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EDH Hotspurs dominated in Roseville

2011 Junction City Silver Cup Champs EDHSC Hotspur

COACH CHRIS HUNT and his EDHSC U12 boys Hotspur team took first place at the Junction City Silver Cup on July 31 in Roseville. Team members left to right: (back Row) Tyler Salcido, MIchael Kujawa, Zach Ayre, Nick Grebe, Jacob O’Donnell, Caden Almer, along with (front row) Jacob Walter, Austin James, Jameson Spitz, Dylan Whisenhunt, Ronny Henares, […]

1 Comment / August 04, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sparks sparkle at tourney

SUPER SPARKS — Laci Smith, Kendel Gisin, Juliet Dias, Luci Gulbransen, and Ainsley Smith, front row left to right, join Gia Edmundson, Jasmin Leath, Sarah Cox, Coach Jerry Leath, Julin Kenison and Amy Wilmoth, back row left to right, in celebrating their tournament victory. (Not pictured: Grace Stiveson) Courtesy photo

ROSEVILLE — The Prospector Club U10 girls’ soccer team, Sparks, placed first at their first tournament of the season — The Junction City Silver Cup. They won their first game 8-2 against the East Sac Impalas. In game two the girls played a tough match against RCU Freedom and successfully defeated them 2-0. Game three ended […]

No Comment / August 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Local entrepreneur creates CÖR fitness product

SPO_COR Bench WEB

Entrepreneurship 101: See need, develop need, market need. Greg Reffner knows the steps well. As the corporate executive officer and owner of CÖR Systems, the Union Mine High graduate and former Diamondback skier and soccer player created and developed The CÖR Bench, a hybrid exercise system that forces core musculature activation and increases range of motion. […]

No Comment / July 29, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

CASA BOCA Jrs ’95 shuts out competition at Pleasanton

CASA BOCA Jrs. '95 won it all in Pleasanton. The players from El Dorado and Sacramento counties are: Savannah Droke, Caitlin Hoversten, Jessica Becker, Emily Hansen, Mia Sapiandante, Julia Beck, Julia Crawford, Elizabeth Hutchinson and Sheridan Fox, back row left to right, and Jenna Mark, Elena Hanson, Alyssa Andres, Dominique Fernandez, Melissa Hanson, Selena Brewer, Brittany Gisin and Marian Haarmeyer, front row left to right. Courtesy photo

PLEASANTON — The Capital Athletic Soccer Academy BOCA U16 girls’ soccer team, CASA BOCA Jrs ’95, shut out the competition at the elite Pleasanton Rage College Showcase, July 21-23. Of 56 teams participating in their age bracket, only two teams kept their competitors from scoring on them. The tournament was hosted by the Rage Soccer […]

No Comment / July 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Storm has strong showing in tourney

THE SIERRA VALLEY STORM played their best at the PONY West Zone Tournament in Walnut. Courtesy photo

THE SIERRA VALLEY STORM 11u boys represented El Dorado Hills and Northern California extremely well at the the PONY West Zone Tournament in Walnut, winning two of the skills competitions and placing 2nd and 3rd in the other two. Taking the field for their first game on July 21, the 11u Storm bested strong team from Spokane, Wash., […]

No Comment / July 25, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

National race promises gold to local businesses

ADDITIONAL SEATING has been added to the hillside at Placerville Speedway to accommodate the upcoming Bullring Nationals. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The upcoming Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series Bullring Nationals presented by K&N Filters is creating quite a buzz in El Dorado County. Placerville Speedway is bringing national-level racing to our community July 29-30 for the first time in more than 20 years. The event will be a boost to the local business community that […]

No Comment / July 25, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Twirl away

TWIRLING CHAMPS — Sage, left, and Sophia Barden had a great time performing at the U. S. Twirling Association’s National Baton Twirling Competition and they cam home with several trophies. Courtesy photo

Sisters Sophia, right, and Sage Barden of El Dorado Hills both won National Championships in their age groups at the U. S. Twirling Association’s National Baton Twirling Competition held this year in Little Rock, Ark., July 11-16. More than 600 twirlers attended. Sophia, 10, won the Solo and Dance Twirl competition. Little sister Sage, 5 […]

No Comment / July 25, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »