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From page A8 | March 27, 2013 |

Coach needed

Oak Ridge High School is accepting applications for the head varsity boys basketball position. Send a letter of interest and resume to the Athletic Director, Stephen White, at 1120 Harvard Way, El Dorado Hills,95762 or e-mail swhite@eduhsd.net. Applicants must be an enthusiastic and knowledgeable coach willing to build a successful program, a strong basketball background and demonstrate their ability to teach young men about the game as well as integrity, leadership and sportsmanship. Submission deadline for the position is Friday, April 19.

Tennis clinic

The Hangtown’s Women’s Tennis Club is sponsoring the 27th annual Hangtown Junior Tennis Clinic June 3-7 at Union Mine High. Under the direction of Clinic Director Martha Downing, a certified tennis professional and former Director of Tennis at Millennium SportsClub El Dorado in Shingle Springs, the clinic is for boys and girls age 12-to-18. Racquets and balls will be provided but participants are asked to bring your own water. The Fee is $25/$15 for second child, includes t-shirt. Times are 8:30 a.m. to 10 for beginners to low intermediates; 10-11:30 for intermediate to advanced. Register by May 27. For questions, call Martha at 530-677-5318 or e-mail her at mldowning@sbcglobal.net.

Hunting contest

A contest is underway for El Dorado County students aged 12-16 for a 4-night, 3-day pheasant hunt with parent/guardian at R&R Pheasant Hunting Resort (rpheasanthunting.com) in Seneca South Dakota, which is one of only a few Cabela’s certified hunting destinations. This is the fourth year that the contest has taken place. The program goal is to tie together academic achievement with the enjoyment of the shooting sports, much as school sponsored sports are tied together with required grade averages for participation.  Contest entry consists of a Xerox copy of an official report card with each grade equal to or higher than “B” for that reporting period.  One entry is allowed for each report card grading period, and student’s phone number must appear on entry. Deadline for receipt of entries is June 12, 2013.  The hunt will take place during September 2013. Contest rules, procedures, and entry boxes are available at Big Horn Gun Shop (530-642-1892), Newtown Firearms (530-626-9945) and Sterra Gun Exchange at 4100 Cameron Park Drive, Ste. 109 (530-672-0202). Students unable to visit one of the entry box locations can mail their entries to Big Horn Gun Shop, 6271 Pleasant Valley Road, El Dorado, CA 95623. Deadline for receipt of mailed entries is also June 12, 2013.

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