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Taz topples the Sharks; Pickett returns to the pool

Sierra Shark swimmers surround Zach Pickett, who jumped into the pool for the cheering crowd. The Ponderosa senior suffered a sinal injury last year. Village Life photo by Julie Samrick

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team clinched its third straight victory Saturday in the meet against Cameron Park’s Sierra Sharks. Though the Tasmanian Devils and Sharks might sound like fierce enemies, these two teams are more like family.  The two teams come from the same beginning, separating in 1993 when the El Dorado Hills Community […]

Comments Off / June 16, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tasmanian Devils attack Sharks

The Taz and Sharks battle it out in the pool during their meet Saturday. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils defeated the Sierra Sharks 422-367 on Saturday, June 23, at the Cameron Park Community Services District Pool. In a run of 19 regular season meets between the neighboring clubs, the Taz swam away with their sixth straight victory. Leading up to the competition, coaching staff for both teams prepared […]

Comments Off / June 25, 2012 | 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 »

Board inks deal with Sharks

By Eric Laughlin Mother Lode News correspondent The Cameron Park Community Services District Board of Directors has reached a pool usage contract with the Sierra Sharks Swim Team that doesn’t stray much from what was agreed to last year. The swim team will have access to the pool for a total of 263 hours from […]

Comments Off / February 24, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Taz swimmers hit the pool

Taz swimmer Rand Peterson, 11-12 boys, swims the 50-yard butterfly during Saturday’s Mock Meet. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team kicked off its 50th season with its Mock Meet on May 16, which gives swimmers the regular swim meet experience and establishes stroke times for each athlete. “This is such a huge year for us. It’s our 50th anniversary year and so exciting,” said Taz President Brett Jones. […]

No Comment / May 18, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz turns 50

Every Taz is Awesome — Taz swimmers and supporters dressed in style to cheer on the home team at a meet last year. Courtesy photo

For 50 years El Dorado Hills youth have competed on the Taz swim team. What began as an immigrant’s dream with only 20 swimmers on its roster is a powerhouse today, boasting nearly 500 swimmers strong. Any local kid from any generation will say the same thing: The friendships and memories made kept them coming […]

No Comment / May 11, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Message from the GM

It’s officially spring and the Cameron Park Community Services District has many exciting events planned. CPCSD celebrates its partners! At the March Board of Directors’ meeting, a certificate of appreciation was given to the Cameron Park Rotary Club for its contributions to the improvement of Hacienda Park, including the Americans with Disabilities Act pathway, benches, small dog […]

Comments Off / March 31, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

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