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March to the Folsom Fall Festival

The region’s most highly anticipated marching band competition is set for Saturday, Nov. 3, at noon at the Prairie City Stadium on the Folsom High School campus. Featuring 12 of the top marching bands from high schools throughout Northern California, the Folsom Fall Festival is expected to draw thousands of spectators. Last year’s attendance topped […]

No Comment / October 28, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »

Project Spooky hands out costumes

Christian Pothast holds up one of the costumes he'll donate to children who could otherwise not afford a Halloween costume. Courtesy photo

Halloween came early to the children at White Rock Village. Since 2009, 10-year-old Christian Pothast has handed out Halloween costumes so that children can partake in the spooky fun. “Halloween is my favorite holiday,” said Pothast, “and I want to make sure that lots of kids get to enjoy this holiday, too.” Through his non-profit, […]

No Comment / October 23, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls win 1st D-1 title

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Both Oak Ridge and Ponderosa closed out the regular season with Thursday’s intra-county match at the Millennium SportsClub. The Lady Trojans, who finished tied with St. Francis atop the Delta River League standings, defeated the Bruins 7-2. Troy’s victory was their first Division I championship and meant the team hosts the Troubadours […]

No Comment / October 21, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Golf: Trojans take 3rd, Bruins come in 4th

OAK RIDGE'S Beomyun Han, pictured earlier this season, shot a team-best 86 Monday. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

CAMERON PARK — The Delta River League closed out its regular season girls golf schedule with Monday’s golf tournament at the Cameron Park Country Club. The order of finish duplicated the final league standings. St. Francis and Pleasant Grover ended up 1-2; Oak Ridge took third; Ponderosa, fourth; and Folsom and Sheldon 5-6. Monday, the […]

No Comment / October 18, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge, Ponderosa tackle hunger

Oak Ridge Principal Steve Wehr, left, and Food Bank of El Dorado County Executive Director Mike Sproull teamed up to host the first Tackle Hunger football game on Oct. 19. Courtesy photo

The Food Bank of El Dorado County is proud to announce the first ever Tackle Hunger football game in El Dorado County. The game will match up two of the area league pigskin powerhouses on Friday night, Oct. 19. The Oak Ridge Trojans host the Ponderosa Bruins to partner with the Food Bank in this […]

No Comment / October 17, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sophomore boys outrun competition at Willow Hills

Oak Ridge’s sophomore boys cross country runners celebrated a first-place finish at the Bronco Invite at the Willow Hills course in Folsom Saturday. The sophomore boys’ team scored 44 points to convincingly win the large school race. The second place team in the sophomore boys’ race was Bella Vista with 78 points. Trojan Jordan Hordesky’s first-place finish led […]

No Comment / October 15, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Senior tennis stars celebrated

Oak Ridge Seniors Tori Trylovich, Gabby Zeagler, Sydney Newman, Lauren Roppolo, Megan Engle and Camille Martin, seen here with coach Ralph Clark, celebrated their success on the court during their high school careers on Senior Night, Oct. 11. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge’s tennis team celebrated an early senior day with a 8-1 victory over cross town opponent Folsom High School on Thursday. Six seniors received balloons, flowers food, drink and posters, as well as acknowledgment of their tennis career efforts, to mark the event. “With only Sheldon and Pondo to face to finish up league […]

No Comment / October 15, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »