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Lady Trojans pull off another road win

Oak Ridge guard Jenn Hoffman drives the ball down the court in las week's game agains Amador Valley. They varsity girls beat the No. 7 seed and then claimed a victory over Wilcox later in the week. Courtesy photo

SANTA CLARA — Oak Ridge High girls basketball coach Steve White thought if his team wore down Wilcox with a full-court press in the Nor Cal Division I quarterfinal game, the Trojans would come out victorious. Mission accomplished. The Trojans’ full-court press held Wilcox to a combined 13 points in the second half that helped post a […]

No Comment / March 10, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

JV volleyballers win tourney

Oak Ridge's JV squad and coach celebrate the team's tournament victory. Courtesy photo

The  Oak Ridge junior varsity boys volleyball took first place in the March 9 tournament at Placer High School in Auburn. The Trojans started their day with two wins against Rio Linda High School and Chico High School. They went on to play the Rocklin High School and Bear River High School , winning both of those games […]

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Golden girls

Foothill Gold 2001 Comp players are< (front row) Julia Norville, Giana Hays, Mia Perez, Skylar "Smiley" Mitchell, Brooke Niemiec, Haley Orchard; (back Row) Savannah Wyrick, Sky Linnane, Camie Lee, Reagan Hunt, Faith Matis, Leah Polson and Lexi Detwiler. Courtesy photo

Foothill Gold 2001 Comp “A” Girls Fastpitch Softball took second Place in the recent ASA Kick Off Tournament in Lincoln. The girls battled through seven tough games, starting slow but finishing strong. After going 1-2 on Saturday they rallied to go 3-1 in Sunday’s single elimination games. In the championship game the girls had a […]

No Comment / March 06, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Larsen, Harris, Zutter, Orr have strong races

MT. SHASTA — South I Division snowboarders had a total of four racers finish in the top 10 after a day and a half of competition at the California Interscholastic Ski and Snowboard Federation State Championships at Mt. Shasta. Two boarders, Ponderosa’s Monica Zutter and El Dorado’s Katie Harris, made it both days for their strong […]

No Comment / March 06, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Providence and Claiborne have next year

BAKERSFIELD — Ecactly half the El Dorado Country wrestlers competing at last weekend’s CIF State Wrestling Championships placed — an excellent number considering 100 percent is near impossible to obtain. The ones that did — Ponderosa’s Nick Troquato and Jeff Camilli — did so in their senior seasons while the two that didn’t — Bruin […]

No Comment / March 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

High school mountain bike racers kick off season

Mountain Bike racers participate in the first Northern California High School Mountain Bike Race this season. Photo by Vince Tarry

By Mark Crofoot  The Northern California High School Mountain Bike Race season started off with the recent home opener at Granite Beach for 38 local racers from four teams.  The four teams, led by head coach Mark Ferry and an army of other coaches, are positioned for their best year yet. More than 340 racers […]

No Comment / March 03, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Parisian film crew documents local fight against sex trafficking

Vicki Zito, whose daughter was a sex-trafficking victim, talks with the French film crew that came to El Dorado Hills last month. Photo courtesy of RJ Ruby Productions

On Valentine’s Day a French film crew from CANAL+ in Paris came to El Dorado Hills to document the profound impact Run For Courage is having on community awareness and education concerning sex trafficking. Executive Director Ashlie Bryant and Director of Beneficiary Programs Vicki Zito met with the crew to tell the Run For Courage […]

No Comment / March 03, 2013 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »