The Trojans High School Mountain Bike Team pedaled over most of the competition at the National Interscholastic Cycling Association’s California State Championships May 15, earning second place in Division II. Thirty-nine teams representing the NorCal and SoCal regions raced to the finish line in Los Olivos “and we came in second,” said proud coach Mark Ferry. […]
Oak Ridge High honored its student athletes for their outstanding academic and athletic performances at a dinner Sunday, May 15. Katie Vaughn (girls volleyball) and Vince Waldhauser (wrestling) were voted Outstanding Career Athletes for their four years of accomplishments while competing for the Trojans. The Senior Athletes of the Year are Samantha Ralstin (track, cross-country), and Will […]
Oak Ridge’s varsity boys volleyball squad fell to Jesuit in the Sac-Joaquin Division 1 semifinal match on May 17. The Trojans challenged the Marauders in four games, winning the first, 25-22, but falling in close match-ups there after — 23-25, 22-25, 21-25. This was coach Tom Van Der Wende’s final year leading the team. The varsity squad […]
El Dorado Hills Town Center hosted Little League Day Saturday and the community came out in force to support young players. More than 800 kids from 66 Little League teams participated in the event, which included a parade and a visit from Dinger, the Sacramento RiverCats mascot.
El Dorado County will be well represented in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I track and field meet Wednesday and Friday at Elk Grove High. Oak Ridge qualified 10 varsity girls and 14 boys, including six Delta River League gold medalists, and Ponderosa advances nine girls and 10 boys with two champions. The top four athletes […]
GRANITE BAY — The Oak Ridge boys volleyball team upended host Granite Bay Thursday, wining the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoff opener 25-23, 21-25, 25-19, 25-23. The victory advanced the Trojans to next Tuesday’s showdown at Jesuit with the semifinals clash determining who goes on to the title game. Troy’s only two Delta River League […]
Pitcher Kasey Stanchek got the outs, catcher Jackie Schmaeling hit one out and the Oak Ridge defense turned three outs on one play as the Trojans defeated host Ponderosa 11-3 in the teams’ final Delta River League softball matchup. The score was tied 2-2 at one point before Oak Ridge broke out with eight runs in the fourth inning. […]