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Trojans knock off defending section champs

Host Oak Ridge stole momentum in the third quarter Friday, breaking from a halftime tie to defeat Delta River League foe Sheldon, 51-44, at the Trojans’ gym. Troy forward Jordan Roberts (game-high 15 points) started the third by scoring a basket off a Husky turnover. At the free throw line, Trojan forward Jared Casey missed […]

No Comment / January 23, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Wrestlers have fun in the sun

EDH club wrestler Reece Kopka took 1st place at Saturday's tournament. Courtesy photo

Taking the California sunshine at its best, the El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club hosted an outdoor tournament Saturday, allowing wrestlers to compete in the fresh air and sunshine. The event included varsity, junior varsity, girls and novice wrestling matches. Tournament results 1st place, varsity wrestlers: Mikey Mello, Kaden West, Christian Pebley and Justin Hall; JV wrestlers: Justin Ramos, Brody Deatherage, Brody Nigel, Reece Kopka, Josiah […]

No Comment / January 20, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Lady Trojans’ rally falls short

Lady Trojan Shelby Peters drives to the hole during the Oak Ridge vs. Nevada Union game on Saturday. Peters scored five points in the game. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

In their second meeting Saturday, the Oak Ridge High and Nevada Union High girls basketball teams battled to the end. The Trojans, who were behind 31-22 at halftime, rallied in the second half before losing a tough 60-50 contest to the Miners at the Trojans’ gym. Oak Ridge won the first contest, 57-44, at the […]

No Comment / January 19, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

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 »