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Hotspur players bring home the gold

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The U14 El Dorado Hills Hotspur competitive soccer team recently won the Fall League Norcal Gold title, after beating nine teams from Northern California. The team secured the title with a win over American River Soccer, 4-1, on Sunday, Nov. 17. The U14 Boys team finished the season with seven wins, two ties and zero […]

No Comment / November 18, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Football: Balanced offense gives Oak Ridge victory

Oak Ridge High’s varsity football team charged through the opening round of CIF Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs Friday with a 31-7 win over Napa. Trojan quarterback Ian Book completed 12 of 18 passes for 142 yards and three touchdowns — two of which targeted senior Trent Buenzli on a couple of crafty routes up […]

No Comment / November 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojan tennis reaches NorCals

FAIR OAKS —The Oak Ridge Lady Trojans bounced back from a tough loss Sac-Joaquin Section Division I section finals loss to beat Bella Vista 8-1 Friday, securing the second spot from the section at this week’s NorCal championships at the Natomas Racquet Club. It’s the second time in school history the girls tennis team goes […]

No Comment / November 17, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Tennis: Almeida defeats section’s No.1

MADELINE ALMEIDA'S win sent shock waves through Loomis Wednesday. Village Life photo by Krysten Kellum

LOOMIS — Add Madeline Almeida to the list of David-versus-Goliath improbable outcomes in the world of prep sports. An obvious underdog against the section’s individual singles champion Wednesday, the Oak Ridge freshman shook off a semis loss less than 24 hours earlier to upstage Del Oro’s Abby Bacharach 0-6, 6-4, 7-5 in their battle at […]

No Comment / November 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Volleyball: Trojans oust Davis

Oak Ridge’s varsity girls volleyball squad advanced through the opening round of CIF Sac-Joaquin Section playoffs Tuesday evening, dropping visiting Davis three games to one at Ponderosa High. The Lady Trojans put the Blue Devils down 25-19, 16-25, 25-23 and 25-17 en route to victory. “We hadn’t seen Davis this year,” co-head coach Christy Bergin […]

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Family golfs with a pro

Dale and Nick Hulsing, along with their good friend Steve Middlejauff, took advantage of the great weather this Wednesday to play a winning round of golf at Serrano with The Golf Channel’s “Big Break Greenbrier” star Isaac Sanchez. The Hulsing’s won the opportunity at Oak Ridge High School’s Blue & Gold Banquet last April. The ORHS girls […]

No Comment / November 14, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Seniors sign

Signing at Oak Ridge High School are, left to right: Josh Wellman, Austin Root, Mickey Meinhofer, Jesse Goldstein, Ashley Patterson, Karly Dougherty, Kelly Hulsing, Ali Bettencourt, Caitlyn Olan and Lindsey Zito.  Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Ten Oak Ridge High School seniors singes their Letters of Intent Wednesday afternoon, pledging to continue their sports careers in college. Athletes ready for the next level are: Ali Bettencourt, Basketball at San Jose State; Lindsey Zito, softball at Humboldt; Austin Root baseball at Sacramento State; Caitlyn Olan, softball at CSU San Bernadino; Mickey Meinhofer baseball at Regis University; Josh Wellman, […]

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