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Tasmanian Devils send Penguins waddling

Taz and Penguin swimmers compete in the backstroke at Saturday's meet where the Taz came out on top, remaining undefeated. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils overcame their arch-rivals, the Park Terrace Penguins, with a win of 416 – 373, on July 7 at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District swimming pool. Both Suburban Swim League clubs entered Saturday’s contest with identical 4-0 records. “It’s going to be nails, man,” said Taz head coach Jason […]

Comments Off / July 09, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Freedom ’98 explodes for gold

Freedom '98 Coach Ed Fuchs celebrates with Gabriella O'€™Connor, Megan Gisin, Hannah Lewandowski, Alex Gisin, Jaycie Schenone, Britney Johnson, Sarah Kelly, Olivia Teerlink and Coach Beth Fuchs, back row left to right, as well as Angelica Huettl, Madison Jana, Taryn Perez, Natalie Cowlishaw, Riley West and Shannon Fuchs, front row left to right. Not pictured are Megan Williams and Paige Garvey. Courtesy photo

American River Futbol Club’s Freedom ’98 girls soccer team placed first in their own ARFC Independence Cup at the Cherry Island Soccer Complex, June 30 and July 1. Defense consisted of goalkeepers Alexa Gisin and Shannon Fuchs with defensive backs Riley West, Taryn Perez, Megan and Alexa Gisin. Offense proved equally strong with goals scored […]

Comments Off / July 09, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sparks fly at tourney

Sparks celebrate — Proudly holding their tournament trophies are, back row left to right: Kendel Gisin, Abby Morgado, Coach Jason Gulbransen, Laci Smith, Kendel Hoffman, Sarah Cox, Julin Kenison, Coach Ryan Smith and Juliet Dias; front row left to right: Grace Stiveson, Ainsley Smith, Ashley Abel and Luci Gulbransen. Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO —  The Prospector Soccer Club U11 girls’ soccer team, Sparks, placed first at their first tournament of the season, American River Futbol Club’s Independence Cup at Cherry Island, June 29 through July 1. Sparks ignited quickly in their first game to win 4-0 against River City United FC Freedom. Goalkeeper Juliet Dias and her […]

Comments Off / July 09, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Huge lead disappears for El Dorado Hills All Stars

WILL CROOKHAM hits a grand slam in the first inning against Woodcreek at Mitchell Field in El Dorado Hills Monday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

A blowout victory was in the making Monday night at Jeff Mitchell Field for the El Dorado Hills 10/11s Little League All Stars baseball team against Woodcreek. El Dorado Hills exploded for eight runs in the first inning alone, a good sign, before Woodcreek slowly tallied three runs in the first three innings followed by […]

Comments Off / July 05, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Seniors buddy up, stay healthy

Seniors follow the movements on the big screen during the El Dorado Hills Senior Center class "You Think You Can't Exercise? Yes You Can!" Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

What started as an idea to get seniors  active and mobile led to the development of “You Think You Can’t Exercise? Yes You Can!” The class, hosted by the El Dorado Hills Community Service District, started in June 2009 and continues to simultaneously provide seniors a way to interact with others and improve their health. Seniors […]

Comments Off / June 29, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

San Juan Lightning ’99 Blue wins Cal Cup

San Juan Lightning '€™99 Blue players celebrate their victory. Top row (left to right): N. Clemmer, M. Petri, M. Ormson, J. Garcia, S. McLaughlin, C. Smith, Z. Hayden, A. Molina and A. Chimienti; bottom row (left to right): J. Rosales, C. Etter, N. Rasmussen and  Z. Sievers. Not pictured: D. Hansen, E. Mattice, C. Reveles and  N. Scofield. Courtesy photo

San Juan Soccer Club’s U14 Boys Lightning ’99 Blue soccer team won first place at Cal Cup 2012 on the heels of winning the 2012 NorCal Spring League Region 6-7-8 title. Lightning ’99 Blue consists of players from El Dorado Hills, Folsom and the Sacramento area, as well as attracting players from as far out […]

Comments Off / June 27, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Team rows to victory

The Capital Crew junior lightweight rowing team medalled at the Youth National Championships earlier this year. Courtesy photo

The Capital Crew junior lightweight rowing team ended its season with honor, earning a silver medal at the Youth National Championships in Oak Ridge, Tenn. The teammates, based out of the Sacramento State Aquatic Center, competed and won the San Diego Crew Classic in March 2012, advancing to the Southwest Regional Junior Championships, where they […]

Comments Off / June 26, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »