - 12:01pm

The Los Alamos Senior Little League Softball Team traveled to the Pojoaque Valley Sports Complex Monday to play a team from Pojoaque. In the dugout before the game, the Los Alamos players tried to stay cool and get hydrated. The weather was sunny and very hot, with temperatures approaching 100 degrees on the artificial turf field. The players from both teams were affected by the heat, with a Los Alamos player leaving the game because of the heat. The game was all Pojoaque as they came out strong and seemed to do everything right. The game ended 15-5 Pojoaque.
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Judge Postpones Acceptance Of Plea Agreement For Tabatha Jones In LAYFCL Embezzlement Case

on June 28, 2018 - 7:45am
Tabatha Jones
 
By MAIRE O’NEILL
Los Alamos Daily Post

Judge Jason Lidyard postponed acceptance of a plea agreement proposed Wednesday in First Judicial District Court for Tabatha Jones of Los Alamos pending receipt of additional information from Assistant District Attorney Kent Wahlquist. Jones is charged with the embezzlement of thousands of dollars last year from the nonprofit Los Alamos Youth Football and Cheerleading League (LAYFCL).

Under the agreement, Jones would plead guilty to embezzlement and receive a conditional discharge.

Strother Has Perfect Prediction In Weekly Pace Race

on June 27, 2018 - 1:17pm
Participants gather Tuesday for the Atomic City Road Runners weekly pace race on the new section of the Canyon Rim Trail. Courtesy photo
 
And they're off! Courtesy photo
 
ACRR News:
 
William Strother, 9, had a perfect prediction in the Atomic City Road Runners weekly pace race on the new section of the Canyon Rim Trail.
 
Other accurate predictors were: Uvaldo Hinojosa with a 8 second differential, Sanna Sevanto and Lyle Cunningham with a 10 second tie, Aurea Rojas at 12 seconds off and Ted Romero with a 13 second difference.
 
Zeke Wilmot was the top finisher in the 1 mile race

Scenes From Bankens Mountain Martial Arts Academy Appreciation Picnic At Urban Park Saturday Afternoon

on June 24, 2018 - 8:30am

Celebrating 15 years in business, Bankens Mountain Martial Arts Academy owners, instructors and students and family members gathered for a family picnic Saturday afternoon in Urban Park. Banken Mountain Martial Arts Academy at 172 Central Park Square hosts classes for some 200 adults and 75 youth along with a Little Ninja class for 5 year olds. ‘We live in such a wonderful community and appreciate all the people that have come through our Academy,’ said Evelyn Banken of her husband’s business. ‘Bankens Academy wanted to let all of them know how much we appreciate all of our students.

Pro Basketball Player Alex Kirk Participates In Knights Of Columbus Scholarship Golf Tournament

on June 23, 2018 - 7:00am
Pro basketball player Alex Kirk participates in Knights of Columbus Scholarship Golf Tournament Friday at the Los Alamos County Golf Course. The funds raised from this tournament will be used to award scholarships to Los Alamos High School graduating seniors. For more than 19 years, this tournament has attracted sponsors and golfers from Los Alamos and around Northern New Mexico and has awarded an estimated $145,000 in scholarship money. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Charity Golf Tournament & Anniversary Celebration

on June 23, 2018 - 5:52am
GOLF News:
 
Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op is hosting its first charity golf tournament Friday, Aug. 3 at the Los Alamos Golf Course.
 
This year, the tournament will benefit All Individuals First, a local organization that provides a day program for adults with mental disabilities. Tub members are invited to reserve a member spot as soon as possible. After June 25, tournament registration will be open to the general public and close after the first 120 players sign up.
 
The cost to register as a player is $115 ($460 per four-player team), which includes golf, cart, practice balls, three mulligans,

NM Senior Golf Association Announces Scholarships

on June 22, 2018 - 3:19pm

Each year the New Mexico Senior Golf Association awards $20,000 scholarships to graduating seniors throughout New Mexico. The candidates are evaluated on several criteria including, grade average, activities participation, and community involvement during their high school careers. This year the Northern Chapter of the NM Senior Golf Association awarded six scholarships to Los Alamos seniors. The chairman of the committee, Jeff Brown presented the scholarships in a ceremony Wedensday at the Los Alamos County Golf Course.

National Veterans Golden Age Games Aug. 3-8

on June 22, 2018 - 7:00am

Scenes From Little League Softball Against Espanola

on June 21, 2018 - 9:19am

The Los Alamos County Little League Softball Majors All Star team, ages 10-11-12 played an All Star team from Espanola Wednesday evening at the North Mesa Ball Park Complex for the right to represent the district in the state championship games in Albuquerque next week. The game started out slow for the Los Alamos All-Stars as they fell behind in the first inning, unable to keep pace with Espanola. Pictured is Mika Stanfield, right, as she chases down an Espanola runner and tags her for the third out of the first inning. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Veronica Senft catches the throw
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Jumping In Jubilation: Excitement Over Mexico’s World Cup Goal Triggers Artificial Earthquake

on June 19, 2018 - 9:33am

Jumping in jubilation, hundreds of thousands of soccer fans in Mexico shook the ground hard enough Sunday to set off earthquake detectors. Courtesy image

HSNW News:

Hundreds of thousands of Mexican soccer fans, jumping in jubilation on Sunday as the Mexican national soccer team defeated the reigning world champion Germany, shook the ground hard enough to set off earthquake detectors.

The Mexican seismological agency reported that highly sensitive earthquake sensors registered tremors at two sites in Mexico City, within seven seconds after Hirving (Chucky) Lozano, the speedy left-winger, scored

British Soccer Camps June 18-22 And July 16-20

on June 15, 2018 - 4:33pm
 
YMCA News:
 
Challenger Sports have teamed up with The Family YMCA in Los Alamos to bring the most popular soccer camp program in the country to this community.
 
Challenger’s British Soccer Camp will take place in Los Alamos June 18-22 and July 16-20. With programs for all ages and abilities, local players will be coached by one of Challenger’s 1,100 International soccer coaches.
 
This British Soccer Camp will provide local players with an opportunity to learn, grow and share a positive and educational camp experience, which not only develops success on the field, but also

Hinojosa Best Predictor In Pace Race June 5

on June 12, 2018 - 5:34pm
Courtesy photo
 
ACRR News:
 
Fifty-one runners and walkers took to one and three mile Atomic City Road Runners weekly Pace Race courses last Tuesday on Barranca Mesa (since Deer Trap Mesa was closed preventing the 2 and 4 mile course from being used). All finishers were treated to cool watermelon.
 
In the one mile course around Navajo, Los Pueblos and Barranca Roads, Anders Medin and Beck Chamberlin had the best predictions, only 4 second off their predictions for an adjusted delta of 12 seconds off.

LAHS Coaches Host Summer Sports Camps

on June 12, 2018 - 3:21pm
Courtesy photo
 
SPORTS News:
 
Coaches and student athletes from Los Alamos High School are hosting a variety of sports camps over the summer, so be sure to register for a spot.
 
Below is information about a few of the camps available.
 
For more information about registration, dates, times, etc., visit lahstoppers.com/ and select the desired sport.
 
Volleyball
 
Los Alamos High School volleyball coaches and players are offering volleyball camps for elementary and middle school aged students who are interested in learning about the fundamentals of volleyball in a fun and positive environment.

2018 K Of C Scholarship Golf Tournament June 22

on June 11, 2018 - 11:17am
 
K of C News:
 
The Knights of Columbus Scholarship Golf Tournament is set for 9 a.m., Friday, June 22, at the Los Alamos County Golf Course.
 
The funds raised from this tournament will be used to award scholarships to Los Alamos High School graduating seniors. For more than 19 years this tournament has attracted sponsors and golfers from Los Alamos and around Northern New Mexico and has awarded an estimated $145,000 in scholarship money.
 
This past year, seven LAHS students received scholarships from the Knights of Columbus by demonstrating their involvement in community

Topper Tennis Fundraiser Clinics

on June 11, 2018 - 11:12am

Summer Fun On Pajarito Mountain

on June 8, 2018 - 3:58pm
Pajarito Mountain festivals span the seasons, from SummerFest to Telebration. Courtesy/Pajarito Mountain
 

By CAROL A. CLARK
Los Alamos Daily Post

caclark@ladailypost.com

Pajarito Mountain Ski Area is known for outstanding music events and festivals and is offering another summer full of them.

“With the support and help of the Los Alamos Fire Department we have been able to keep Pajarito Mountain Ski Area open through this terrible drought and Fire Restrictions,” Pajajrito General Manager Tom Long said.

Alex Kirk Foundation Supports Local Junior Golf

on June 5, 2018 - 3:01pm

Pro basketball player Alex Kirk presents a check to Los Alamos GC golf professional Michael Phillips, from his namesake foundation, to help grow junior golf in Los Alamos. Kirk, a Los Alamos High School and University of New Mexico basketball standout, is now playing professionally in Japan. He recently visited with young aspiring golfers. He said he believes in giving back to the community, by supporting youth activities. Courtesy photo

LASG Travels To Galveston For Championships

on June 2, 2018 - 6:51am
The Atomic Tumblers competed in the Xcel Region 3 USA Gymnastics championships. Courtesy photo
Colette Bibeault competes on the floor. Courtesy photo
 
Megan Brown competes on vault. Courtesy photo
 
SPORTS News:
 
Los Alamos Atomic Tumblers travelled to Galveston, Texas, during the weekend of May 18 to compete in the Xcel Region 3 USA Gymnastics championships.
All seven states; New Mexico, Texas, Colorado, Arkansas, Wyoming, Kansas, and Oklahoma were represented.
 
There were 1,076 gymnasts competing in 14 sessions throughout the weekend.
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Candia, Nolen, Medin Top Predictors In Pace Race

on May 31, 2018 - 9:18am

Scene from ACRR weekly Pace Race Tuesday starting at Pinon/Rocket Park in White Rock. Courtesy/ACRR

Scene from ACRR weekly Pace Race Tuesday starting at Pinon/Rocket Park in White Rock. Courtesy/ACRR

ACRR News:
 
Roxana Candia, Lily Nolen and Adrian Medin had perfect predictions for the 1-mile race in the Atomic City Road Runners weekly Pace Race Tuesday starting at Pinon/Rocket Park in White Rock.
 
The best predictors (and the time in seconds that they were off ther prediction) for the 3-mile race were Zachary Medin (4), Ted Romero (16), Mary Snow (41), and Laura McClellan (41).
 

YMCA Hosts Golf Tournament To Benefit Youth Programs And Scholarships

on May 30, 2018 - 10:06am

At the 2017 tournament, from left, Gabriela BeLongé, Roger Waterman, Emily McGay Waterman and Shay Kendricks. Courtesy/YMCA

At the 2016 tournament, from left, Dave Smith, Alex Kirk, Mhairi Smith and Paul Daly. Courtesy/YMCA

YMCA News:

The Family YMCA hosts its annual golf tournament Friday, June 1 at the Los Alamos Golf Course and space is available for additional golfers.

Tournament presenting sponsors are Kelly Myers of ReMax First, Lou Santoro of State Farm Insurance and Sam and Shay Kendricks.

“We have a great time each year, and we’re doing something so worthwhile at the same time

Bike And Outdoor Gear Swap Saturday June 9

on May 30, 2018 - 7:14am

Bikes and gear went quickly in the first few hours of the 2016 swap. Courtesy photo

Annual bike and outdoor gear swap 8 a.m. to noon, June 9 at First Baptist Church on Diamond Drive. Courtesy photo

COMMUNITY News:

The 7th Annual Bike and Outdoor Gear Swap 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 9, is at a different location this year: the First Baptist Church at 2220 Diamond Dr.

This free event is the perfect venue to sell items that would otherwise collect dust in the closet, shed, or garage, and participating helps support the Los Alamos Tuff Riders.

Pro Basketball Player And LAHS Graduate Alex Kirk With 2017-2018 Championship Trophy

on May 29, 2018 - 6:00am

Professional basketball player Alex Kirk of Los Alamos holds the B. League 2017-2018 championship trophy he won with his team the Alvark Tokyo Saturday in Tokyo, Japan. Courtesy photo

Alex Kirk's Team Alvark Tokyo Win Finals

on May 26, 2018 - 9:37am

Alan Kirk of Los Alamos, back row third from right, plays for the Alvark Tokyo basketball team, which won the finals Saturday in Tokyo. Kirk's team defeated the Chiba Jets Funabashi in the B. League Championship Final at Yokohama Arena. Kirk is the son of Municipal Judge Alan and Pat Kirk of White Rock. Courtesy photo

2-5A All District Softball/Baseball Announced

on May 23, 2018 - 10:25am

SPORTS News:
First Team  2nd Team 
Chase WeissenbornAcademy AJ BregmanAcademy
Markus ParrishAcademy Nick WilliamsAcademy
Matt McnameyAcademy Cameron RussellAcademy
Chris PullenAcademy Aidan DonahueAcademy
Marcus GriegoEspanola Brandon BustosEspanola
Jonathan SanchezEspanola Dylan SalazarEspanola
Adrian ValenzuelaCapital Kevin RezaCapital
Vince MarcianoLos Alamos Jose CortezCapital
James NealLos Alamos Dominic SalazarCapital
Arthur SteinkampLos Alamos Hunter SwavelyLos Alamos
Shade WhiteDel Norte Jake RuttenLos Alamos
Jeremy DuranCapital Antonio GonzalesLos Alamos
Cristian PortilloDel Norte Luke Kirkland

Elkins Top Predictor In Weekly Pace Race

on May 23, 2018 - 7:22am

ACRR News:

Paul Elkins was the top predictor in the Atomic City Road Runners Club weekly Pace Race in Rendija Canyon with a 3 second error off his predicted time.

The Atomic City Road Runners Club is a family-oriented running and walking club that meets every Tuesday April through October for a pace race in which members predict their own time.

Anyone can choose to run or walk for one mile or three miles, and the slowest walker can be a winner if his or her finish time is closest to that predicted.

Other accurate predictors in Tuesday's race:

  • Clay Moseley with a 7 second differential;

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