‘Tis the season for tournaments as basketball and wrestling teams gear up for the beginning of the league schedules in 2011. In El Dorado County this week the Oak Ridge girls basketball team hosts the Trojan Shoot Out, the Golden Sierra girls host the Darrell Tillotson Memorial Tournament, and the Ponderosa wrestling team is holding […]
CROSS COUNTRY RUNNERS from Oak Ridge High School formed a pair of relay teams to compete in the California International Marathon Sunday. Pictured in the front row are Jackie Mansoor, Maxine Goyette, Kaileen Palmero and Samantha Ralstin, and in the back row 2010 graduate Amjed Aboukhadijeh, Jeroen Keukenkamp, Benji Xie, Zach Speno, Ryan Prestegard and […]
By Jeffrey Weidel Although now firmly entrenched in December and gearing up for what should be a strong holiday season, folks in the ski industry or a related business can’t help but take a glance back at what was a monumental end to November. Snow began dropping heavily on Nov. 19 and was being measured […]
CROSSING THE FINISH LINE, 2010 Oak Ridge graduate Amjed Aboukhadijeh and Folsom runner Richard Hunter wave at the end of the approximately 26 mile race Sunday. Hunter is legally blind and Aboukhadijeh flew up from Los Angeles to act as his guide. Several current Oak Ridge athletes also ran as members of two relay teams.
SHINGLE SPRINGS — Dave Mosbacher and the Foothill Throwers will host a clinic Saturday, Dec. 11, for shot putters and discus throwers at the Ponderosa High track facility. The clinic is limited to 50 boys and girls from El Dorado County, ages 12-18, who are interested in throwing. Five collegiate level throwing coaches will be […]
BERKELEY – Two El Dorado County volleyball stars were in action Friday night at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley as the University of North Carolina volleyball team defeated Ole Miss 3-1 in the first round of the NCAA Division I volleyball playoffs. El Dorado High graduate Cora Harms, the Tar Heels’ sophomore setter, led her team […]
Football Co Most Valuable Players: Dano Graves, QB, Folsom; Tyler Trosin, WR/DB, Folsom Offensive Player of the Year: Mark Jenkins, RB, Pleasant Grove Co Defensive Players of the Year: Kyle Castro, DB, Pleasant Grove; Marcus Paige-Allen, DL, Sheldon All Purpose Player of the Year: Jordan Richards, RB/DB, Folsom Lineman of the Year: Arik Armstead, OL,DL, […]