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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 »

Young Trojan MTB team crushes competitors

THEY'RE OFF — Racers cross the starting line during the first race of the Sierra Nevada High School Racing League, held at Granite Beach Jan. 22. Courtesy photo

Second-year Trojan mountain bike racer Maren Cosens beat the current XTerra national champion during Saturday’s first race series of the all-new Sierra Nevada High School Racing League. Cosens was one of three competitors from the Trojans High School Mountain Bike Team to place first in the race, and the only Trojan Category 1 racer to […]

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

Vince Waldhauser honored by wrestling site

TROJAN WRESTLER Vince Waldhauser, the winner of the coveted “Cowboy Hat” for his performance at the Doc Buchanan Tournament, was just named Wrestler of the Week. Photo by Tony Rotundo at Wrestlers are Warriors

Oak Ridge wrestler Vince Waldhauser was just named Wrestler of the Week by Californiawrestler.com. Waldhauser, who took second at the Walsh Ironman Tournament in Ohio in December and took first at the Doc Buchanan Tournament in Clovis in January, won the Tim Brown Memorial Tournament’s 160-pound bracket in Sacramento this past weekend. Waldhauser and Union […]

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

Rolling Hills wrestlers win big

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GRAPPLERS NAB THE BLING — The Rolling Hills wrestling team did a phenomenal job of racking up victories at two different tournaments last weekend, with eight top three finishers at the Marina Village Novice Tournament (grades 2-6) and at the Bella Vista Invitational Tournament (grades 7-8). Pictured from the Marina Village tournament are champions Michael Reamer, Ryan […]

No Comment / January 24, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

County wrestlers champions at Tim Brown tourney

SACRAMENTO — Two El Dorado County wrestlers were champions at the close of the 19th annual two-day Tim Brown Memorial Tournament sponsored by Foothill High School this weekend. The tournament, which attracts around 800 of the top wrestlers in Northern California, is generally considered the precursor to February’s post season tournaments as athletes battle for […]

No Comment / January 24, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Close one for Trojans

PONDEROSA'S Jennifer Curto shoots while Trojan Dakota McLarnan stands ground in Friday's intra-county battle. Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene

SHINGLE SPRINGS — Bryce Scott scored 36 points — 26 after halftime including 18 in the fourth quarter — as visiting Oak Ridge overcame 11 Ponderosa three-pointers to post a hard-fought 76-67 intra-county Delta River League victory Friday night. With center Will Findlay in constant foul trouble and the perimeter game off, the Trojans (19-0, […]

No Comment / January 24, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »