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Boys volleyball: Ponderosa outplays Oak Ridge

Ponderosa High’s varsity boys volleyball program enjoyed a stellar performance Thursday evening against Oak Ridge, defeating its intra-county rival, 3-1 in Delta River League action inside the Trojans’ gym. “This was the best match they’ve played to date this season,” Bruin head coach Amy Stockett said. “Everyone played with a lot of heart, played together […]

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

Track & Field: Exceptional meet for Trojans

EL DORADO HILLS — It was a great meet for the Oak Ridge track and field athletes at their first home Delta River League meet of the season March 16. Oak Ridge won all four divisions: varsity boys: Oak Ridge 102, Pleasant Grove 33; varsity girls: Oak Ridge 75, Pleasant Grove 51; frosh/soph boys: Oak […]

No Comment / March 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Folsom Symphony showcases French horn quartet

Folsom Symphony French horn soloists are: Angelina Contreras, Gary Suits, Guylene "Gigi" Tree and Mark Sheldon.

For its March 23 concert, the Folsom Symphony will present only three pieces … but they are masterpieces. First on the program, aptly titled “Our Magnificent Horns,” is Robert Schumann’s “Konzertstuck,” a creative “concertante” work from the 19th-century European Romantic era. A concertante composition showcases soloists, usually more than one, within the piece. For this […]

No Comment / March 17, 2013 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Mountain bikers race out of prison

Local riders enjoyed scenic views along their path during the "Race Behind Bars" in Folsom earlier this month. Photo by Vince Tarry

By Mark Crofoot The second Northern California High School Mountain Bike Race of the season took place on March 10 on the grounds of Folsom Prison. More than 480 racers took part in the first “Race Behind Bars.” The race, taking place over a six-mile course starting from the Folsom fairgrounds, sent racers through the trees […]

1 Comment / March 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans top Vista Del Lago

Meet Oak Ridge's JV softball team: Reagan Jacobs (front row); Clair Cahill, Sky Divinagracia, Jenna Fitzgerald, Kelsey Sather and Kadie Macy (middle row, left to right; and Antonia Goldman, Maddie Dougherty, Bailey McBride, Rachel Russell, Sarah Orman, Katina Vail and Coach Marc Goldman (back row, left to right). Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge and Vista Del Lago’s JV softball teams met for the first time this season with Oak Ridge coming out on top, 16 to 5. Lady Trojans Kelsey Sather and Antonia Goldman combined for five hits; Reagan Jacobs had a home run and Jenna Fitzgerald and Katina Vail each contributed a triple. Jacobs pitched […]

No Comment / March 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge Speech and Debate teams go to State

On to states — ORHS Speech and Debate teammates Nathan Somavrapu and Kathan Somavrapu (back row), along with Sanjay Raavi, Shaheryar Ajmal and Anshman Kotha (front row) celebrate with coach Eric Larsen, center. Two teams of two will go to the state competition next month. Courtesy photo

By Sree Raavi Oak Ridge High School Speech and Debate Team members Sanjay Raavi and Shaheryar Ajmal will represent their school at state competition in two events — International Extemporaneous Speech and Public Forum Debate. The state competition will be held April 18-22 at West Ranch High School in Valencia. “It has been three years […]

No Comment / March 14, 2013 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Sale, walk benefit MitoKids

Oak Ridge High School’s Interact Club will host a rummage sale to raise money for the MitoKids Foundation. Shop donated goods in the ORHS upper parking lot, 1120 Harvard Way in El Dorado Hills, beginning at 7 a.m. on Saturday, April 6. MitoKids, a non-profit organization, spreads awareness about Mitochondrial Disease and supports the families […]

No Comment / March 14, 2013 | Posted in News | Read More »