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Mother Lode Girls Rugby close to the trophy

TAKING CHARGE — Mother Lode Rugby player Jessica Wilmer, a junior at Oak Ridge High School, runs with the ball during a recent match. Courtesy photo  

The Mother Lode Girls Rugby team hopes to compete in the National Championship in Utah on May 20-22. They’ve got the talent; now they need the cash. The team is looking for sponsorships and donations. The girls recently held a pancake breakfast fundraiser in Cameron Park but they need the community’s continuous support to get […]

Comments Off / April 22, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans’ Scoreboard: April 18-23

Baseball April 18: Varsity tournament play vs. Casa Roble Rams — loss, 6-2 — and vs. Yuba City Honkers — win, 10-6. April 18: Junior varsity tournament play vs. Vista del Lago Eagles — win, 6-5 April 19: Varsity tournament play vs. Oakmont Vikings — win, 19-3. April 19: Junior varsity tournament play vs. Whitney Wildcats — […]

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Trojans split Monday games; Union Mine falls

Luke Eicher’s two-run single capped a five-run third and a two-run single from Alec De Watteville came during a four-run fourth as host Oak Ridge defeated Yuba City 10-6 Monday afternoon in Surewest-Woodcreek Invitational Tournament play. The offense, including three RBIs from catcher Cody Morris, supported the pitching of Austin Ales who received last-out help […]

Comments Off / April 21, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Area baseball teams have mixed results over busy Spring Break

EL DORADO HILLS — Graham Bennett held Inderkum hitless Tuesday and Union Mine scored a baker’s dozen in the top of the third inning en route to toppling Inderkum 13-0 via the mercy rule in the third day of the Surewest-Woodcreek Invitational baseball tournament at Oak Ridge. Inderkum left two runners on in each of the first two innings […]

Comments Off / April 21, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Elite Taekwondo USA brings home medals

ELITE TAEKWONDO champions celebrate after a winning at a national qualifier. Courtesy photo

CAMERON PARK — Elite Taekwondo USA took nine competitors to the 2011 USA Taekwondo National Qualifier recently held in San Diego. This is the first of three qualifiers on the road to the National Competition and Junior Olympics as well as team USA tryouts later this year. Athletes competed in sparring, poomsae and sports poomsae over […]

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Trojan swimmers head to Delta River League championship

”This was our last dual meet of the season and we had a lot of fast swims,” Oak Ridge coach Patrick Foster said after the April 13 meet. The Trojan girls won every event of the day except one and the boys lost only three races. Final Scores: Varsity girls: Oak Ridge 120, Folsom 47; varsity boys: […]

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Trojans’ Scoreboard: April 11-16

Baseball April 11: Junior varsity vs. Pleasant Grove Eagles —  loss, 1-6 April 12: Varsity vs. Sheldon Huskies — win, 4-2 April 12: Junior varsity vs. Sheldon Huskies — win, 5-0 April 12: Freshmen vs. Casa Roble Rams — win, 15-4 April 13: Freshmen vs. Jesuit Marauders — loss, 3-1 April 14: Varsity vs. Sheldon Huskies — […]

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