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Club wrestlers show their talent at four tourneys

EDH club wrestlers had great successes at recent tournaments. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Competitive Club Wrestlers competed all over California last weekend, woth grapperls at four tournaments in Lemoore, Orland, Folsom and Elk Grove. Folsom TOC Qualifier Brody Deatherage, 1st Dylan Fairchild, 1st Kade Roeder, 1st Zane Roeder, 4th Shaiden Carr, 1st Orland TOC Qualifier Jared Horstman, 1st Riley Lawellan, 4th Kaden West, 3rd |Jake Lawellen, […]

No Comment / January 15, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Troy pins down War Challenge

David Myong faces Trojan James Portilla, right, in the 170-pound weight class at the Trojans' War Wrestling Challenge. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

Portilla places first For a second consecutive year, host Oak Ridge won the Trojans’ War Wrestling Challenge team title. The Trojans finished with 197.5 points. Orland was second with 173 and Granite Bay third at 142. “We’re focused on getting better each week,” Oak Ridge head coach Casey Rhyan said. Six Trojan grapplers competed for […]

No Comment / January 12, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Team Storm celebrates 2013 accomplishments

Teammates celebrate, left to right: Emily Fagundes, Abby LaComb, Macey Edwards, Leah Polson, Sierra Watts, Sarah Olds, Alex Steiner, Joy Lanham, Kaitlyn Vannucchi, Brenna Goodwin, Lexi Likins, Rachel Fong, Payton Zanatta with Reagan Hunt in the front. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills U13 Girls Competitive team STORM took first place in the NOR CAL Soccer League 2013. Playing some very tough games this season, Team Storm was able to come out ahead with only one loss. The girls played hard, had fun and were very successful this season. Team Storm, coached by Mike Ulrich, Dave Likins and […]

No Comment / January 12, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge grapplers win opener

EL DORADO HILLS — Oak Ridge High wrestling coach Casey Rhyan didn’t expect Jesuit to forfeit weight classes in their Delta River League opener inside the Trojan gym Wednesday. Two of the first three matches were awarded to Troy which went on to post a 46-18 win over the Marauders. Oak Ridge (1-0) won its […]

No Comment / January 09, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Priest, Buenzli, Mahlman All Metro 1st team

Trojan Justin Priest brings the ball down in the end zone for a touchdown. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

A combined 10 El Dorado County football players were named to the All Metro teams. Eight Oak Ridge and one player each from Golden Sierra and El Dorado were selected to the first, second and honorable mention teams. Three Oak Ridge gridders were named first team: wide receiver Justin Priest was selected on offense and […]

No Comment / January 09, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

JV squad continues winning streak

Oak Ridge JV basketball teammates Nick Alhady, Cole Compton, Austin Frese, Brendan Galbreath, Sean Garmston, Ryan Hurst, Conor Jeffery, Keaton Kisilowicz, Nick Nygaard, Connor Peterson, Armand Souliman, Ben Vargas and  Sergio Warshom, along with coaches Rob Slinger and Eric Schraeder (not pictured), celebrate their Trojan Toss-Up win. Photo by Jami Frese

By Jami Frese  The Oak Ridge JV boys basketball team won the Trojan Toss-Up Tournament earlier this month in the new home gym. In the first round the JV Trojans defeated El Dorado High School, 70-25, on Jan. 2 in a fast-paced game where everyone saw the floor.  The next game against Ponderosa High School […]

No Comment / January 09, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge wins consolation title

Trojan Connor Davis goes up for the shot. Village Life photo by Shelly Thorene

Davis All-Tourney Oak Ridge basketball coach Bobby Edwards preaches to his players that a strong second-half start usually dictates the final outcome. Playing for the consolation title of the annual Trojan Toss-Up against Rio Americano Saturday, the Trojans (7-6) did just that — expanding a 25-23 halftime lead to a 61-51 victory. “Even though we were up […]

No Comment / January 05, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »