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Mustangs take the title

Marble Valley coaches Kevin Saunders and Alan Andrus celebrate thier vistory with the team: Max Watson, Larson Mintz, Andrew Romero, Dahveed Mabourakh, Tanner Porter, Skyler Rassmussen, Truman Andrus, Frank Donohue and Mike Ridge, left to right. Courtesy photo

The Marble Valley eighth-grade boy’s basketball team won the County Sports League championship earlier this month. The Mustangs bested Herbert Green, 28-20, in the Dec. 8 championship match at Union Mine High School. Before making it to the final the team faced and defeated teams from Markham (46-29) and Golden Hills (26-12) middle schools. Truman […]

Comments Off / December 18, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bengal girls win volleyball championship

The Bengals have a lot to celebrate. These Rolling Hills athletes brought home the Foothill Athletic League Championship, capping off an undefeated season. Courtesy photo

EL DORADO HILLS — The Rolling Hills Middle School seventh grade girls volleyball team, coached by Oak Ridge alumni Robin Portela, capped off its undefeated regular season by sweeping the Foothill Athletic League Championships. The team consists of Kate Green-Jones, Haley Dean, Annaliese McNeil, Ellie Reid, Madison LaMont, Hailey Powers, Aubrey Kenny, Anna Tierney, Emily […]

Comments Off / December 17, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Junior Trojan players become All Stars

El Dorado Hills seventh-graders Nate Otto, JT Eichorn, Blake Sale, Jacob Walter and Jack Laing, left to right, were selected to be on the 2012 Sierra "Team Sacramento" All Star football team. Photo courtesy of Candace Laing

Congratulations are in order to five El Dorado Hills Junior Trojans. Seventh-graders Nate Otto, JT Eichorn, Blake Sale, Jacob Walter and Jack Laing were selected to be on the 2012 Sierra “Team Sacramento” All Star football team. Sixty-four teams from all over the United States and Canada representing their state/province battle in a single elimination tournament to […]

Comments Off / December 16, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

A powerful Force wins championship

The Force is with them — The El Dorado Hills Force is: Nikolas Salcido, Ben Mehl, Cole Armstrong, Jack Samrick, John Hayward, front row; Will Bricca, Kyle Burns, Sean Michael, Nicolas Ecaterinis, Caden Shoemake, Ben Asperheim, middle row; and coaches Martin Roberts, Greg Bricca and Brian Samrick. Courtesy photo

Culminating a successful first year in competitive soccer, the El Dorado Hills Force took the CYSA U9 Boys District 6 Championship last week by winning the Commissioner’s Cup in Elk Grove. Facing a talented squad from the 49er United Soccer Club of Auburn for the third time in a tournament final this year, the Force […]

2 Comments / December 09, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

12 days of fitness

Sue Spencer

By Sue Spencer The holidays are here! It is so easy to get caught up in the madness of shopping, parties and trips to grandma’s house that before we know it we haven’t exercised in weeks — and yet we’re exhausted! With January right around the corner it becomes very tempting to say “I’ll start next month.” […]

Comments Off / December 06, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

El Dorado Hills Community Vision honors youth

The sixth annual Youth STAR Awards, sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Community Vision Coalition, recognizes local youth for their outstanding contributions to community through leadership, mentoring, participation, and volunteerism. “It is fundamental to our mission to recognize young people for their contributions to their communities, schools, organizations and especially for their service to others,” said DJ […]

Comments Off / December 06, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rotary honors Officers of the Year

Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills President Wayne Lowery, left, and Sheriff John D'Agostini, right, congratulate deputy Bryan Brown on the Rotary Officer of the Year award. Brown and fellow deputy Keith Maher received the honor last Wednesday. Village Life photo by Noel Stack

El Dorado County sheriff’s deputies Keith Maher and Bryan Brown received accolades from the Rotary Club of El Dorado Hills and their boss, Sheriff John D’Agostini, Wednesday morning as they received the title of Officers of the Year for their outstanding work and service to the community. Both men exemplify the Sheriff’s Department mission, D’Agostini said […]

Comments Off / December 05, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »