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Tiny Tumblers: Playtime with a purpose

BELLY BUBBLES — €“Gymnastic Instructor Holly Stroncak, 34, Of El Dorado Hills blows bubbles on the bellies of her students at the Tiny Twos tumbling class held on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The class is one section of Tiny Tumblers, a series of classes that teaches motor skills to growing children. Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene.

They run. They turn somersaults (actually, “forward roll” is the appropriate gymnastics term). Some even stand on their heads. Tiny Tumblers, the El Dorado Hills Community Services District’s newest class for preschoolers, teaches toddlers the basics of gymnastics through obstacle courses, music and rhythm games. Under the enthusiastic direction of instructor Hollie Stroncak kids develop […]

1 Comment / January 18, 2011 | Posted in Feature Photos,Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge, Ponderosa sports schedules

Tuesday, Feb. 8 Girls basketball *Pleasant Grove @ OR, 7 p.m. PHS @ Folsom, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9 Boys basketball *Folsom @ PHS, 7 p.m. OR @ Pleasant Grove, 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 11 Boys basketball Folsom @ OR, 7 p.m. PHS @ Jesuit, 7 p.m. Girls basketball PHS @ St. Francis, 7 p.m. […]

No Comment / January 18, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Youth wrestlers hit the mat, win medals

TOUGH GUYS — Members of the El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club pose with their coach Benjamin West, far right. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club wrestlers competed in two tournaments this past weekend — Saturday at the 11th annual El Dorado Hills Invitational and Sunday at the Mother Lode Wrestling Association Tournament of Champions qualifier at Angels Camp. Wrestlers who participated in Saturday’s tournament included Daelin and Devin Wofford, Anthony and Joey Whiting, Justin […]

No Comment / January 17, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans break losing streak

Carly Bettencourt scored a game-high 20 points and Dakota McLarnan added 15 Friday as Oak Ridge High stopped a five-game losing streak by upending visiting Folsom 74-30 Friday night. The victory gave the Trojans their first win of 2011 and squared their Delta River League record at 1-1 as they prepare to take on Bella […]

No Comment / January 17, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge comeback overwhelms Jesuit

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By Tyler Schmidt Mother Lode News correspondent The Oak Ridge boys basketball team trailed Jesuit for nearly the entire game in Wednesday’s first Delta River League Wednesday, but with the home crowd rocking the gym the Trojans came from behind in the second half for what became an epic battle as Troy forced the contest […]

No Comment / January 13, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Professional Bull Riders tour returns to Arco

JB MAUNEY rides Moreno's Troubadour for 86 points during the Championship round of the Sacramento Built Ford Tough series PBR. Photo by Andy Watson

SACRAMENTO — Led by defending champion J.B. Mauney of Mooresville, N.C., and Brendon Clark of Hollister, the nationally televised Professional Bull Riders Built Ford Tough Series returns to ARCO Arena Friday, Jan. 14, and Saturday, Jan. 15. Mauney, who electrified a standing-room-only crowd of more than 10,000 when he won in 2010, is one of […]

No Comment / January 10, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Undefeated Trojans cruise by Yuba; league starts Wednesday

BRYCE SCOTT sets up a play during the Toss-Up tournament last month. Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene.

By Tyler Schmidt Mother Lode News correspondent Coming off a win in the Trojan Toss Up Tournament, the Oak Ridge boys basketball team was 14-0 and brimming with confidence for Thursday’s game with 5-9 Yuba City. The Trojans fell behind early, but feeding off the high energy at home with a loud crowd in attendance, […]

No Comment / January 10, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »