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Prospector Sparks Soccer sweeps championship

Seventeen teams from Northern and Central California competed over two weekends in December and El Dorado County’s Prospector Sparks U11 girls team became champions at this year’s Assocation Cup. Hosted at Cherry Island near Sacramento, the Association Cup was the final tournament of the Sparks showcase season. The Sparks won all of the team’s six […]

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San Juan Lightning 99 Blue finishes league on top

After competing in Las Vegas over Thanksgiving and then again in December’s regional event in Redwood City, San Juan Lightning 99 Blue was awarded the Coppa Cup as the Western College Development Association U14 Boy’s Tournament Champions. The WCDA is a premier youth soccer program focused on established, elite clubs delivering consistent, high-quality competition and […]

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Claiborne Defensive Player of the Year

Area lands 13 on All-Metro team Zach Claiborne was a force on the Oak Ridge High football team’s defense this season. The 6-foot-1, 195-pound defensive end had a state-leading and all-time Sacramento area-best 25-and-a-half sacks to lead a Trojan defense that held opponents to an average of 16. 5 points per game. His contributions on […]

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Trojans can’t stop Saraba, Del Campo

An unstoppable scorer and an effort that came too late resulted in a 67-6-1 loss for the host Oak Ridge boys’ basketball team against Del Campo Friday night. The Trojans were dominated by Del Campo’s Visilije Saraba, the Cougars’ lanky sharpshooter who bucketed 34 points, well above his normal 17.7 average per game. The home […]

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Jr. Bruins host hoops tourney

Cameron Park Jr. Bruins Basketball, a local non-profit eighth-grade competitive AAU team, hosted a four-team tournament at the Cameron Park Community Center Saturday. In addition to the Jr. Bruins, the Vista Talons, the Kings (both Folsom teams) and West Slope (an El Dorado Hills team) competed. There were more than 100 spectators on hand to […]

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Mustangs take the title

The Marble Valley eighth-grade boy’s basketball team won the County Sports League championship earlier this month. The Mustangs bested Herbert Green, 28-20, in the Dec. 8 championship match at Union Mine High School. Before making it to the final the team faced and defeated teams from Markham (46-29) and Golden Hills (26-12) middle schools. Truman […]

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Oak Ridge girls pocket Toss Up trophy

Anderson named tournament MVP Playing its second tournament in as many weeks, the Oak Ridge High girls basketball squad duplicated its previous Shoot Out success — taking home the Toss Up championship after beating Christian Brothers 58-47 Saturday night. “We beat a very quality opponent tonight. (Christian Brothers) is one of the toughest teams in […]

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