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Amanda Jones, illustrated

Amanda Jones' achievements in the pool as the Oak Ridge High School varsity girls water polo team hole set and team captain earned her a spot in Sports Illustrated. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

OR water polo star featured in magazine It’s not uncommon for a high school athlete to make the local paper. They might even see their name in regional publications and blogs. But Oak Ridge High School senior Amanda Jones got a real surprise when her skills on the Lady Trojans water polo team earned her […]

Comments Off / October 13, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News,Sports | Read More »

Morgan Jones makes a splash

Oak Ridge senior Morgan Jones recently signed to play water polo for San Jose State. The leading Taz swim team record holder is also the first Oak Ridge water polo player to be signed to a Division 1 school. Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge senior Morgan Jones recently signed to play water polo at San Jose State University, becoming the first Division 1 water polo player to come out of the El Dorado Hills high school. The Taz swim team record holder — 16 records, more than anyone in the swim team’s history — has always been a natural athlete, […]

Comments Off / April 20, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News,Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge too much for Nevada Union

Oak Ridge water polo player Crystal Burns and the Lady Trojans burned the Nevada Union Lady Miners in an SFL contest. Photo by Janna Weiss

If the Oak Ridge High boys varsity water polo team wanted to score at random in Tuesday’s Sierra Foothill League match against Nevada Union, it did. The Trojans, leading 6-3 after the first period, broke open the close game in the second period for a resounding 25-7 win over the Miners at the El Dorado Hills […]

Comments Off / October 08, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Rough go in the pool for Trojan teams

Morgan Jones looks to score in Tuesday's action at the CSD pool against Woodcreek. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Morgan Jones scored often Tuesday for the Oak Ridge High girls water polo team, which fell to Woodcreek 14-11 in a Sierra Foothill League contest at the CSD pool. The senior driver scored eight of the Trojans’ goals, including three in the first period. That’s when Oak Ridge (0-2 in the SFL, 2-5) led 4-3. Jones had close […]

Comments Off / September 24, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

TAZ swim team prepares 2013 season

TAZ Buddies Amanda Jones, McKenna Michelin, Eric Rohrer, Trenton Randall, left to right, have some fun at the TAZ Mock Meet Saturday. Photo courtesy of Patty Pope

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils recently hosted two events at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District Pool, both significant occasions for launching a victorious season. The TAZ held its annual Mock Meet on Saturday, May 18. Unlike other swim meets where another Suburban Swim League  team is the opponent, the Mock Meet is […]

Comments Off / May 21, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz names scholarship recipients

By Patty Pope The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils Swim Team recently nominated four college scholarship recipients: Taz swimmers and 2012 Oak Ridge High School graduates Eric Rohrer, Amanda Jones, Taylor Wetzel and Megan Moestopo. “This year the Scholarship Committee recommended that we do not stick to just two scholarships, which is the norm for […]

Comments Off / August 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz is perfect

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By Patty Pope The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team shut down the Loomis Basin Dolphins on Saturday, July 21, at Del Oro High School, during the last regular meet of the Suburban Swim League season. The victory and impressive final score of 464-325 granted Taz a perfect season record of 7-0.  The Tasmanian […]

Comments Off / July 23, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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