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Trojan track trio signs

Signing letters of intent at Oak Ridge High School Wednesday are left to right Holli Arrieta, track, Cal Poly; Jessica Emde, track, UC Santa Barbara; and Shannon Trumbull, track, UC Santa Barbara.  Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Three Oak Ridge High track and field senior athletes signed Letter of Intents Wednesday in the school’s multi-purpose room to compete at the college level. Shannon Trumbull and Jessica Emde are both headed to the University of California, Santa Barbara, while Holli Arrieta will compete for Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

No Comment / April 12, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Three Scouts soar

Eagle Scouts Sergio Quilici, Chris Wilcox and Matt Lee, left to right, are from Troop 454. Courtesy photo

Boy Scouts Sergio Quilici, Chris Wilcox and Matt Lee will share an important ceremony Saturday. All three have reached the rank of Eagle Scout. The 18-year-olds from Troop 454 are from the Phoenix Patrol and started their scouting adventure together at the age of 6. Their Eagle Scout Ceremony will be held at  1 p.m. at  St. Stephens […]

No Comment / April 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Less drugs, more life

By Dr. Vicki Barber Recently I had a conversation with a young man who was planning to work on my car. He’s personable, easy to talk with, and very candid in his conversation. As we chatted, he mentioned he had difficulties with Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. He said he earned a 3.0+ grade point average in high school […]

No Comment / April 12, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

Robertson’s hit lifts D’backs over Troy

EL DORADO — Mickaela Robertson’s two-out single through the right side in the bottom of the ninth inning last week scored Christina Auger from third base, giving host Union Mine the 6-5 nonleague victory over Oak Ridge. Robertson’s heroics came an at bat after Auger had tripled. Auger had her own heroics two innings earlier […]

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

Trojans do well at Stanford Invitational

Trojan Sean McHone runs the first leg of the distance medley at the Stanford Invitational. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge athletes earned personal bests at the Stanford Track & Field Invitational held at Stanford University on April 6 & 7. Seventeen Trojans (nine girls and eight boys) competed at the event, which hosts California high school teams as well as college teams throughout the nation. Below are the results for the Oak Ridge athletes. For […]

No Comment / April 09, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Capital Crew rows to victory

The Capital Crew celebrates its win March 31. Courtesy photo

Capital Crew, a junior rowing team of the Sacramento State Aquatic Center, won the Women’s Junior Lightweight 8 Referees’ Cup at the 39th annual San Diego Crew Classic last month. The San Diego Crew Classic is the largest open rowing regatta on the West Coast. More than 4,200 athletes competed. Participating rowers included those at the high school, […]

No Comment / April 06, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Placerville artists celebrate spring

"PANSY PARADE" by Sonja Hamilton

What better way to celebrate spring than to go the Placerville Arts Association Spring Membership Show? The PAA has 180 members who are active in El Dorado County in various art projects, shows and local galleries. The show runs from Monday through Friday, April 9 to 13, and is open from 8 a.m. to 5 […]

No Comment / April 06, 2012 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »