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Steve Wallen Swim School dives into expansion

For 30 years Steve Wallen has studied and practiced the best methods for teaching his students how to swim. He's currently expanding his El Dorado Hills swim school. Courtesy photo

How do you get a reluctant child to put her face in the water to learn to swim? For 30 years Steve Wallen has studied and practiced the best methods for teaching his students, whether they’re 6 months or 82, new swimmers or triathletes wanting to perfect their strokes. Today Wallen is one of the […]

Comments Off / April 20, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,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 […]

Comments Off / May 11, 2015 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Wrestling brings home championship

Champions Mikey Mells and Kaden West hold their trophies. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club earned its first State Championship team title at the two-day championship tournament in Fresno last month. Three EDH wrestlers took the championship titles in their respective divisions — Kaden West, Mike Mello and Scotty Moore. The wrestling club competed against more than 200 other clubs from all over California. Results: Hart […]

Comments Off / April 28, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH club wrestlers take on regionals

EDH Club Wrestler Max McCarver arm bars his opponent. Photo courtesy pf Billie West

El Dorado Hills club wrestlers competed well at the recent NorCal Regionals, the final qualifier before the Tournament of Champions on March 15 at Del Oro High School. Although all the Varsity Club Wrestlers have qualified for TOC, this March 1 tournament was a great place to prepare. Results are as follows: EDH Club Wrestler Jared Horstman (seventh […]

Comments Off / March 03, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH wrestlers’ success continues

EDH club wrestlers and coaches celebrate the team's second place finish at the NOR-CAL 12 & Under Wrestling Championships earlier this month. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Club Wrestlers competed at the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in Vacaville Sunday, with several wrestlers going all the way to the top. Feb. 16 results: Payton Gunter, 1st; Christian Pebley, 3rd; Jackson Ramos, 3rd; Kade Roeder, 1st.; Zane Roeder, 1st; Jake Lewallen, 2nd; Riley Lewallen, 2nd; Jackson Redhair, 1st; and Josiah Ramos, 3rd. Saturday, wrestlers showed off their strength at the SpringView […]

Comments Off / February 17, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Club wrestlers do well in Orangevale

EDH club wrester Mikey Mello takes down an opponent at Saturday's Orangevale Wrestling Invitational. Courtesy photo

Saturday El Dorado Hills club wrestlers competed at Casa Roble High School during the Orangevale Wrestling Invitational. Varsity wrestlers results Mikey Mello, 1st place Jackson Redhair, 3rd place Riley Lewallen, 3rd place Kaden West, 2 -2 Connor King, 2-2 Max McCarver, 1-2 Brody Deatherage, 4th place JV wrestlers Kade Roeder, 2nd place Zane Roeder, 4th place […]

1 Comment / February 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Club wrestlers have another great weekend

El Dorado Hills club wrestler Justin Lamson went 9-0 this past weekend. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club wrestlers participating in weekend tournaments brought home many medals. Sunday, wrestlers competed in the Sacramento Area Wrestling Association’s Folkstyle Wrestling Championships. The El Dorado Hills Club had eight champions. First place:  Kaden West, Justin Lamson, Brody Deatherage, Kade Roeder, Zane Roeder, Josiah Ramos, Riley West and Payton Gunter Second place: Christian Pebley, Caleb […]

Comments Off / January 27, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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