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Whitney Standal

Whitney Standal, 18 El Dorado High School College/major: Azusa Pacific University, majoring in psychology Career goal: Neuropsychologist 10 years into the future: Working in my practice as a neuropsychologist, married and with a family and helping other people. Community service: Through church and in student leadership roles in high school, I worked with local businesses […]

Whitney Cummings takes on Tahoe at MontBleu

The brassy comedian, notable TV star and talk show host, Whitney Cummings, will bring her barbed, observational delivery style to Lake Tahoe’s MontBleu Resort, Casino and Spa for a night of laughs on Friday. Aug. 9. With model looks and real life experience on the catwalk, Cummings isn’t one for silently posing in the background. […]

Jamie Kae Whitney Baxley

July 24, 1943 — March 3, 2013 Jamie Kae Whitney Baxley was a fourth-generation resident of El Dorado County born on July 24, 1943. She was raised in Kelsey and graduated from El Dorado High School in 1961. She was the wife of Bill Baxley and mother of Richard, Deron and Christie Christensen. She was […]

Whitney Standal

Whitney Standal, a senior at El Dorado High School, has established leadership abilities and used those skills at 2012 Girls State at Claremont McKenna College in Claremont. The senior was one of 500 girls who attended the summer government camp. She was on the De Anza City Council, one of 32 California cities that were […]

Whitney bounces Bruins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Soccer’s infamous, unwritten two-minute rule — never give up a goal to open either half or right after you score — reared its ugly head in Tuesday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division II first-round playoff match between host Ponderosa and Whitney. It was the latter, roughly 20 seconds after the Bruins had pulled to […]

Ray E. Whitney

Nov. 4, 1944 – April 11, 2012 Ray was born and raised in Placerville and attended El Dorado High School. He passed away April 11, 2012, following a long illness. He is the beloved husband of 46 years to Sue; much loved father of Scott and Shawn (Dina); and Papa to Shawn Michael. He is […]

Ray E. Whitney

November 4, 1944 – April 11, 2012 A lifelong resident of Placerville, Calif. Services will be held at a later date. Online condolences may be posted at

Lady Cougars tame Whitney Wildcats

It’s an age-old dilemma — schedule an easy preseason and pump up your record or go head-to-head with some of the best teams for experience? El Dorado girls basketball coach Pat Winter always takes the second option and now, heading into the Cougars’ own Jan Vitell Memorial Tournament next week, the Lady Cougars are playing […]

Juniors fall flat against Whitney

EL DORADO — A total of five hits meant no rallies or late comebacks last Thursday for the El Dorado Post 119 Junior Legion baseball team, which fell to visiting Whitney 11-3 in District 7 play at Union Mine High School. El Dorado matched a Whitney run in the first inning on Nic Rowen’s RBI single […]

El Dorado Juniors come back on Whitney

EL DORADO — Alex Alvarez’ two-run single highlighted a four-run fifth inning Thursday and Bryson Campbell got the final out in the seventh inning with the bases loaded as El Dorado Post 119 Junior Legion defeated visiting Whitney Post 620 by the score of  7-5. El Dorado’s win was its second straight over Post 620. After a […]

John Womak and Whitney Person Engagement

Bruce Person of Placerville, Janet Winters of Grizzly Flat and Paul and Judy Womack  of Diamond Springs are proud to announce the engagement of their children, Whitney Person and John Womack. Whitney is a 2003 graduate of Union Mine High School and  earned a Bachelors of Science in Nutrition from Chico State University. She is […]

El Dorado girls outlast Whitney

With 13 seconds left in the game Sarah Mackey stepped to the free throw line for the El Dorado girls basketball team. The Cougars had let a once comfortable 10-point lead with a 1:34 left cut to two as visiting Whitney mounted a ferocious comeback over the closing moments of the first round of the […]

El Dorado outlasts Whitney

After dominating Whitney in the first half of the Gold Dust Tournament’s opening game at El Dorado High Thursday night, the El Dorado Cougars let the Wildcats back into the game in the second half and with two minutes left, clung to a precious one-point lead. David Cochran came down with a big rebound on […]

Cougars sweep Whitney

Democrat staff writer Carla Lizarraga is graduating early but sheÕs still around which was good news for the El Dorado High volleyball team Tuesday as the senior was a key factor in the CougarsÕ 25-23, 25-20, 25-21 sweep of visiting Whitney. Lizarraga turned in some big plays including a side tip to win the first […]

This is a valuable book for Mt. Whitney hikers

Democrat correspondent Every year about 30,000 outdoor enthusiasts acquire a permit to climb Mt. Whitney, the tallest mountain in the contiguous 48 states. They all set out with good intentions, but only one-third of those who attempt the climb actually reach the summit. This book can help increase the odds of making it and also […]

Roundup: April 17, 2014

Baseball El Dorado 2, Orange Glen 1 — Owen MacKendrick pitched a complete game two hitter and struck out nine batters Tuesday at the San Diego Lions Tournament. Matt Smith doubled twice — his second one-hopped the center field fence to drive in Zach Culp with the winning run in the bottom of the seventh […]

Watercolorist Beverly Fields to demonstrate at PAA

The Placerville Arts Association is celebrating spring with guest speaker and teacher artist Beverly Fields. Painting and creating come naturally to her and the visual language of nature is the inspiration for her palette. The public is cordially invited to join PAA and be inspired at this Sunday’s, April 13 meeting at the El Dorado […]

John M. Wright Jr.

June 27, 1966 — March 6, 2014 John was the first blessing of five. He was the loving son of Jack and Marlene Wright of Somerset, Calif.; the loving brother of Danny Wright, Kristi Ciccarelli and Laurie Wright-Ross; loving uncle to Anthony, Kayla and Michael Ciccarelli; and loving grandson to Mr. and Mrs. C. LeMire of […]

Roundup: March 27-29

Baseball El Dorado 9, Liberty Ranch 0 — In the first game of a doubleheader in Galt on Friday, Nick Bonniksen pitched six innings, and Owen MacKendrick tossed the final inning of the Sierra Valley Conference contest for the Cougars (7-2, 10-2). El Dorado 0, Liberty Ranch 2 — In a  tough loss, the Cougars’ Zach Terry pitched seven […]

Roundup: Mar. 26, 2014

Baseball Oak Ridge 1, Del Oro 0 — Austin Root pitched another gem Tuesday, a six-hitter, and Erik McNeill drove in the game’s only run in the fourth inning with a sacrifice fly. Tanner Ales went 2-for-3 and Logan Denholm doubled. Root fanned three and didn’t walk a batter for the Trojans (2-2). Golden Sierra […]

Schedule: Mar. 24-29, 2014

Monday, Mar. 24 Baseball Rio Americano @ PHS, 4 p.m. Galt @ UM, 4:15 p.m. Marysville @ GS, 3:30 p.m. ED @ Liberty Ranch, 4 p.m. Golf OR @ Thunder Invite, Whitney Oaks, 11:30 a.m. Soccer Marysville @ GS, 3:30 p.m. Softball Monterey Trail @ UM, 3:30 p.m. Volleyball Highlands @ GS, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, […]

Ponderosa girls shut down Wildcats

SHINGLE SPRINGS — The luck of the Irish was with Ponderosa’s Sydney Rivera during the Bruins’ St. Patrick’s Day matchup with Whitney. The senior midfielder had Monday’s only goal as Ponderosa posted the 1-0 girls soccer nonleague win. In the 52nd minute, Samantha Fowler’s inbound toss from the corner had the Whitney defense hustling toward the ball […]

Schedule: Mar. 17-22, 2014

Monday, Mar. 17 Baseball River City @ ED, 4 p.m. UM @ Rio Americano, tba Golf OR, PHS @ DRL Meet No. 2, Ancil Hoffman GC, 1 p.m. Soccer Whitney @ PHS, 4 p.m. OR @ Rio Americano, 4 p.m. Tennis Highlands @ GS, 3 p.m. Volleyball Antelope @ OR, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Mar. 18 Baseball […]

Roundup: March 12, 2014

Baseball El Dorado 6, Cosumnes Oaks 8 — In a Sierra Valley Conference game in Elk Grove Wednesday, the Cougars scored four runs in the top of the seventh inning but it wasn’t enough. Michael Green had a triple, Zach Culp had a double and Ryan Rodriguez went 2-for-3 for El Dorado (1-1, 4-1), which had five hits […]

Schedule: Mar. 10-15, 2014

Monday, Mar. 10 Baseball Valley Christian @ PHS, 3:30 p.m. Cosumnes Oaks @ ED, 4 p.m. UM @ Liberty Ranch, Comm. Park, 4:15 p.m. Golf PHS, ED, UM @ Jessup Tourney, Cold Springs CC, noon Soccer OR @ Whitney, 3:30 p.m. Softball PHS @ UM, 3:45 p.m. Monterey Trail @ OR, 3:30 p.m. Volleyball Encina […]

Disability access: Guv names Latrobe man

Bringing a developer’s perspective to the table is Latrobe resident Douglas Wiele, 61, who was recently reappointed to the California Commission on Disability Access by Gov. Jerry Brown. Wiele was first appointed to the commission in September of last year but that term expired in December. Wiele has been the founding partner and president of […]

Schedule: Dec. 9-14, 2013

Monday, Dec.9 Girls basketball Granite Bay @ PHS, 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10 Boys basketball San Juan @ UM, 7:30 p.m. GS @ Victory Christian, 7 p.m. PHS @ Argonaut, 7 p.m. OR @ Yuba City, 7 p.m. Girls basketball PHS @ ED, 7 p.m. Lincoln @ GS, 7 p.m. UM @ Calaveras, 7 p.m. […]

Windsor Point Park officially open in EDH

Community leaders, a fire engine and even cupcakes made an appearance at the Nov. 7 Windsor Point Park ribbon cutting ceremony in El Dorado Hills, but a pick-up soccer game really got the kids’ attention. The newest El Dorado Hills Community Services District Park on the corner of Francisco Drive and Schooner Drive had been […]

Future looks bright for El Dorado teams

ROCKLIN — El Dorado boys water polo coach David Pimentel focused on the future after Saturday’s 23-4 loss to Bella Vista in the first round of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division II playoffs at Whitney High on Saturday. Afterwards, the Cougars (5-5 Metro Conference, 5-7) were fired up despite the fact the Broncos stampeded from start to finish. […]

Wedding: Kayla Marie Fuller and Andrew James Gordon

Kayla Marie Fuller of New Florence, Penn., married Andrew James Gordon of Cape May, N.J., on June 15 at Ron Jaworski’s Blue Heron Pines Golf Club, Egg Harbor City, N.J. The reception was also at the club. The bride is the daughter of Kevin and Kimberly Fuller of New Florence, Penn. She is a physician’s assistant. The groom is the […]

Schedule: Nov. 4-9, 2013

Monday, Nov. 4 Volleyball *Rio Vista @ GS, 5:30 p.m. *Sheldon @ PHS, 5:30 p.m. OR @ St. Francis, 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5 Soccer Section Playoffs D-I: OR @ Edison, 3 p.m. Tennis Section Playoffs Merced/Downey winner @ OR, Broadstone, 2 p.m. Volleyball ED @ Liberty Ranch, 6 p.m. UM @ Galt, 6 p.m. […]

Tolbert in, Troy out

PATTERSON — Union Mine’s Trisha Tolbert carded an 83 at Monday’s Division IV Section Tournament at Diablo Grande Golf and Country Club. Tolbert’s score was the highest among individual participants and qualified her for next week’s Masters Tournament in Stockton. In the D-I North Tournament at the Sunset Whitney Golf Club in Rocklin, Oak Ridge’s team […]

Frank O. Burnette Jr.

May 4, 1954 — Oct. 17, 2013 Frank O. Burnette Jr. passed away at home from a prolonged illness on Oct. 17, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Wendy, and his daughter, Whitney, both from Shingle Springs; two sons, Adrian and Joszef from Keystone, S.D.; two brothers, Alan from Columbus, Ohio, and Steve from […]

Schedule: Oct. 21-26, 2013

Monday, oct. 21 Golf OR, PHS @ Section, Sunset Whitney GC, 8 a.m. Soccer Encina @ GS, 5:30 p.m. Volleyball Folsom vs. OR, Ponderosa HS, 5:30 p.m. PHS @ St. Francis, 6:30 p.m. GS @ Bradshaw Christian, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 Soccer Sheldon @ OR, 5:30 p.m. Pleasant Grove @ PHS, 4 p.m. Liberty […]

Trojans, Bruins’ Piatt advance to sections

EL DORADO HILLS — Oak Ridge High girls golf head coach Anthony Diaz was happy to see that extra time spent on the links paid off at the Delta River League tournament at Serrano Country Club Monday. The Lady Trojans took second place at the league tournament with 433 points, just 26 points behind St. […]

Andrew “Ange” W. Kovach

1925 — 2013 Andrew William Kovach, fondly known as “Ange” by his friends, died Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, in Roseville, Calif. He was born in Grindstone, Penn., to John and Regina Kovach, was a graduate of nearby Brownsville High School and went on to California State College, where he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. […]

Roundup: Sept. 24, 2013

Volleyball Golden Sierra def. Encina 25-14, 25-7, 25-13 Oak Ridge def. by Monterey Trail 25-19, 21-25; 25-23, 21-25, 13-15  Water Polo Woodcreek Tournament Ponderosa 5, Amador 10 — Jake Pensa 2 goals, 1 assist; Shelby Lee, goal; Travis Marshall 1 goal, 2 assists; Heath Faulkner 1 goal, 1 assist. Ponderosa 12, St. Mary’s 10 — Lee 5 goals, 2 assists; […]

Schedule: Sept. 23-28, 2013

Monday, Sept. 23 Golf UM, ED @ SVC Tourney, Ancil Hoffman, noon Soccer Western Sierra @ GS, 5:30 p.m. Tennis OR @ Cordova, 3:45 p.m. Volleyball OR @ Monterey Trail, 6 p.m. GS @ Encina, 4:30 pm. Water Polo ED @ Whitney, 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24 Soccer Woodcreek @ OR, 3:30 p.m. […]

Robert C. Seed

April 24, 1946 — Sept. 5, 2013 Robert Seed passed away on Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, in the presence of his loving wife, Kathy and daughter, Shannon. He fought a valiant and brave fight for the past three years of the cancer called multiple myeloma. He was full of life and was always the center […]

Lady Trojans shine at Craft Tournament

FOLSOM — Oak Ridge High volleyball co-coach Breanne Horton admits that the Lady Trojans are a young team that is getting better as the season continues. Some of the hard work in practices showed for the Lady Trojans at the 25th Christine Craft Volleyball Tournament, hosted by Oak Ridge. The Trojans posted a perfect 3-0 […]

Venue change for Craft

EL DORADO HILLS — The 25th Christine Craft Volleyball Tournament, hosted by Oak Ridge High, takes place tomorrow with three local teams among the 16 schools participating in the annual event. Held in honor of Craft, a Trojan volleyball player who lost her life shortly after graduation, the Craft tourney takes place at Vista del […]

Schedule: Sept 2-7, 2013

Monday, Sept. 2 Happy Labor Day! Tuesday, Sept. 3 Golf ED @ Cosumnes Oaks, 3:30 Soccer Placer @ GS, 5:30 p.m. OR @ Kennedy, 4 p.m. Tennis OR @ Del Oro, 3:45 p.m. Volleyball Foundation Games PHS @ GS, 7 p.m. Oakmont @ ED, 6 p.m. OR @ Rio Americano, 7 p.m. UM @ Antelope, […]

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