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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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / July 14, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

El Dorado Hills 9/10s oh so close

EL DORADO HILLS starting pitcher Jack Pina kept his team in Wednesday's title game with a complete game performance. Photo by Justine Jonutz/Caught in the Act Photography

ROSEVILLE — For the third time in four days, the El Dorado Hills 9-10 All Stars baseball team played Woodcreek and, for the second time in two days, had the chance to claim the District 54 title at Richards Field. Depsite a 45-minute delay, both teams provided excitement from the first pitch to the last. In the […]

Comments Off / July 10, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

El Dorado Hills 9/10s upend Woodcreek

BRADEN FRANK rounds the bag at third Sunday after clubbing a three-run home run that gave the El Dorado Hills 9/10 All Stars a 7-3 lead. Photo by Chris Gaither/Caught in the Act Photography

Advance to title game ROSEVILLE — Three home runs gave the El Dorado Hills 9-10 All Star baseball team a berth in the District 54 championship game. Playing Woodcreek at Richards Field Sunday, El Dorado Hills produced an 11-6 victory. Monday, El Dorado Hills (3-0) played Woodcreek again for a chance to lock up the District […]

Comments Off / July 08, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »