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Youth recognized for outstanding community service

KIRSTI BUCKENDORF, president of Team Inspire and the Hands4Hope Club at ORHS, addresses the audience during Hands4Hope's third Annual Youth Recognition Dinner. Kirsti talked about why she joined Hands4Hope and about her experiences over the last three years with the organization, noting, "Through H4H, I learned the power and positive impact that can come from compassion and action on our community. Serving someone else doesn't just make an impact on their life, it also helps us get a better perspective on our own life." Courtesy photo

More than 100 people were in attendance to applaud local students at Hands4Hope’s recent Youth Recognition Dinner at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District. Hands4Hope youth volunteers were recognized for collectively dedicating 3,442 hours of community service to those in need in our community over the 2010-11 year.  Additionally, several local youth were singled […]

No Comment / September 06, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

EDH Hotspur great showing in Tahoe

HOTSPUR SELECT TEAM PLAYERS —€” Jordan Vice, Tyler Salcido, Zach Ayre, Austin Jarrard, MIchael Kujawa, Jacob O'Donnell and Caden Almer, back row left to right, along with Jameson Spitz, Dylan Whisenhunt, Ronny Henares, Brandon Hunt, Jacob Walter and JT Handen, front row left to right, battled their way to second place at a Truckee tournament. Not pictured are: Austin James, Stephen Bernard and Nick Grebe. Photo by Dave Whisenhunt

El Dorado Hills Soccer Club U12 boys Hotspur Select Team coached by Chris Hunt competed in the “Fire in the Sky Tournament” in Truckee over the Labor Day weekend. They played up an age group to U13 and battled against four competitive teams ranked 4th, 8th and 12th in the state of Nevada and brought home […]

No Comment / September 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

OR cross country has good first outing

RUN — Oak Ridge High School cross country runners take off during the Willow Hills Relays. Courtesy photo

FOLSOM — The Oak Ridge cross country team competed in the Willow Hills Relays in Folsom missing several key runners due to injuries. “It was a great first meet of the year for the Oak Ridge cross country teams,” Oak Ridge coach Rob Fairley said. “We didn’t field any varsity relay teams because of runners […]

No Comment / September 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Frosh football tackles Rocklin

THE FRESHMAN TROJANS line up prior to the start of Thursday evening's game. Photo by Suzanne Hunt

Oak Ridge Trojan Freshman smoked the Rocklin Thunder Thursday night 26-6. Players Camden Cicchetti, Stephen Douglas and Nolan Book made a lot of great plays and kicker Adam Walter made all of his punts to help the Trojans beat the Thunder. The team, under the direction of  head coach Vance Mueller, has been practicing daily. The freshmen […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bruin volleyball sweeps Griz

By Bill Christner Mother Lode News corresondent GARDEN VALLEY — Golden Sierra High’s volleyball team hosted Ponderosa Monday in the traditional Foundation Game meeting between the programs. After a loss to Granite Bay Friday, the Grizzlies hoped for a better outing but despite improved play, the outcome was the same as Ponderosa left with a […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

The Knightly news: Constituents have high interest in redistricting 2011

Supervisor John Knight

By John Knight District 1 supervisor I have received a number of calls and questions in the past few months about redistricting in El Dorado County and especially around District 1, which currently covers major sections of El Dorado Hills and Cameron Park. I was surprised that the redistricting of supervisorial districts, which is required […]

No Comment / September 02, 2011 | Posted in Commentary,Featured Stories | Read More »

Oak Ridge volleyball outlasts Del Oro

By Kristi Speir Mother Lode News correspondent  It’s been four long years since the Oak Ridge High volleyball team won a match against Del Oro. But with determination and strong leadership in Tuesday’s preseason match, the Trojans got it done decisively — sweeping the Golden Eagles in three straight games, 26-24, 25-23, 25-23. Oak Ridge is […]

No Comment / August 31, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »