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Sac Republic, local soccer youth unite

El Dorado Hills Soccer Club and 36 Handles will co-host a fun-filled event with the Sacramento Republic FC on Sunday, Feb. 22, from 2 to 5 p.m. The 36 Handles parking lot, 1010 White Rock Road in El Dorado Hills, will be blocked off for the free admission event. Pick-up mini soccer games will be held […]

Comments Off / February 14, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Chelini to Play Soccer at Cal Lutheran

Izzy Chelini

SACRAMENTO — St. Francis senior Izzy Chelini will play at Cal Lutheran next fall after committing to the school this fall. She plays for the San Juan soccer club, one of three Troubadours affiliated with the team. “Izzy has been playing with us since the under nines,” said San Juan director Tony Perez. “She has always stood […]

Comments Off / February 11, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Division 1 lacrosse game brings attention to new fund

The Aggies and the Tigers face off during a Saturday's Division 1 lacrosse match at Oak Ridge High School. The UC Davis team toppled UOP. Photo by Ernest Valenzuela III

College lacrosse came to Oak Ridge High School on a rainy Saturday afternoon as UC Davis played the University of the Pacific on the Trojans’ field. The Aggies came out on top, beating the Tigers 14-7. The game served as a launch event for the El Dorado Hills Lacrosse Foundation, which is designed to engage the […]

Comments Off / February 08, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge silences Thunder on Senior Night

Oak Ridge's Jake Plaskon, seen here in an earlier match this season, helped his team post big wins against Rocklin last week. VIllage Life photo by Shelly Thorene

A combination of decisions and forfeits helped the Oak Ridge High wrestling team post a 56-12 Sierra Foothill League home finale win against Rocklin on Senior Night Thursday. Out of 14 matches, the Trojans (3-2 in the SFL) won four by decisions, six by forfeits and one by pin. In the 122-pound class, Oak Ridge’s […]

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

South 1 season gets under way

Oak Ridge junior Dallas Diel makes a run down the hill during the South 1 race last week. The Trojans skiers took first place in giant slolom. Photo by Annika Anderson, AAnderson Photography

OLYMPIC VALLEY — Making up for lost ground, South 1 Division alpine racers shifted to Alpine Meadows for a Slalom/Giant Slalom doubleheader Tuesday. Individually, Ponderosa’s Tori Castaneda was a dual winner, posting large margins over second place. Teamwise, the Lady Bruins, led by Castaneda, Morgan Minch, Cora Nuttall and Rylee Anderson, took first in each […]

Comments Off / January 28, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Local club has top finishers

Over the weekend, members of the El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club competed at three tournaments. On Saturday in Rocklin at the Hardwood Palace was the middle school Natomas Tournament of Champions qualifier. First-place trophies went to Jose Sanchez, Kai Schaefer and Kaden West. At the Elementary Championships at Kerr Middle School in Elk Grove, Gavin Luna brought home third place, and Caleb […]

Comments Off / January 26, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Oak Ridge crashes its way to victory

Oak Ridge's Hailey McCoy works her way around a Granite Bay defender during Friday's game. The Lady Trojans came out on top thanks to strong rebounding efforts. Village Life photo by Pat Dollins

On a night shots were there but weren’t consistently falling, the Oak Ridge girls more than overcompensated with a strong rebounding effort to power past visiting Granite Bay 53-29 in Sierra Foothill League action Friday evening. The Trojans’ rebounding success, especially offensive, made for more opportunities to score after initial shot attempts rimmed out. “Our pursuit of […]

Comments Off / January 25, 2015 | Posted in Sports | Read More »