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Oak Ridge athletes crazy about egg nog

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CHUGGA-LUGGA-EGG NOG! — Five Oak Ridge High School track athletes and one graduate participated in what some might consider the area’s least appetizing athletic event — the annual Egg Nog Mile. Runners completed four laps around the track, chugging 12 ounces of egg nog before each time around. Runners were required to keep it all […]

No Comment / December 20, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Folsom football wins state championship

STATE CHAMPS Folsom celebrate in the pouring rain at the end of Saturday's grueling CIF State Championship game. Photo by Lee Gordon

By Lee Gordon Mother Lode News correspondent A steady barrage was interrupted by two feverish bursts Saturday in the Division II CIF State Football Championship. That’s not a rain reference. It was awful weather and awful field conditions at the Home Depot Center on the California State University Dominguez Hills campus, but anyone associated with […]

No Comment / December 20, 2010 | Posted in Feature Photos,Sports | Read More »

Wrestler Waldhauser is Trojans’ unsung hero

VINCE WALDHAUSER from Oak Ridge pins his opponent in a match last year. Mother Lode News photo by Megan Jeremica

Oak Ridge High senior Vince Waldhauser doesn’t seek the limelight but he certainly deserves credit and recognition for what he has accomplished since he started wrestling at age 4 and a half. Upbeat and personable off the mat, Waldhauser is all business when he’s competing. He captured the attention of onlookers at the Walsh Ironman […]

No Comment / December 15, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Blue Devils take the cup

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THE EDH BLUE DEVILS won their second straight District Cup soccer championship for the Under-14 age division Saturday at Bryte Park in West Sacramento. The Devils beat the boys from Folsom Soccer Club by a score of 2-1, with goals scored by Luke Johnson and Cameron Madsen. The team played a total of five games […]

No Comment / December 13, 2010 | Posted in Sports,Uncategorized | Read More »

Tahoe ski resorts celebrate the holidays

VACATIONERS tube at Sierra at Tahoe. Mother Lode News file photo

LAKE TAHOE — Lake Tahoe is the place to be for the upcoming holidays thanks to record-setting November snowstorms that dropped more than 10 feet of snow, transforming the region into a winter wonderland in a little less than a week. Starting the season with a healthy snowpack is a boon for travelers who will […]

1 Comment / December 13, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge boys win Folsom tourney, now 8-0

The Trojans extended from a one-point halftime lead and defeated Del Campo Saturday during the final round of the Folsom Bulldog tournament. The win was Oak Ridge’s second preseason tournament championship. The Trojans now stand undefeated at 8-0. Oak Ridge held a slim 29-28 lead after the first two quarters before outscoring Del Campo 16-10 […]

No Comment / December 13, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls take home court tourney

Oak Ridge's Kaitlyn Lendrum jumps though defenders to make a two-pointer in Saturday's Shoot Out championship game. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

By Jackson Long It wasn’t a breeze but when it counted Oak Ridge’s Lady Trojans stayed on point in the championship game of the Trojan Shoot-Out Saturday night. An extremely tall and athletic Pleasant Grove team hung with the hosts for the better part of three quarter before Troy’s relentless offensive output equated to an 80-66 victory for the team’s fifth Shoot-Out title. […]

No Comment / December 13, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »