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Sophomore boys outrun competition at Willow Hills

Oak Ridge’s sophomore boys cross country runners celebrated a first-place finish at the Bronco Invite at the Willow Hills course in Folsom Saturday. The sophomore boys’ team scored 44 points to convincingly win the large school race. The second place team in the sophomore boys’ race was Bella Vista with 78 points. Trojan Jordan Hordesky’s first-place finish led […]

October 17, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Senior tennis stars celebrated

Oak Ridge’s tennis team celebrated an early senior day with a 8-1 victory over cross town opponent Folsom High School on Thursday. Six seniors received balloons, flowers food, drink and posters, as well as acknowledgment of their tennis career efforts, to mark the event. “With only Sheldon and Pondo to face to finish up league […]

October 17, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Marble Valley wins big

The Marble Valley girl’s volleyball team concluded their 11-0 season at Golden Sierra High School, winning the County Sports League Championship on Oct. 6. Marble Valley defeated Sierra Ridge of Pollock Pines in a highly contested three-game match in the championship round. This is the first volleyball championship in the school’s history.

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Women’s Fund celebrates five years of collective giving

The Women’s Fund El Dorado has awarded more than $200,000 and touched the lives of more than 13,000 members of our community during its first five years, according to Bill Roby, El Dorado Community Foundation director. Roby spoke at the fund’s annual Membership Celebration Dinner held at David Girard Vineyards in Placerville on Oct. 4. […]

October 17, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos | Tagged ,

Educators fear deeper cuts

Driving around our expansive El Dorado County — sprawling from the valley up through the foothills and forests to Lake Tahoe — I am constantly amazed at the diversity and beauty of the terrain. I am equally impressed by the diversity of our school districts. Yet after a quarter century of striving to improve the […]

October 17, 2012 | Posted in Commentary | Tagged ,

Blue Devils cruise to tournament win

The El Dorado Hills Blue Devils U15 boys soccer team took part in the Santa Cruz Classic Soccer Tournament on Sept. 29-30 and came home as champions. The Blue Devils won the championship by compiling an undefeated record throughout the tournament, outscoring their opponents 11-2. Leading scorer Jack Davidson tallied three goals and two assists in […]

October 17, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Tagged ,

Child abuse issues highlighted on new website

Girl Scouts Laura Parkyn and Natalie Hazelwood just published their website and a public service announcement about the problem of child abuse in El Dorado County at Childabuse911.net as part of their Girl Scout Silver Award project. Laura created the website and Natalie produced the PSA that is linked on the home page. “In doing research on child […]

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