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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 »

Marble Valley wins big

Marble Valley spikers Lily Johnson, Meghan Wohler, Kassidy Lyons, Hailey Maniglia, Brooke Williams, Taylor Foster and Helen Bermudes, left to right, celebrate their County Sports League Championship win. Courtesy photo

The Marble Valley girl’s volleyball team concluded their 11-0 season at Golden Sierra High School, winning the County Sports League Championship on Oct. 6. Marble Valley defeated Sierra Ridge of Pollock Pines in a highly contested three-game match in the championship round. This is the first volleyball championship in the school’s history.

No Comment / October 11, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Women’s Fund celebrates five years of collective giving

Maureen Carter, Judy Morris and Dr. Vicki Barber, left to wirght, celebrate the Womens Fund El Dorado's success over the last five years. Courtesy photo

The Women’s Fund El Dorado has awarded more than $200,000 and touched the lives of more than 13,000 members of our community during its first five years, according to Bill Roby, El Dorado Community Foundation director. Roby spoke at the fund’s annual Membership Celebration Dinner held at David Girard Vineyards in Placerville on Oct. 4. […]

No Comment / October 11, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Educators fear deeper cuts

Driving around our expansive El Dorado County — sprawling from the valley up through the foothills and forests to Lake Tahoe — I am constantly amazed at the diversity and beauty of the terrain. I am equally impressed by the diversity of our school districts. Yet after a quarter century of striving to improve the […]

9 Comments / October 09, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »