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Quartet part of youth baseball elite

Hard 90 players and coaches celebrate a tournament win. Courtesy photo

Four El Dorado County boys are going to Florida’s Disney World in August but roller coaster rides and Mickey Mouse will be secondary on their list of things to do. The quartet is members of Hard 90, a competitive 9-and-under traveling baseball team based out of El Dorado Hills. This summer the squad, featuring Roanin Krieger […]

Comments Off / April 07, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Swimming: Oak Ridge wins tri-league meet

Brandon Mills continued to roll for the Oak Ridge High boys swim team. The senior took first place in the 200 IM with a time of 2:01.36, and the 100 breaststroke at 1:01.61 in Wednesday’s Delta River League tri-meet with intra-county rival Ponderosa and Sheldon at the CSD pool. Oak Ridge beat Sheldon, 153-18, in […]

Comments Off / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lacrosse: Oak Ridge wins battle of the Trojans

A small lead built into a bigger one for the Oak Ridge boys lacrosse team Friday in its 11-5 victory over Lincoln of Stockton in a battle of Trojans. The game was tied at 2-all in the early minutes in the first quarter before attacker Cody Place scored the go-ahead goal with 2:16 left for […]

Comments Off / March 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

It’s on to Sleep Train for Lady Trojans

Play for NorCal title BRENTWOOD — Ali Bettencourt exceeded her CIF NorCal scoring average Tuesday — barely — and the Oak Ridge High girls basketball team needed every one of them in its thrilling 51-50 win over Heritage in the regional semifinal game. The victory sends Oak Ridge (30-4) to Saturday’s NorCal D-I final against Berkeley […]

Comments Off / March 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Three Trojan wrestlers headed to state championships

Oak Ridge's Keaton Subjeck begins a mathc at the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Wrestling Tournament. His success in Stockton has earned him a spot in the state championships. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

STOCKTON — Oak Ridge’s Keaton Subjeck (172) reached the CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Wrestling Tournament finals but lost a 10-0 major decision to Oakmont’s Peter Santos. Santos’ first takedown set the tone in their second match of the season, having met earlier at the Tim Brown Memorial in Sacramento. To reach the finals at the Stockton Arena, Subjeck pinned Escalon’s Jonathon Costa in […]

Comments Off / February 24, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans thump Bruins for undefeated league record

Ponderosa stood in the way of an undefeated Delta River League season for the Oak Ridge girls basketball team and last Tuesday inside the Trojans’ gym, Oak Ridge (10-0, 23-3) showed why it’s league champs with a convincing 68-31 win over the Bruins on Senior Night. “The girls are excited about going undefeated,” Oak Ridge […]

Comments Off / February 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Basketball: Lady Trojans win D-1 league title

SACRAMENTO — Haley Anderson and the rest of the Oak Ridge High girls basketball team felt upbeat last Tuesday night and with good reason. Anderson scored the go-ahead basket toward the end of third quarter. On top of that, the senior scored 10 of her game-high 20 points in the fourth quarter to help Oak […]

Comments Off / February 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »