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Annual Splash N Dash Series Begins May 29

Scene from a previous Splash n Dash event. Courtesy/Triatomics

Scene from a previous Splash n Dash event. Courtesy/Triatomics

Scene from a previous Splash n Dash event. Courtesy/Triatomics

Triatomics News:

The Los Alamos Triatomics Multisports Club ( www.facebook.com/triatomics) invites athletes to participate in the annual Splash n Dash series (swim+run) starting Wednesday May 29. 

This year, the club is hosting six Splash n Dash events continuing past the Los Alamos Triathlon. The additional dates for Splash n Dash events are June 12, June 26, July 10, July 24 and Aug.


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LAHS Senior Karyssa Garcia Signs Letter Of Intent

Karyssa Garcia signed a letter of intent to New Mexico State University and the New Mexico State Cheerleading Squad Thursday in the Lobby of Los Alamos High School. On hand to witness the signing from left, Cheerleading Coach April Maestas, mom Krystal Quintana Garcia, Karyssa Garcia, Dad Isaac Garcia and brother Jacob Garcia. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com


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Gibson Best Predictor; Top Finisher In Pace Race

Runners gather for the ACRR weekly pace race Tuesday on Burnt Mesa Trail in Bandelier. Courtesy/ACRR
 
Runners take off in the ACRR weekly pace race Tuesday on Burnt Mesa Trail in Bandelier. Courtesy/ACRR
 
ACRR News:
 
Levi Gibson, 8, is the best predictor and top finisher in the 1 mile distance in the Atomic City Road Runners weekly pace race with a 6 second differential and a time of 7:32 Tuesday on Burnt Mesa Trail in Bandelier National Monument.
 
Other accurate predictors include:
  • Aurea Rojas at 8 seconds off;
  • Mariela Vargas recording a 26 second difference;
  • Diego Leonard

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Summer Kicks Off With Summerfest At Pajarito June 8

Courtesy/PajaritoMountain
 
Courtesy/PajaritoMountain

Courtesy/PajaritoMountain

 
PAJARITO News:
 
Pajarito Mountain Ski Area kicks off its summer season 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 8 with lift-served mountain biking and hiking.
 
The mountain will feature some exciting new events and fun activities all summer long.
 
Pajarito Mountain features 1,200 verticle feet of downhill, cross country and freeride mountain bike trails. The 30-trail system is built and maintained almost entirely by local volunteers from Los Alamos. The trails feature dirt and North Shore-style

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Toppers Well Represented On All District Teams

The 2-4A District Baseball and Softball All District Teams have been announced and the Toppers were well represented. The teams were selected by the coaches and officials in District 2-4A. Antonio Gonzales took the top prize by being selected to be Player of the Year for District 24A. Topper baseball head coach Bryan Neal was selected for the top coach of the year. The Topper baseball team had five players on the first team. The players selected to the second team are: Taylor Drake, Walker Eaton, Luke Kirkland, and Grant Watkins. The Softball team was also well represented placing fourth on the


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Scenes From T&F Varsity State Championship

Holly Sanchez anchors the girls 4×100 meter relay team that took second place overall in the 2019 NMAA 4A State Track and Field Championship held May 17-18 at the University of New Mexico Dreamstyle Stadium. Sanchez also anchored the winning 4×200 meter relay. The championship held amazing performances by the Los Alamos High School Boys and Girls Track and Field teams, which resulted in 2nd place overall finishes for both teams. More than 40 Topper athletes, who qualified by either time throughout the season or placed first or second at the District 2AAAA meet, competed in the 19 events


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Community Invited To Congratulate LAHS Girls & Boys Golf Teams State Champions At Cottonwood Thursday!

The Los Alamos High School Girls And Boys Class 4A Golf Teams are the 2019 State Champions and the Los Alamos Golf Association is hosting a party to give the entire community an oppoetunity to congratulate the teams and celebrate their victories. The party is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday at Cottonwood on the Greens. Photo by John McHale/ladailypostcom


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Los Alamos Lacrosse Takes 3rd Place

Los Alamos fought hard in U10’s and U12’s with the U14’s taking 3rd place in the tournament. The mission of Los Alamos Youth Lacrosse is to provide the opportunity for youth in northern New Mexico to play the fast-paced, exciting, and FUN game of lacrosse. We are dedicated to developing lacrosse skills in young athletes of all abilities and are committed to protecting the integrity of the game. We strive to create a positive experience for all players by promoting good sportsmanship, teamwork, and respect for coaches, players, and officials. Our goal is for each athlete to


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Los Alamos Girls Golf Team Wins State Title

The Topper Girls Golf Team won the 2019 State Gold Tournament for Class 4A played this past Monday and Tuesday on the Pinion Hills Golf Course in Farmington. The Toppers were 18 strokes ahead of the team from Lovington to win the title with two day team scores of 359-348=707. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Jessica Osden won second placed for the tournament with two day scores of 80-73=153. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Jessica Osden putts on hole #8 for a birdie. Photo by John McHale/ladailypost.com

Leah Mountain works her way out of a bunker on the 8th hole. Her two days


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