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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 […]

Comments Off / 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.

Comments Off / 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. […]

Comments Off / 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 »

Blue Devils cruise to tournament win

El Dorado Hills Blue Devils U15 boys soccer team celebrates its tourney win. Pictured are, back left to right: Assistant Coach Dan Streetman, Max Dillard, Austin Streetman, JJ Musilli, Cameron Madsen, Sam Miller, Jack Davidson, Cole Rickard and Coach Eric Davidson; front left to right: Connor Gann, Josh Mouzis, Andrew Greer, Brandon Bollengier, Matthew Fehr, Reese Benson, Luke Johnson, Mitch Hauser and Trevor Engle. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Blue Devils U15 boys soccer team took part in the Santa Cruz Classic Soccer Tournament on Sept. 29-30 and came home as champions. The Blue Devils won the championship by compiling an undefeated record throughout the tournament, outscoring their opponents 11-2. Leading scorer Jack Davidson tallied three goals and two assists in […]

Comments Off / October 09, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Child abuse issues highlighted on new website

Girl Scouts Laura Parkyn and Natalie Hazelwood just published their website and a public service announcement about the problem of child abuse in El Dorado County at Childabuse911.net as part of their Girl Scout Silver Award project. Laura created the website and Natalie produced the PSA that is linked on the home page. “In doing research on child […]

Comments Off / October 05, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Trojan harriers fare well at Stanford Invite

Trojan Dusty Armstrong placed seventh at the Standford Invitational with a time of 16:22. His top time among Oak Ridge's boys helped the team win sixth place. Courtesy photo

PALO ALTO — It was a good day of racing for the Oak Ridge cross country teams at the 39th Annual Stanford Cross Country Invitational against teams from California and out of state. The varsity girls’ team placed third out of 27 teams in the Division 1 race. Captain Rachel Peterson led Oak Ridge with […]

Comments Off / October 03, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »