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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 »

Trojans’ Scoreboard

Freshman baseball The Oak Ridge Trojans Baseball team won the March 22 Conference game against the Casa Roble Rams, 10-0. Swimming Ponderosa boys and girls forfeited the match against the Trojans on March 23. Lacrosse The boy’s junior varsity team won the March 25 non-Conference game against the Northgate Broncos, 12-4. The girl’s varsity team […]

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

Rain didn’t dampen spirits at Stanford Invitational

Athletes endured cool and wet conditions at the Stanford Invitational March 25 and 26 but that didn’t stop Oak Ridge track and field from performing well. Will Findlay’s placed first in the high jump with a jump of 6’4.75′. He will attend Stanford University this fall and will compete for the track team. The other […]

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

Trojan boys rip Capital Christian

SET UP — Connor Dunham sets the ball for Trent Stigerts against Capital Christian. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

It wasn’t “easy” playing for or coaching Oak Ridge High in its volleyball match March 22 with visiting Capital Christian — it was too easy. No matter who occupied the court, the Trojans scored at will and with additional points via Cougar errors, the hosts rolled to the 25-7, 25-12, 25-13 non-conference win. “Our subs […]

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

TAZ announces new 2011 coach

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Club President Brett Jones announced that Jason Brown will be the next head coach of the El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils. Jones said he believes Brown is the ideal coach to take the club forward, explaining, “We’ve interviewed a large number of very qualified candidates. Jason has the ideal mix of experience and enthusiasm. We’re extremely happy […]

No Comment / March 22, 2011 | Posted in 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 »