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Cougars, Trojans at Bronco Invite

FAIR OAKS — The Oak Ridge and El Dorado track and field teams were a part of an 18-team field at last weekend’s Bronco Invitational at Bella Vista High School. Each team produced a winner. Cougar Matt Johnson took first in the pole vault while Trojan Jacob Sipes won the 300m hurdles. The top six […]

No Comment / April 16, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Girls invited to trafficking awareness and self-defense event

In an effort to help prevent human trafficking, Oak Ridge High School seniors Kelsey Nager and Jesslyn Lane, along with the school’s Do Something Club, have partnered with Run For Courage Inc., a non-profit organization that raises awareness and funds to help combat human trafficking, to host the third annual Trafficking Awareness & Self Defense Day […]

No Comment / April 15, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Youngberg doesn’t miss a step at track invitational

Zach Youngberg represented Oak Ridge well at the Arcadia Invitational. Courtesy photo

Senior Zach Youngberg competed very well at the prestigious 46th annual Arcadia Track & Field Invitational in the Los Angeles area on April 6. Athletes from 32 states, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand compete at the Arcadia Invitational. Youngberg competed in the 110 Meter High Hurdles during the day meet. He turned in a very good time […]

No Comment / April 09, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Foothill Gold 12U 2001 does it again

CELEBRATING — Faith Matis, Leah Polson, Lexi Detwiler, Sky Linnane, Cami Lee, Reagan Hunt and Savannah Wyrick, standing left to right, join Brooke Niemiec, Gianna Hays, Julia Norvilleo Haley Orchard and Mia Perez, kneeling left to right, in celebrating their tournament win. Courtesy photo

The Foothill Gold 12U girls softball team won Gold at the ASA Spring Fling Tournament.  The girls beat out the California Breeze and Hype Fastpitch. During the championship game against the LTG Lions in a universal tie-breaker, a hard hit single won the game 12-11. The team is coached by Paul Niemiec, Alan Orchard, Tim Perez and John Polson.

No Comment / April 09, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

How can an older adult afford home care these days?”

Mrs. Jenkins is an active older adult in the community. She volunteers at the senior center, drives her neighbors to medical appointments and was her husband’s primary caregiver until his passing. Mrs. Jenkins is on a limited income, does not have long-term care insurance and recently suffered a stroke. In order for her to return […]

1 Comment / March 31, 2013 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Get outside, stay active and do some spring cleaning

Play ball The Cameron Park Community Services District is now taking registrations for its instructional T-ball program for ages 4-7 that begins in May (Saturdays only.) Coffee, Tea and Friends Head to the Cameron Park Community Center’s social room for this monthly program held from 10 to 11:30 a.m. This month’s topic is emergency preparation. Representatives […]

No Comment / March 28, 2013 | Posted in Cameron Park Life | Read More »

OR track athletes do well at Bella Vista

The Oak Ridge track athletes competed very well at the Bronco Distance Carnival on March 22 at Bella Vista High School. Despite the cool and windy conditions for the majority of the meet, quite a few of the Oak Ridge athletes obtained personal bests. Thirty-one schools competed in this very competitive meet. Below are relay […]

No Comment / March 24, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »