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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 »

Lauren Bertoy: Success on and off the field

Lauren Bertoy helped the varsity Trojans softball team improve its record this year. She'll play for Stanford next season. Village Life file photo by Shelly Thorene

EL DORADO HILLS — In the just-completed spring 2013 season, the Oak Ridge Trojan softball team elevated to new heights — not as high as it wanted but still improved by 12 more wins over the year before. Front and center of that renaissance was senior shortstop Lauren Bertoy who’ll move on next year to […]

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Congrats to DRL All-League athletes

Baseball Player of the Year Alec de Watteville, Oak Ridge Logan Marsten, Oak Ridge Ross Dwelley, Oak Ridge Mikey Meinhofer, Oak Ridge Tommy Hummer, Oak Ridge FP Santangelo, Oak Ridge Golf Player of the Year Corey Pereira, Ponderosa Charlie Cameron, Oak Ridge Quinn Carlsen, Oak Ridge Volleyball Co-Players of the Year Tanner Charron, Ponderosa Joe […]

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Athletes of the Year named

Keaton Subjeck

Oak Ridge High School has honored the following athletes for their outstanding performances during the 2012-13 school year: Freshmen Female Athlete of the Year: Emily DeMure (volleyball, track) Freshmen Male Athlete of the Year: Tommy Dunnigan (football, basketball) Sophomore Female Athlete of the Year: Madisyn Hallare (lacrosse) Sophomore Male Athlete of the Year: Ryan Sullivan […]

Comments Off / May 26, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sipes headed to States

Oak Ridge High School’s Jacob Sipes will represent his school at the state track and field meet. The junior qualified to compete in the 300-meter hurdles with his third place finish at the Masters last week. “It has been quite a season for Jacob in the 300-meter hurdles,” according to coach Rob Fairley. “His first race […]

Comments Off / May 26, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

U13A Lady Trojans have a great season

Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills U13A Lady Trojans lacrosse team made it to the recent championship game against Diablo. The two-goal loss was the Girls A Division lacrosse team’s only loss of the season. Congratulations to coaches Randy Gross and Darin White, and their amazing team: Emily White, Ellie Crook, Kendall Carlsen, Lauren Tilly, Brianne Gross, Gabrielle Ipasso, […]

Comments Off / May 22, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

TAZ swim team prepares 2013 season

TAZ Buddies Amanda Jones, McKenna Michelin, Eric Rohrer, Trenton Randall, left to right, have some fun at the TAZ Mock Meet Saturday. Photo courtesy of Patty Pope

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils recently hosted two events at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Pool, both significant occasions for launching a victorious season. The TAZ held its annual Mock Meet on Saturday, May 18. Unlike other swim meets where another Suburban Swim League  team is the opponent, the Mock Meet is […]

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