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Storm heading to another championship

For the last five years The Sierra Valley Storm baseball program has developed ball players 9U to 14U from all over the Sacramento area. This year’s Storm 13s have certainly had more than their fair share of accomplishments. Last year they were the PONY Bronco U.S. Champions earning the opportunity to play in the National […]

No Comment / June 30, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Special Olympians coming to Davis

Athletes from Northern California will compete in the Special Olympics Summer Games, June 28-30, in Davis. KLC fotos

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 […]

No Comment / June 23, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Nationals take the title

Manager Jeff Trexler, Cole Armstrong, Coach Edie Thompson, Julian O'Donoghue, Calin Trexler, Adam Choe (seated), Mia Thompson, Sean Dwyer (seated), Saxton Brown, Blake Hall (seated), Andrew Uharriet, Rowen Lampe (seated), Jared Dixon (seated) and Coach Shaun O'Donoghue, left ot right, celebrate the championship win. Not pictured: Jack Devine. Courtesy photo

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 […]

No Comment / June 23, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

All American Wolny goes across the pond

Fresh off playing for the University of Louisville, Oak Ridge alum Alicja Wolny flew to England to play for the Great Britain Women's International softball team. Courtesy photo

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. […]

No Comment / June 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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 […]

No Comment / June 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Schultz brings home the gold

On the eve of his 80th birthday, El Dorado Hills resident Bill Schultz won a tennis tournament. Courtesy photo

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 […]

No Comment / June 16, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz topples the Sharks; Pickett returns to the pool

Sierra Shark swimmers surround Zach Pickett, who jumped into the pool for the cheering crowd. The Ponderosa senior suffered a sinal injury last year. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

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 […]

No Comment / June 16, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »