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Oak Ridge boys win Folsom tourney, now 8-0

The Trojans extended from a one-point halftime lead and defeated Del Campo Saturday during the final round of the Folsom Bulldog tournament. The win was Oak Ridge’s second preseason tournament championship. The Trojans now stand undefeated at 8-0. Oak Ridge held a slim 29-28 lead after the first two quarters before outscoring Del Campo 16-10 […]

Comments Off / December 13, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet presents ‘Nutcracker’

CIERRA DIAZ of El Dorado Hills will play the Nutcracker Prince in Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet's production of "The Nutcracker," opening in Folsom Dec. 17. Diaz is a longtime performer with El Dorado Musical Theater and a recent student of ballet. Courtesy photo

World’s most popular ballet opens Friday in Folsom One of the region’s most prestigious ballet academies will give three performances of a timeless Christmas classic this weekend in Folsom. Pamela Hayes Classical Ballet opens “The Nutcracker” this Friday night at the Jill Solberg Theater, with following performances Saturday and Sunday afternoon. “The Nutcracker” is a […]

Comments Off / December 10, 2010 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Delta River All-League teams

Football Co Most Valuable Players: Dano Graves, QB, Folsom; Tyler Trosin, WR/DB, Folsom Offensive Player of the Year: Mark Jenkins, RB, Pleasant Grove Co Defensive Players of the Year: Kyle Castro, DB, Pleasant Grove; Marcus Paige-Allen, DL, Sheldon All Purpose Player of the Year: Jordan Richards, RB/DB, Folsom Lineman of the Year: Arik Armstead, OL,DL, Pleasant Grove Coach of the […]

Comments Off / December 09, 2010 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Sports | Read More »

High Voltage’s ‘Holiday Celebration’ this weekend only

HIGH VOLTAGE will perform "Holiday Celebration" this Friday and Saturday night in Folsom. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Musical Theatre’s premiere tour company, High Voltage, will give only two cabaret-style performances of “Holiday Celebration” Dec. 17 and 18 at 7 p.m. at Oak Hills Church in Folsom. The show will include a plethora of song and dance numbers, including Christmas classics like “Silent Night,” “The Christmas Song” and “Rudolph the Red-Nosed […]

Comments Off / December 07, 2010 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

California International Marathon

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CROSSING THE FINISH LINE, 2010 Oak Ridge graduate Amjed Aboukhadijeh and Folsom runner Richard Hunter wave at the end of the approximately 26 mile race Sunday. Hunter is legally blind and Aboukhadijeh flew up from Los Angeles to act as his guide. Several current Oak Ridge athletes also ran as members of two relay teams.

Comments Off / December 06, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Cheap clinic for throwers Saturday


SHINGLE SPRINGS — Dave Mosbacher and the Foothill Throwers will host a clinic Saturday, Dec. 11, for shot putters and discus throwers at the Ponderosa High track facility. The clinic is limited to 50 boys and girls from El Dorado County, ages 12-18, who are interested in throwing. Five collegiate level throwing coaches will be […]

Comments Off / December 06, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

County spikers make NCAA playoffs


BERKELEY – Two El Dorado County volleyball stars were in action Friday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley as the University of North Carolina volleyball team defeated Ole Miss 3-1 in the first round of the NCAA Division I volleyball playoffs. El Dorado High graduate Cora Harms, the Tar Heels’ sophomore setter, led her team […]

Comments Off / December 06, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »