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Trojans prevail in intra-county clash with Bruins

Trojan Dylan Collie holds on to the ball in Friday's match against Pondo. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

SHINGLE SPRINGS — It’s a game both teams look toward each season. Friday night, Ponderosa and Oak Ridge continued their intra-county football rivalry and for the first half, it was a defensive gem. The Trojans only mustered a seven-point halftime lead but the second half was a different story as Oak Ridge got its offense […]

Comments Off / October 17, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge water polo splits with McClatchy

Trojan Bryan Bare and his team won Monday's match against McClatchy. File photo

Monday’s non-league water polo matches hosted by Oak Ridge at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District pool ended with mixed results. The Trojan girls lost the early match 10-7 but the boys team swamped the Lions 11-2. Bryan Cole opened the scoring in the boys game with a powerful shot past the Lion goalie […]

Comments Off / October 11, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Royal treatment

Photo by Laurie Edwards

Oak Ridge High School’s newly crowned Homecoming King Taylor Clarke and Queen McKennan Saxon enjoy their time in the spotlight at Friday’s Homecoming game.

Comments Off / October 10, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos | Read More »

Turnovers spoil Trojans’ Homecoming date

Oak Ridge's No. 10 Bobby Gatta jumps to catch the ball during Friday's Homecoming game. VIllage Life photo by Shelly Thorene

By Cody Holliday Sometimes numbers are deceiving. When a team has seven turnovers, the final score is usually a runaway. Not so Friday. Amid momentum swings and big plays, host Oak Ridge stayed within striking distance of a win but unfortunately the Trojans’ last-minute drive ended with their final turnover of the night — allowing […]

Comments Off / October 10, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Cross Country: Trojans, Bruins compete in second league meet

SACRAMENTO —  Both the Oak Ridge varsity girls and boys cross country teams took second in Wednesday’s Delta River League meet at Granite Regional Park in Sacramento. The girls had 41 points, finishing behind St. Francis with 27. Ponderosa’s varsity girls were third with 80 points. The Trojan boys scored 60 points, edging Jesuit in […]

Comments Off / October 10, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Hold ’Em for Habitat fundraiser on Oct. 22

El Dorado County Habitat for Humanity will hold its Fourth Annual Texas Hold ’Em Poker Tournament at Town Center in El Dorado Hills on Saturday, Oct 22. New this year, Habitat is adding a Casino Night along with the poker tournament.  Attendees will also enjoy great food, silent auction, raffle prizes, music, best pirate costume […]

Comments Off / October 07, 2011 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

Just the facts for the Art and Wine Festival

With the Placerville Downtown Association’s 14th annual Art and Wine Festival coming up on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 15, it is again time to take a look at something pertaining to wine. Here are some interesting and odd facts about wine, wine grapes and more to mull over while sipping some fruit of the […]

Comments Off / October 07, 2011 | Posted in Entertainment | Read More »