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Early snow jump starts ski season

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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 […]

No Comment / December 06, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

California International Marathon

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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.

No Comment / December 06, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Cheap clinic for throwers Saturday

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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 […]

No Comment / December 06, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

County spikers make NCAA playoffs

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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 […]

No Comment / December 06, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Delta River All-League teams

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, […]

No Comment / December 03, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

OR girls, boys basketball teams open strong at Foundation

LAUREN SENDE posts up for two during Monday's Foundation game. The defending state champs took visiting Rocklin by storm, winning it 85-22. Mother Lode News photo by Pat Dollins

Girls win by 85-22 landslide, boys meet tougher competition What do you say to your team trailing by 60 points? The Rocklin High School girls basketball coach had few options during a third-quarter timeout. “Not to worry, after all, Oak Ridge’s Lady Trojans are the defending Division I state champion,” might have brought some consolation. Or perhaps […]

No Comment / November 30, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans give solid performances at XC States

OAK RIDGE VARSITY CROSS COUNTRY teams pose for a group shot after the Div. I finals last month. Front row: Abby Walker, LeeAnn Hold, Kaileen Palmero, Benji Xie, Jackie Mansoor, Brittney Putman, Maxine Goyette, Holli Arrieta, coach Rob Fairley. Back row: Coach John Mansoor, Dusty Armstrong, Marcos, Conde, Clay McNamee, Jeroen Keukenkamp, Zach Speno, Brandon Williams. Courtesy photo

FRESNO — Cold weather and rain greeted the cross country runners in Fresno Saturday for the CIF State Meet. The boys and girls varsity teams from Oak Ridge High, along with the girls team from Ponderosa and three individual qualifiers from the boys team who qualified at the Sac-Joaquin Section Masters Meet competed in the […]

No Comment / November 29, 2010 | Posted in Sports | Read More »