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Bruins fall to Trojans in varsity volleyball match

SMACK DOWN — Trent Stigerts attacks the ball during a Trojans' game against the Ponderosa Bruins. The Oak Ridge varsity team won the match in three games. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge boys varsity volleyball team played beat the Ponderosa Bruins in three games. The Trojans stomped the Bruins 25-17, 25-18 and 25-20 thanks to 13 kills from Jonathan Tuttle, 19 assists from Connor Dunham and 11 digs from Nate Lambert. The team is next headed for the Brian Nolan Tournament at Granite Bay High School on April […]

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Trojans swim past the Eagles

By Janine Joy The Trojan boys and girls easily defeated the visiting Pleasant Grove swim team, 110.50-56.50 and 110.50-56.50, respectively, on Wednesday, March 30. “Everyone gave 100 percent and the times proved it,” said coach Patrick Foster. “We got to see a lot of fast swims today.” The Oak Ridge girls won every relay and […]

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EDA ’94 wins Nomads College Showcase championship

CHAMPS —€” Left to right (top row): Marissa Miller, Kelsey Anderson, Sarah Avery, Nicole Rovai, Tiffani Reimers; (middle row) Baylor Hogan, Caira Woo, Marissa Ribeiro, Jesslyn Jana, Jackie Germaine-Bewley; (bottom row) Elyse Douglas, Amberly Bole, Alexandra Ghilarducci, Olivia Frace and Amanda Stickelman. Courtesy photo

SAN DIEGO — After a long season and having lost several players to injuries, the El Dorado Academy  ’94 girls soccer team had one last tournament to play March 26-28 in San Diego. The team rallied around senior goalie Sarah Avery in her last event with the team, played six games and won the championship […]

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Trojan, Bruin soccer teams tie in first league match

By Scott Warden With the wind swirling on a bright and sunny afternoon in El Dorado Hills the Oak Ridge and Ponderosa girls soccer teams renewed their rivalry Wednesday and played to a 1-1 draw. Ponderosa was coming off a big 5-0 shutout over Pleasant Grove in its Delta River League opener Monday. “We have […]

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CSD approves cat park; guinea pig park tabled

AN EXCITED KITTY enjoys her time in the cat park in El Dorado Hills.

By Joe Kerr Outraged cat owners descended on the El Dorado Hills Community Service District during the April 1 board meeting, miffed that the directors support plans for a dog park at the southern tip of the Community Park with no consideration for feline friends. One woman accused the board of feline discrimination. “What are […]

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‘The Biebs” performing at Town Center

A RABID JUSTIN BIEBER fan waits in Town Center's amphitheater after hearing about his upcoming concert. Thousands of screaming girls are expected to camp out for days, maybe even weeks, before the teen heart throb's El Dorado Hills concert. Photo by Faye Kingitt

By Ima Lyer An ebullient Tony Mansour announced on April 1 that Justin Bieber will headline a special Live on the Boulevard Concert. How did he land the teen heartthrob?  “He’s Jamie’s cousin,” said the Town Center magnate, speaking of senior marketing coordinator Jamie McDaniels. Bieber will be in El Dorado Hills during a break […]

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Library replacing Covington with robot

"SUSIE" will greet guests at the El Dorado Hills Library. Her programming will help people select books that fit their interests.

By May King-Ittupp In an era of increasing library automation and decreasing budgets, it was bound to happen. El Dorado County’s head librarian Jeanne Amos announced April 1 that retiring El Dorado Hills librarian Susan Covington will be replaced with “Suzie,” a robotic information kiosk, located at the entrance where thousands of El Dorado Hills […]

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