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Taz team earns another victory

FOLSOM — The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team holds a perfect 3-0 regular season record after Saturday’s 425-364 win over the Broadstone Barracudas at the Broadstone Raquet Club in Folsom. “We’ve practiced all week preparing to swim Taz today,” Barracuda coach/instructor Chris Kwon said. “Taz is so deep and such a strong team. […]

No Comment / June 15, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Gold Cal volleyball heads to New Orleans

New Orleans bound— The Gold Cal Juniors Volleyball Club celebrates the talents of assistant coach Erika Jones, Hannah Azimi, Kayla Jurd, Danae Cochran-Ford, Cassidy Madsen, Maddie LaMont, Madison Enos, Mikayla Newsome-Rouse, head coach Karlianna Thrasher, standing left to right, as well as Holly Wold, Aubrey Kenny, Maddog Shields, Bella Danker and Gabby Grau, kneeling left to right. Courtesy photo

The Gold Cal Juniors Volleyball Club, 15-Air, will head to the USA Volleyball Junior National tournament in New Orleans, June 23-28. The girls won their spot in the coveted tournament after finishing first place, 10-0, out of 96 teams during the Far Westerns League Qualifier tournament in Reno earlier this year. The club’s season spans a […]

No Comment / June 11, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Peyton Bilo PRs at State Meet

Peyton Bilo

CLOVIS — Peyton Bilo, a St. Francis High graduate and a El Dorado Hills resident, ran a personal-best in the 3200 meters at the recent 97th annual CIF State Track and Field Championships at Veterans Memorial Stadium at Buchanan High. In the 1.9-miles race, Bilo finished with a time of 10 minutes, 31.67 seconds to […]

No Comment / June 11, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz tops Park Terrace

Taz swimmer Ian Koopman, center lane, battles with Park Terrace swimmers J. Ferguson and Wilson Urkov in the 11-12 boys 100-yard individual medley Saturday. Koopman went on to win the event. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team narrowly defeated the Park Terrace Penguins, 401-388, Saturday at the Park Terrace Swim and Tennis Club in Sacramento. Taz head coach Marc Brown started prepping his swimmers for their second dual meet of the season early in the week. “Park Terrace is our biggest rival in the […]

No Comment / June 08, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Laut clears bar to become state’s best

Oak Ridge's Austin Laut stands tall on the podium after earnig first place in the pole vault at the 97th annual CIF Track and Field Championships. Village Life photo by Mike Bush

CLOVIS — Before he moves to the East Coast to study economics at Yale this fall, recent Oak Ridge High School graduate Austin Laut had one more goal to conquer — perfection in the pole vault. Winning Sierra Foothill League dual meets, plus Sac-Joaquin Section Division I and Masters’ titles in recent weeks and an array of […]

No Comment / June 07, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Freehill brothers ride to glory

Nate and Ty Freehill practice for the upcoming motocross season. The El Dorado Hills borthers recently won first place in their respective categories at a national arenacross championship. Photo by Diane Orciuoli

Without a doubt, 11-year-old Ty Freehill wants to become a professional arenacross/motocross racer. His little brother Nate, 8, has racing dreams too. Both El Dorado Hills riders came one step closer to going pro last month when they earned first place in their respective age categories at the AMA Amateur National Arenacross Championships in Las Vegas. […]

No Comment / June 07, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,Sports | Read More »

Taz off to winning start

Morgan Jones was a top point scorer for the EDH Taz during Saturday's meet. Courtesy photo

The Tasmanian Devils swim team defeated the Sierra Sharks during their first dual meet, regular season opener on Saturday, May 30, at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Swimming Pool. The final score was 512-277. “Our swimmers did awesome,” said Taz head coach Marc Brown, “We had quite a few personal records and some really […]

Comments Off / June 01, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »