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Trojan track shines in Elk Grove

Sabrina Andrus teamed with Elli Velez, Rachel Peterson and Mikayla Mefford to win the 4x800 Relay and Medley relay races Saturday. Courtesy photo

ELK GROVE — The Oak Ridge High boys and girls track and field teams kicked off their seasons Saturday at the Capital Classic Relays. Despite the cool windy conditions, many Trojan athletes registered excellent performances against the 18 other schools that competed at the meet. Oak Ridge had several medal winners. The next meet for Troy […]

Comments Off / February 28, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Wrestling coach Mike Sundby honored at EDH Wrestling Tournament

MIKE SUNDBY with a plaque honoring him for time spent in community service and coaching. Courtesy photo

Mike Sundby was honored for more than 10 years of excellent community service and coaching, first at Marina Village and then with the El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club. Since 2000, Sundby has given starts to the careers of many Oak Ridge High and Ponderosa wrestlers including the following Trojan graduates who went on to wrestle at Division […]

Comments Off / February 27, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge’s season ends in 74-59 loss to Bethel

VALLEJO — Bethel High’s Daseion Cole and Rodney Cook combined for 43 points Friday as the host Jaguars knocked Oak Ridge out of the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I basketball playoffs with a 74-59 quarterfinal victory. The duo had 21 in the first half. The victory advances Bethel (23-6) to the semifinals at Power Point Pavilion […]

Comments Off / February 27, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Meadow students share their artistic creations

Oak Meadow students Cade Silva, Ava Hewitt, Alexandria Dominguez and Grant Silva, left to right, check out the critters made by fellow students at the elementary school's annual Art Walk last week. Photo by Michelle Silva

For the third year in a row an impressive number of students and family members attended Oak Meadow Elementary School’s annual Art Walk. On the evening of Feb. 23 attendees viewed artistic masterpieces created by Oak Meadow students. They enjoyed projects created with a wide variety of materials and mediums inspired by artists like Claude […]

Comments Off / February 27, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Marina Mustangs come from behind to claim championship

These seventh-graders have a lot to celebrate. Starting from back, left to right: Coach Saufferer, Kassidy De Lapp, Jackie Mahon, Alexa Ray, Erin Dwyer, Brittnay Belanger, Sydney Crozier, Mairenn Atkinson, Aubrielle Martin, Kristen Hoffman, Cameron Kirtlan, Maria Dutton and Skyelin Lamy. Courtesy photo

The Marina Village Middle School Mustangs seventh- and eighth-grade girls’ basketball teams coached by Terry Saufferer finished off their winning season in championship form before a sold out crowd at Rolling Hills last month. The seventh-grade Mustangs came into the tournament the second seed behind the undefeated Folsom Jaguars. Marina first had to beat the Sutter […]

Comments Off / February 26, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Marina’s 8th-graders earn championship title

Eighth-graders celebrate —€” Back row left to right: Amber Orchard, Laura Soper, Sierra Lamy, Saraya Smith, Briana Dulgar and Shelby Johnson. Front row left to right: Shelley Hoffman, Allie Dawson and Kristina O'€™Donnell. Courtesy photo

Immediately following Marina Village’a seventh-grade game last month, the stage was set for another head-to-head, cross town rival game between No. 1 seed the Marina Mustangs (10-0), and the No. 2 seed the Rolling Hills Bengals (8-2). Marina, last year’s undefeated seventh-grade champions, were on a 25-game league unbeaten streak. However, Coach Virgil Craft for […]

Comments Off / February 25, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans advance past Lincoln-of-Stockton

Jenna Klein, pictured Tuesday, led all scorers with 15 points Thursday. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

STOCKTON — Oak Ridge High received 15 points from Jenna Klein and nine from Michelle Barkley to upend host Lincoln-of-Stockton 48-41 in Thursday’s Sac-Joaquin Section quarterfinal girls playoff action. The victory advanced the Lady Trojans to next Tuesday’s semifinal against Armijo at the Spanos Center on the campus of the University of Pacific in Stockton. […]

Comments Off / February 24, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »