Mike Shields, an El Dorado Hills teacher and resident of Fairchild Village is astonished and grateful for the overwhelming support offered by his neighbors, family and friends following an early morning car accident he was involved in on April 14, resulting in severe injuries to his back, foot, sternum and hand. After surgery to his […]
By Chris Donahue Long-time lacrosse rivals Oak Ridge and Granite Bay battled for the win Tuesday evening, with Oak Ridge clinching the 7-5 victory in the last seconds of the game. The varsity Trojans have been hampered by numerous injuries and Tuesday was the first time since the beginning of the season that the entire varsity team was […]
In front of a Senior Night crowd, the Oak Ridge girls lacrosse team had a “typical barnburner,” according to coach Ed Holton, against St. Francis Tuesday in the last game of the season, won by St. Francis 11-10. The seniors who played for the final time as Trojans include Megan Lee, Heather Tegley, Jennifer Tegley and […]
Earlier in the year I decided to take the plunge and sign up for what is called Alternate Student Break – a group at Northwestern University that organizes about 10 different trips across the Midwest to work on service projects. It means not coming home for break (which means being at NU for almost six […]
Kelsey Nager wants to open young girls’ eyes to the dangers of sex trafficking Local Girl Scout Kelsey Nager invites girls ages 12-18 to a free event at Oak Ridge High School in El Dorado Hills from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 14 to learn about sex trafficking and to participate in a […]
The Oak Ridge High School JV Softball is doing phenomenal this year with a 5-1-1 record in League (Delta River League D1) and 14-3-1 overall including tournament play. The girls defeated Sheldon High School from Elk Grove Wednesday at home, 25-1.
Breakfast and forms to sign greeted 11 Oak Ridge athletes bright and early Monday morning. As family and friends enjoyed the moment the students signed letters of intent to continue competing for the college or university of their choice after months of agonizing, visits and decision making. Golfer Nicolette Bondura will play for California State […]