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Taz swim ends season

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After the El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team’s second place finish at the Suburban Swim League Championship Meet at Sierra College and subsequent Meet of Champions appearance at the Roseville Aquatics Center, the Taz season is over for the summer. A closer look at the SSL Champs results revealed several Taz swimmers with outstanding performances. […]

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Ian Book commits to Notre Dame

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Prior to the start of the upcoming Oak Ridge High football season, quarterback Ian Book wanted to resolve his future in terms of his college education and continuing his career on the gridiron. By this time next year, Book will be part of one of the country’s prestigious college football programs. Last week, Book committed […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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