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Taz swimmers end summer season

Beau Barry struck twice for El Dorado Hills at the recent Meet of Champions, winning the 25-yard backstroke and freestyle races. Photo courtesy of Eric Boucher

WOODLAND — The strongest El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team members competed at the Meet of Champions in Woodland last weekend, bringing together 1,000 of the fastest swimmers from 49 recreational swim teams across the Sacramento/El Dorado/Placer and San Joaquin areas. Taz head coach Jenn Soto explained the goal of MOC is to focus […]

Comments Off / August 08, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Barden to represent U.S. in Sweden

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Oak Ridge High student Sophia Barden, 15, recently won three first place national trophies at the 58th Annual U.S. National Baton Twirling Championships in Mobile, Ala. held July 10-16. Barden’s performance in the medal round earned her a spot on the U.S. national team’s roster, which will compete at the world championships in Helsingborg, Sweden, August […]

Comments Off / August 01, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH 12s ousted

El Dorado Hills' 12-year old all-star team (pictured here during the District 54 tournament) had it's memorable run come to an end Thursday in Fresno as Vacaville downed EDH 7-3 in the championship matchup. Manager Mike Frank and the EDH coaches, players, fans and family members hustled through 12 games in 13 days. Democrat photo by Nicholas Trylovich

Little League All Stars El Dorado Hills 3, Vacaville 7 — A remarkable All Star run for the El Dorado Hills 12s came to an end Thursday when Vacaville won the NorCal Divisional title and right to advance to the Regional Tournament in San Bernardino. Vacaville, who El Dorado Hills had to defeat twice, benefitted […]

Comments Off / July 31, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH man fastest from area

Brian Miller.Courtesy photo

AUBURN — El Dorado Hills resident Brian Miller completed the Western States 100 Mile Ultra Endurance Race June 25 in 19:04:22, the fastest area runner to the finish. The race begins at Squaw Valley Ski Resort, bringing runners through the back country mountains, where they ultimately finish at Placer High School in Auburn. Miller runs […]

Comments Off / July 25, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz swimmers second at Champs

Kennedi Kernaztskas competes at the Champs Meet where the young swimmer was one of her team's high point earners. Photo courtesy of Eric Boucher

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils Swim Team took second place of eight teams in the Suburban Swim League at the culminating swim meet, Champs, Saturday at Sierra College. “I went into the season with one major goal,” head coach Jenn Soto said. “I wanted every swimmer on Taz to feel part of the team, […]

Comments Off / July 25, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH takes Section 4 banner

HALFWAY TO WILLIAMSPORT — El Dorado Hills players and coaches with the Section 4 banner after their title win over Lincoln last Thursday in Nevada City. Photo by Brandon Anicich.

NEVADA CITY — El Dorado Hills Little League 12-year old All-Star manager Mike Frank said he liked his team’s chances in a rematch with Lincoln, and Thursday night fans could see why, as an 18-0 shutout earned Frank and Co. the California Section 4 championship title and a ticket to Fresno for the Northern California […]

Comments Off / July 25, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Schedule: July 27-31, 2016

Wednesday, July 27 Little League All Stars NorCal Divisional Tournament Goorabian Park, Fresno, tbd Thursday, July 28 Little League All Stars NorCal Divisional Tournament Goorabian Park, Fresno, tbd Friday, July 29 Little League All Stars NorCal Divisional Tournament Goorabian Park, Fresno, (if necessary) Saturday, July 30 Rec swimming Sac Valley Meet of Champions Taz @ […]

Comments Off / July 25, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »