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Oak Ridge alumni triumph at triathlon

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On Aug. 6 three Oak Ridge High School alumni combined their endurance specialties to form a triathlon relay at the 28th Annual TRI for FUN Triathlon held at Rancho Seco Park. Connor Benander, who attends Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cody Kaiser, who is among the elite and nationally ranked cyclist, and Amjed Aboukhadijeh currently competing on UCLA’s […]

Comments Off / August 08, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz Devils splash to second place at ‘Champs’

 By Mike McIntee The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils recreation swim team raced to a second place finish at the Suburban Swim League Championships July 30-31. Despite posting very fast times, the Taz couldn’t overcome their rivals, the two-time defending champion Park Terrace Penguins, who outpointed the Taz over the three-day competition 1,355–1,048.50. The Sierra Sharks […]

Comments Off / August 08, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

A town with a plan?

This is the second part of a two-part guest column submitted by Preserve EDH members. By Patrick Ronan El Dorado Hills is at a crossroad. Several projects currently being considered by the planning commission would drastically alter the character of our town. Will the residents of El Dorado Hills remain silent while developers attempt to […]

Comments Off / August 06, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Sparks sparkle at tourney

SUPER SPARKS — Laci Smith, Kendel Gisin, Juliet Dias, Luci Gulbransen, and Ainsley Smith, front row left to right, join Gia Edmundson, Jasmin Leath, Sarah Cox, Coach Jerry Leath, Julin Kenison and Amy Wilmoth, back row left to right, in celebrating their tournament victory. (Not pictured: Grace Stiveson) Courtesy photo

ROSEVILLE — The Prospector Club U10 girls’ soccer team, Sparks, placed first at their first tournament of the season — The Junction City Silver Cup. They won their first game 8-2 against the East Sac Impalas. In game two the girls played a tough match against RCU Freedom and successfully defeated them 2-0. Game three ended […]

Comments Off / August 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Restored Porsche earns People’s Choice Award

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El Dorado Hills residents Bryan and Mary Hayes stand by their 1964 Cabriolet, which earned the People’s Choice Award at A Day in the hills, an event hosted by David Girard. Thirty-five five Porsches of various models and ages were on display. El Dorado Hills artist Joey Cattone painted the picture held by Mary. It […]

Comments Off / August 02, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Preserving our future

By Shelly Ronan  This is part one of a two-part guest column provided by Preserve EDH members. Eight years ago my family and I fell in love with El Dorado Hills, its rolling hills, small town feel and community spirit. Our only concern in purchasing our home was the future plans of the undeveloped land […]

Comments Off / July 29, 2011 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

CASA BOCA Jrs ’95 shuts out competition at Pleasanton

CASA BOCA Jrs. '95 won it all in Pleasanton. The players from El Dorado and Sacramento counties are: Savannah Droke, Caitlin Hoversten, Jessica Becker, Emily Hansen, Mia Sapiandante, Julia Beck, Julia Crawford, Elizabeth Hutchinson and Sheridan Fox, back row left to right, and Jenna Mark, Elena Hanson, Alyssa Andres, Dominique Fernandez, Melissa Hanson, Selena Brewer, Brittany Gisin and Marian Haarmeyer, front row left to right. Courtesy photo

PLEASANTON — The Capital Athletic Soccer Academy BOCA U16 girls’ soccer team, CASA BOCA Jrs ’95, shut out the competition at the elite Pleasanton Rage College Showcase, July 21-23. Of 56 teams participating in their age bracket, only two teams kept their competitors from scoring on them. The tournament was hosted by the Rage Soccer […]

Comments Off / July 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »