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Lamson headed to NorCal TOCs

Justin “Boomer” Lamson started the wrestling season off strongly by qualifying for the NorCal TOC Wrestling Tournament by finishing first in the recent qualifier held at Liberty High School in Brentwood, California. Earlier in October, Lamson competed in Freakshow Wrestling Tournament, a national tournament held in Las Vegas, Nevada where he placed fifth. Currently a […]

Comments Off / December 07, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

All League

Sierra Foothill League All League Boys Water polo Most Valuable Player Jackson MacLeane, Granite Bay First Team Jack Davidson, Oak Ridge Second Team Max Dillard, Oak Ridge Will Kirk, Oak Ridge

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Schedule: Dec. 9-15, 2015

Thursday, Dec. 10 Boys basketball OR @ Gridley Tourney Friday, Dec. 11 Boys basketball OR @ Gridley Tourney Girls basketball OR @ Amador Valley Tourney Saturday, Dec. 12 Boys basketball OR @ Gridley Tourney Girls basketball OR @ Amador Valley Tourney Wrestling OR @ Curt Mettler Tourney

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Local youth to compete at Junior Olympics event

Carson Karr will head to Albuquerque, New Mexico for the USA Track and Field’s Junior Olympic Cross Country National Championships.Courtesy photo

Nine year-old El Dorado Hills resident Carson Karr loves running. As a member of El Dorado Hills Competitive Soccer Club (EDHSC) and his elementary school’s Cross Country program, Carson spends the majority of his non-academic time running: early morning runs before school, runs before soccer practice, runs on the weekend — all in addition to […]

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Pereira’s focus is now national

Gabriela Pereira is pictured working out at Snap Fitness in Placerville. Recently, Pereira flexed her way to a first place finish at the NCP Bikini Competition. Village Life Photo by Shelly Thorene

On Mother’s Day five and a half years ago, Gabriela Pereira posed for a picture that led to mixed feelings. “I didn’t realize how much weight I had gained,” said Pereira, who noted she was 30 pounds over her normal weight. “I looked like a brick.” Then 38, Pereira, an El Dorado Hills resident, went […]

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Trojan football eliminated by Elk Grove

Oak Ridge quarterback Ian Book makes a throw to the flat in Friday's Division I semifinal game at Elk Grove. Village Life photo by Jackie Penn

ELK GROVE — One field goal for the lead, plus a trip into the red zone and a three-point difference were the story lines for Oak Ridge in Friday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I football semifinal game against Elk Grove at the Thundering Herd’s field Friday. The Trojans, the No. 3 seed, battled the No. 2 […]

Comments Off / November 30, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

X-Country: Denner, Dean strong at state finals

Maddy Denner

FRESNO — Sophomores Maddy Denner and Haley Dean finished their cross country season on a high note last Saturday at the 29th annual CIF-State Cross Country Championships at Woodward Park in Fresno. Denner placed 70th in the Division 1 race with a personal best time of 19:03 on the Woodward Park course. Dean placed 104th […]

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