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Oak Ridge varsity athletes achieve personal bests at Sac State track meet

HURDLER Shannon Trumball, an Oak Ridge junior, out jumps an opponent at the Sacramento Track Classic at Sac State. Photo courtesy of Bridgette Youngberg

Varsity high school track and field athletes from 35 schools enjoyed competing at Sacramento State’s facility on March 5, a very mild day with very little wind. Many Oak Ridge athletes set personal bests or came very close to their personal bests at this early season invitational. Athletes who placed in the top three in […]

Comments Off / March 08, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Subjeck takes 8th at States

KEATON SUBJECK grabbles with his opponent during the quarter final round of the CIF State Championships. Courtesy photo

BAKERSFIELD — Capping an impressive end to his sophomore season, Oak Ridge High’s Keaton Subjeck was declared the state’s eighth best 145-pounder after his two-day showing at the CIF State Wrestling Championships at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield. The medal earned Subjeck the distinction as the eighth Trojan wrestler in school history to place at the state level. […]

Comments Off / March 07, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Waldhauser falls to USA’s No. 1

VINCE WALDHAUSER stops opponent Scotty Bacon from fleeing the mat, earning an overtime win by forcing a penalty point. Courtesy photo

BAKERSFIELD — Vince Waldhauser’s bid to be the first in Oak Ridge wrestling history to bring a gold medal home to the El Dorado Hills campus and his attempt to defeat the nation and state’s No. 1 ranked 160-pounder at the 2011 CIF Wrestling State Championships fell short Saturday on the center mat at Bakersfield’s […]

Comments Off / March 07, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge girls loss means tough road ahead

STOCKTON — The road to defending 2010’s CIF State Championship got a lot tougher after last Wednesday’s 45-58 loss to fired up Lincoln of Stockton. Under the new format started in 2010, the third- and fourth-place teams advance out of the Sac-Joaquin Section championships to the Northern California Regional Tournament so Oak Ridge is not […]

Comments Off / March 03, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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).

Comments Off / 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 […]

Comments Off / 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.

Comments Off / February 28, 2011 | Posted in Sports | Read More »