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New lacrosse team wins first game

THE EDHY JV Lacrosse Trojans "get the goalie" following their win over the Pleasant Grove Blue Team. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills has a new sports team to root for — the EDHY JV Lacrosse Trojans. Players completed tryouts and started practice three weeks ago. Lacrosse has grown tremendously in El Dorado Hills with more than 400 players on boys and girls teams in the El Dorado Hills Youth Lacrosse Club and high school […]

No Comment / March 09, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Varsity volleyball flies over Eagles, Golden Eagles

The Oak Ridge boys varsity volleyball team knocked down two of its opponents in matches as easy as 1 … 2 … 3. Monday night the Trojans took on Vista Del Lago and won in three games — 25-15, 25-21 and 25-18. Chris Gomm and Jonathan Tuttle dominated the net with six kills each while […]

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Lady Trojans edge D’backs in pitching duel

By Justin Heinzer Hits were at a premium in Tuesday’s non conference intra-county varsity softball game between visiting Union Mine and Oak Ridge but the Lady Trojans outlasted the Diamondbacks to claim a 3-1 victory over their former league opponent. Oak Ridge starting pitcher Kasey Stanchek surrendered just one hit and one earned run while […]

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Young golfer takes second in regional championship

RAINY WEATHER couldn't dampen the spirit of 10-year-old golfer Cooper Hunt. He finished second at the U.S. Kids Regional Championship "Desert Shootout." Photo courtesy of Kelly Hunt

By Kelly Hunt El Dorado Hills’ Cooper Hunt placed second in the U.S. Kids Regional Championship “Desert Shootout” in Phoenix, Ariz., this past weekend in the 10-year-old division. He was the No. 1 player from the United States; Mexico and Germany were also represented. Cooper shot 79 the first round during pouring rain and windy […]

No Comment / March 08, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

JV lacrosse takes second

SECOND PLACE FINISH —€” The Oak Ridge High School JV lacrosse team made it to the championship round at the Alhambra Bulldog Classic in Martinez on March 5. Courtesy photo

The Oak Ridge JV team took second place at the Alhambra Bulldog Classic in Martinez on March 5, going undefeated in pool play against Ygnacio Valley, Berkeley, San Francisco and tournament hosts Alhambra. The Lady Trojans’ only loss was to Piedmont High School in the championship game. “This year’s JV squad is comprised of many players that are new to the sport of […]

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Taekwondo student brings home the gold

GOLD MEDAL WINNER Allison Prior of El Dorado Hills looks calm as a judge ranks her No. 1 at USA Taekwondo's 2011 US Open in Texas last month. She trains at Elite Taekwondo USA in Cameron Park. Courtesy photo

Twelve-year-old Allison Prior of El Dorado Hills traveled to Austin, Texas, last month to compete in the 12-13 year old Cadet 2 category in Sports Poomsae (forms) at USA Taekwondo’s 2011 U.S. Open. She topped all opponents. Allison’s field of competitors consisted of 22 athletes who traveled from Korea, Mexico, Canada, and 11 states. In […]

No Comment / March 08, 2011 | Posted in Cameron Park Sports,Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge varsity athletes achieve personal bests at Sac State track meet

HURDLER Shannon Trumball, an Oak Ridge junior, out jumps an opponent at the Sacramento Track Classic at Sac State. Photo courtesy of Bridgette Youngberg

Varsity high school track and field athletes from 35 schools enjoyed competing at Sacramento State’s facility on March 5, a very mild day with very little wind. Many Oak Ridge athletes set personal bests or came very close to their personal bests at this early season invitational. Athletes who placed in the top three in […]

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