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ORHS baseball hosting dinner

The community is invited to meet the 2015 Oak Ridge High School Trojan baseball team at the annual Meet the Trojans tri tip barbecue dinner on Saturday, March 14. This fun and exciting event will celebrate the great winning tradition of ORHS baseball. The event’s featured speaker will be Tony Asaro, former community relations director for the […]

No Comment / March 03, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan cheer shines in Sunshine State

The Oak Ridge High cheerleading competition team recently took part in National High School Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, FL. where it took second place out of 29 teams. Courtesy photo

Members of the Oak Ridge High School cheerleading competition team recently competed at the National High School Cheerleading Championships at the ESPN Wide World of Wide of Sports Complex in Orlando, FL. where the Trojans took second place in Division I out of 29 teams in the open division. Morgan Becker, Oak Ridge’s pep advisor, said […]

Comments Off / February 22, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Chelini to Play Soccer at Cal Lutheran

Izzy Chelini

SACRAMENTO — St. Francis senior Izzy Chelini will play at Cal Lutheran next fall after committing to the school this fall. She plays for the San Juan soccer club, one of three Troubadours affiliated with the team. “Izzy has been playing with us since the under nines,” said San Juan director Tony Perez. “She has always stood […]

Comments Off / February 11, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Division 1 lacrosse game brings attention to new fund

The Aggies and the Tigers face off during a Saturday's Division 1 lacrosse match at Oak Ridge High School. The UC Davis team toppled UOP. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

College lacrosse came to Oak Ridge High School on a rainy Saturday afternoon as UC Davis played the University of the Pacific on the Trojans’ field. The Aggies came out on top, beating the Tigers 14-7. The game served as a launch event for the El Dorado Hills Lacrosse Foundation, which is designed to engage the […]

Comments Off / February 08, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Church hosts spirituality, aging series

St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church, 1001 Olson Lane, is presenting a series on Spirituality and Aging on Wednesday evenings, Feb. 18 through March 25. In Joan Chittister’s book “The Gift of Years: Growing Older Gracefully” she writes, “We’re ‘old’ — translate ‘useless,’ translate ‘unwanted,’ translate ‘out of place,’ translate ‘incompetent.’ We are the over-the-hill gang, our […]

Comments Off / February 02, 2015 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Rare aircraft get a new life

Carol and Chuck Wahl restore rare WWII warbirds at their shop in Cameron Park.
Photos by John Poimiroo

Inside a “sea blue” metal building beside the Cameron Park Airport, 15 craftsmen restore U.S. Navy WWII warbirds that truly are the “rarest of the rare.” Currently being restored at Vultures Row Aviation are a Douglas SBD Dauntless dive bomber, the bomber that won the battle of Midway; a Curtiss SB2C Helldiver, the Navy bomber […]

Comments Off / January 29, 2015 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,Feature Photos | Read More »

Local club has top finishers

Over the weekend, members of the El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club competed at three tournaments. On Saturday in Rocklin at the Hardwood Palace was the middle school Natomas Tournament of Champions qualifier. First-place trophies went to Jose Sanchez, Kai Schaefer and Kaden West. At the Elementary Championships at Kerr Middle School in Elk Grove, Gavin Luna brought home third place, and Caleb […]

Comments Off / January 26, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »