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EDH 10/11s stumble but still alive

DRAKE BICKNELL delivers to the plate in Monday's game against Woodcreek. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Looking to extend their stay in the winner’s bracket, the El Dorado High 10/11 All Stars returned to Jeff Mitchell Field Monday to take on Woodcreek whose offense had plans of its own in pouring on run-after-run for the runaway 15-1 mercy rule-shortened victory. El Dorado Hills’ best chance to see Woodcreek again was to […]

Comments Off / July 08, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH 10/11s defeat Roseville West

Nick Solorzan slides safe into home plate.

Taking on Roseville West at Jeff Mitchell Field Wednesday, the El Dorado Hills 10-11 All-Stars had the opportunity to clinch a spot in the tournament semifinal and thanks to eight early runs did just that with a 10-6 victory. El Dorado Hills got out to a quick 2-0 lead in the second inning, capitalizing on […]

Comments Off / July 03, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troy wins turnover battle, not game

FOLSOM — In a game much closer than the final score indicated, Oak Ridge dropped its first Delta River League game of the year in a 35-0 loss to Folsom. The Trojans picked off Folsom quarterback Jake Browning five times but failed to put points on the board. “Defensively, we played well all night. Folsom’s tough to […]

Comments Off / October 13, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Stanford duo likes tough academics

Former Lady Trojan Lauren Bertoy

Editor’s note: Undergraduate classes began at Stanford University for approximately 7,000 students late last month. Athletes Lauren Bertoy and Keaton Subjeck were among the freshmen class. Under the watchful eye of many in the community, the recent Oak Ridge High graduates enjoyed stellar four-year varsity careers in their respective sports and now turn their sights […]

Comments Off / September 30, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Late collapse cost El Dorado Hills 9/10s

Holding a 3-0 lead in the fifth inning, the 9/10 El Dorado Hills All Stars allowed four runs to Woodcreek in the fifth in an eventual 4-3 loss Tuesday at Mitchell Field. “Our starting pitcher (Andrew Uharriet) did exactly what we asked from him. (Woodcreek) just had one inning where they put the bat on […]

Comments Off / July 05, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lauren Bertoy: Success on and off the field

Lauren Bertoy helped the varsity Trojans softball team improve its record this year. She'll play for Stanford next season. Village Life file photo by Shelly Thorene

EL DORADO HILLS — In the just-completed spring 2013 season, the Oak Ridge Trojan softball team elevated to new heights — not as high as it wanted but still improved by 12 more wins over the year before. Front and center of that renaissance was senior shortstop Lauren Bertoy who’ll move on next year to […]

Comments Off / June 02, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans baseball falls to Franklin

SACRAMENTO — A landmark varsity baseball season for Oak Ridge that saw a 12 game winning streak bring a Delta River League championship to El Dorado Hills came to an end Wednesday night as the Trojans fell to the Franklin Wildcats 4-1 at Sacramento City College. “Gotta tip your hat to (Franklin); they played well,” […]

Comments Off / May 19, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »