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Select speedway races to benefit Boys and Girls Club

PLACERVILLE — As the 2014 racing season approaches the green flag, Placerville Speedway is gearing up for a much anticipated championship season ahead. Adding to the already action packed Jackson Rancheria Casino Resort Championship schedule, the 48-year-old quarter-mile dirt track has announced that several events in the months to come will benefit a popular local […]

No Comment / March 11, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Food Bank of El Dorado County benefits from ‘Operation Gobble’

Senator Ted Gaines, Assemblywoman Beth Gaines, Alicia Rockwell of Savemart Supermarkets, Mike Sproull of the Food Bank of El Dorado County and Evan Jacobs of American Water, left to right, all helped to ensure families wouldn't go without a Thanksgiving turkey. Courtesy photo

Thanks to the collaboration of two well-known California politicians and the generosity of an area utility company, many of El Dorado County’s less fortunate were able to gather around a turkey this holiday season. It’s known as “Operation Gobble,” a team effort by California State Sen. Ted Gaines, Assemblywoman Beth Gaines and California American Water. […]

No Comment / November 23, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

MMA fights at Red Hawk bring fans in droves

GLADIATOR CHALLENGE Super Heavyweight Champion Rick Vardell retains his belt against Dan Quinn with a TKO in 1:43 in the second round. Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene

By Shelly Thorene Mother Lode News SHINGLE SPRINGS – Last Saturday’s Gladiator Challenge Mixed Martial Arts fights at the Redhawk Casino in Shingle Springs were a fine mix of fighters — some with raw talent, some with years of experience and some young fighters out for blood. The three title fights measured up to their billing but […]

No Comment / November 18, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Red Hawk hosts fights Saturday

The Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians will host Gladiator Challenge, one of the longest-running mixed martial arts promotions on Saturday, Nov. 13, at 1 p.m. at the Shingle Springs Rancheria. The event called “Impulse” will feature a total of 20 exciting MMA matches including the Gladiator Challenge Middleweight Championship, Super Heavyweight Championship, and Native […]

No Comment / November 09, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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