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Elite wins again

Elite players and coaches celebrate winning the Stanford Summer Classic championship in Palo Alto over the Labor Day weekend. Courtesy photo

In a thrilling weekend of play, the El Dorado Hills Soccer Club U17 girls comp team Elite won the Stanford Summer Classic championship in Palo Alto. Elite scored 11 goals over the course of the tournament while only allowing one in their own net. The championship marks back-to-back weekend victories by Elite in two Bay Area tournaments, […]

Comments Off / September 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge opens with road win

ROCKLIN — In a season-opening matchup between past section champions, Oak Ridge defeated host Whitney 44-19 to kick off the preseason schedule Friday. The Trojans, winners of four D-II titles, put points on the board in each quarter while the Wildcats, the 2008 D-IV champs, scored twice in the final 6:47 after falling behind by […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

ORHS alum wins Alaska marathon

Amjed Aboukhadijeh of El Dorado Hills won the Moose’s Tooth Alaska Marathon last month. Courtesy photo

By Hassan Aboukhadijeh Amjed Aboukhadijeh of El Dorado Hills won the Moose’s Tooth Alaska Marathon during the Big Wild Life Runs in Downtown Anchorage, Alaska which took place Aug. 17. More than 3,000 runners toed the line to compete in the states largest running event; participants had the option to choose between a half-marathon or full marathon. […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

ORHS students debate well in tourney

Shaheryar Ajmal, left, and Sanjay Raavi pose with their trophies after the speech and debate tournament held this summer. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge High School students Shaheryar Ajmal and Sanjay Raavi earned 14th place in Public Forum Debate at the 2014 National Speech & Debate Tournament in Overland Park, Kan., earlier this summer. Public Forum Debate is the newest form of debate offered by the National Speech & Debate Association and features opposing teams of two […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2014 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Grow For it: Cool, clear water

By Barbara Finley UCCE Master Gardener of El Dorado County           So, here we are at the end of summer and you have been diligently saving water, or so you hope. Some of us stumble along thinking we are doing so very well; then we receive the first summer season water […]

Comments Off / August 28, 2014 | Posted in Spotlight Columns | Read More »

Hometown Hero: Josiah Sanders

U.S. Air National Guard Airman 1st Class Josiah D. Sanders 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 toward an […]

Comments Off / August 27, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Seniors get a room of their own

Lydia Roseby, Holly Morrison, Roberta Rimbault and Jo Ann Perry, all of Cameron Park, left to right, enjoy a game of Bananagram — a word game similar to Scrabble at the Cameron park Community Center Senior Room grand opening event. Cameron Park Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Seniors finally have a gathering place at the Cameron Park Community Center. On Aug. 19 the Cameron Park Community Services District hosted a grand opening celebration. Fueled by the efforts of the Cameron Park Fifty Plus group, the newly created  senior room is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the center, 2502 Country Club […]

Comments Off / August 27, 2014 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »