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Area baseball teams have mixed results over busy Spring Break

EL DORADO HILLS — Graham Bennett held Inderkum hitless Tuesday and Union Mine scored a baker’s dozen in the top of the third inning en route to toppling Inderkum 13-0 via the mercy rule in the third day of the Surewest-Woodcreek Invitational baseball tournament at Oak Ridge. Inderkum left two runners on in each of the first two innings […]

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

Elite Taekwondo USA brings home medals

ELITE TAEKWONDO champions celebrate after a winning at a national qualifier. Courtesy photo

CAMERON PARK — Elite Taekwondo USA took nine competitors to the 2011 USA Taekwondo National Qualifier recently held in San Diego. This is the first of three qualifiers on the road to the National Competition and Junior Olympics as well as team USA tryouts later this year. Athletes competed in sparring, poomsae and sports poomsae over […]

1 Comment / April 20, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Trojan swimmers head to Delta River League championship

”This was our last dual meet of the season and we had a lot of fast swims,” Oak Ridge coach Patrick Foster said after the April 13 meet. The Trojan girls won every event of the day except one and the boys lost only three races. Final Scores: Varsity girls: Oak Ridge 120, Folsom 47; varsity boys: […]

No Comment / April 20, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans’ Scoreboard: April 11-16

Baseball April 11: Junior varsity vs. Pleasant Grove Eagles —  loss, 1-6 April 12: Varsity vs. Sheldon Huskies — win, 4-2 April 12: Junior varsity vs. Sheldon Huskies — win, 5-0 April 12: Freshmen vs. Casa Roble Rams — win, 15-4 April 13: Freshmen vs. Jesuit Marauders — loss, 3-1 April 14: Varsity vs. Sheldon Huskies — […]

No Comment / April 19, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge track outruns Ponderosa, falls short to Jesuit, St. Francis

VARSITY HURDLER Adam White competes at the double-dual track meet against Ponderosa and Jesuit last Wednesday. White finished seventh in to 110-meter, 39-inch hurdle race and seventh in the 300-meter, 36-inch hurdle race. The varsity boys defeated Ponderosa, 83-61, but lost to Jesuit 75-61. See full results for all the Oak Ridge teams on villagelife.com Oak Ridge High Hurdles 39",Varsity, Adam White. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

SHINGLE SPRINGS — A sea of athletes gathered Wednesday at Ponderosa for a double-dual Delta River League track and field meet with four schools competing. Oak Ridge’s boys teams went up against Ponderosa and Jesuit; the girls teams competed against St. Francis and Ponderosa while the Bruins’ only opponent was Oak Ridge. It was enough […]

1 Comment / April 18, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans go ‘Pink’ to give Folsom the blues

Oak Ridge High pitcher, Kasey Stanchek winds up for the pitch with teammate, Haley Anderson ready on first. Democrat photo by Shelly Thorene

Kasey Stanchek allowed just one hit while striking out a dozen Friday and Jenessa Jeppesen’s second-inning lead-off home run to straightaway center field stood up as the game-winner as host Oak Ridge downed neighboring Folsom 9-0 in Delta River League softball action. Both teams donned various combinations of the color pink on their uniforms in support […]

No Comment / April 16, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Findlay, Lee and Watson awarded A. Dale Lacky scholarship

The CIF Sac-Joaquin Section recently announced its list of 49 winners of the A. Dale Lacky/CSEA Scholarships totaling $34,400. The annual awards recognize student/athletes for their outstanding athletic performance, community service and academic success during their four years of high school. Three from El Dorado County made the list: Oak Ridge High’s Will Findlay and […]

No Comment / April 14, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »