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Marina Mustangs come from behind to claim championship

These seventh-graders have a lot to celebrate. Starting from back, left to right: Coach Saufferer, Kassidy De Lapp, Jackie Mahon, Alexa Ray, Erin Dwyer, Brittnay Belanger, Sydney Crozier, Mairenn Atkinson, Aubrielle Martin, Kristen Hoffman, Cameron Kirtlan, Maria Dutton and Skyelin Lamy. Courtesy photo

The Marina Village Middle School Mustangs seventh- and eighth-grade girls’ basketball teams coached by Terry Saufferer finished off their winning season in championship form before a sold out crowd at Rolling Hills last month. The seventh-grade Mustangs came into the tournament the second seed behind the undefeated Folsom Jaguars. Marina first had to beat the Sutter […]

No Comment / February 26, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Marina’s 8th-graders earn championship title

Eighth-graders celebrate —€” Back row left to right: Amber Orchard, Laura Soper, Sierra Lamy, Saraya Smith, Briana Dulgar and Shelby Johnson. Front row left to right: Shelley Hoffman, Allie Dawson and Kristina O'€™Donnell. Courtesy photo

Immediately following Marina Village’a seventh-grade game last month, the stage was set for another head-to-head, cross town rival game between No. 1 seed the Marina Mustangs (10-0), and the No. 2 seed the Rolling Hills Bengals (8-2). Marina, last year’s undefeated seventh-grade champions, were on a 25-game league unbeaten streak. However, Coach Virgil Craft for […]

No Comment / February 25, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans advance past Lincoln-of-Stockton

Jenna Klein, pictured Tuesday, led all scorers with 15 points Thursday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

STOCKTON — Oak Ridge High received 15 points from Jenna Klein and nine from Michelle Barkley to upend host Lincoln-of-Stockton 48-41 in Thursday’s Sac-Joaquin Section quarterfinal girls playoff action. The victory advanced the Lady Trojans to next Tuesday’s semifinal against Armijo at the Spanos Center on the campus of the University of Pacific in Stockton. […]

No Comment / February 24, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Another EDH club wrestler headed for TOC

Jack Santina, right, will join fellow El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club teammates at next month's Tournament of Champions. Courtesy photo

This past weekend El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club wrestler Jack Santina qualified for the Tournament of Champions wrestling tournament scheduled at Del Oro High School on March 10. The sixth-grader joins teammates Ryan Campbell, Dylan Chima, Jackson Redhair, Jack Likins, Ricky Eymann and Tofer Lewis, who all have already qualified for the TOC tournament. Jared Horstman a fifth-grade […]

No Comment / February 23, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

The audience will have a BLAST! at this show

BLAST! is a novel art form evolved from the showmanship of outdoor pageantry and the energy of a world-class marching band. Three Stages hosts BLAST! March 17 & 18. Courtesy photo

Winner of both Tony and Emmy Awards, BLAST! brings together 35 brass, percussion and visual performers in a unique explosion of music and theatre. Born on athletic fields across the nation, BLAST! is a novel art form evolved from the showmanship of outdoor pageantry and the energy of a world-class marching band. BLAST! will perform […]

No Comment / February 17, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Consider hosting an exchange student

Coordinators for Cultural Homestay International are currently seeking host families in the El Dorado Hills/Cameron Park area. Cultural Homestay International is a non-profit educational program that brings students from all over the world to North American high schools and families. The program gives families the opportunity to share their way of life and values with a high school […]

No Comment / February 17, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Hop to it! Sacramento Beer Week returns

Celebrate blondes, stouts, IPAs and more at these local Sacramento Beer Week events. • Nugget Market of El Dorado Hills, 4500 Post St., will host beer tasting on Friday, Feb. 24, with Bison Brewing from 5 to 6 p.m. and Boston Beer Company from 6 to 7 p.m.; Thursday, March 1, the store hosts Deschutes Brewing […]

No Comment / February 17, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »