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OR cross country has good first outing

RUN — Oak Ridge High School cross country runners take off during the Willow Hills Relays. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The Oak Ridge cross country team competed in the Willow Hills Relays in Folsom missing several key runners due to injuries. “It was a great first meet of the year for the Oak Ridge cross country teams,” Oak Ridge coach Rob Fairley said. “We didn’t field any varsity relay teams because of runners […]

Comments Off / September 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Frosh football tackles Rocklin

THE FRESHMAN TROJANS line up prior to the start of Thursday evening's game. Photo by Suzanne Hunt

Oak Ridge Trojan Freshman smoked the Rocklin Thunder Thursday night 26-6. Players Camden Cicchetti, Stephen Douglas and Nolan Book made a lot of great plays and kicker Adam Walter made all of his punts to help the Trojans beat the Thunder. The team, under the direction of  head coach Vance Mueller, has been practicing daily. The freshmen […]

Comments Off / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bruin volleyball sweeps Griz

By Bill Christner Mother Lode News corresondent GARDEN VALLEY — Golden Sierra High’s volleyball team hosted Ponderosa Monday in the traditional Foundation Game meeting between the programs. After a loss to Granite Bay Friday, the Grizzlies hoped for a better outing but despite improved play, the outcome was the same as Ponderosa left with a […]

Comments Off / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

The Knightly news: Constituents have high interest in redistricting 2011

Supervisor John Knight

By John Knight District 1 supervisor I have received a number of calls and questions in the past few months about redistricting in El Dorado County and especially around District 1, which currently covers major sections of El Dorado Hills and Cameron Park. I was surprised that the redistricting of supervisorial districts, which is required […]

Comments Off / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »

Oak Ridge volleyball outlasts Del Oro

By Kristi Speir Mother Lode News correspondent  It’s been four long years since the Oak Ridge High volleyball team won a match against Del Oro. But with determination and strong leadership in Tuesday’s preseason match, the Trojans got it done decisively — sweeping the Golden Eagles in three straight games, 26-24, 25-23, 25-23. Oak Ridge is […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Search for new Cameron Park GM continues

By Mike Bush Selecting a new general manager for the Cameron Park Community Services District is still in progress. Rusty Dupray, currently the interim general manager for the CPCSD, said candidates were interviewed the weekend of Aug. 13-14. After the district’s Board of Directors met at the Cameron Park Community Center on Aug. 17, Dupray said […]

Comments Off / August 31, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

Reenactors share patriot stories

YOUNGSTERS GOT A HISTORY LESSON at the recent Amador Children of the American Revolution meeting. Countrsy photo

Tom Chilton aka “Mountain Man Tom” of the Sacramento Chapter CASSAR, Tom Douglas aka “Capt. James Curry of the Eighth Virginia Regiment” Mother Lode Chapter, CASSAR and Tom Adams, aka “Tom Adams,” CASSAR liaison to the Children of the American Revolution, attended the meeting of the Amador CAR for August. Mountain Man Tom and Capt. […]

Comments Off / August 30, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »