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EDH Majors gets win; 9-10s takes loss

Alex Del Pizzo slides into home to score a run for the El Dorado Hills All Stars. Photo by Cecilia Clark

FOLSOM — It was an intra-county showdown Saturday evening at Mann Field as Ponderosa Little League’s Major All-Stars battled El Dorado Hills in District 54 tournament baseball action, falling 12-2 in five innings. Starting pitchers Braden Frank and Brady Giant were both throwing fire to start the game, with Frank and his El Dorado Hills […]

Comments Off / July 03, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Optimist Softball: Trojan girls on winning side

Amber Orchard scores a key run early at last Wednesday's Optimist All Star game. Photo by Brandon Anicich

El Dorado County was well-represented last Wednesday evening at Capital Christian during the 2016 Evening Optimist large school all-star softball game, as four county players — two each from Oak Ridge High and Ponderosa — were selected to participate in the prestigious competition. Trojans Amber Orchard and Katina Vail handled duties at first base and […]

Comments Off / June 06, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan baseball drops 2, season over

SACRAMENTO — After blinding 10-run victories, sparkling back-to-back no-hitters and a postseason run gleaming with walk-off magic, the light faded on Oak Ridge High’s varsity baseball program Friday afternoon and evening, as Troy dropped two in a row to Elk Grove in the California Interscholastic Federation Sac-Joaquin Section Division I North championship at Sacramento City […]

Comments Off / May 28, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

OR baseball wins twice

Trojan first baseman Trenton Denholm makes the grab on his foul pop-up Saturday against Woodcreek. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

SACRAMENTO — Oak Ridge High’s varsity baseball program showed its resilience Saturday afternoon at Sacramento City College, coming back to defeat Woodcreek 9-8 in CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I action. Down 8-4 in the bottom of the seventh, Billy Martina and Rhys Kennedy singled and doubled on first-pitch fastballs, respectively, before Crew Winkler’s hard liner […]

Comments Off / May 23, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge softball falls to Bruins

Intra-county rivalry softball action was the main attraction benefiting a good cause Monday as Oak Ridge High hosted Ponderosa for the annual Breast Cancer Awareness game. This year, bragging rights went to the Bruins defeated their hosts 10-3. After a quiet first two innings, the Bruin offense smashed 14 hits and scored in each of […]

Comments Off / May 09, 2016 | Posted in Uncategorized | Read More »

Lacrosse wins SFL

Oak Ridge High’s varsity girls clinched the Sierra Foothill League championship Friday night at home, defeating Davis 12-6 at home on a Senior Night honoring Laurel Maunder, Kayla Galet and Kacie Weidert. Brianne Gross had 4 goals and 2 assists on the night while Skylar Schuette had 2 goals and an assist. Galet and teammate […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans sweep Del Oro

After back-to-back no-hitters by Trenton Denholm and John Cross, Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys capped off a three-game sweep over Del Oro with a 4-3 come-from-behind victory Thursday afternoon at home in Sierra Foothill League action. Patrick Smith homered while Brendan Galbreath (2-for-3, 2 runs) and Cameron Allie (2-3, RBI, run) each tripled as the Trojans made […]

Comments Off / May 02, 2016 | Posted in Sports | Read More »