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Swimming: Trojans dominate Bruins in dual meet

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Ponderosa High’s varsity swim program hosted Oak Ridge Wednesday for a Delta River League and intra-county showdown. The visiting Trojans led the way in most categories, as the boys beat the Bruins 139-50, while the Lady Trojans downed their counterparts 119.5-69.5. Oak Ridge’s boys and girls seized victory in all relay events, dominating […]

Comments Off / April 06, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Swimming: Oak Ridge wins tri-league meet

Brandon Mills continued to roll for the Oak Ridge High boys swim team. The senior took first place in the 200 IM with a time of 2:01.36, and the 100 breaststroke at 1:01.61 in Wednesday’s Delta River League tri-meet with intra-county rival Ponderosa and Sheldon at the CSD pool. Oak Ridge beat Sheldon, 153-18, in […]

Comments Off / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Thanks, DSA

EDITOR: With all the craziness involving police officers going on in the U.S., I would like to bring something positive to the conversation. I recently graduated from Valley Christian Academy in Roseville and heard that the Deputy Sheriffs Association in El Dorado County was giving out scholarships. Even though I had sent in my request after the DSA […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2016 | Posted in Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Heinz-sight: Missing

Jerry Heinzer

The first installment on payment for last year’s April vote by the Sac-Joaquin Section Board of Managers to move prep soccer to the winter season is deducted this fall as boy’s teams are on hold for several months. No more late-afternoon, early-evening matches under Indian Summer-like conditions to enjoy as the leaves turn. Conversely, no […]

Comments Off / August 15, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz swimmers end summer season

Beau Barry struck twice for El Dorado Hills at the recent Meet of Champions, winning the 25-yard backstroke and freestyle races. Photo courtesy of Eric Boucher

WOODLAND — The strongest El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team members competed at the Meet of Champions in Woodland last weekend, bringing together 1,000 of the fastest swimmers from 49 recreational swim teams across the Sacramento/El Dorado/Placer and San Joaquin areas. Taz head coach Jenn Soto explained the goal of MOC is to focus […]

Comments Off / August 08, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Billingsley’s Bullets: Soon you can call me ‘Slim’

Eighteen months ago I suffered a stroke, which changed my life in several ways. My normal, regular exercise program collapsed. I didn’t have the energy to work out regularly and my balance was so erratic that I had to give up playing tennis. The elimination of exercise and the failure to change my diet resulted […]

Comments Off / August 03, 2016 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Still time for summer fun

August begins the joy of all those on vacation and school will be starting soon. Where did summer go? The Cameron Park Community Services District offers last-chance swim lessons in the afternoons, starting Aug. 15. These lessons are one week long. Water aerobics are held at 9 a.m. weekdays and evening water aerobics are at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays […]

Comments Off / August 02, 2016 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »



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