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Jones, Harriman star in Taz defeat

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By Mike McIntee SACRAMENTO — The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swam with determination against their archrivals from Park Terrace Saturday, but ultimately could not overcome a strong and deep Penguins team. The Taz fell to the Penguins 532-365 to suffer its first defeat of the season. Both clubs entered the Suburban Swim League’s marquee […]

1 Comment / July 18, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Spencer and Corinna make a stylish splash at Nationals

GRACEFUL LEFT — Corinna Jacobs hoists synchronized swimming partner Spencer Gates into the air during their performance at nationals. Courtesy photo

Three things all synchronized swimmers need: grace, stamina and gelatin (yes, you read that right). Just ask Oak Ridge students Spencer Gates, 15, and Corinna Jacobs, 16. The Sacramento Synchronized Swim Team members and coach Kristin Walton came home from the USA Synchronized Swimming Age Group Nationals 2011 held earlier this month in Federal Way, Wash., with an […]

No Comment / July 15, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

En garde! Leanne Comfort masters fencing

LEANNE COMFORT, 14, of El Dorado Hills took third in the nation in the Youth 14 Saber division at Summer Nationals in Reno. Courtesy photo

Two and a half years ago, Leanne Comfort of El Dorado Hills, now 14, was looking for a sport she might like to try. She definitely made a good choice. Leanne is now the California state champion in Senior Women’s Saber, having won that title at the Pacific Coast Championships at the Marin Civic Center […]

No Comment / July 15, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sierra Valley Storm wins 2011 PONY sectionals

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  All-star baseball season is in full swing and Sierra Valley Storm teams are gearing up for a long run. Sierra Valley Storm is a PONY baseball league based primarily in El Dorado Hills.  This year the Storm 11U team is looking to defend their 2010 Northern California Regional title, having won the North and […]

No Comment / July 12, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Woodcreek rally denies El Dorado Hills’ 9/10 All Stars

WILL CROOKHAM doubled and homered for the El Dorado Hills 9/10 All Stars Saturday night. Photo by Justin Heinzer

The stage was set Sunday afternoon at Jeff Mitchell Field in El Dorado Hills: the vibe was good, anticipation high and the moment right as the local 9/10 All Stars  took the field for the bottom of the sixth inning  poised to take down Little League giants with just three outs to go for the District 54 title. The problem […]

No Comment / July 11, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tasmanian Devils swim by Sierra Sharks

TAZ SWIMMERS and Special Olympics athletes celebrate after the meet. Photo courtesy of Stacey Joachim

By Mike McIntee The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils and Sierra Sharks waged a spirited contest through much of the day June 9 before the Taz pulled away for a 479-417 victory. The Taz win sets up another epic showdown with the two-time defending champion Park Terrace Penguins next weekend. The win moved the Taz […]

1 Comment / July 11, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Ready for some football? Join the Jr. Trojans

JR. TROJANS football gives youngsters a chance to improve their football skills. Tryouts begin July 25. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge Jr. Trojans is now accepting 2011 online football registrations. Regirstration will be a two step process. Each player must register online, pay registration fees, deposits and other options via the website: jrtrojans.org/ Registration. A three-pay payment option is available. All registrants will be required to set up a sign-on ID and password to access their account. After completing the initial registration each […]

No Comment / July 08, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »