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Storm rains down on competition

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THE EL DORADO HILLS YOUTH BASKETBALL girls team Storm won their championship in a close and exciting game Feb. 26 at Oak Ridge High School. Pictured left to right are coach Keith DeLapp, Krosby DeLapp, Dominique Pizzuti, Katey Nill, Claire Freeman, Emma Olds and Victoria Ramirez (seated).

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

Kid grapplers make history

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ROLLING HILLS MIDDLE SCHOOL wrestlers made school history last weekend, becoming the school’s first wrestling team to win the El Dorado County Wrestling Finals, held at Rolling Hills. Rolling Hills and members of El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club had a total of 33 wrestlers in the County Finals, in both the Middle School and Elementary School […]

No Comment / March 01, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Major milestone for Oak Ridge dance

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OAK RIDGE’S DANCE TEAM Won a National Title banner during last week’s competition. The girls finished first with their lyrical piece, “Cosmic Love.” They also took second in varsity jazz competition with their routine choreographed to the song “Only Girl.” The banner marks the first national title won by the team.

No Comment / February 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Waldhauser wins Masters wrestling title

VINCE WALDHAUSER grapples with Ponderosa wrestler Devon Nooner during a dual meet. Waldhauser won his second championship at Saturday's Masters Tournament. He advances to States this week. Mother Lode News photo by Pat Dollins

STOCKTON — In a rematch between the Nos. 2- and 3-ranked wrestlers in the state, Oak Ridge’s Vince Waldhauser, 160 pounds, prevailed over McNair’s James Wilson 9-3 to win the second Masters championship of his prep career Saturday. Earlier in the season at the Tim Brown Memorial Tournament, Waldhauser defeated Wilson 1-0. Waldhauser’s victory capped […]

No Comment / February 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

One more win ’til Arco for Oak Ridge girls

TROJAN Carly Benttencourt breaks toward the basket against Pleasant Grove Thursday night. Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene

Oak Ridge’s full-court press proved to be the difference late against Pleasant Grove as the  host Trojans won 58-51 Thursday in a Sac-Joaquin Section Division I second-round girls basketball match-up. Point guard Carly Bettencourt played a near complete game, controlling the tempo for the Trojans in a fast-paced fourth quarter which saw multiple Eagle turnovers […]

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

Trojans ousted in round 1 of basketball playoffs

STOCKTON — McNair’s 11-4 run late in the third quarter gave the host team the lead for good and the Eagles, paced by five players in double figures, ended Oak Ridge’s season with a 62-58 victory in the first round of the boys Sac-Joaquin Section Division I basketball playoffs Wednesday night. After spotting McNair a […]

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

Trojan, Bruin wrestlers field champs at Divisionals

BRUIN Allen Emmons, shown here in a December match, was one of several runners-up in the championship round of the Divisional meet held in Elk Grove Feb. 18-19. He went on to compete in Masters Feb., 25-26.Mother Lode News photo by Shelly Thorene

ELK GROVE — It was a near 100-percent success rate for Ponderosa and Oak Ridge wrestlers this weekend at the two-day Divisional Sac-Joaquin Division 1 North meet hosted by Franklin High. At stake was advancement to the Masters Meet starting Friday at the Stockton Arena. Of the 24 Bruins and Trojans competing, 22 move on, including all […]

No Comment / February 21, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »