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Rush No. 1 in California

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By Kristen Slaughter El Dorado Hills has its first-ever Little League Intermediate State Champs. After winning the CA Div 2 50/70 Little League Championship in Chowchilla, the District 54 team of 13- to 14-year-olds, all from El Dorado Hills, travelled to Nogales, Ariz., to defeat the SoCal Intermediate Little League team and be named the California State Champions […]

Comments Off / August 04, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz celebrates exceptional season

Malaney Scholarship recipients Jerry Chen, Sam Sruba, Sonia Chimni, Ashley Abraham, Trevor Dong and Calin Navickas stand to be recognized at the Taz annual awards event. The swim season wrapped up last month with Taz winning it all. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team concluded the 2014 season with its annual Awards Night Picnic on Tuesday, July 29, during which the Taz Board of Directors recognized all swimmers for outstanding personal and team accomplishments on the season and at the Suburban Swim League championship meet. “I was very proud of the team and our […]

Comments Off / August 04, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Gold ’01 comes in third

Foothill Gold '01 COACH Johnny Polson stands with players Giana Hayes, Leah Polson, Shelby Pfeiler, Lexi Detwiler, Faith Matis and coach Alan Orchard in the back row, left to right; front row, left to right: Savannah Wyrick, Bailey Pfeiler, Reagan Hunt, coach Tim Perez, Adreanna Killingsworth, Sydney Littles and Mia Perez. Courtesy photo

The Foothill Gold 01′ softball team took third place in the recent TCS Western World Series in Reno, Nev., a competition that features 108 teams. Going undefeated until Friday night against the Nor Cal Bownet team, the Gold girls had to battle against Hawaii Dynasty to stay in the tournament. They beat Hawaii in a Friday night nail […]

Comments Off / August 03, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

New law tackles gridiron concussion problem

El Dorado County varsity high school football head coaches have mixed feelings regarding a new state law Gov. Jerry Brown signed last week. The bill, AD 2127, limits full-contact football practices to two hours a week during the season and prohibits summer full-contact camps, including those out-of-state. The bill’s aim is to reduce the number of concussions […]

Comments Off / July 31, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz wins championship!

Taz teammates cheer during the league championships held this past weekend. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team claimed first place at the Suburban Swim League Championship Meet this past weekend at Sierra College in Rocklin. Taz led the league with a perfect regular season record of 7-0, while three league teams followed in a tie for second place. “The Granite Bay Gators, the Broadstone Barracudas […]

Comments Off / July 28, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Mello brothers headed to nationals

Mikey Mello is El Dorado Hills' first back-to-back Greco All-American wrestler, earning the title this year and last year. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Club wrestlers Mikey, Bobby and Ricky Mello recently tested themselves against some of the best competition in the country June 10-26, they competed at Western Regionals in Pocatello, Idaho. Ricky wrestled in an impressive 25 matches while brothers Mikey and Bobby had 15 matches each. All three wrestlers qualified for national tournaments. Mikey, competing […]

Comments Off / July 28, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz finishes on top, honors graduates

Taz honored its senior swimmers at Saturday's meet. From left to right are: Kyle Bare, Jerry Chen, Aaron Taylor, Calin Navickas, Trevor Dong, Ashley Abraham, Sonia Chimni and Sam Sruba. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team concluded their regular season Saturday, July 19, as they hosted and defeated the Granite Bay Gators during the last dual meet of the Suburban Swim League. The final score of 432-353 gives Taz top placement in the league with a perfect 7-0 record. During Saturday’s meet and […]

Comments Off / July 21, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »