EDH academy helps college boxers

The track record of El Dorado County student-athletes going to four-year colleges to continue their careers is impressive. Most, if not all of the major sports are covered: football, basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, wrestling, track and field, cross country, tennis and swimming. But has an area athlete ever gone for boxing? Ever? Thanks to trainer […]

August 27, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Elite outshines and outplays others in Concord tournament

The El Dorado Hills Soccer Club U17 girls comp team, Elite, won the U17 Gold Division Championship at the recent Diablo FC Jenna Betti Memorial tournament. During the three-day competition Elite won all games, only giving up one goal in the last game. The team shutout the competition, 5-0 on its first game. Elite entered this tournament […]

August 27, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Former Trojan Aboukhadijeh hits the ground running

Entrepreneurial spirit LOS ANGELES — Oak Ridge and recent UCLA graduate Amjed Aboukhadijeh, like his brother Feross, is making it big right out of college. While Feross made an immediate impact in the tech world, selling his startup PeerCDN to internet giant Yahoo, Amjed and his partners recently turned down an offer of acquisition from […]

August 20, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Sign up for youth basketball

By Lori Lasecki Registration is now open for the 2014-15 El Dorado Hills Youth Basketball season. All teams are limited to eight players and the season is open to players in 3rd through 12th grade — 3rd through 5th, 6th through 8th, and 9th through 12th grade boys teams; 3rd through 5th and 6th through […]

August 20, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Rush No. 1 in California

By Kristen Slaughter El Dorado Hills has its first-ever Little League Intermediate State Champs. After winning the CA Div 2 50/70 Little League Championship in Chowchilla, the District 54 team of 13- to 14-year-olds, all from El Dorado Hills, travelled to Nogales, Ariz., to defeat the SoCal Intermediate Little League team and be named the California State Champions […]

August 06, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Taz celebrates exceptional season

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team concluded the 2014 season with its annual Awards Night Picnic on Tuesday, July 29, during which the Taz Board of Directors recognized all swimmers for outstanding personal and team accomplishments on the season and at the Suburban Swim League championship meet. “I was very proud of the team and our […]

August 06, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Gold ’01 comes in third

The Foothill Gold 01′ softball team took third place in the recent TCS Western World Series in Reno, Nev., a competition that features 108 teams. Going undefeated until Friday night against the Nor Cal Bownet team, the Gold girls had to battle against Hawaii Dynasty to stay in the tournament. They beat Hawaii in a Friday night nail […]

August 06, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,