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Jack O’Camb signs off after 35 years

PHS vs. Jesuit 1

By Scott Warden SHINGLE SPRINGS — For decades air waves have been graced with the smooth Shakespearean eloquence of Vin Scully, the outrageous, exciteable tones of John Madden, the cool, calm delivery of the irreplaceable Harry Kalas and the speedy wit hammered out by Chick Hearn. Each one will be forever remembered for their own […]

No Comment / November 29, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

Five Bruins sign to join college programs

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Five Ponderosa High athletes — three soccer, one swim, one spiker — recently signed their Letter of Intent forms in the school’s library to play at the college level. From the pitch, Aubrey Wimmer and Bre DuHamel are a package deal as they’re both headed to Arizona Christian University, Connor Swartz takes […]

No Comment / November 29, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

Taking on Ironman

Richard Hunter, 44, left, trains with coach Jon Klingensmith, 36. Thanks to both men's tireless efforts Hunter completed his first Ironman challenge. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Editor’s note: After El Dorado Hills’ Richard Hunter was diagnosed with retinitus pigmentosa, an eye disease that leads to complete loss of sight, he became a runner. He’s been training hard since competing in the Boston Marathon in 2008 and is breaking down barriers for visually impaired athletes through the C Different Foundation. Hunter worked with […]

No Comment / November 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge harriers wrap up season

The Oak Ridge varsity boys and girls cross country teams ran under a sunny sky at the CIF Cross Country State Championships in Fresno Nov. 26. The girls placed 15th out of 22 teams and the boys placed 18th out of 22 teams in the Division 1 races. The girls race, with 190 athletes on the […]

No Comment / November 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sixth-grader wins Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu championship

Angelo Tengan conquered his opponents at the Warrior's Quest Jiu-Jitsu Championships. Courtesy photo

Angelo Tengan, a sixth-grader at Sutter Middle School and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu student at El Dorado Hills Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, won the GI Division of the Warrior’s Quest Jiu-Jitsu Championships earlier this month. Angelo came back from behind in points to win by a triangle submission in the finals of the tournament. Angelo started learning Brazilian […]

No Comment / November 23, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Granite Bay ends Trojans’ postseason run

Oak Ridge receiver Dylan Collie hauls in one of his two touchdown catches against Granite Bay Friday. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

By Mike Bush Staff writer  GRANITE BAY — Time wasn’t on the side of the Oak Ridge High football team in the fourth quarter of Friday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I quarterfinal game at Granite Bay. After Trojan quarterback Jason Samuel hit senior wide receiver Dylan Collie on a 40-yard scoring strike with 8:09 left in […]

No Comment / November 21, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Give back

Many people need a helping hand this season. Here are few ways you can make their holidays a little brighter: • The Hands4Hope Club at Oak Ridge High School has partnered with the El Dorado Hills Library to expand the Warm & Fuzzy Drive. The Oak Ridge H4H Club is collecting new and gently used […]

No Comment / November 18, 2011 | Posted in News | Read More »