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Thunder breaks the competition

The El Dorado Hills Thunder U12 girls soccer team took part in the Santa Cruz Breakers Cup Soccer Tournament on August 4-5 and came home as champions in the Gold Division. The Thunder defeated the Cal Blues Shock 3-0 to take first place. This is the team’s second tournament win this summer, having won the CUFA […]

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Adoption fee for kittens and cats reduced

El Dorado County Animal Services, in collaboration with People for Animal Welfare in El Dorado County, has reduced kitten and cat adoption fees for a limited time at the Animal Services shelter in Placerville. The fee to adopt a kitten or cat at the shelter will be cut in half, from $80 to $40. According […]

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Baton twirler knows how to strut

Eleven-year-old Sophia Barden, daughter of Craig and Cynthia Barden of El Dorado Hills, won a national title in baton twirling held this year in Fairborn, Ohio. The U.S. National Championships were held July 9-14 at the Ervin J. Nutter Center. With more than 600 athletes, Sophia competed in four events, winning Baton Strut and placing […]

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EDH business gets high-five from Mickey Mouse

By John Poimiroo WorldPass Travel Group of El Dorado Hills virtually swept this year’s Walt Disney Resorts Symposium Awards, being honored 10 times, including receiving Disney’s prestigious “Partner” Award for lifetime achievement. The Disney Symposium is an event at which the world renown entertainment park operator rewards its highest 30 producing travel planners. WorldPass President […]

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CASA BOCA Jrs ’95 wins again

The Capital Athletic Soccer Academy BOCA U17 girls’ soccer team, CASA BOCA Jrs ’95, placed first for the second year consecutively at the recent Pleasanton Rage College Showcase. The girls were placed in a higher bracket this year, the Super 2 flight, and once again came out on top. The tournament hosted by the Rage Soccer Club features teams […]

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Sierra Storm rolls into PONY World Series

Sierra Valley Storm 12u boys are rolling along at the Bronco World Series in Monterey, as of Monday going 3-0 on their way to the championship Aug. 9. The players’ bats and arms have continued to be strong, posting 29 runs and giving up only eight.  However, the competition remains very challenging with several teams […]

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Pride takes second in Reno tourney

The USA PRIDE 16U girls fastpitch softball team placed 2nd in the Triple Crown World Series National Championship. The week long tournament, held in Reno Nevada July 24-28, hosted close to 85 teams. It was a very intense tournament with the Pride playing 11 games over five days. USA PRIDE came on strong with an overall record of seven wins […]

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