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Taekwondo student brings home the gold

GOLD MEDAL WINNER Allison Prior of El Dorado Hills looks calm as a judge ranks her No. 1 at USA Taekwondo's 2011 US Open in Texas last month. She trains at Elite Taekwondo USA in Cameron Park. Courtesy photo

Twelve-year-old Allison Prior of El Dorado Hills traveled to Austin, Texas, last month to compete in the 12-13 year old Cadet 2 category in Sports Poomsae (forms) at USA Taekwondo’s 2011 U.S. Open. She topped all opponents. Allison’s field of competitors consisted of 22 athletes who traveled from Korea, Mexico, Canada, and 11 states. In […]

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Oak Ridge varsity athletes achieve personal bests at Sac State track meet

HURDLER Shannon Trumball, an Oak Ridge junior, out jumps an opponent at the Sacramento Track Classic at Sac State. Photo courtesy of Bridgette Youngberg

Varsity high school track and field athletes from 35 schools enjoyed competing at Sacramento State’s facility on March 5, a very mild day with very little wind. Many Oak Ridge athletes set personal bests or came very close to their personal bests at this early season invitational. Athletes who placed in the top three in […]

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Congressman McClintock announces 2011 Congressional Art Competition

Entries due by April 29 All high school students in the Fourth Congressional District are invited to participate in the Congressional Art Competition, An Artistic Discovery, a nationwide high-school art competition sponsored by the members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The contest is open to all high-school students within the Fourth Congressional District. First-place entries […]

No Comment / March 07, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Subjeck takes 8th at States

KEATON SUBJECK grabbles with his opponent during the quarter final round of the CIF State Championships. Courtesy photo

BAKERSFIELD — Capping an impressive end to his sophomore season, Oak Ridge High’s Keaton Subjeck was declared the state’s eighth best 145-pounder after his two-day showing at the CIF State Wrestling Championships at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield. The medal earned Subjeck the distinction as the eighth Trojan wrestler in school history to place at the state level. […]

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Waldhauser falls to USA’s No. 1

VINCE WALDHAUSER stops opponent Scotty Bacon from fleeing the mat, earning an overtime win by forcing a penalty point. Courtesy photo

BAKERSFIELD — Vince Waldhauser’s bid to be the first in Oak Ridge wrestling history to bring a gold medal home to the El Dorado Hills campus and his attempt to defeat the nation and state’s No. 1 ranked 160-pounder at the 2011 CIF Wrestling State Championships fell short Saturday on the center mat at Bakersfield’s […]

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Too much McClintock coverage

EDITOR: You gave an inordinate amount of coverage to Congressman Tom McClintock and the town hall meeting in El Dorado Hills Feb. 23. I don’t know why! He is giving the same canned speech he has given for the last 30 years, blasting government for anything and everything from his Neanderthal Republican point of view […]

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‘Rumors’ — a farce to be reckoned with

UP TO NO GOOD — Cassie (Courtney Wrba) tries to stir up trouble by putting the moves on Lenny (Dylan Smith) while her husband, Glenn, (Nick Azevedo) looks on. Also pictured are Cris and Ken Gorman (Alex Chavez and Zack Brown), and Lenny's wife, Claire Ganz (Lauren Day). Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Oak Ridge High School drama opened its spring production “Rumors,” by playwright Neil Simon, Thursday night to a house that wasn’t quite packed, but nonetheless roaring with laughter for most of the performance. Directed by Janet Henke and assisted by Ryan Van Overeem and Nick Lawson, “Rumors” is a classic farce from the author of […]

No Comment / March 04, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »