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Gill completes elite East Coast event

Jim Gill lined up with other elite athletes from around the world last weekend for a great cause: the iconic Ironman Lake Placid — part of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation Team for Cures. The El Dorado Hills resident completed the Ironman with an official time of 12 hours, 6 minutes. Part of the grueling […]

Comments Off / August 03, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz second place at league championships

Despite edging its rival in the Park Terrace Penguins by 13 points in a Suburban Swim League dual meet last month, the El Dorado Hills Tasmanian squads came up short in the league championships held at Sierra College the weekend of July 25-26. . Combined team scores the Taz took second place with 1,268 points behind […]

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Storm advance to World Series

The Sierra Valley Storm 12U all-star baseball team is headed to the World Series. Playing in the West Zone Championship in Whitter on Sunday, the Storm weathered a tough loss to Ingelwood to post a 5-1 in their second meeting. The come-from-behind win gives the Storm a berth in the 2015 Bronco World Series, which […]

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Quintet tackles multi marathons

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As if one marathon wasn’t enough, three in one weekend is just what El Dorado Hills local Hassan Aboukhadijeh and his ultra marathon running friends Carina Kool, Youa Buchanan, Damin Estes and Betty McHugh tried recently. The Bear Lake Marathon Weekend is an event that a very brave few compete in each year — consisting […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Storm 12s reach Super Regional finals

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PACIFIC GROVE — The Sierra Valley Storm 12s PONY baseball team reached the finals of the Super Regional Tournament after its 7-2 semifinals victory over San Jose PAL Sunday. The win advanced Sierra to Monday’s finals (July 27) for a chance to reach the West Zone Tournament in Southern California. The Storm 12s opened by […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Team with Trojans claims national title

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The Northern California Volleyball Club 17-1 Black team won the national division gold medal at the recent 2015 USA Volleyball Girls Junior National Championships in New Orleans. Four of the girls on the winning team attend Oak Ridge. Setter Elizabeth Cameron, 17, middle blocker Hailey Maniglia, 17, libero Megan Priest, 17, and outside hitter Olivia […]

Comments Off / July 27, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taekwondo sisters bring home the gold

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AUSTIN, Tex. — Three El Dorado Hills sisters, all El Dorado Hills Taekwondo Center students, struck gold on USA Taekwondo’s largest stage this past week in Austin, Texas at the USAT National Championships. Among 7,000 competitors overall, Aleena, Sharlene and Catarina Duong were among the contingency of more than 700 competitors from California to make […]

Comments Off / July 20, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »