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Trojans aim to restore regional supremacy

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Editor’s note: All five El Dorado County football teams had busy summers preparing for the upcoming season. Below is a look at what Oak Ridge has been up to in the offseason. After missing the Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs for only the second time in 10 years by one game last fall, the Oak Ridge High […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge opens at home Friday

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This Friday, the Oak Ridge High football team welcomes visiting Whitney as it kicks off its 2015 season. The Trojans’ nonleague game is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. Oak Ridge head coach Eric Cavaliere and his squad will face a new-look Wildcats team that went 1-9 last season but have a new coach in […]

Comments Off / August 24, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Wrestling Prep relocates to El Dorado Hills

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Inside the Urban Sprawl Academy on a warm, summer night, close to 200 youngsters and high school students displayed their wrestling talents for one of the country’s elite organizations. Wresting Prep, a nationally renowned organization that recently moved from San Jose to El Dorado Hills, contributes to the growth of individual wrestling abilities of each […]

Comments Off / August 17, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Ian Book commits to Notre Dame

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Prior to the start of the upcoming Oak Ridge High football season, quarterback Ian Book wanted to resolve his future in terms of his college education and continuing his career on the gridiron. By this time next year, Book will be part of one of the country’s prestigious college football programs. Last week, Book committed […]

1 Comment / August 10, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Woodcreek ends EDH All Stars’ run

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ROSEVILLE — Three hits in its first at-bat in Thursday’s District 54 tournament title game was a promising start for the El Dorado Hills 10/11 All Stars baseball team. But Woodcreek’s three-run start was better as the hosts held on to defeat El Dorado Hills 4-1 to capture the banner — their second win over […]

Comments Off / July 13, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Solid performance by El Dorado Hills Major squad

Home runs and solid pitching ignited the El Dorado Hills Major All-Stars baseball team to a 12-3 win over Folsom American in District 54 Tournament on Deputy Jeff Mitchell Field at William Brooks Elementary School Sunday evening. Erik Bare and Drake Bicknell led off the top of the first inning for El Dorado Hills when […]

Comments Off / June 29, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Laut clears bar to become state’s best

Oak Ridge's Austin Laut stands tall on the podium after earnig first place in the pole vault at the 97th annual CIF Track and Field Championships. Village Life photo by Mike Bush

CLOVIS — Before he moves to the East Coast to study economics at Yale this fall, recent Oak Ridge High School graduate Austin Laut had one more goal to conquer — perfection in the pole vault. Winning Sierra Foothill League dual meets, plus Sac-Joaquin Section Division I and Masters’ titles in recent weeks and an array of […]

Comments Off / June 07, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »