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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 »

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 »