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Hometown Hero: Benjamin Lowry

Benjamin Lowry

U.S. Navy Private Seaman Benjamin E. Lowry graduated from U.S. Naval boot camp at Great Lakes Naval Station in Illinois. The seaman successfully completed an intensive eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Naval core values, physical fitness and basic warfare principles and skills. Upon completion of basic training, Private Seaman Lowry […]

1 Comment / September 15, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Foothill Gold blasts to second place

THE FOOTHILL GOLD girls proudly hold up their second-place trophies from the Fallball Blast Off Tournament at McClellan Air Force Base. Photo by Suzanne Hunt

Foothill GOLD 10U Competitive softball team took second place in the Fallball Blast Off Tournament at McClellan Air Force Base last weekend. The girls had to fight off three great teams in order to play in the championship game against the Oakdale GOLD Sunday afternoon. The Foothill GOLD team battled until the end but came out with […]

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Trojans best Grizzlies in five-set battle

By Bill Christner GARDEN VALLEY — It was a battle royale between the Golden Sierra and Oak Ridge volleyball teams Tuesday in Garden Valley. At the end of of the night the Trojans left the Rod Hedlund gym winners with a hard-fought 25-18, 25-20, 15-25, 18-25, 15-13 victory. The tiebreaker was a tight contest with eight […]

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Firefighters Association brews it up

STILL ENJOYING each other's company after 25 years, Mike and Sam Cole of El Dorado Hills have a night out at the 39th annual Wine, Cheese & Brew Festival sponsored by the El Dorado Hills Firefighter's Association. Village Life photo photo by Shelly Thorene

The El Dorado Hills Firefighters’ Association knows how to throw a party. Saturday guests at the association’s 39th annual Wine, Cheese & Brew Festival enjoyed great beer and wine tasting, delicious food and a gleaming car show. To round out the fun, Hip Service had the crowd dancing on the old El Dorado Hills Golf […]

No Comment / September 12, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Freshman footballers trounce Lancers

COACHES AND PLAYERS talk strategy during the freshman football game against Cordova. Photo by Suzanne Hunt

The freshman Trojans rocked their house again against the Codova Lancers in a shut out last Thursday night, 36-0. It was a hot and sultry day but the Trojans showed up and beat the Lancers thanks to great plays by Camden Cicchetti, Tanner Emmanuel, Nolan Book and Jeff Cunningham, as well as great coaching by […]

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JV water polo team wins Bear River tourney

THE JV LADY TROJANS celebrate their No. 1 ranking at the Bear River Tournament this past weekend. Courtesy photo

Oak Ridge High School’s JV Lady Trojans water polo team proved they had skills in the water, taking first place at this past weekend’s Bear River Tournament. “The team played exceptionally well,” said coach Julia Roos. “The wins were based on a complete team effort because all girls on the team scored at least one […]

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Girls Shock the competition

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The U12 Girls EDH Shock battled in the heat to take the ECH Soccer championship. Playing four teams — Azzuri Thunder, Folsom Fire, SSA Tiger and RC Freedom — the Shock came out on top! The Shock are: Coach Michael Wegmann, Gracie Wegmann, Alyssa Closson, Sarah Morris, Sienna Stacy, Caroline Layton, Courtney Hulsing, Krissy Hoffman and Coach […]

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