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Trojans take to the track one last time

It was a good two days of competition for the Oak Ridge track and field athletes at the Masters trials on May 29 and the Masters finals on May 30 at Elk Grove High School. Three Oak Ridge athletes obtained personal bests at the Masters trials on May 29. Junior Brandon Jetter set a school […]

Comments Off / June 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Taz wins season opener

Taz swimmer Samantha Torres took in first place in the competition's first event Saturday — the 9-10 girls individual medley. Courtesy photo

With a final score of 650-138, the El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils swim team established an early season record of 1-0 by defeating the Folsom Sea Otters on Saturday, May 31, at the El Dorado Hills Community Services District swimming pool. It was the first dual meet of the season for both Suburban Swim League […]

Comments Off / June 02, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Peterson shines at divisional meet

ELK GROVE — Oak Ridge High long distance runner Rachel Peterson had a personal record, placing fifth in the finals of the 3200 meters at the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I finals with a time of 11 minutes, 3.76 seconds. “I really wasn’t expecting it,” said Peterson, a senior. “I’ve had a few bad races the […]

Comments Off / May 25, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Safety stressed at ‘First Team’ football camp

El Dorado Hills resident and First Team Football Academy founder James Greule has one record he’d like to brag about — safety dominates during his youth football summer camps. The father of four will offer his fifth annual camps for 6- to 14-year-olds this summer. A four-day non-contact camp held June 17-20 will emphasize safety […]

Comments Off / May 22, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Local athletes shine at D-I meet

ELK GROVE — Eight El Dorado County high school field athletes raised the bar Wednesday, literally. Competing in the finals of the Sac Joaquin Section Division I Track and Field trials/finals at Elk Grove High, Oak Ridge’s Austin Laut and Kasian Strawick took fifth and sixth places, respectively, as they cleared the bar at 14 feet, […]

Comments Off / May 22, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Bruins, Trojans crown six DRL champs

EL DORADO HILLS — A combined 32 varsity athletes fom Oak Ridge and Ponderosa punched their tickets to Wendesday’s and Friday’s Sac-Joaquin Section Division I meet at Elk Grove High after qualifying performances at last week’s Delta River League Championships at the Trojans’ track. The top four in each event advanced as did those meeting/surpassing […]

Comments Off / May 21, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Trojans fall short of D-I banner

OAK RIDGE'S Anna Lippuner draws a crowd of St. Francis Troubadours in Saturday's Sac-Joaquin Division I Section final at Cosumnes Oaks High. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

ELK GROVE — Anna Gregg’s first-half goal stood as St. Francis denied Oak Ridge’s title hopes with Saturday’s 1-0 win at Cosumnes High for the Division I championship in the all-Delta River League final. The Troubadour’s bend-don’t-break defense survived numerous Trojan chances. Alone, Oak Ridge lined up for nine corner kicks and relentlessly crashed the […]

Comments Off / May 18, 2014 | Posted in Sports | Read More »