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Danny LaSarte competes for Team USA in World Dwarf Games

Danny LaSarte

Cameron Park athlete Danny LaSarte will represent Team USA and the Dwarf Athletic Association of America in the 2013 World Dwarf Games, Aug. 3-10, on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing. The World Dwarf Games offer competition in 13 Olympic style individual and team sports. LaSarte, 23,will compete in basketball, soccer, track […]

Comments Off / August 01, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Sports | Read More »

Storm takes consolation title in Los Alamitos

Sierra Valley Storm 10s have rattled off 12 straight wins and out-scored their opponents 187 to 30, earning the section, regional and super regional title. Courtesy photo

On July 25 the Sierra Valley Storm 10s continued their run to “win the last game” in Los Alamitos where they faced teams whose members have been playing together since they were 6 years old. This group of 10s from El Dorado Hills and surrounding areas is the second generation of competitive ball players coached […]

Comments Off / July 24, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Brothers water ski Catalina

Water skiier Dallas Diel and his team in the boat reach the finish line at the International Open-Ocean Water Ski Competition in Long Beach. Courtesy photo

Saturday, July 20, began as a typical, gray overcast morning in Long Beach; however, nothing was typical about the roar of 69 boats, mostly twin-engine, open-ocean race boats, leaving the shores on a round-trip adventure to Catalina Island and back. Following each boat, attached to a 200-foot-long line, highly competitive water skiers navigated the rough […]

Comments Off / July 24, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sophia wins silver

Sophia Barden heads to the world twirling championship next month in Holland. Courtesy photo

Sophia Barden placed second at the 55th National Baton Twirling Championships held this year in Daytona Beach, Fla. The 12-year-old placed first in both state and regional competitions held in California. Her twirling season will continue as she competes in Almere, Holland, next month as the youngest member of the USA Twirling Team.   The daughter of Craig and […]

Comments Off / July 23, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Storm moves on

Storm 10U players won the regional championship. Courtesy photo

This week both Storm 10U and 12U All-Star teams travel to their respective Super Regional tournaments and take one more step to their goal to “win the last game.” The 10s continued a torrid pace through their Regional tournament in Rocklin winning four more straight, all by the 10-run mercy rule. Through the first two […]

Comments Off / July 18, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz swimmers are perfect

Coach Jason Brown encourages Cade Fair, 6, as teammates Nicholas Jacks, 5, and Jeremiah Tomasello, 6, look on during the Boys 6 and Under 25-Yard Backstroke event. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils had a big season finish Saturday, defeating he College Green Gators and securing a perfect 7-0 record. This at-home victory follows the July 13 win over the Loomis Basin Dolphins, 495-294, at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District swimming pool. Head coach Jason Brown has guided the Taz for three […]

Comments Off / July 16, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Gold wins gold

GO GOLD — Top, left to right: Camie Lee, Lexi Detwiler, Reagan Hunt, Skylar Linnane, Savannah Wyrick, Faith Matis. Bottom, left to right: Julia Norville, Brooke Niemiec, Giana Hayes, Mia Perez, Haley Orchard and Leah Polson. Coaches in very back are: Paul Niemiec, Tim Perez, Alan Orchard, and Johnny Polson. Courtesy photo

The 12U Gold ’01 team takes first place in the recent “Summer Shootout” in Roseville. The girls battled hard during the weekend tournament and came out strong to beat the USA Pride, Redding Rebels and defeat the Roseville Heat in the championship game 16-1. With 29 runs scored and only allowing two in the tournament, the Gold ’01 team won it […]

Comments Off / July 16, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »