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Lady Trojans bounce Lowell in NorCal competition

SAN FRANCISCO — The Oak Ridge girls basketball team eliminated host Lowell by 25 points in Tuesday’s Northern California Regional Tournament opener at Kezar Pavilion. Seniors Natalie Stone and Dakota McLarnan each sank four three-pointers to lead the offense while Jenna Klein keyed the Trojans’ trapping-pressing defense that caused Lowell (28-5) fits. “They (Lowell) had a hard time […]

Comments Off / March 10, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge students encourage you to Walk for Mito Kids

WALKERS UNITE for the Walk for Mito Kids held last year in El Dorado Hills. This year's event will take place at Town Center on April 2. Courtesy photo

By Alex Bennett Oak Ridge High School and the surrounding community will support the Help Mito Kids Foundation, a non-profit which aids families dealing with mitochondrial disease as well as researches for a possible cure, at the Walk for Mito Kids — a 5k run/walk on Saturday, April 2, in El Dorado Hills Town Center. […]

Comments Off / March 10, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Lady Trojans edge D’backs in pitching duel

By Justin Heinzer Hits were at a premium in Tuesday’s non conference intra-county varsity softball game between visiting Union Mine and Oak Ridge but the Lady Trojans outlasted the Diamondbacks to claim a 3-1 victory over their former league opponent. Oak Ridge starting pitcher Kasey Stanchek surrendered just one hit and one earned run while […]

Comments Off / March 09, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Young golfer takes second in regional championship

RAINY WEATHER couldn't dampen the spirit of 10-year-old golfer Cooper Hunt. He finished second at the U.S. Kids Regional Championship "Desert Shootout." Photo courtesy of Kelly Hunt

By Kelly Hunt El Dorado Hills’ Cooper Hunt placed second in the U.S. Kids Regional Championship “Desert Shootout” in Phoenix, Ariz., this past weekend in the 10-year-old division. He was the No. 1 player from the United States; Mexico and Germany were also represented. Cooper shot 79 the first round during pouring rain and windy […]

Comments Off / March 08, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

JV lacrosse takes second

SECOND PLACE FINISH —€” The Oak Ridge High School JV lacrosse team made it to the championship round at the Alhambra Bulldog Classic in Martinez on March 5. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge JV team took second place at the Alhambra Bulldog Classic in Martinez on March 5, going undefeated in pool play against Ygnacio Valley, Berkeley, San Francisco and tournament hosts Alhambra. The Lady Trojans’ only loss was to Piedmont High School in the championship game. “This year’s JV squad is comprised of many players that are new to the sport of […]

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Art show ‘Awash With Color’

"Traverse City Victorian"€ by Ken Potter was the Best of Show 2010 Members Exhibit.

“Awash With Color” — WASH Inc. or Watercolor Artists of Sacramento Horizons presents its annual members’ watercolor show. Juried by Steve Walters, “Awash With Color” will be a display of up to 100 members’ watercolor paintings at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center, 5330 B Gibbons Drive in Carmichael. Show hours are 11 a.m. to 7 […]

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Taekwondo student brings home the gold

GOLD MEDAL WINNER Allison Prior of El Dorado Hills looks calm as a judge ranks her No. 1 at USA Taekwondo's 2011 US Open in Texas last month. She trains at Elite Taekwondo USA in Cameron Park. Courtesy photo

Twelve-year-old Allison Prior of El Dorado Hills traveled to Austin, Texas, last month to compete in the 12-13 year old Cadet 2 category in Sports Poomsae (forms) at USA Taekwondo’s 2011 U.S. Open. She topped all opponents. Allison’s field of competitors consisted of 22 athletes who traveled from Korea, Mexico, Canada, and 11 states. In […]

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