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American River girls soccer brings home silver

GREAT KICKERS —€” Freedom '98 members brought home the second-place trophy after an intense tournament earlier this month. Front row, left to right: Paige Garvey, Sarah Kelly, Brittney Johnson, Jaycie Schenone, Shannon Fuchs, Bonnie Ford, Anna Ottley and Alyssa Balga. Back row, left to right: Coaches Beth and Ed Fuchs, Payton Garvey, Olivia Teerlink, Alexa Gisin, Hannah Lewandowski, Megan Gisin, Laurel Pyle, Natalie Cowlishaw and Coach Jeff Lewandowski. (Not pictured: Riley West, Kayla Galet and Kara Fukui). Courtesy photo

SACRAMENTO — The American River FC U14 girls’ soccer team, Freedom ’98, placed second at the Suntan Classic Tournament, Aug. 6-7, hosted by the Sac United Soccer Club at Cherry Island! This tough Freedom team beat out their competition all the way to the finals. They won their first game 4-0 against East Diablo’s Impact Xplosion. […]

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

United Crew ’00 wins the cup

WINNERS —€” The El Dorado United Crew '00 U12 Boys brought home the cup after the Albion Cup National Soccer Showcase in Southern California. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado United Crew ’00 U12 Boys team took the Championship Cup after beating out five Southern California teams at the Albion Cup Premier Showcase Tournament in July. The boys worked hard with training and conditioning three days a week since February.  This was a big win for the team, which includes players Abel Bingham, […]

2 Comments / August 12, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Assistance League helps soccer clubs

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This difficult economy has created a need for all youth sports groups to look for more ways to support their organizations. Gold Nugget Soccer Club and Sierra Gold Soccer Club recently received support from the Assistance League of the Sierra Foothills. From left are: Grant and Celia Russell, Cindy Melton, Barbara Brown, Dave Gleason, Bret […]

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

Trojans greet their fans

TROJAN FOOTBALL team members greet each other and the crowd in El Dorado Hills Town Center for the Meet The Trojans event on Saturday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The second annual “Meet the Trojans” celebration Saturday featured the Junior Trojans Football and Cheer, the Oak Ridge High cheerleaders and the star of the show — the Oak Ridge football team. Fans, parents and students gathered at Town Center in El Dorado Hills as the team kicked off the high school football season. The […]

No Comment / August 10, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,Sports | Read More »

Show your stuff at the Iron Hills Youth Triathlon

YOUNG TRIATHLETES and their fans have a lot of fun at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District's Iron Hills Youth Triathlon. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Community Services District will host the 10th annual Iron Hills Youth Triathlon on Saturday, Aug. 20, and the community pool. This competition offers athletes the opportunity to cross between the sports of swimming, biking and running. All racers will receive a ribbon, T-shirt and race bag. Trophies will be given to […]

No Comment / August 10, 2011 | Posted in News,Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge alumni triumph at triathlon

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On Aug. 6 three Oak Ridge High School alumni combined their endurance specialties to form a triathlon relay at the 28th Annual TRI for FUN Triathlon held at Rancho Seco Park. Connor Benander, who attends Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Cody Kaiser, who is among the elite and nationally ranked cyclist, and Amjed Aboukhadijeh currently competing on UCLA’s […]

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

Taz Devils splash to second place at ‘Champs’

 By Mike McIntee The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils recreation swim team raced to a second place finish at the Suburban Swim League Championships July 30-31. Despite posting very fast times, the Taz couldn’t overcome their rivals, the two-time defending champion Park Terrace Penguins, who outpointed the Taz over the three-day competition 1,355–1,048.50. The Sierra Sharks […]

No Comment / August 08, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »