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Seven Oak Ridge athletes sign with colleges

Ready for the next phase in their sports careers — Trojans William Boule, Lance Berringer, Lauren Sende, Mandi McBroom, Tiffani Reimers, Dylan Collie and John David Smith, left to right, sign their Letters of Intent at Wednesday's ceremony. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Seven Oak Ridge senior athletes signed their Letter of Intent forms Wednesday in the Trojan multi-purpose room. William Boule (Eastern Washington), Dylan Collie (Brigham Young) and Jon David Smith (Southern Oregon) signed to continue their football careers. Mandi McBroom (UC Irvine) and Tiffani Reimers (Cal State Fullerton) go on in soccer. Lance Berringer (University of […]

Comments Off / February 02, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Julie Clark inducted into air show Hall of Fame

FLYING HIGH — Judy Grilli and Sharon DeVos celebrate with their sister Julie Clark as she was presented an award from Caroline Trinkwalder, left to right, at the International Council of Air Shows convention. Courtesy photo

LAS VEGAS, Nev. — The evening of Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, marked the closing of the International Council of Air Shows convention where thousands of delegates gathered for education sessions, to book air show performers and where performers put on their “game face” to make connections and book air show events. It also makred a significant […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2012 | Posted in Cameron Park Life,News | Read More »

Take aim and join the EDH Bowmen

El Dorado Hills Bowmen President Tom Grube, 69, of El Dorado Hills, second from left, supervises Kieran Gallagher, 11 of Danville, right, and Mallory Cash, 11, of Cameron Park as they prepare to use their compound bows at El Dorado Hills Bowmen archery range on El Dorado Hills Boulevard in El Dorado Hills. Also pictured, Mallory's father, Bryan Cash, 43, of Cameron Park. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

By Shelly Thorene On any day of the week people of all ages get out their gear and target practice at the El Dorado Bowmen Range just past the fire station on El Dorado Hills Boulevard. If curiosity gets the best of you and you think you may want to join in on the fun, the range is […]

Comments Off / January 31, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

A message from Sheriff D’Agostini

Sheriff John D'Agostini

A year of achievements The year 2011 is wrapped up, and so is my first year as your sheriff. This year end report is to provide you, the community we serve, with information outlining some of the achievements by the men and women that make up your Sheriff’s Office. I believe it is my obligation […]

2 Comments / January 31, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Read More »

EDH teen crowned ‘outstanding’

Sydney Claire Slaughter

Sydney Claire Slaughter, 14, was crowned Miss Sacramento County’s Outstanding Teen at Inderkum High School in Sacramento on Jan. 28. Founded in 2005 by the Miss America Scholarship Foundation, the Outstanding Teen competition was organized to encourage positive achievement by helping to nurture and build the scholastic achievement, creative accomplishment, healthy living and community involvement […]

1 Comment / January 30, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

It’s a three-peat for Sol ’01

Courtesy photo

El Dorado United Sol ’01 won the recent U11 girls NorCal Premier State Cup championship. They beat FCA Storm in the championship game 2-1. This is the third straight state cup championship for the Sol ’01 team. Coached by Henry Reis the team is Ava Nkadi, Samantha Ikemoto, Mekaylla White, Ella Velcelean, Emily Ormson, Alyssa […]

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Oak Ridge gets 24 from Scott, beats Pondo

Ponderosa's Chris Snyder, center, draws a crowd of Trojans including Scott Sanchez, No. 21, and Bryce Scott, No. 24, in Friday's intra-county matchup in Shingle Springs. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

By Scott Warden SHINGLE SPRINGS — After Oak Ridge High’s exciting victory earlier in the week over top-ranked Sheldon, the Trojans turned their attention toward Shingle Springs Friday and their matchup with intra-county rival Ponderosa. With renewed thoughts of chasing first place in the Delta River League standings, Oak Ridge hoped to  maintain its momentum […]

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