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Trojans tennis takes down Pleasant Grove

After a spotty preseason Oak Ridge’s tennis team opened league against Pleasant Grove last Tuesday. PG was the third place team in the league last year. The Trojans had some girls down with flu and injuries but players on the court stepped up and got an 8-1 win. “Our top six singles players have been […]

Comments Off / September 20, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH woman sings with Chicago

Thanks to a generous donation to the American Cancer Society, El Dorado Hills resident Ann Kubel sang with Chicago during a San Jose performance.

El Dorado Hills resident Ann Kubel had the opportunity of a lifetime when she recently performed with the legendary rock and roll band Chicago at the band’s San Jose concert. Kubel sang the lead for their hit song “If You Leave Me Now.” “I was so excited to do this” she said. Over the last three years, […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters offers car show tickets

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Big Brothers Big Sisters of El Dorado County has partnered with this year’s Niello Concours at Serrano, the classic and luxury car show held in El Dorado Hills on Sunday, Oct. 7. Big Brothers Big Sisters will benefit from the proceeds of 200 general admission tickets on sale now at its website mentor4youth.org or by […]

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Oak Ridge dominates own Invite

Oak Ridge's cross country team painted the rock in memory of coach Josh Ruff, who died earlier this summer. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The Oak Ridge and Golden Sierra High cross country teams competed in the Josh Ruff Memorial Trojan Invite Saturday at the Willow Hills course on the Folsom High campus. Approximately 963 from 25 high schools competed on the 3.1 mile course. In the varsity girls’ race, Oak Ridge earned first place with 48 points. […]

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Division 1 schools court Oak Ridge diver

Oak Rige diver Jordan Gotro has been recruited by several Division 1 universities. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge High School senior Jordan Gotro’s hard work in school and dedication to sports has caught the attention of Division 1 universities all over the country. Jordan recently took his first of five recruiting trips. When done, he’ll have visited the University of Tennessee, University of Florida, Louisiana State University, University of South Carolina […]

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Foothill Gold wins silver

Foothill Gold celebrates a second-place finish. Courtesy photo

The Foothill Gold 12U softball team took second place in the Fall Fastpitch Fever in Lincoln this past weekend. The team played the Folsom Freedom, Mizuno All America and the Breeze on Saturday, winning all three.  Coming back Sunday, the girls won two games to make the championship game, where they came in a respectable […]

Comments Off / September 17, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Buenzli earns Eagle Scout

Trent Buenzli of Troop 454 recently added Eagle Scout to his resume, which also includes Oak Ridge  football player and future television star. Trent will appear on National Geographic's "Are You Tougher Than A Boy Scout" this fall. Courtesy photo

Trent Buenzli of Troop 454 in El Dorado Hills achieved the rank of Eagle Scout at his Court of Honor Sunday, Sept. 9 at Beal’s Point in Folsom. The lake and an enormous flag in the background, as well as several hundred little flags gently blowing in the wind, set the tone for this Eagle […]

1 Comment / September 12, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »