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Robertson’s hit lifts D’backs over Troy

EL DORADO — Mickaela Robertson’s two-out single through the right side in the bottom of the ninth inning last week scored Christina Auger from third base, giving host Union Mine the 6-5 nonleague victory over Oak Ridge. Robertson’s heroics came an at bat after Auger had tripled. Auger had her own heroics two innings earlier […]

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Trojans do well at Stanford Invitational

Oak Ridge athletes earned personal bests at the Stanford Track & Field Invitational held at Stanford University on April 6 & 7. Seventeen Trojans (nine girls and eight boys) competed at the event, which hosts California high school teams as well as college teams throughout the nation. Below are the results for the Oak Ridge athletes. For […]

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Capital Crew rows to victory

Capital Crew, a junior rowing team of the Sacramento State Aquatic Center, won the Women’s Junior Lightweight 8 Referees’ Cup at the 39th annual San Diego Crew Classic last month. The San Diego Crew Classic is the largest open rowing regatta on the West Coast. More than 4,200 athletes competed. Participating rowers included those at the high school, […]

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Placerville artists celebrate spring

What better way to celebrate spring than to go the Placerville Arts Association Spring Membership Show? The PAA has 180 members who are active in El Dorado County in various art projects, shows and local galleries. The show runs from Monday through Friday, April 9 to 13, and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 […]

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Beyonce staying at The Grace Foundation

Beyonce, the tiny pup that has inspired “awws” from people around the world will stay with The Grace Foundation in El Dorado Hills, serving as an ambassador for rescue dogs. “After much consideration we have decided that Beyonce will not be going up for adoption at this (time),” states a press release issued by The Grace […]

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Trojan softball surprises Pleasant Grove

By Jackson Long Paying little heed to the Delta River League standings, host Oak Ridge defeated front-running Pleasant Grove 4-1 behind solid pitching and two home runs. “This win was huge,” said Trojan head coach Sam Kloczko. “I have been telling them all along that we are better than our record (now 4-8 overall, 1-1 […]

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Winkler claims self-defense, denied bail

Todd Winkler, the man accused of killing his wife in their Cameron Airpark home on Feb. 28, appeared in court for an arraignment and bail hearing in early March. Winkler claims self-defense, but was denied bail. Winkler, 45, is represented by attorney David Weiner, who described the defendant as an “unusual individual.” Winkler has no […]

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