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EDH Soccer Club completes first All-Star Jamboree

Young players play in the All-Star Jamboree. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Soccer Club hosted its first All-Star Jamboree for more than 150 U7 and U8 girls and boys earlier this month, giving the club’s younger players who show a strong desire to improve their skills a venue in which to compete with similar players. “We wanted to create the All-Star Jamboree for […]

No Comment / November 20, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Sophomore boys take 1st at Willow Hills

Senior Rachel Peterson was the only cross country runner from Oak Ridge to qualify for the state meet. Courtesy photo

Senior Rachel Peterson secures a spot in the state meet Oak Ridge’s sophomore boys ran past the competition on the Willow Hills cross country course on Nov. 16, winning the D1 race convincingly. The team had five athletes place in the top 12: Austin Streetman led the team by placing second with a very fast time of […]

No Comment / November 19, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans lacrosse can’t be beat

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The El Dorado Hills Lady Trojans Fall Lacrosse team went undefeated this season. The girls, ages 11 to 13,played in elite tournament teams from throughout Southern and Northern California, sending every opponent home with a loss. They recently received a special invitation to play in the western regions largest and most competitive lacrosse tournament — […]

No Comment / November 19, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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 »