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Oak Ridge continues DRL skid


The Sheldon boys baskeball team showed why it’s No. 1 and undefeated in the Delta River League Friday night, cruising to a 70-56 victory over Oak Ridge. The loss was the fourth in a row for the Trojans, whose unbeaten streak came to an end with a five-point loss to Pleasant Grove Jan. 26. Two […]

No Comment / February 06, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

OR grapplers pin Sheldon

Winning the  final five matches Wednesday including closing back-to-back pins by Hugh Ellerman and Vince Waldhauser, Oak Ridge High wrestling rallied for a 38-28 victory over visiting Sheldon. The Senior Night win gave the Trojans third place over the Huskies with a 3-2 Delta River League record. Before the match, the program acknowledged its seniors […]

No Comment / February 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

St. Francis too much for Lady Trojans

By Tyler Schmidt Mother Lode News correspondent The Oak Ridge High girls basketball team came into Tuesday’s game on a four-game winning streak against Delta River League nemesis St. Francis and though the Lady Trojans played hard in the nail-biter of a game, it wasn’t enough as the Troubadours cam away with the 63-55 victory […]

No Comment / February 02, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH 8-year-old wrestles at States

Courtesy photo

STATE CONTENDER — Justin Lamson, 8, of El Dorado Hills took fourth place in the Elementary State Wrestling Championships held in Selma, California on Jan. 28. Justin (known to his teammates as “Boomer”) is a second year club wrestler and a student at Jackson Elementary School.

No Comment / January 31, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge boys lose two in a row

Oak Ridge High School’s boys basketball team broke a 19-game winning streak last week with a pair of devastating losses in Delta River League play. Wednesday night’s game against Pleasant Grove ended in a narrow 60-65 loss after the Trojans gave up 10 points in the second quarter and never recovered. Friday’s game against Sheldon […]

No Comment / January 31, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Girls of Troy defeat Sheldon on home turf


The Oak Ridge High girls basketball team faced Sierra Valley Conference league opponent  Sheldon Friday at home in what was for the most part a one-sided affair that led to a 70-59 Trojan victory. Oak Ridge took the lead early with constant running and hustle down the floor on each possession, grabbed the lead and kept it. […]

No Comment / January 31, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

EDH Fire shows tenacity

THE EDH FIRE under-14 soccer team poses at the famed El Dorado Hills rock. Courtesy photo

The EDH Fire U-14 Girls Select Team played in the California Youth Soccer Association Cup Tournament on Jan. 22 in Danville. They lost in the final penalty kick of the double overtime, 90-minute, semi-final match. The Association Cup Tournament started with the top 54 U-14 teams from all over Central and Northern California. The Fire […]

No Comment / January 25, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »