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Trojan tennis reaches NorCals

FAIR OAKS —The Oak Ridge Lady Trojans bounced back from a tough loss Sac-Joaquin Section Division I section finals loss to beat Bella Vista 8-1 Friday, securing the second spot from the section at this week’s NorCal championships at the Natomas Racquet Club. It’s the second time in school history the girls tennis team goes […]

No Comment / November 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Family golfs with a pro

Dale and Nick Hulsing, along with their good friend Steve Middlejauff, took advantage of the great weather this Wednesday to play a winning round of golf at Serrano with The Golf Channel’s “Big Break Greenbrier” star Isaac Sanchez. The Hulsing’s won the opportunity at Oak Ridge High School’s Blue & Gold Banquet last April. The ORHS girls […]

No Comment / November 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Seniors sign

Signing at Oak Ridge High School are, left to right: Josh Wellman, Austin Root, Mickey Meinhofer, Jesse Goldstein, Ashley Patterson, Karly Dougherty, Kelly Hulsing, Ali Bettencourt, Caitlyn Olan and Lindsey Zito.  Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Ten Oak Ridge High School seniors singes their Letters of Intent Wednesday afternoon, pledging to continue their sports careers in college. Athletes ready for the next level are: Ali Bettencourt, Basketball at San Jose State; Lindsey Zito, softball at Humboldt; Austin Root baseball at Sacramento State; Caitlyn Olan, softball at CSU San Bernadino; Mickey Meinhofer baseball at Regis University; Josh Wellman, […]

No Comment / November 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Ethos girls win Boofest

Boofest winners, left to right: Coach Mark Bickham with players Ally Boldt, Allison Isham, Nicole Masich, Tiana Oliver, Serena Rutz, Natalie Graybill, Abigail Kuznetzow, Visha Arun, Mia Thompson, Taylor Gabaldon and Lucy Sundstrom. Courtesy photo

Ethos Saints U11 girls blue team took first place at the recent Sac United Boofest. Ethos is only in its second year as a club and this competitive girls team is a first-year team that came together and won one the largest and (most fun) tournament of the year. The Ethos Saints u11 boys white team took second place at […]

No Comment / November 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Local artist creates Midwest monument

El Dorado Hills resident and artist Tim Conway completed this Kansas mural in two weeks. Courtesy photo

ELLINWOOD, KAN. — El Dorado Hills school teacher and artist Tim Conway made a major mark in a Midwest town, creating a monumental mural dedicated to the history of Ellinwood and the Santa Fe Trail The mural is more that 30 feet tall and 50 feet wide. It graces the wall of the historic 1887 […]

1 Comment / November 12, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Ethos U11 Boys Blue learns a new style

By Jen Ostrode  The Ethos U11 Boys Blue team has had a tremendous season thus far and has recently played up an age group in two local U12 tournaments.  After being accepted into this Thanksgiving’s San Diego Surf Cup, a tournament well-known for being one of the premier tournaments in the nation, the Ethos boys […]

No Comment / November 12, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Concert benefits Run for Courage

Talented local artists will perform a free concert to raise money for Run For Courage, the local organization that brings awareness to and raises funds for victims of sex trafficking. Katherine Sorgea, Alyson Chavez, Lauryn Caruso and Savannah Argyle Hays will take the stage at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 30, at Sun Hills Church […]

No Comment / November 11, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »