Special Olympians coming to Davis

More than 700 Special Olympics athletes and 200 volunteer coaches along with numerous fans will arrive at UC Davis for the annual Special Olympics Summer Games from June 28-30. Things get under way Friday with Opening Ceremonies, which features a Law Enforcement Torch Relay before the lighting of the cauldron. The athletes compete June 29-30 […]

June 26, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Nationals take the title

In the El Dorado Hills Little League AAA Championship game, Andrew Uharriet’s outstanding pitching performance helped the Nationals beat a solid Cardinals team, 8-4. Uharriet struck out eight and pitched four and one-third innings of no-hit baseball, while only giving up one unearned run. Calin Trexler led the offense by going two for three with […]

June 26, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

All American Wolny goes across the pond

As a four-year Division I college softball player, Oak Ridge alum Alicja Wolny has done her share of traveling though the trip she left on yesterday might take the cake. Fresh off ending her tenure playing for the University of Louisville, Wolny flew to England to play for the Great Britain Women’s International softball team. […]

June 26, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Giants too much for Red Sox

Back-to-back home runs paved the way for the El Dorado Hills Giants, who posted a 4-1 win over the Ponderosa Red Sox in the District 54 Little League Majors Division’s Tournament of Champions at Rotary Park last Wednesday. Leading 2-1 in the bottom of the third inning, the Giants added the final two runs when […]

June 26, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Schultz brings home the gold

El Dorado County Recorder-Clerk, Registrar of Voters and Director of Veterans Affairs Bill Schultz added another accomplishment to his repertoire when he won the Sonoma Wine Country Senior Games men’s singles competition on June 8, the day before his 80th birthday. “I’d seen this tournament advertised but never was able to get to it,” said […]

June 19, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Taz topples the Sharks; Pickett returns to the pool

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team clinched its third straight victory Saturday in the meet against Cameron Park’s Sierra Sharks. Though the Tasmanian Devils and Sharks might sound like fierce enemies, these two teams are more like family.  The two teams come from the same beginning, separating in 1993 when the El Dorado Hills Community […]

June 19, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

EDH wrestlers triumph at Fresno tourney

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club wrestlers brought home the trophies from the Dave Shultz Freestyle State Tournament at Selland Arena in Fresno earlier this month. First-grader Christian Pebley wrestled seven times and came home with a well earned 5th place medal. Second-grader Kenyen Middleton placed 4th, third-grader Brody Deatherage placed 3rd, third-grader Scotty Moore place 1st, fifth-grader Kaden […]

June 19, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,