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Young wrestlers win big

WINNERS — Kaden West, Mikey Mello and Justin Lamson came home with medals from the SCWAY K-8 State Wrestling Championships. Courtesy photo

The last weekend in March, 12 El Dorado Hills Club Wrestlers traveled to Clovis High School for the SCWAY K-8 State Wrestling Championships. Half of them came home with medals. Results: Third-grader Kaden West placed 7th; Fifth-grader Mikey Mello placed 6th; second-grader Justin Lamson placed 8th; eighth-grader Josh Ploke placed 5th; sixth-grader Jakob Flores placed 5th; and […]

No Comment / March 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Gene’s a ‘Knight’ to remember

GENE SAVAGE stands by one of his many culinary masterpieces at an event. Courtesy photo

Brother Gene Savage, serving 12 continuous member years as a Knight at the Holy Trinity Parish Knights of Columbus Council 12394, has been recognized by his peers for his outstanding dedication and leadership abilities. Sir Gene Savage is a 4th degree member of the Knights, the highest status for a local council, and has led […]

No Comment / March 28, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Del Oro too much for Pondo

Tuesday night Ponderosa’s boys volleyball team had an opportunity to see how much progress and improvement it has made during the preseason in a home match with Del Oro. The Bruins faced a very menacing and physically imposing opponent. The Golden Eagles stared across the net — some of the players tall enough to almost […]

No Comment / March 23, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

Jackson students ‘bowl’ over the competition

NATURE BOWL students Nathan Klaff, Bryce Groess, Seth Ranawerra Archita Bhattachayra and Margaret Ashperheim, left ot right, will participate in state finals this May.

For the third year in a row Jackson Elementary School will send a team to the Nature Bowl State Finals at California State University, Sacramento, on May 21. The fifth & sixth grade team heads to states after great competition at the Coloma Nature Center in March 21. “There are 500 kids that compete in Nature Bowl […]

No Comment / March 23, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Ponderosa swimmers split with Pleasant Grove

The Ponderosa swim teams held their first Delta River League meet of the season at the Cameron Park Community Service District pool where they’ve been training while their home pool at the school is being refurbished. The Bruin boys won five events but were edged by Pleasant Grove by a single point, 84-85. “Our team […]

No Comment / March 22, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports | Read More »

OR track stars bring home medals

The Oak Ridge Track & Field teams had some good performances at the 73rd Annual Le Febvre Relays at Placer High School on March 19. The meet started off with cloudy skies and cool temperatures but took a turn for the worst around 11:30 as steady rain, wind, and a chill set in for the […]

No Comment / March 21, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge swimmers notch first win of the season

OAK RIDGE swimmer Josh Verner swam a section qualifying time in the 100-yard breaststroke. Photo by Colleen Rich

By Janine Joy ELK GROVE —  The Oak Ridge swim team swam to victory in its first Delta River League meet at Sheldon March 16. Both the boys and girls teams won by a landslide — the varsity boys won 140-46, and the varsity girls easily outdid the Huskies 134-40. “For our first meet I was […]

No Comment / March 18, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »