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EDH wrestlers triumph at Fresno tourney

EDH wrestlers bring home Bear Head trophies from state tournament in Fresno. Pictured are, back row: coaches Lyndel Deatherage, Kevin Pebley, Clarence Moore, Kyle West and Benjamin West;
front row, Kaden West, Brody Deatherage, Christian Pebley, Scotty Moore and Kenyen Middleton. Courtesy photo

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 […]

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

Wellman an All American

Oak Ridge lacrosse player Josh Wellman, seen here last season was recently named an All American. Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins

BALTIMORE — U.S. Lacrosse recently announced the first of three groups of high school boys’ lacrosse players named U.S. Lacrosse High School All-American, All-Academic honorees or Bob Scott Award winners. Nearly 80 players were recognized for their efforts on and off the field, including Oak Ridge junior Josh Wellman, one of 49 All Americans selected. […]

No Comment / June 13, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Stay safe in the water

Steve Wallen Swim School 1.) Never leave children unattended, not even if they can swim, not even for a few moments. 2.) Enforce water safety rules. Especially no running, pushing or dunking. 3.) Limit use of floaties as they create a false sense of security. 4.) Learn to blow bubbles. 5.) Promote the prone, horizontal […]

No Comment / June 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tasmanian Devils dominate Otters

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils Swim Team continued its pursuit of a perfect season by establishing a 2-0 record on Saturday, June 8.  The EDH TAZ team traveled to the Folsom Aquatic Center to swim against the Folsom Sea Otters, a friendly rivalry that shares a 25 year history. The week leading up to […]

No Comment / June 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sports news briefs

Oak Ridge pitching alums Jordan Mills and Jeff McKenzie were both taken in the 28th round of last week’s Major League Baseball draft. Mills a junior at St. Mary’s, was taken with the first pick of the round by the Houston Astros and has the option to sign or return to school for his senior season. Currently pitching in […]

No Comment / June 09, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Go Blue! EDH team East League Champs

Front row: Matthew Creech, Caden Shoemake, Dominic Brancoli, Cole Trumbull, Rylan Kono Middle Row:  JT Ross, Rand Peterson, Peyton Bounds, Blake Howard, Jack Lasater, Cade Silva, Matthew Cortopassi Back row: Nick Mountain, Makaile Shaddix, Braden Yonano, Jack Dillard, Cole Shoemake, Patrick Sammon. Coaches: Bob Ross, Darren Silva (Danton Kono not pictured).

The El Dorado Hills Lacrosse U11B Blue Team completed their 2013 NCJLA season on Saturday, May 4. The team’s 13-1-1 league play record and 550 power ranking earned them the 2013 NCJLA East League Championship that consisted of 19 teams.  Additionally, the team finished the season with a total record of 14-2-1 and earned them […]

No Comment / June 05, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

TAZ swimmers send Gators back to swamp

TAZ swimmer Kate Shill, 6, signs her name on the Personal Best Poster. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team defeated the Granite Bay Gators, 542.5 to 246.5, on Saturday, June 1, at the El Dorado Community Services District swimming pool. Intensely sunny skies and high temperatures of nearly 100 degrees didn’t hold back the Devils in acquiring their first victory of the season. “We had an […]

1 Comment / June 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »