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Rolling to perfection

Rolling Hills takes home the championship. Courtesy photo

The Rolling Hills Middle School eighth grade volleyball team finished its season with a perfect 10-0 record, capturing the Foothill Athletic League title. The squad beat Folsom and Pleasant Grove in the recent playoffs to win the league title. The Bengals are coached by former Oak Ridge volleyball star Robin Portela. Members of the team […]

Comments Off / October 27, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge puts the kibosh to Bruins

Oak Ridge's Justin Priest carries the football in for a touchdown during Friday's game against Ponderosa. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

By Cody Holliday SHINGLE SPRINGS — Visiting Oak Ridge turned in solid performances on both sides of the ball Friday and blanked Ponderosa 41-0 in Delta River League football action before a packed crowd. Troys’ victory marked the end of the Trojan-Bruin rivalry dating back to the early 80s. With lots of pregame and halftime […]

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Soccer: Trojans jump on Ponderosa

By Brandon Anicich Oak Ridge High’s varsity boys soccer program hosted Ponderosa Thursday night at home, jumping on a timid Bruin performance in the first half en route to a 3-1 victory. From the opening kick, Ponderosa walked on eggshells, failing to attack aggressively and pursue 50-50 balls with tenacity. Sensing that, Oak Ridge scored […]

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Placerville concert lets freedom ring

On Veterans Day weekend, Placerville’s Edwin Markham School will host Camerata California Chamber Choir and VITA Chamber Orchestra presenting their critically acclaimed program “Let Freedom Ring.” The program includes “Lincoln Lyrics,” which includes poetry by Edwin Markham, the famous Placerville poet and educator from the 1800s for whom the school is named. Markham’s poetry was […]

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Coco, Prada endorsed

Our editorial board having spent nearly an hour each with three candidates running for the El Dorado Irrigation District board, we have a different take on them than many of the establishment groups supporting one candidate or another. For Division 4, it was crystal clear to us that Dr. Dale Coco is an outstanding candidate […]

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Mighty Mites win big

Courtesy photo

The Mighty Mite Jr. Trojans won their game agains Woodcreek Saturday, 32-6. The team, coached by James Greule, plays in the Sierra Athletic Conference and playoffs begin Nov. 2 at Oak Ridge High School.

Comments Off / October 23, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Another Eagle soars

Eagle Scout Nathan Klaff

Nathan Klaff of Boy Scout Troop 465 in El Dorado Hills received his Eagle Scout award on Sept. 10. The Eagle Scout award is the highest rank offered by the Boy Scouts of America. Nathan earned 34 merit badges, 13 badges more than the required 21 badges for the Eagle Scout rank. Nathan is also […]

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