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Giants too much for Red Sox

Back-to-back home runs paved the way for the El Dorado Hills Giants, who posted a 4-1 win over the Ponderosa Red Sox in the District 54 Little League Majors Division’s Tournament of Champions at Rotary Park last Wednesday. Leading 2-1 in the bottom of the third inning, the Giants added the final two runs when […]

Comments Off / June 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Kubick makes splash at section finals

LODI — Dylan Kubick ended his high school swimming career with second place finishes and All-American status at the Sac-Joaquin Section swimming and diving finals at the Tokay High pool on Saturday. The Oak Ridge senior took second place in the 200 intermediate medley with a time of 1:52.14 that earned him an automatic All-American […]

Comments Off / May 12, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans sweep Bruins to capture league crown

Grab No. 1 seed for D-I playoffs SHINGLE SPRINGS — If the Oak Ridge High baseball team was going to win a share of the Delta River League title, the Trojans needed to have a big day at the plate against league and intra-county rival Ponderosa. Oak Ridge banged out 12 hits and winning pitcher […]

Comments Off / May 09, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

New leagues for Oak Ridge, Ponderosa

Two of the five El Dorado County high schools will be joining new leagues next year. Oak Ridge and Ponderosa, which have been members of the Delta River League since fall 2010, are joining new leagues starting in August 2014. Oak Ridge will join the Sierra Foothill League. Oak Ridge and Folsom, which is also […]

Comments Off / May 08, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Girls lacrosse: Breakdowns hurt Oak Ridge in loss

Four Oak Ridge High girls lacrosse players scored goals against Granite Bay in Friday’s game at the Trojans’ field, won by the Grizzlies 12-5. Communication breakdown was a factor in moving the ball throughout most of the game for the Trojans. “Our defense lacked communication tonight,” Oak Ridge coach Eldore Wood said. “The last couple […]

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

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 »