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Taz finishes on top, honors graduates

Taz honored its senior swimmers at Saturday's meet. From left to right are: Kyle Bare, Jerry Chen, Aaron Taylor, Calin Navickas, Trevor Dong, Ashley Abraham, Sonia Chimni and Sam Sruba. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team concluded their regular season Saturday, July 19, as they hosted and defeated the Granite Bay Gators during the last dual meet of the Suburban Swim League. The final score of 432-353 gives Taz top placement in the league with a perfect 7-0 record. During Saturday’s meet and […]

No Comment / July 21, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Foothill All Stars take silver

Foothill Girls Softball 10U All Stars celebrate their success. Back row, left to right, coaches Don Oas, Brian Mueller and Dawn Martin; middle row, left to right, Hailey Wilcox, Abigail Helwig, Lauren Rodenberg, Kylie Kirtlan, Alyssa Rodne and Erin Whelihan; front row, left to right, head coach Francine Malabo, Jessie Polson, Samantha Martin, Genna Ghidossi, Isabella Malabo, Chase Mueller, Brooke Almaraz and Tegan Oas. Not pictured: Emma Heller. Courtesy photo

Foothill Girls Softball 10U All Stars came in second place at the recent Norcal All Star Tournament in Elk Grove. These tough ladies eliminated some seasoned competition including Davis, Rocklin and 5 Cities.

No Comment / July 20, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Hi 5 athletes win gold medals

Margaret Kim, Master Jong Yi, Saejin Yi and Stephany Kim are all smiles at the 2014 US National Team Trials held in San Jose. Courtesy photo

Saejin Yi, a member of Hi 5 Taekwondo of El Dorado Hills, took part in the recent 2014 US National Team Trials held in San Jose. She and  her two teammates, Stephany Kim and Margaret Kim of Southern California, won first place gold medals. The 20-year-old college sophomore, trained by Master Jong Yol Yi, competed in […]

No Comment / July 17, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sierra Valley Storm heading south again

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In a four-game sweep, including a dramatic six-run deficit comeback victory in the Super Regional Championship game, the Storm 11s are back to back Super Regional Champs and are heading to Southern California again to take another shot at the Bronco 11 Zone title and a trip to the World Series in Virginia. The 11s […]

No Comment / July 16, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sophia struts her stuff

Sophia Barden

El Dorado Hills native, Sophia Barden, recently won the National Title in Strut at the 56th annual U.S. National Baton Twirling Championships held July 7-12. Sophia competed amongst the best 13-year-olds in the nation and captured first place in Strut and placed second in solo, 2-Baton and Artistic Twirl. She also earned a spot on the International Cup Team in all four […]

No Comment / July 15, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Gear up for girls’ fall volleyball

Girls volleyball is one of the EDHCSD's fastest growing sports programs. The next session is coming up with a registration deadline of Aug. 8. Courtesy photo

Girls in fourth through 12th grade are invited to join the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s fall volleyball program. “Our league gives girls who are new to the sport an alternative to ‘club’ or school teams,” said CSD Recreation Supervisor Frank Sianez. “It’s also less time demanding and a lower cost to parents while still […]

No Comment / July 14, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz sends Gators back to swamp

Kira Chavez, 16, shakes hands with a Gators opponent after the 15-18 girls 50-yard butterfly event Saturday. El Dorado Hills Taz won the meet and maintain a perfect record. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team earned a 6-0 record on the season as they defeated the College Greens Gators in Sacramento on July 12. The final score was 534-254. The Taz shares an extensive history with the Gators, as both are the only teams in the Suburban Swim League that have been […]

No Comment / July 14, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »