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Lady Trojans get back at Rocklin

Revenge is a dish best served cold and Rocklin tasted just that during Thursday’s Halloween-eve Sierra Football League volleyball match, as Oak Ridge upended the Thunder 26-24, 25-14, 27-25. The victory pulled fourth-ranked Oak Ridge even with No. 2 Rocklin for second place in the SFL, and atoned for an earlier setback on the Thunder court where […]

Comments Off / October 31, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Area produces two champions

IONE — Two local varsity prep girls’ golf teams, Union Mine and Oak Ridge, captured league titles earlier this month after winning their respective league tournaments to close the regular season. Both went undefeated. For each, the journey to end up league champ is unique — the Lady Diamondbacks in what was thought to be a rebuilding […]

Comments Off / October 22, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans drop third straight

LOOMIS — Hoping to reverse its two-game skid to Sierra Foothill League foes Friday at Del Oro to keep postseason ambitions alive, Oak Ridge instead fell victim to the Golden Eagles’ big plays and reverse field scores in a 35-14 loss. The Trojans had wanted their second Placer County trip in three weeks to be fruitful but Del […]

Comments Off / October 19, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troy defeats mixed Broncos’ squad

Behind Will Kirk’s team-high four goals, Oak Ridge picked up a key 14-5 victory over visiting Bella Vista Monday at the CSD pool in El Dorado Hills. For the record, the Trojans faced two opponents. Due to a scheduling mishap, the Bronco varsity didn’t enter the water until the third quarter. Oak Ridge, using all its […]

Comments Off / October 14, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans struck by Thunder

ROCKLIN — It’s hard telling the more impressive at Rocklin High Friday night: its dance squad, the halftime pyrotechnics show or its football team. Safe guess to say Oak Ridge thinks it’s the latter after the Thunder rolled past the Trojans 59-21 in Sierra Foothill League action. Rocklin, which celebrated its homecoming, owned field positioning all evening. Thunder quarterback […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH academy helps college boxers

BOXING COACH Norm Tavalero, center, stands with his students Manuel Ballestero, right, and Gabriel Mejorado at Urban Sprawl in El Dorado Hills. VIllage Life photo by Shelly Thorene

The track record of El Dorado County student-athletes going to four-year colleges to continue their careers is impressive. Most, if not all of the major sports are covered: football, basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball, wrestling, track and field, cross country, tennis and swimming. But has an area athlete ever gone for boxing? Ever? Thanks to trainer […]

Comments Off / August 21, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH Majors fall one run short

GRANITE BAY – Drew Walling’s successive strikeouts stranded Anthony McDaris at second base in the bottom of the sixth inning as Lakeside edged El Dorado Hills 6-5 in District 54 Little League Majors’ All Star action at Feist Park Saturday. El Dorado Hills had battled back from a 5-0 deficit and were in good shape with […]

Comments Off / July 06, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »