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Gold wins gold

GO GOLD — Top, left to right: Camie Lee, Lexi Detwiler, Reagan Hunt, Skylar Linnane, Savannah Wyrick, Faith Matis. Bottom, left to right: Julia Norville, Brooke Niemiec, Giana Hayes, Mia Perez, Haley Orchard and Leah Polson. Coaches in very back are: Paul Niemiec, Tim Perez, Alan Orchard, and Johnny Polson. Courtesy photo

The 12U Gold ’01 team takes first place in the recent “Summer Shootout” in Roseville. The girls battled hard during the weekend tournament and came out strong to beat the USA Pride, Redding Rebels and defeat the Roseville Heat in the championship game 16-1. With 29 runs scored and only allowing two in the tournament, the Gold ’01 team won it […]

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The USA Stars shine

USA Stars U12G SC Regional Champs: (Left to Right): Top Row- AJ Utush (Coach), Audrey Salvador, Montanah Hermosillo, Jocelyn Lopez, Janae DeFazio, Anisah Ware, Molly Branigan, Ava Frazetta, Mark Willis (Team Mgr).  Bottom Row: Jasmin Leath, Lauren Helwig, Emma Duckett, Jessica Willis, Kiera Utush, Jadyn Shinn, Grace Roberts, Isabella Torrao, Kaylen Mohr.

The local U12 Girls Soccer team, The USA Stars, coached by AJ Utush, recently represented Northern California in a SoCal Regional tournament in Orange County. The Starts was one of six teams that  participated in this “by invitation only” competition. The girls beat the State Champs from Utah and Washington. They also beat two powerhouse teams in […]

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Hometown Hero: Evan Reuter

Airman Evan Reuter

Air Force Airman 1st Class Evan A.L. Reuter graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits […]

Comments Off / July 05, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

My turn: Freedom in the balance

Three major developments have occurred within the last two months that are each disturbing by themselves, but extremely alarming when viewed together. The first was the revelation that for more than two years, one of the most powerful and feared agencies of the federal government was used to harass and intimidate individual Americans based upon […]

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Get your little ones ready for kindergarten

School may be out, but for kids starting kindergarten this fall, now is the time to get ready for the classroom, both physically and emotionally. By helping your child master a few practical key skills, you can give your children the confidence they need to succeed on their first day of school —‚ and every […]

Comments Off / July 03, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »

Showboat floats back to Sac

Jennifer Hope Wills stars as Magnolia and Gordon Goodman as Ravenal in "Show Boat" produced by Music Circus at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. Photo by Charr Crail

“Show Boat,” the American musical masterpiece with a grand score by Oscar Hammerstein and Jerome Kern that includes the classic songs “Ol’ Man River” and “Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man,” is now showing at the Wells Fargo Pavilion through July 14. Generally considered America’s first true musical, the show has not been at Music Circus […]

Comments Off / July 03, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

All Star games showcase the best of the best

EL DORADO HILLS first baseman Brandon Cantaloube makes the putout on Snowline’s Marty Lewis in Monday’s District 54 Junior Little League All Star opener at Stonehouse Field in Rancho Murieta. El Dorado Hills defeated Snowline 11-2. Photo by Pam Hennessy, 
Caught in the Act Photography

Little League All Star play kicked off last week. Here’s a snapshot of the action: Juniors Gold Rush 0, Roseville West 1 El Dorado Hills11, Snowline 2 El Dorado Hills 2, Maidu 12 El Dorado Hills 0, Lakeside 11 Majors El Dorado Hills 10, Folsom American 0 El Dorado Hills 18, Folsom National 5 El Dorado […]

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