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Huge EDH turnout for fallen Marine

The Marine Corps Honor Guard folds an American Flag to be presented to Russ and Marsha Mote, parents of Staff Sgt. Sky Mote, at the Marine's funeral Sunday. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

Family, friends and the community bid farewell to Staff Sgt. Sky Mote at a service Sunday, just days after thousands lined the streets to honor the fallen Marine coming home for the last time. No one knows for sure how many people came out during the procession Thursday evening. No invitations were sent or tickets […]

Comments Off / August 20, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | 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 »

Penguins deny Taz perfect season

Nicholas Grinnell, 12, broke three league records, making Taz coaches very proud during Champs. Courtesy photo

By Patty Pope The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team claimed second place this past weekend during the Suburban Swim League Championships at Sierra College in Rocklin. Falling to their archrivals the Park Terrace Penguins by 53 points, the Taz earned 1,055 points total, brought home a perfect regular season record of 7-0 and received […]

Comments Off / July 30, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz wins big, honors graduates

Tasmanian Devil Amrita Chimni smiles after coming in first in the second heat of the women's 15-18 50-yard freestyle at the swim meet against Broadstone. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

By Patty Pope The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils defeated the Broadstone Barracudas, 518-271, on Saturday, July 14, at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District swimming pool.  Blue skies, cool morning temperatures and crowded parking lots provided the perfect setting for the meet’s first event — the 9-10 Girls 100 yard IM where Katie […]

Comments Off / July 16, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tasmanian Devils send Penguins waddling

Taz and Penguin swimmers compete in the backstroke at Saturday's meet where the Taz came out on top, remaining undefeated. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils overcame their arch-rivals, the Park Terrace Penguins, with a win of 416 – 373, on July 7 at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District swimming pool. Both Suburban Swim League clubs entered Saturday’s contest with identical 4-0 records. “It’s going to be nails, man,” said Taz head coach Jason […]

Comments Off / July 09, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Devils dunk Otters

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils and the Folsom Sea Otters battled during record high temperatures June 16 and the Taz seized a 475-314 victory. Both teams swam hard despite the 104-degree poolside temperature reading. Madison Grinnell, 15, led the women’s division by scoring 16 points. Both Annie Harriman, 18, and Morgan Jones, 14, came away […]

Comments Off / June 18, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

The Knightly News: Making this Memorial Day even more special

Supervisor John Knight

One of the benefits of being a member of El Dorado Hills Rotary is participating in the club’s weekly programs. We recently had excellent program — one of my favorites to date. We were informed and entertained with stories and anecdotes from Lt. Cmdr. Ted Robinson (Ret.) about John F. Kennedy’s war years. Mr. Robinson, […]

1 Comment / May 04, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

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