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Young Trojan MTB team crushes competitors

THEY'RE OFF — Racers cross the starting line during the first race of the Sierra Nevada High School Racing League, held at Granite Beach Jan. 22. Courtesy photo

Second-year Trojan mountain bike racer Maren Cosens beat the current XTerra national champion during Saturday’s first race series of the all-new Sierra Nevada High School Racing League. Cosens was one of three competitors from the Trojans High School Mountain Bike Team to place first in the race, and the only Trojan Category 1 racer to […]

No Comment / January 25, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Rolling Hills wrestlers win big

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GRAPPLERS NAB THE BLING — The Rolling Hills wrestling team did a phenomenal job of racking up victories at two different tournaments last weekend, with eight top three finishers at the Marina Village Novice Tournament (grades 2-6) and at the Bella Vista Invitational Tournament (grades 7-8). Pictured from the Marina Village tournament are champions Michael Reamer, Ryan […]

No Comment / January 24, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Teen Center turns 4

Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene

CELEBRATION — With cake, candles and about 30 smiling faces, youths at the El Dorado Hills Teen Center took a break from homework, tutoring and games of Guitar Hero to celebrate the center’s fourth anniversary Thursday afternoon. Pictured left to right: Ahmed Ballal, 13; Kami Lally, 14; Ryan Enochs, 12; Frankie Casazza, 16; Kelsey Ruso, […]

No Comment / January 24, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »

They’re back

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BLAME SALLY brings it’s harmonically-rich blend of folk and pop music back to El Dorado County Feb. 19 at the Placerville Shakespeare Club, 2940 Bedford Lane. Call (530) 622-6900 for more information.

No Comment / January 24, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

People Talk: What do you love about the El Dorado Hills Teen Center?

LAUREN REINER — "I love that I get to work with kids from so many backgrounds. This place is important to all of them.

LAUREN REINER, El Dorado Hills — “I love that I get to work with kids from so many backgrounds.” VICTOR MUNOZ, El Dorado Hills — “It gives me something to do in this small, quiet little town.” KAREEM BALLAL, El Dorado Hills — “The staff are really nice. I feel safe and I can be […]

1 Comment / January 21, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Three Stages opens ‘A Chorus Line’ Feb. 11

SCRAPARTSMUSIC will show that one man's trash is another's treasure Feb. 18 at Three Stages. Photo by Fred Van Diem

Premiere gala already selling out It isn’t often that a touring production of a Broadway play chooses a community college for its only regional stop. But with the area’s most impressive performing arts venue raising its curtains next month at Folsom Lake College, it’s time to get used to the idea. Three Stages at Folsom […]

No Comment / January 20, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Bruins take down Oak Ridge wrestlers

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With victories in its first 10 bouts, visiting Ponderosa dominated Oak Ridge 62-10 in Wednesday’s intra-county Delta River League wrestling meet. The Bruins tallied the first 53 points to mathematically win before the Trojans added points near the end of the one-sided match. Ponderosa had six pins, four in a row at one point, and […]

No Comment / January 20, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »